The Canadian nurse was about to discover a secret that would change her life, and the lives of her patients, forever. In 1922, while tending to an 80-year-old woman, Rene Caisse noticed scarring on one of the woman’s breasts. When asked about it, Caisse’s patient explained that she’d been diagnosed with breast cancer some 30 years before.
On the morning of December 15, 2016, 37-year-old Christine Wayne woke up feeling tired and more rundown than usual. Although she had a cold that week, she thought she should feel better.
The World Health Organization announced its first list of antibiotic-resistant “priority pathogens” on Monday, detailing 12 families of bacteria that agency experts say pose the greatest threat to human health and kill millions of people every year.
Health investment contributes to better medical outcomes, but social determinants also play a role. Enjoying longer, healthier lives than the average American, and with strong medical coverage and access to care, Hawaiians rank No. 1 in the country for health care, according to n analysis of federal data supporting the state rankings.
According to new research, the myth of the 'elusive female orgasm' is based not on women's bodies but rather who they're next to in bed. A collaborative study published has revealed that, when it comes to sexual activity, straight women are having fewer orgasms...
Tests show the chicken meat served at a popular sandwich chain only contains about 50 percent chicken DNA. The researchers at Trent University’s Wildlife Forensic DNA Laboratory tested the chicken from several fast food chains, including McDonald’s, Wendy’s, A&W, Tim Hortons and Subway.
Women but not men got less sleep when there were children in the house, a researcher said, and there is a dose effect. For women 45 years of age or younger, having children in the household was the only significant factor in insufficient sleep...
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