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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, Women's Health, Health

6 hrs ago | Mental Help Net

Weight Loss Surgery May Help Ease Urinary Incontinence

Weight-loss surgery appears to have an additional side benefit -- it may improve urinary incontinence symptoms in women, according to a new study.

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Related Topix: Medicine, UC San Francisco, Santa Monica, CA

6 hrs ago | KFVS12

Weight loss surgery may help ease urinary incontinence

Weight-loss surgery appears to have an additional side benefit -- it may improve urinary incontinence symptoms in women, according to a new study.

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Related Topix: Medicine, UC San Francisco, Santa Monica, CA

6 hrs ago | Fox News

Birth control & infertility?

Infertility is a common and serious problem that many women worry about. In fact, about 10 percent of American women have a difficult time getting pregnant.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Food and Drug Administration

10 hrs ago | Medical News

Severe pain during and post delivery linked to postpartum depression

Controlling pain during childbirth and post delivery may reduce the risk of postpartum depression , writes Katherine Wisner, M.D., a Northwestern Medicine- perinatal psychiatrist, in a July 23 editorial in Anesthesia & Analgesia .

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

13 hrs ago | She Knows

Dangerous misconceptions about Down syndrome and abortion

Maureen used to be obsessed with baseball -- and then she had children. After she welcomed her son, Charlie, and his extra chromosome, she discovered her passion for writing about Down syndrome and disability-related issues.

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Related Topix: Abortion, Medicine

Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Review

City hospital to close obstetrics, pediatirics

Employees at East Liverpool City Hospital received word Tuesday that inability to complete a merger with Humility of Mary Health Partners will result in the permanent closing of the hospital's obstetric and pediatric wards by the end of August.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Nursing

KCRG

Discovery at U of I Will Help Doctors Predict Preeclampsia

Each year 500,000 pregnant women in the U.S. develop pre-eclampsia. It's a cardiovascular disease that can cause high blood pressure among other complications and can lead to liver failure, heart disease, and even death.

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Related Topix: Medicine, University of Iowa, Pharmacology

Journal Watch

ACOG Offers Guidance on Gynecologic Concerns of Pediatric Cancer Patients

The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists has published new recommendations on identifying and treating gynecologic issues in young cancer patients and survivors.

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Related Topix: Medicine

CBS Local

New Study Raises More Questions About Morcellator Device In Gynecologic Procedures

Early this year, the FDA discouraged the use of morcellators during gynecologic surgery.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Columbia University, Uterine Cancer, Health, Sports

Wall Street Journal

Study says about 1 in 370 who have hysterectomy with power morcellator have hidden cancer

New research published Tuesday by a prestigious medical journal estimates that nearly 1 in 370 women undergoing a hysterectomy with a common women's surgical device have a hidden uterine cancer, the largest assessment yet of the risk posed by a tool that is under scrutiny for its potential to spread undetected cancer.

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Related Topix: Uterine Cancer, Medicine, Health, Columbia University, Food and Drug Administration

New Hampshire Public Radio -

The Immigrant Kids Have Health Issues - But Not The Ones You'd Think

Two young girls watch a World Cup soccer match on a television from their holding area where hundreds of mostly Central American immigrant children are being processed and held at the U.S Customs and Border Protection Nogales Placement Center in Nogales, Ariz.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Nogales, AZ, H1N1 Influenza / Swine Flu, Health, Medicine, Control Group, Vaccinations

Medical News Today

How 'good mothering' hardwires infant brain

By carefully watching nearly a hundred hours of video showing mother rats protecting, warming, and feeding their young pups, and then matching up what they saw to real-time electrical readings from the pups' brains, researchers at NYU Langone Medical Center have found that the mother's presence and social interactions - her nurturing role - ... (more)

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

More relaxed labor guidelines may reduce rate of cesarean births

When the number of cesarean deliveries in the Allegheny Health Network spiked last year, obstetrical department leaders issued new guidelines on when to perform them and began monitoring doctors' individual cesarean delivery rates.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Export, PA

TheBlaze.com

Job Candidate's Admission About Her Views on Abortion Leads to Major Employment Lawsuit

Sara Hellwege inquired about a nurse-midwife position with the Tampa Family Health Centers in April, but the clinic allegedly cited her membership in the American Association of Pro-Life Obstetricians and Gynecologists, a group that opposes abortion, as a reason she wasn't eligible, according to Live Action .

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Related Topix: Abortion, Medicine, US Politics, US News

Daily Kos

'Religious discrimination': Nurse sues after being denied job she said she wouldn't do anyway

Thank you, Hobby Lobby. The latest in not-the-Onion-Christian-Right lawsuits, nurse Sara Hellwege is suing the Tampa Family Health Centers because she believes she was discriminated against due to her religion.

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Related Topix: Twitter, Medicine, Abortion, ACLU

WBAL-AM Baltimore

Hopkins Hospital Reaches Settlement With Patients of Gynecologist Who ...

Lawyers say Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore has agreed to a $190 million settlement with more than 8,000 patients of a gynecologist who secretly photographed and videotaped women's bodies in the examining room.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Suicide, Hospital Administration, Johns Hopkins Health System, Healthcare Industry

Los Angeles Times

Johns Hopkins settles case over gynecologist who took secret photos

A gynecologist at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore secretly photographed patients, a class-action suit alleges.

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Related Topix: Medicine

NewsOK.com

Lawyer: Pelvic exam pics cost Hopkins $190 million

Lawyers say Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore has agreed to a $190 million settlement with more than 8,000 patients of a gynecologist who secretly photographed and videotaped women's bodies in the examining room.

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The Marion Star

Pelvic exam pics cost US university $190 million

Lawyers say Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore has agreed to a $190 million settlement with more than 8,000 patients of a gynecologist who secretly photographed and videotaped women's bodies in the examining room.

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