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2 hrs ago | Beckers ASC Review

Women in the ASC Industry: 5 Physician Leaders to Know

Meena Desai , MD , is a board-certified anesthesiologist. She is managing partner, president and CEO of Nova Anesthesia Professionals, which provides physician and CRNA anesthesia services to ASCs, endoscopy centers and specialty hospitals and is responsible for approximately 45,000 anesthetics yearly.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Anesthesiology, Pennsylvania, Temple University, Health, Obstetrics and Gynecology

6 hrs ago | BioMed Central

Factors influencing women's decisions to drink alcohol during...

Despite Australian guidelines advising abstinence from alcohol during pregnancy, a relatively high number of Australian women continue to drink alcohol while pregnant.

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Related Topix: Health

Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Austin Chronicle

All but Illegal

On a balmy Saturday evening, July 12, reproductive rights activists, many with tears in their eyes, took turns recounting aloud their experiences fighting one of the most draconian abortion laws in the country.

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Related Topix: Abortion, Austin, TX, Health

Bellingham Herald

One-day Project Homeless Connect in Bellingham aims to provide services to hundreds

As many as 500 people could seek help through the sixth annual Project Homeless Connect, a one-day event to bring a wide array of free services to the needy.

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Related Topix: Bellingham, WA, Whatcom County, WA, Health

Customer Interaction Solutions

Research and Markets: Global Women's Health Market 2014-2018

The Global Women's Health market will grow at a CAGR of 3.52 percent over the period 2013-2018.

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Related Topix: Menopause, Medicine

Packer

Produce industry supports breast cancer awareness

Members of the produce industry are working to raise awareness of women's health in advance of Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October.

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Related Topix: Health, Marketing, Medicine, Breast Cancer

New Hampshire Public Radio -

States Help New Mothers Get Birth Control Through Medicaid

A woman is about to give birth. It will be her second child, and she's not looking to have a third anytime soon.

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Related Topix: Medicaid, Health, Control Group, Education, Kaplan

The Austin Chronicle

Texas Abortion Rate Drops Post-HB 2, New Data Shows

Newly released data, collected directly from Texas abortion providers, shows what many reproductive health leaders and advocates have anticipated in the post House Bill 2 landscape- a drop in the number of abortions.

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Related Topix: Abortion, Health

Freshnews

bioTheranostics Names Ramesh Hariharan as Vice President of Marketing

Hariharan will lead bioTheranostics' commercial development and marketing efforts for the company's suite of molecular diagnostic tests, which address significant unmet medical needs in cancer care.

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Related Topix: Marketing, Health, Oncology, Medicine, Nephrology, Breast Cancer

Instapundit

Dem Senators Aim to Block State Restrictions on Abortion

The Senate Judiciary Committee returned to an age-old issue that shows no indication of going away last week, considering legislation prohibiting states from implementing laws intended to hinder a woman's access to an abortion.

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Related Topix: Abortion, Health, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Richard Blumenthal, Senator Tammy Baldwin, Tammy Baldwin, US House of Representatives

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Fredericksburg.com

Keep new abortion clinic standards

The standards implemented by the Virginia Board of Health were not done for political ideology.

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Related Topix: Virginia Government, Virginia, Abortion, Health

Forbes.com

The Hospital Disinfectant That's Being Used In Fracking

Fracking seems to have more going against it than for it, but a South Carolina-based company is hoping the oil and gas industry will mitigate environmental damages and health concerns with its latest product, Excelyte.

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Related Topix: Oil & Gas, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environment, Science, Food Science, E. Coli, Health

Hudson Valley Press

Sen. Gillibrand to Introduce Legislative Fix to Protect Women's Health

U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand will introduce the Protect Women's Health from Corporate Interference Act to restore the contraceptive coverage requirement guaranteed by the Affordable Care Act and protect coverage of other health services from employers who want to impose their beliefs on their employees by denying benefits.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, Health, US House of Representatives, Jerrold Nadler, Diana DeGette

The China Post

Clinical trial for breast cancer drug enters 2nd stage

Taiwan-based OBI Pharma announced Monday that its phase 2/3 stage clinical trial for a therapy for metastatic breast cancer, designated OBI-822, has met the goal of collecting 342 patients.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer

Burnt Orange Report

Planned Parenthood Texas Votes PAC Will Spend $3 Million on Statewide Elections

Planned Parenthood Texas Voters, a PAC created four months ago, has announced plans to spend $3 million on efforts to get women voters to the polls in November.

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Related Topix: Texas, US News, Health, Abortion, Liberal Political News

Ballard News-Tribune

Dr. Vaishali Verma establishes healing practice at Kula Movement

This past May, Kula Movement welcomed Naturopathic Doctor Dr. Vaishali Verma to its studio space on Ballard Ave. A graduate of Bastyr College, Dr. Vaishali specializes in digestive issues, women's health, pediatrics, preventative and primary care medicine.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Naturopathy, Herbalism, Ayurveda

Stanford

Cells' protective DNA linked to size of brain region vital for memory

Researchers at Stanford and UCSF have found a link between hippocampal volume in humans and the length leukocyte telomeres, the protective caps at the ends of white blood cells.

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Related Topix: Alzheimer's, Health, UC San Francisco

The Washington Post

What 2014 is all about. You decide.

What is this election year about? Is it jobs and the economy? Immigration and the border crisis? Obamacare? Women's health issues? The VA scandal? The minimum wage? A world in turmoil? The image of House Republicans? Anger toward Washington? Power? The signals are mixed.

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Related Topix: Health, US News, Bill Haslam, US Politics

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Atrial Fibrillation Carries Unique Stroke Concerns for Women

This column is written by experts in the medical field and provides advice on men's and women's health issues.

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Related Topix: Circulation, Health

Drugs.com

Medicines360 and Actavis Announce FDA Acceptance for Filing of NDA for Levosert IUD

San Francisco, CA and Dublin, Ireland, - June 21, 2014 - Medicines360, a non-profit women's health pharmaceutical company, and Actavis plc , a leading global specialty pharmaceutical company, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has accepted for filing Medicines360's New Drug Application for Levoserta , a hormonal intrauterine ... (more)

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Related Topix: Food and Drug Administration, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Non-Profit, Ireland, World News, Health

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