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Doctor Who Accepted $155,000 In Bribes Says Doctors Aren’t Prepared For The ‘Business Of Medicine’

Ever since she was a little girl, Michele Martinho wanted to be a doctor. It’s all she ever thought about. Her whole young life revolved around her dream, and she molded her education and extracurricular activities around this dream to ensure she gained admission to medical school and then ultimately a medical residency. Michelle was the daughter of immigrants, and ...

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Doctor Who Accepted $155,000 In Bribes Says Doctors Aren’t Prepared For The ‘Business Of Medicine’

Ever since she was a little girl, Michele Martinho wanted to be a doctor. It’s all she ever thought about. Her whole young life revolved around her dream, and she molded her education and extracurricular activities around this dream to ensure she gained admission to medical school and then ultimately a medical residency. Michelle was the daughter of immigrants, and ...

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FDA Warns Against Medicine That Can Be Fatal To Kids

The US Food and Drug Administration warned the public on Thursday regarding the use of certain medications containing narcotics. Apparently, narcotics such as codeine and tramadol can be fatal when used by children. According to Med Page Today, the FDA released a statement warning the public, especially parents against using medicine that contains codeine or tramadol for children under the ...

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Genetic Testing Could Be The Next Big Step In Medicine: Tailor-Made Treatments Already Advancing Healthcare

Differences in genetic composition cause some people to respond to particular medicines or treatments differently. As the field of genetics develops and technology advances, the conventional style of medicine is becoming increasingly outdated. Already, new healthcare strategies are concentrating on genetic differences, but this is just the beginning of what will one day be tailor-made, personalized healthcare, experts in the ...

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Acetaminophen Is Not Just A Pain Reliever, It Makes You Less Caring — Over-The-Counter Pain Medicine Dulls The Part Of The Brain Responsible For Empathy

Paracetamol, known as acetaminophen in the United States, is a much more powerful pain reliever than originally thought. Researchers found that it not only dulls the physical pain after taking the over-the-counter medicine, but it also dulls the part of your pain that controls your empathy for others. Apparently, the drug works by dulling the pain receptors in your brain. ...

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Native American historian Joseph Medicine Crow dies aged 102

MATTHEW CAVANAUGH/EPA President Obama awards Joseph Medicine Crow the Presidential Medal of Freedom, America’s highest civilian honor, in August 2009. The last surviving war chief of Montana’s Crow Tribe died on Sunday. BILLINGS, Mont. — Joseph Medicine Crow, an acclaimed Native American historian and last surviving war chief of Montana’s Crow Tribe, has died. He was 102. Medicine Crow died ...

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Tribal chief Joe Medicine Crow dies

The historian, World War Two veteran and chief of Montana’s Crow tribe Joe Medicine Crow has died aged 102. His grandfather was a scout for US military commander George Custer, who lost his life in the Battle of Little Big Horn fighting Native Americans. Medicine Crow earned the title of war chief in his tribe through stealing horses and other ...

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