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The Hindu
Privileging primary careThe National Medical Commission Bill’s proposal to permit ‘for profit’ colleges
Privileging primary care
The Hindu / Posted an hour ago
The National Medical Commission Bill’s proposal to permit ‘for profit’ colleges will undermine the aim of creating a cadre of medical professionals able and willing to work in small towns and villages The many reports commissioned by the Government... Read more
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Business Standard India
Labour pangs for surrogacy lawsize of the business includes the money spent by couples wanting to have childr
Labour pangs for surrogacy law
Business Standard India / Posted yesterday
size of the business includes the money spent by couples wanting to have children, their trips to India and expenditure on medical consultation. Anecdotal evidence suggests the past two years have seen a 150 per cent rise in surrogacy cases. The... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
Hmong refugees in U.S. advise newcomers - put your past behind...school. The city welcomed new refugees this month as part of an effort by loca
Hmong refugees in U.S. advise newcomers - put your past behind...
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted 2 days ago
school. The city welcomed new refugees this month as part of an effort by local residents and the International Rescue Committee to resettle some 150 refugees over the next year. First to arrive was a family of six from the Democratic Republic... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
State bar forms group to fight issue on ballotThe Arkansas Bar Association formed a ballot committee Friday opposing a propos
State bar forms group to fight issue on ballot
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
The Arkansas Bar Association formed a ballot committee Friday opposing a proposed constitutional amendment to limit attorneys' fees and noneconomic damages in medical care lawsuits, the group said Friday. The Fairness for Arkansans ballot committee... Read more
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Raw Story
FDA recommends Zika testing for all blood donated in USat high risk for the spread of the virus, and an affiliate in Arizona testing h
FDA recommends Zika testing for all blood donated in US
Raw Story / Posted 2 days ago
at high risk for the spread of the virus, and an affiliate in Arizona testing high-risk donors. Dr. Louis Katz, chief medical officer for America’s Blood Centers, said it would take a “titanic” effort to implement testing in the first-tier... Read more
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Raw Story
Feds call for all US blood donations to be tested for Zika viruscenters may use Cerus’ Intercept pathogen inactivation system in certain blood
Feds call for all US blood donations to be tested for Zika virus
Raw Story / Posted 3 days ago
centers may use Cerus’ Intercept pathogen inactivation system in certain blood products, such as plasma. Dr. Alyssa Ziman, medical director of the clinical laboratories and transmission medicine at the University of California Los Angeles, said the... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
FDA recommends Zika testing for all blood donated in U.S.centers may use Cerus’ Intercept pathogen inactivation system in certain blood
FDA recommends Zika testing for all blood donated in U.S.
The Globe and Mail / Posted 3 days ago
centers may use Cerus’ Intercept pathogen inactivation system in certain blood products, such as plasma. Dr. Alyssa Ziman, medical director of the clinical laboratories and transmission medicine at the University of California Los Angeles, said the... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Price hike for Epi-pens shocks local residentssimply predatory pricing,” said Rosemary Gibson, a senior adviser with the Hast
Price hike for Epi-pens shocks local residents
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
simply predatory pricing,” said Rosemary Gibson, a senior adviser with the Hastings Center in New York, a health care ethics think tank and author of “The Battle Over Health Care.” “If you have a monopoly, you can charge whatever you... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Suit aims to nullify Rx-marijuana initiativeto stop the state from counting votes cast in November for a proposed initiated
Suit aims to nullify Rx-marijuana initiative
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
to stop the state from counting votes cast in November for a proposed initiated act that would legalize the drug for medical purposes. The complaint, filed with the Arkansas Supreme Court, alleges problems with the ballot title of the... Read more
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Jackson County Pilot
Jackson County PilotFell continued to work with J.R. Tobola until his retirement in 1992. The prac
Jackson County Pilot
Jackson County Pilot / Posted 4 days ago
Fell continued to work with J.R. Tobola until his retirement in 1992. The practice was sold to the Worthington Veterinary Medical Center around that time, but Fell purchased the practice in whole in 2002 and has operated it ever since. “I’m on... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Suit aims to nullify Rx-'pot' initiativeto stop the state from counting votes cast in November for a proposed initiated
Suit aims to nullify Rx-'pot' initiative
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
to stop the state from counting votes cast in November for a proposed initiated act that would legalize the drug for medical purposes. The complaint, filed with the Arkansas Supreme Court, alleges problems with the ballot title of the... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
Sponsor defends medical marijuana initiative against lawsuitLITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) - A newly-formed coalition sued the Arkansas Secretary
Sponsor defends medical marijuana initiative against lawsuit
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 4 days ago
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) - A newly-formed coalition sued the Arkansas Secretary of State over a medical marijuana proposal, an action its sponsor says is baseless. “It wasn’t a surprise,” Melissa Fults said in response to the lawsuit. “As a matter... Read more
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dna
Government appoints administrator for MMC, members ask why no electionThe state medical education department has appointed Dr Abhay Chowdhary as admi
Government appoints administrator for MMC, members ask why no election
dna / Posted 4 days ago
The state medical education department has appointed Dr Abhay Chowdhary as administrator of the Maharashtra Medical Council (MMC). The move comes after the Council's five-year tenure ended in May. The members, however, have questioned the... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Anti-marijuana group sues secretary of state over initiative's ballot titleMarijuana is suing Secretary of State Mark Martin over the ballot title of a pr
Anti-marijuana group sues secretary of state over initiative's ballot title
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
Marijuana is suing Secretary of State Mark Martin over the ballot title of a proposed initiated act intended to legalize medical marijuana in Arkansas. The original action complaint was filed in the Arkansas Supreme Court on Wednesday. It... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
New group joins fight against two marijuana initiativesA new group has formed to coordinate attacks on the proposed Arkansas Medical C
New group joins fight against two marijuana initiatives
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
A new group has formed to coordinate attacks on the proposed Arkansas Medical Cannabis Act and Arkansas Medical Marijuana Amendment. State Surgeon General Greg Bledsoe is serving as spokesman for the group, Arkansans Against Legalized... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Dangers of do-it-yourself brain stimulation: an interview with Dr Michael D. Foxpartially understand. Because of this, any experiment done in a research settin
Dangers of do-it-yourself brain stimulation: an interview with Dr Michael D. Fox
News-Medical-Net / Posted 6 days ago
partially understand. Because of this, any experiment done in a research setting is reviewed for safety, approved by an ethics committee, and monitored for adverse effects. Some of the protocols in the DIY community have never been tested.What... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Doctors Get Disciplined For Misconduct; Drug Firms Keep Paying ThemHundreds of pharmaceutical and medical device companies continue to pay doctors
Doctors Get Disciplined For Misconduct; Drug Firms Keep Paying Them
KERA North Texas / Posted 6 days ago
Hundreds of pharmaceutical and medical device companies continue to pay doctors as promotional speakers and advisers after they've been disciplined for serious misconduct, according to an analysis by ProPublica. In June 2015, New York's Board for... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Doctors Get Disciplined For Misconduct, Drug Firms Keep Paying ThemPhoto by Rob Weychert/ProPublica Hundreds of pharmaceutical and medical device
Doctors Get Disciplined For Misconduct, Drug Firms Keep Paying Them
KPBS San Diego / Posted 6 days ago
Photo by Rob Weychert/ProPublica Hundreds of pharmaceutical and medical device companies continue to pay doctors as promotional speakers and advisers after they've been disciplined for serious misconduct, according to an analysis by ProPublica. In... Read more
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The Forward
Israel Bills Would Bar Discrimination Against Overweight Peoplewith assistance from the Association for Civil Rights in Israel, came a week af
Israel Bills Would Bar Discrimination Against Overweight People
The Forward / Posted 6 days ago
with assistance from the Association for Civil Rights in Israel, came a week after the rights group asked the Israeli Medical Association’s ethics committee to issue standards governing how physicians discuss their patients’ weight. According... Read more
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Los Angeles Daily News
‘More At Peace’: Interpreters key to easing patients’ final daysMORENO VALLEY >> Alfredo David lay in bed, looking deflated under an Avengers b
‘More At Peace’: Interpreters key to easing patients’ final days
Los Angeles Daily News / Posted 6 days ago
MORENO VALLEY >> Alfredo David lay in bed, looking deflated under an Avengers blanket, as a doctor, two nurses, and medical interpreter Veronica Maldonado entered his hospital room. He wrapped up a call from his wife, then fiddled idly with his... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Ethics unit issues political advisory to medical groupIf the Arkansas Medical Society uses 2 percent or more of its annual revenue, o
Ethics unit issues political advisory to medical group
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 9 days ago
If the Arkansas Medical Society uses 2 percent or more of its annual revenue, operating expenses or funds to make contributions exceeding $10,000 to a ballot-question committee, it would be required to register itself as such a committee and file... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Board of Regents authorize consultant to investigate UA med schoolson Friday authorized the hiring of a consultant to review and evaluate concerns
Board of Regents authorize consultant to investigate UA med schools
The Arizona Republic / Posted 9 days ago
on Friday authorized the hiring of a consultant to review and evaluate concerns surrounding the University of Arizona medical schools in Phoenix and Tucson. The regents' decision to tap an outside expert comes one week after Regents President... Read more
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dna
Hiranandani kidney racket: All five doctors granted bailFive doctors including the CEO and medical director of LH Hiranandani Hospital,
Hiranandani kidney racket: All five doctors granted bail
dna / Posted 10 days ago
Five doctors including the CEO and medical director of LH Hiranandani Hospital, who were recently arrested for their alleged involvement in the kidney racket case, were on Thursday granted bail by a court in Andheri. Those granted bail were CEO Dr... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Could animal testing ever be banned completely?drug you take for your high blood pressure, the vaccine to prevent infectious d
Could animal testing ever be banned completely?
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 10 days ago
drug you take for your high blood pressure, the vaccine to prevent infectious disease, the pill to avoid pregnancy, the medical ointment for your skin condition, or even the pacemaker keeping your arrhythmia in check — all of those and more... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Could animal testing ever be banned completely?Animal testing: Could it ever be banned completely? Photo: Animals will contin
Could animal testing ever be banned completely?
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 11 days ago
Animal testing: Could it ever be banned completely? Photo: Animals will continue to be used for testing medical products until there is a viable replacement. (Getty Images: Rklfoto) There's an uncomfortable truth to modern medicine. That drug you... Read more
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CNBC
Attorneys caught in haze as marjuana businesses look for legal helpExecutive Director Joseph Conte told CNBC in an emailed statement that he stand
Attorneys caught in haze as marjuana businesses look for legal help
CNBC / Posted 11 days ago
Executive Director Joseph Conte told CNBC in an emailed statement that he stands by the recent opinion of the state bar's Ethics Advisory Committee. "They give careful consideration to the issues, conduct through research and set forth reasoned... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
UA medical-school chief fights allegations over spending, documentsEileen Klein publicly aired during a meeting last Friday. The University of Ar
UA medical-school chief fights allegations over spending, documents
The Arizona Republic / Posted 11 days ago
Eileen Klein publicly aired during a meeting last Friday. The University of Arizona's top administrator overseeing medical schools in Phoenix and Tucson on Wednesday defended his agency's accomplishments and said he was "deeply troubled" by... Read more
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CTV News
IOC executive in hospital amid police probe into Rio ticket scalpinginto the illegal sale of tickets for the Rio de Janeiro Games. Patrick Hickey,
IOC executive in hospital amid police probe into Rio ticket scalping
CTV News / Posted 11 days ago
into the illegal sale of tickets for the Rio de Janeiro Games. Patrick Hickey, a member of the International Olympic Committee's executive board, was accused of plotting with at least nine others to sell tickets above face value in a scheme... Read more
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Japan Today
Irish Olympic executive arrested over illegal ticket sale scheme ‹ Japan Todayinto the illegal sale of tickets for the Rio de Janeiro Games. Patrick Hickey,
Irish Olympic executive arrested over illegal ticket sale scheme ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 11 days ago
into the illegal sale of tickets for the Rio de Janeiro Games. Patrick Hickey, a member of the International Olympic Committee’s executive board, was accused of plotting with at least nine others to sell tickets above face value in a scheme... Read more
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The Washington Times
Irish Olympic executive arrested in ticket schemeinto the illegal sale of tickets for the Rio de Janeiro Games. Patrick Hickey,
Irish Olympic executive arrested in ticket scheme
The Washington Times / Posted 11 days ago
into the illegal sale of tickets for the Rio de Janeiro Games. Patrick Hickey, a member of the International Olympic Committee’s executive board, was accused of plotting with at least nine others to sell tickets above face value in a scheme... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
So what if some female Olympians have high testosterone?evidence to justify its policy. Until then, the organization must suspend the h
So what if some female Olympians have high testosterone?
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 11 days ago
evidence to justify its policy. Until then, the organization must suspend the hormone test. The International Olympic Committee also complied, allowing Chand and other hyperandrogenic women to compete at the 2016 Olympic Games without having... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Irish Olympic executive arrested in ticket schemeinto illegal sale of tickets for the Rio de Janeiro Games. Patrick Hickey, a m
Irish Olympic executive arrested in ticket scheme
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 12 days ago
into illegal sale of tickets for the Rio de Janeiro Games. Patrick Hickey, a member of the International Olympic Committee's executive board, was accused of plotting with at least nine others to sell tickets above face value in a scheme... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Irish Olympic executive arrested in ticket schemeinto illegal sale of tickets for the Rio de Janeiro Games. Patrick Hickey, a m
Irish Olympic executive arrested in ticket scheme
KTVN Reno / Posted 12 days ago
into illegal sale of tickets for the Rio de Janeiro Games. Patrick Hickey, a member of the International Olympic Committee's executive board, was accused of plotting with at least nine others to sell tickets above face value in a scheme... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Irish Olympic executive arrested in ticket schemeinto illegal sale of tickets for the Rio de Janeiro Games. Patrick Hickey, a m
Irish Olympic executive arrested in ticket scheme
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 12 days ago
into illegal sale of tickets for the Rio de Janeiro Games. Patrick Hickey, a member of the International Olympic Committee's executive board, was accused of plotting with at least nine others to sell tickets above face value in a scheme... Read more
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KX TV North Dakota
Irish Olympic executive arrested in ticket schemeinto illegal sale of tickets for the Rio de Janeiro Games. Patrick Hickey, a m
Irish Olympic executive arrested in ticket scheme
KX TV North Dakota / Posted 12 days ago
into illegal sale of tickets for the Rio de Janeiro Games. Patrick Hickey, a member of the International Olympic Committee's executive board, was accused of plotting with at least nine others to sell tickets above face value in a scheme... Read more
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Philly.com
IOC executive targeted in police inquiry of ticket scalpingto arrest him as part of an investigation into ticket scalping. Patrick Hickey
IOC executive targeted in police inquiry of ticket scalping
Philly.com / Posted 12 days ago
to arrest him as part of an investigation into ticket scalping. Patrick Hickey, a member of the International Olympic Committee's executive board, is accused of plotting with at least nine others to illegally sell tickets for the Rio de... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
IOC executive targeted in police inquiry of ticket scalpingto arrest him as part of an investigation into ticket scalping. Patrick Hickey
IOC executive targeted in police inquiry of ticket scalping
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 12 days ago
to arrest him as part of an investigation into ticket scalping. Patrick Hickey, a member of the International Olympic Committee's executive board, is accused of plotting with at least nine others to illegally sell tickets for the Rio de... Read more
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KX TV North Dakota
IOC executive targeted in police inquiry of ticket scalpingto arrest him as part of an investigation into ticket scalping. Patrick Hickey
IOC executive targeted in police inquiry of ticket scalping
KX TV North Dakota / Posted 12 days ago
to arrest him as part of an investigation into ticket scalping. Patrick Hickey, a member of the International Olympic Committee's executive board, is accused of plotting with at least nine others to illegally sell tickets for the Rio de... Read more
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KTVN Reno
IOC executive targeted in police inquiry of ticket scalpingto arrest him as part of an investigation into ticket scalping. Patrick Hickey
IOC executive targeted in police inquiry of ticket scalping
KTVN Reno / Posted 12 days ago
to arrest him as part of an investigation into ticket scalping. Patrick Hickey, a member of the International Olympic Committee's executive board, is accused of plotting with at least nine others to illegally sell tickets for the Rio de... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Rutherford, Ray, Tanzler, Malin, McClure, Kaufman and Pueschel bios and questionnairesin the State. As member of Jacksonville City Council (1999-2007): Chairman, T
Rutherford, Ray, Tanzler, Malin, McClure, Kaufman and Pueschel bios and questionnaires
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 12 days ago
in the State. As member of Jacksonville City Council (1999-2007): Chairman, Transportation, Environment and Energy Committee Chairman, Jacksonville Waterways Commission Chairman, Transportation Disadvantaged Coordinating Board Lake is an... Read more
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dna
Centre removes ICMR approval for import/export of human biological samplesis no longer required. Prior to this change, such a company or agency had to su
Centre removes ICMR approval for import/export of human biological samples
dna / Posted 12 days ago
is no longer required. Prior to this change, such a company or agency had to submit an application to the Indian Council of Medical Research, which then made decisions case-by-case. In 2011, ICMR had formed a committee of experts, chaired by the... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Brown, Lawson and Holloway bios and questionnaires28 years, Al passed legislation that received national and statewide attention.
Brown, Lawson and Holloway bios and questionnaires
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 13 days ago
28 years, Al passed legislation that received national and statewide attention. As Chairman of the House Natural Resources Committee, he authored the Preservation 2000, one of the most important environmental laws in the country, which created the... Read more
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Eye Witness News
So what if some female Olympians have high testosterone?evidence to justify its policy. Until then, the organisation must suspend the h
So what if some female Olympians have high testosterone?
Eye Witness News / Posted 13 days ago
evidence to justify its policy. Until then, the organisation must suspend the hormone test. The International Olympic Committee also complied, allowing Chand and other hyperandrogenic women to compete at the 2016 Olympic Games without having... Read more
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Salon.com
Forget blade runners: What if some female Olympians have high testosterone?evidence to justify its policy. Until then, the organization must suspend the h
Forget blade runners: What if some female Olympians have high testosterone?
Salon.com / Posted 13 days ago
evidence to justify its policy. Until then, the organization must suspend the hormone test. The International Olympic Committee also complied, allowing Chand and other hyperandrogenic women to compete at the 2016 Olympic Games without having... Read more
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Times of Malta
Guidelines on MAPconsiderations and full respect for human rights. The issue has sometimes been
Guidelines on MAP
Times of Malta / Posted 13 days ago
considerations and full respect for human rights. The issue has sometimes been presented as a tussle between science and ethics, a clash between women’s civil rights on the one hand and the rights of the unborn on the other hand. In an attempt to... Read more
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Daily Mail
Do female athletes with high testosterone levels have an advantage?if found to be much lower than the average. They can apply for a 'Therapeutic
Do female athletes with high testosterone levels have an advantage?
Daily Mail / Posted 14 days ago
if found to be much lower than the average. They can apply for a 'Therapeutic Use Exemption' that allows them to take medically prescribed steroids to augment their androgen levels. Researchers also say that the Olympics are built on the back... Read more
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Newton Daily News
Iowa medical, psychology boards mull conversion therapy ruleorientation.” LGBTQ stands for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer o
Iowa medical, psychology boards mull conversion therapy rule
Newton Daily News / Posted 14 days ago
orientation.” LGBTQ stands for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer or questioning. An Iowa Board of Medicine committee declined to take action Friday on the ban. Committee Chairman Ronald Cheney said the group needs further study... Read more
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Mail & Guardian
So what if some female Olympians have high testosterone?evidence to justify its policy. Until then, the organisation must suspend the h
So what if some female Olympians have high testosterone?
Mail & Guardian / Posted 14 days ago
evidence to justify its policy. Until then, the organisation must suspend the hormone test. The International Olympic Committee also complied, allowing Chand and other hyperandrogenic women to compete at the 2016 Olympic Games without having... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
The Food 53: The Thinkerswhen he asks you to be involved with his vision it is hard to turn him down – f
The Food 53: The Thinkers
The Globe and Mail / Posted 15 days ago
when he asks you to be involved with his vision it is hard to turn him down – for a number of years, I was on a fundraising committee at The Stop. He won the Jane Jacobs Prize and just received an honorary degree from Ryerson University. But don’t... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Predatory health professionals still practisingon Sunday investigation has found. More than 90 health-care professionals have
Predatory health professionals still practising
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 16 days ago
on Sunday investigation has found. More than 90 health-care professionals have been found guilty of sexual misconduct by medical authorities over the past 10 years. Some have broken their patient's trust in shockingly brazen ways, such as... Read more
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