Higher rates of pain, bleeding found with Essure birth control device

(HealthDay)—The permanent birth control device Essure is associated with higher rates of chronic lower abdominal or pelvic pain and abnormal uterine bleeding compared with tubal ligation, according to interim results of a postmarket study ordered by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The researchers compared Essure and tubal ligation among more than 1,100 women across the United States and found […]

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Immunity check at sporting events could ensure safety of those attending: report

Coronavirus pandemic forces doctors on the front lines to become inventors Doctors share new COVID-19 treatment methods, practices over social media, podcasts. When sports finally emerge from their slumber, one physician believes proof of coronavirus immunity can eventually be a way to ensure the safety of those who attend certain arenas. Dr. Kumanan Wilson, a physician at a hospital in […]

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Douglas County moves to leave Tri-County Health Department over mask mandate

The Board of Douglas County Commissioners on Thursday directed the county’s attorney to begin the process of withdrawing from the Tri-County Health Department over their displeasure with a mask mandate – from which the county can and is working to opt out – which was authorized by the TCHD Board of Health on Wednesday. County Commission Board Chair Roger Partridge said in […]

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Sodium found to regulate the biological clock of mice

A new study from McGill University shows that increases in the concentrations of blood sodium can have an influence on the biological clock of mice, opening new research avenues for potentially treating the negative effects associated with long distance travel or shift work. The findings, published in Nature by former McGill Ph.D. student Claire Gizowski and Charles Bourque, a professor […]

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Naya Rivera's Son Josey Is 'in Good Health' After Mom Is Reported Missing

Naya Rivera’s 4-year-old son, Josey, was found sleeping alone on a rented boat in Lake Piru on Wednesday, July 8, and is safe amid the search for his mom. Naya Rivera’s Sweetest Moments With Her Son Josey “He’s in good health,” Captain Eric Buschow of the Ventura County Sheriff’s Department told reporters of the Glee alum’s son. “The family is […]

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