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Migraines May Raise a Woman’s Odds of Depression

Thursday, February 23rd, 2012 | Permalink

WEDNESDAY, Feb. 22 (HealthDay News) — As if the debilitating headaches weren’t bad enough, women who get migraines or have had them in the past are at increased risk for depression, a new study suggests.

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Alcoholism not uncommon among surgeons

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2012 | Permalink

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – About 15 percent of surgeons have alcohol abuse or dependency problems, a rate that is somewhat higher than the rest of the population, according to a new survey. The researchers also found that surgeons who showed signs of alcoholism were 45 percent more likely to admit that they had a major medical error in the past three months. “Surgery is a stressful business. There are people who turn to alcohol to help deal with their stress,” said Dr. Edward Livingston, a professor at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, who was not involved in the study. …

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Low “Dead Space” Syringes Could Save Your Life « QD Syringe …

Thursday, February 2nd, 2012 | Permalink

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Dr Margaret Chan nominated for a second term to be WHO Director-General

Wednesday, January 18th, 2012 | Permalink

18 January 2012 — Dr Margaret Chan was nominated today by the WHOs Executive Board for a second term as Director-General of the Organization. If confirmed by the World Health Assembly, Dr Chan’s new term will begin on 1 July 2012 and continue until 30 June 2017.

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Executive Board appoints the Regional Director for the WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region

Tuesday, January 17th, 2012 | Permalink

17 January 2012 — Dr Ala Alwan will take up his appointment as the Regional Director of WHO’s Eastern Mediterranean Region (WHO/EMRO) for a five-year term starting on 1 February 2012.

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