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HPV Testing in HIV-Positive Women May Help Reduce Frequent Cervical Cancer Screening

HPV Testing in HIV-Positive Women May Help Reduce Frequent Cervical Cancer Screening

Newswise —(BRONX, NY) — Compared to the general population, HIV-positive women have a high risk of cervical cancer and thus are advised to undergo more frequent screening tests. This creates a burden for HIV-positive patients and the health care system, leading to frequent biopsies, which often do not reveal clinically relevant disease. A new study […]

JAAOS Study Highlights Success of Nerve Transfer Surgery

JAAOS Study Highlights Success of Nerve Transfer Surgery

Hospital for Special Surgery Orthopedists Encourage Early Referrals To Improve Outcomes Because many physicians are unaware of nerve transfer surgery, some patients suffer long-term impairment from nerve injuries that could have been fixed. Newswise — A study in the August issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (JAAOS) by Hospital for […]

Gun sales skyrocket after Colorado massacre

Gun sales skyrocket after Colorado massacre

The theater shooting in Colorado last week continues to generate discussions about firearms in America, but it is doing more than just getting people to talk. Gun sales in Colorado have skyrocketed in the days since the Aurora, CO massacre. James Holmes, 24, is being held in connection with the Friday morning outburst that left […]

Monsanto sued for underpaying workers

Monsanto sued for underpaying workers

It’s back to court for biotech giants Monsanto. This time America’s largest agriculture corporation is being sued by a group of farmers who say they were promised free housing but instead were charged thousands and poisoned by pesticides. Seven migrant workers from the state of Texas are suing Monsanto after they say the massive biotech […]

The New York Times And Flipboard Launch New York Times On Flipboard For iPad and iPhone

The New York Times And Flipboard Launch New York Times On Flipboard For iPad and iPhone

NEW YORK, The New York Times (www.NYTimes.com) and Flipboard™ (flipboard.com) have collaborated to deliver the latest news and award-winning journalism from The New York Times, designed and formatted for optimal reading on Flipboard for iPad and iPhone. The New York Times on Flipboard will be available starting Thursday, June 28. Today’s announcement marks firsts for […]

FBI confirms Colorado gunman’s apartment ‘rigged with sophisticated explosives’

FBI confirms Colorado gunman’s apartment ‘rigged with sophisticated explosives’

Federal officials have confirmed a “sophisticated set-up” of explosives in the Aurora, Colorado apartment of James Holmes, the man suspected of killing 12 people and wounding 58 others at a movie screening late Thursday night. Five nearby buildings have been evacuated, and law enforcement officials are discussing ways of detonating or disarming the explosives, according […]

‘Batman’ shooting: Feds identify Denver gunman as 24-year-old James Holmes

‘Batman’ shooting: Feds identify Denver gunman as 24-year-old James Holmes

Law enforcement officials have identified the gunman responsible for killing at least 12 people and injuring 59, many of them children, at the ‘Dark Knight Rises’ premier in Colorado’s third largest city of Aurora, as 24-year-old James Holmes. Within hours, over 250 law enforcement officers and over 100 FBI agents responded to the tragedy. James […]

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