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  • 3D printer helps repair the hole in one two-year-old's little heart
    3D printer helps repair the hole in one two-year-old's little heart
    Modern technology is awe striking. One modern technological feat can be seen in the 3D printer. It has expanded the possibilities within the realms of multiple domains, including architecture, the arts, automotive technologies and even medicine...
  • Prescription pills- get informed
    Prescription medicines: asking the right questions to keep you informed
    This week is National Drug Facts Week (January 26th-February 1st), and in partnership with The American Recall Center, I'd like to highlight some key tips for better understanding the prescription medicine you've been prescribed. It's...
  • Is this you full of leaps and bounds for 2015
    Where are you on your 2015 list of Resolutions?
    We are three weeks into the 2015 are we still following our goals. My goals were to practice staying in the moment. I learned worrying about my past failures and the instability of the future were not helping matters. Next, preparing for the...
  • CVS Brand Extra Strength Antacid Flavor Chews and the CVS Brand Ultra Strength Antacid Pixie Stix
    CVS now offers two new innovative products for heartburn relief
    Did you know that more than 60 million Americans are affected by some sort of acid reflux and heartburn at least once a month? That's a lot of people! Most times when a person is afflicted they reach for the standard heartburn medicine which...
  • Biopsies do not spread cancer, say researchers
    Biopsies do not spread cancer, say researchers
    Research by the Mayo Clinic have dispelled a common myth that biopsies cause the spread of cancer. The study showed that patients who undergo a biopsy have longer survival rates and better outcomes than patients who do not have a biopsy. The...
  • Ovarian cancer deaths
    FDA approves new drug for the treatment of ovarian cancer
    On December 19, 2014, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Lynparza (olaparib) for the treatment of women with advanced ovarian cancer associated with defective BRCA genes.Ovarian cancer is the 5th leading cause of cancer death in...
  • Ontario to Catholic Doctors: Abort, or else
    Ontario: Catholic doctors need not apply
    The College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario released a draft of new policy on Dec. 11 that would require all doctors to provide referrals for abortions, morning-after pills and contraception. And an official of the College of Physicians and...
  • Wild Red Hot Cayenne Pepper
    Natural herbs and holistic medicine are safer than synthetic pharmaceuticals
    As a holistic organic wise Mama, I am very thankful to see a growing renaissance of people with a strong desire to replace their toxic pharmaceutical medications with natural safe herbs and natural remedies. I've read articles and testimonials...
  • Medications prescribed to treat first episode psychosis may not meet guidelines
    Medications prescribed to treat first episode psychosis may not meet guidelines
    Researchers are calling for more prescriber education after a study by the National Institute of Mental Health revealed that many prescriptions for patients with first episode psychosis do not comply with recommended guidelines. This study of...
  • Cure carpal tunnel with chiropractic treatment
    Cure carpal tunnel with chiropractic treatment
    Carpal Tunnel, considered to be one of the most painful medical conditions, is now curable with the near-magical chiropractic treatment! It is a condition that affects the wrist and hand resulting into immense pain during movement. The...
  • Grannies smoking pot is the best thing you'll see today
    Grannies smoking pot is the best thing you'll see today
    A video showing three elderly women smoking marijuana for their first time has started to go viral. The video, entitled “Grandmas smoking weed for the first time,” was uploaded yesterday and is superhilarious. Warning: some parts of...
  • The Flu Vaccine
    Dr. Oz: Should I get the flu shot?
    Dr. Oz Got the Flu ShotAlthough Dr. Oz allowed a Walgreens pharmacist to inject him with a seasonal flu shot on national television, he did admit that the flu shot may not be for everyone. In fact, Dr. Oz is the only member in his household who...
  • The Illness & The Odyssey
    The Roxie announces Science on Screen series -- Connecting Science with Film
    The first season of the Roxie’s Science on Screen series will kick off on Thursday, November 13 with the screening of the documentary film THE ILLNESS & THE ODYSSEY, followed by a presentation and dialogue with professor of neurology at...
  • Mistress of the Art of Death
    Medieval murder: Book review ‘Mistress of the Art of Death’ by Ariana Franklin
    Mistress of the Art of Death by Ariana Franklin is a novel I had been waiting forever to read thus my expectations were set high unfortunately… It wasn’t as if the book was horrible it just felt as if it was covering ground other...
  • Cannabis Sativa
    Clinical trial of cannabis extract to treat intractable epilepsy announced
    Dravet syndrome, a genetic condition, produces frequent, prolonged and intractable epileptic seizures beginning in infancy. The Examiner was able to conduct an e-mail interview on Nov. 7 with Dr. Angus Wilfong, pediatric neurologist and medical...