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Medical Specialization (INACTIVE)

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  • Online dating: New technology transforms age-old, sometimes frustrating search for dates or mates

    GRAND FORKS, N.D. After breaking up with her boyfriend of seven years, Ashley Giles of Fargo, N.D., was not anxious to start dating again. Her best friend urged her to "get back out there, stop moping around," and filled out an online dating site...
  • Fighting for Obamacare through stage IV cancer

    Fighting for Obamacare through stage IV cancer
    WASHINGTON — Michael Robertson put the bag of chemicals in an inside pocket of his sport coat, the pump in the other. He snaked the tubes between the buttons of his shirt to the port in his chest. He adjusted his tie to cover them. Then he sat...
  • Giving moms-to-be control of birthing process

    Giving moms-to-be control of birthing process
    After giving birth to her second child by cesarean section in 2010 at Newport Beach's Hoag Hospital, Kimberlee Streiff felt something wasn't right. She and baby Rhone, now a curly-headed 3-year-old, were fine; it was the process, and her sense that...
  • Risk for macular degeneration goes up with age

    Risk for macular degeneration goes up with age
    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I'm 52 and have been diagnosed with dry macular degeneration. What could cause this in a person my age? ANSWER: No one knows exactly what causes macular degeneration, an eye disease that can lead to loss of sight in the center of...
  • Teen's hair loss likely a result of genetics; treatment available

    Teen's hair loss likely a result of genetics; treatment available
    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My son, 19, has been losing his hair for about a year. He's been using a hair growth foam for about 6 months without much difference. He is healthy otherwise and exercises daily. He's a baseball player and wears a cap often, but this...
  • Economists fret as young adults seem unwilling to fly the coop

    Burdened by $85,000 in college debt, attorney Bobby Waltman lives with his mom and grandmother in a three-bedroom house in Huntington Beach, Calif. Past frugality led the 29-year-old to live in a van parked at the beach, a one-room casita behind a...
  • Pa. bill to ban teens from tanning booths gains legislative momentum

    A bill that would block minors from sliding into tanning beds at Pennsylvania salons is gaining momentum in the state Legislature. House Bill 1259, by Bucks County Rep. Frank Farry, would ban anyone under the age of 16 from using tanning equipment that...
  • Digital Savant: 10 lessons to take away from SXSW Interactive 2014

    Sometimes it takes a little while to absorb the lessons of South by Southwest Interactive, the massive technology festival that concluded two weeks ago after five days of outsized parties, panels and weirdness. The festival drew 32,798 participants,...
  • Fatal Drug Error Leads To $7,500 Fine

    A state medical board on Tuesday punished an anesthesiologist who gave the wrong drug to a patient during a discectomy last year at the Surgery Center of Fairfield County. The patient died. Dr. Sandra Congdon was fined $7,500 and reprimanded by the...
  • Freaking out about a minor medical procedure? Video glasses can help

    Freaking out about a minor medical procedure? Video glasses can help
    You need a biopsy, or some other kind of minimally invasive treatment, and you are feeling anxious. Nothing is likely to go wrong, but you're still worried.  Would pre-procedure hypnosis help? Maybe. Soft music? Possibly. But a small study presented...
  • City could suspend Sister City deal with Moscow over Ukraine conflict

    City could suspend Sister City deal with Moscow over Ukraine conflict
    Chicago could look to impose its own kind of sanctions — however symbolic and provincial — on Russia amid the Crimean conflict. The city's Committee of Human Relations will listen to testimony today on a resolution that would ask the...