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Rude Surgeons May Have Worse Patient Outcomes : Shots – Health News – NPR

As a group, surgeons are not well known for their bedside manner. "The stereotype of the abrasive, technically gifted...surgeon is ubiquitous among members of the public and the medical profession," write the authors of a 2018 article in the AMA Journal of Et…

Newark Airport travelers may have been exposed to measles – New York Post

Travelers who passed through Newark Liberty International Airport in late May might have been exposed to measles, according to New Jersey health officials. A temporary visitor from Tokyo, Japan, who was infected with the disease arrived at the airport’s Term…

FDA warned of possible cancer-causing chemical in blood pressure pills – New York Post

A web-based drug retailer has notified the Food and Drug Administration that a chemical found in a common blood pressure medication may cause cancer. In a citizen petition filed to the FDA last week, Valisure, an internet pharmacy operating in 37 states, rev…

Motherhood makes women MORE comfortable with their bodies – Daily Mail

Becoming a mother makes women more comfortable with their bodies, according to a new study. Researchers found that, in general, women who were unhappy with the size and shape of their breasts had a more negative overall body image. But after having a child …

Earwax clump clogging entire ear canal removed from patient: ‘Look at that!’ – Fox News

An audiologist could hardly believe the size of a massive earwax chunk he had just pulled out of his patient’s ear during a Feb. 22 procedure that was captured on video. Neel Raithatha from The Hear Clinic & Clearwax in Leicestershire was stunned wh…

Health officials warn of possible hepatitis A exposure in Hilton Head, Aiken – WYFF4 Greenville

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. —South Carolina health officials are warning people about possible hepatitis A virus exposure in Hilton Head and Aiken. Customers who ate at Harbour Town Yacht Club at 140 Lighthouse Road, Hilton Head Island, and Popeyes at 954 York…

Medical News Today: Coronary heart disease may speed up cognitive decline

It is natural for a person's memory and thinking abilities, or cognitive function, to wane as they age even if they are in good health. However, the rate of cognitive decline can speed up if they experience heart attack or angina, according to new research. …
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