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Jade Goody and cervical screening by Cancer Research UK Patient Expert Posted Thu 09 Apr 2009 7:17pm Jade Goody attending Cancer Research UK's Pink Ice Ball in 2007 This week has seen intense media coverage of Jade Goody ’s struggle with cervical cancer. Jade, who sadly was diagnosed with the disease in August 2008, has been told this week that her cervical cancer has spread. The publicity around Jade’s diagnosis has led many m ... Read on »
Our Birth Plan & Thoughts on C-Section by Danielle2922 Posted Sun 29 Dec 2013 11:00pm I remember one of my pregnancy posts when a L&D nurse commented about birth plans. She said when a patient walks in with a birth plan, they all wink at each other and go ahead and get the OR ready! I remember feeling so offended (probably pregnancy hormones), but it ended up being true in my case. Still, I wanted to share my birth plan to remem ... Read on »
Elective C-Section - Would you do it? by Michelle H. Patient Expert Posted Tue 03 Mar 2009 2:18pm By Michelle Kennedy Hogan It’s the latest thing. As fashionable as Kabbalah, without all the studying. Madonna did it. So did Elizabeth Hurley. Cesarean section by choice has become almost a fad of sorts. Do Yoga at 8 a.m. Have your baby at 10 a.m. It not only fits your schedule, but your doctor’s and you get the added benefit of avoiding anyt ... Read on »
Behind the Headlines - HPV vaccines and cervical cancer by Cancer Research UK Patient Expert Posted Thu 09 Apr 2009 7:17pm What's the story behind the 'cervical cancer vaccine'? This week the Welsh Assembly Government announced that its catch-up programme for HPV (human papillomavirus) vaccination is to be sped up, protecting even more young women and girls from the virus that causes most cases of cervical cancer. Here’s an article taken from the “B ... Read on »
Behind the Headlines - HPV vaccines and cervical cancer by Cancer Research UK Patient Expert Posted Sat 13 Jun 2009 12:24am What's the story behind the 'cervical cancer vaccine'? This week the Welsh Assembly Government announced that its catch-up programme for HPV (human papillomavirus) vaccination is to be sped up, protecting even more young women and girls from the virus that causes most cases of cervical cancer. Here’s an article taken from the “Behin ... Read on »
The impact of HPV vaccines and screening tests on cervical cancer prevention: A National Cancer Institute Science Writers' Semi by Cancer.gov Posted Mon 20 Sep 2010 9:00pm The impact of HPV vaccines and screening tests on cervical cancer prevention: A National Cancer Institute Science Writers' Seminar   What:     Please join us for a science writers' seminar to discuss new research findings and future directions in HPV-related ... Read on »
Is Obesity Contributing to High C-Section Rates? by Medline Plus Posted Thu 12 Aug 2010 10:18am Thursday, August 12, 2010    By Lynne Peeples NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - The larger a pregnant woman is when she checks in on delivery day, the greater her risk of having a cesarean section, suggests a large new study. Nearly one of every ... Read on »
OB-GYN refused to perform a planned C-section,botched birth&detached baby's spine while trying to yank him from the birth canal! by Patty .. Patient Expert Posted Sat 13 Oct 2012 11:00pm I came across this news headline earlier today, " Missouri couple sues doctors for separating baby’s head during grisly botched birth, and trying to cover it up " and thought, "Oh my God, how could this happen?" If this story is true, which I don't doubt, this is one of the most disturbing and heartbreaking stories I've e ... Read on »
Sim Case Series: Perimortem C-Section by Michelle Lin Medical Doctor Posted Wed 17 Apr 2013 12:00am ALiEM Sim Case Series Perimortem C-Section Case Writer: Clare Desmond, MD Peer Reviewer and Editor: Nikita Joshi, MD Keywords: Cardiac arrest, Perimortem C-section Educational Objectives Recognize and manage cardiac arrest in pregnant patient Communicate emergent nee ... Read on »
Need a Pain-in-the-Neck Cure? Arc 4 Life’s Soft-Yet-Effective, Polyester-Filled (Non-Memory-Foam), Cervical Linear Tractio by Nav J. Patient ExpertHealth MavenFacebook Posted Tue 17 Nov 2009 10:00pm Introduction (feel free to skip ahead): Sitting before a PC monitor now and again prompts many a computer user to lean forward more than they should. I know that's been the case with me. Compounding the problem is the fact that the configurations of many chairs don't encourage the sitter to hold his/her neck in an optimal position. The s ... Read on »