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Medical Specialization (INACTIVE)

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  • Ask Amy: Dating dad is going through girlfriends

    Ask Amy: Dating dad is going through girlfriends
    Dear Amy: I have an adult son. I have been divorced from his mother for 10 years, and I am currently using online matching services. I was in a relationship last year that lasted approximately 10 months. My son and his wife and their young daughters...
  • Harold Ramis' death puts vasculitis in the spotlight

    Harold Ramis' death puts vasculitis in the spotlight
    Thanks to the well-publicized death of actor/director Harold Ramis, the disease he suffered from — vasculitis — is getting more attention, which can help patients and doctors understand this elusive autoimmune disease. "His death was a...
  • FDA wins high-profile support in consumer genetics kerfuffle

    When the Food & Drug Administration last November ordered the Mountain View, Calif.-based firm 23andMe to stop marketing its health-related genetic test kit to consumers, the ensuing debate took on a "rage against the machine" tenor. Entrepreneurs,...
  • Maternity wards at risk [Commentary]

    Maternity wards at risk [Commentary]
    This summer, Gov. Martin O'Malley and public health leaders justly celebrated the fact that infant mortality in our state has been driven to a new record low. By increasing access to care and outreach for new mothers and their babies —...
  • Couples' characteristics may predict condom use

    Couples' characteristics may predict condom use
    Whether heterosexual couples decide to use condoms during sex may be determined more by the nature of the relationship than by aspects of the individual men or women involved, according to a new Dutch study. When researchers looked at who used condoms...
  • Oscar Pistorius trial: Runner 'loved weapons,' former friend testifies

    Oscar Pistorius trial: Runner 'loved weapons,' former friend testifies
    PRETORIA, South Africa -- In court testimony during the athlete's murder trial Tuesday, a friend of South African Olympic runner Oscar Pistorius offered a portrait of a young man who “loved weapons” and shouted angrily at a policeman who...
  • Oscar Pistorius used maximum-damage bullets, expert testifies

    Oscar Pistorius used maximum-damage bullets, expert testifies
    PRETORIA, South Africa — Athlete Oscar Pistorius used expanding bullets that mushroom on impact and cause maximum tissue damage when he shot his girlfriend to death, a pathologist testified Monday in a South African court. One of those bullets...
  • Highland Park, Deerfield entertainment calendar: March 10

    Highland Park, Deerfield entertainment calendar: March 10
    Fun things to do in Highland Park from March 14-16. Illustration exhibit Diane Nelson goes from abstract paintings to nature's beauty to medical illustrations. Once a well-known Chicago medical illustrator, specializing in courtroom exhibits, Nelson...
  • Dolled up or working, Barbie crushes girls' career dreams, study says

    In a psychology lab at Oregon State University, 37 girls ages 4 to 7 have finally demonstrated what feminists have long warned: that playing with Barbie dolls drives home cultural stereotypes about a woman's place and suppresses a little girl's career...
  • Orlando dermatologist operates on skin-crawling undead

    Orlando dermatologist operates on skin-crawling undead
    Disclaimer: This week's column isn't for the squeamish. Read at your own peril. They won't stay dead! They keep coming back in a bloodthirsty lust for human flesh! Pits the dead against the living in a struggle for survival! Back in 1968, "Night...
  • Sherwin Nuland dies at 83; surgeon wrote 'How We Die'

    Dr. Sherwin B. Nuland was a respected surgeon and bioethicist at Yale University and author of two modestly successful books when he was approached in the early 1990s by a young literary editor. The agent was looking for someone to write a book about what...