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Dr. Heimlich, 96, uses his life-saving technique for the first time

CINCINNATI, Ohio — Dr. Henry Heimlich, who developed his namesake maneuver that has saved the lives of countless choking victims over the years, recently got to use the emergency technique for the first time. 120 more words

News

A new genetic player in autism - Medical News Today

A study aimed at detecting the genetic triggers of autism spectrum disorder has uncovered a new gene mutation, which could lead to better diagnosis and treatment outcomes. 10 more words

Disability

Staying sane through medical school

If you’re still at school and reading this considering a career in medicine, don’t let the title of this post put you off.. I don’t mean to infer that medical school will drive you insane, because, obviously, most people do finish medical school with their sanity intact. 1,626 more words

Lifestyle

Voices from the Gasfields : It started with just ONE well


This is the film the UK & Australian Governments do NOT want you to see! Documenting the accounts of families living with the hydrocarbon industry as a neighbour, this hour long documentary is shocking, as it reveals the day to day pollution these people live with – pollution of water, air, light and sound, some of the the basic human requirements needed to survive. 41 more words

Cover Up

Mayo studies rare medical condition

ROCHESTER, Minn. – It’s probably something you’ve never heard of, but researchers at Mayo are hard at work finding ways to battle it.

From 1995 to 2015, Mayo Clinic in Rochester says they’ve seen a dozen patients with coprophagia and half of them suffered from dementia. 30 more words

Local News

Top News: #FoodSafety

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The Lurking Danger On Your Grill This Memorial Day:

Data from this study allowed the authors to estimate that there were close to 1,700 ER visits linked to injuries from loose wire bristles over the 12-year period–certainly not a common occurrence, but one that demands awareness and attention. 357 more words

Infusion Nursing

We wish smokers would be more rebellious!

We don’t write in this blog very often and to be honest we have some moral worries about what we write here. Sophie and I are adults who choose to smoke. 1,323 more words

Smoking