Category Archives: Medicine

Dr. Oz: Quack or Legit?

Popular TV personality and degreed cardiologist, Dr. Mehmet Oz is being praised by some and condemned by others. His most recent condemners are a group of his peers, esteemed and degreed in their own medical practices, have written a formal … Continue reading

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Idaho Considering Legalizing Medical Marijuana

Idaho proposes to¬†legalize medical marijuana to treat seizures Cases in Idaho like Alexis Carey, 10, who has a rare form of epilepsy called Dravet Syndrome for which no treatment could be found without the oil extracted from marijuana, but the … Continue reading

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Doctors Can Determine a Woman Has Cancer From Her Baby

Doctors might be able to determine that a woman has cancer based on her baby. The Future of Genomic Medicine has indicated that a test typically designed to show genetic abnormalities in babies can also be used to determine if … Continue reading

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Alligator Blood May Hold Key to Killing Superbugs

Alligators are fierce predators with skins of armor, many large teeth and a jaw that can relentlessly clamp down on its prey. A member of the crocodilian family, alligators and crocodiles consistently fight with each other for food and a … Continue reading

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Measles Still Spreading, New Cases Reported Weekly

Last week saw 13 new cases of reported measles. The United States Center for Disease Control and Prevention says there are three separate outbreaks of the virus. Any way you look at the conclusion is the same, the measles are … Continue reading

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A New Study Sheds Light on a Growing Problem in Ontario

A medical studied reported in the Canadian Medical Association Journal raises concern about a sharp increase in the number of opioid addicted newborns in the Canadian Province of Ontario. Between 1992 and 2011, the number of babies born addicted to … Continue reading

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