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First U.S. Face Transplant Recipient Recounts Ordeal

46-year-old woman lost most of mid-face area in gun blast WEDNESDAY, May 6 (HealthDay News) --The recipient of the first face transplant done in the United States has stepped forward to reveal the results of her surgery. Connie Culp, a 46-year-old Ohio woman, lost a large part of he...

500 Pound Man Rescued After 12 Hour Ordeal From Wisconsin River

A 500 pound man stuck after a tubing accident was rescued from St. Croix River in western Wisconsin. Martin Rike developed symptoms of heart attack when in the river and he was rescued by dozens of rescue workers who spent hours carrying him to a navigable part of the waterway. Martin Rike...

"Farrah's Law" Grants Fawcett's Last Request

...be an additional criminal charge," states Terry Ahern, President of STOParazzi, and (Stoparazzi.com.) Farrah's Law, inspired by Farrah's horrific ordeal of betrayal by her own medical care providers, is currently in the works. To support her cause Farrahslaw.com is an online petition people can sign to...

Leading Cause of Stress to Military War Veterans Key Topic at 35th Advanced International Winter Symposium

...ns can do to help their patients. According to Dr. Boriskin, PTSD is an anxiety disorder that can develop after exposure to a terrifying event or ordeal in which grave, physical harm occurred or was threatened. Traumatic events that may trigger PTSD include violent personal assaults, natural or human-...

One in Three Cancer Survivors on Unemployment Line

... TUESDAY, Feb. 17 (HealthDay News) -- As if fighting cancer wasn't hard enough, a new Dutch study concludes that one in three people who survive the ordeal won't be able to find a job. The meta-analysis of more than 20,000 cancer survivors found that 33.8 percent of those who'd battled cancer were out ...

Los Angeles Ronald McDonald House Doubles Lodging Capacity for Families of Hospitalized Children

... hotel. Additionally, Ronald McDonald Houses provide families with the added comfort of being surrounded by those who understand and can relate to the ordeal of having an ill child. "We live 180 miles away from here ... I don't know where I would go if the Ronald McDonald House did not exist," said Rebecc...

You're Not Alone: How Mothers of Children Born with Rare Condition Comfort and Support Each Other on CarePages.com

... Young Boston woman shares story of firstborn son's ordeal with omphalocele CHICAGO, March 6 /PRNewswire/ -- "Something's wrong with your baby." Words a pregnant woman dreads to hear. Especially when her d...

Pursuing parenthood: Discourses of persistence

...sider when they fail to conceive after using a particular ART or when they do not carry a child to term: Scientific rationalism: We may turn the ordeal into a scientific formula, seeking to suppress all emotion and following the procedures recommended by an expert. Self-management: We may take the...

St. Jude psychologist says most children with cancer are well-adjusted

...tion, such as tests of posttraumatic stress disorder. Posttraumatic stress disorder is a disorder based on anxiety that follows a terrifying event or ordeal that either harmed or threatened to harm the person. The diagnosis of posttraumatic stress disorder depends on the patient having certain symptoms...

Five Killed by Methane Gas on Virginia Farm

...ere neighbors do each other's laundry. On Tuesday, friends tended to the family's animals. "The cows have to be milked twice a day, even in an ordeal like this," said Frank Showalter, Scott's great uncle, standing a few feet from where his relatives died. The Showalters milked 103 cows on th...
Ordeal in Medical Technology

Most Back Pain Could Be Cured Without Surgery or Drugs if Doctors Treated Muscles - Not the Spine - Says Leading Pain Specialist

...or some of his patients. But he cautions chronic back pain sufferers to be wary of surgery for pain because so many don't need it and will undergo the ordeal of surgery, only to find that the pain remains. In fact, he says, for some patients, surgery actually increases their pain. "The really good news," ...
Ordeal in Biological News

Insecticide combo delivers knockout punch

... lining the insects' midgut. This disrupts the receptors function, eventually killing the insects. But researchers say some insects always survive the ordeal and over time subsequent populations could develop resistance to the toxin. Luthe and her colleagues Srinidhi Mohan and Peter W. K. Ma, post-doctor...
Ordeal in Biological Definition

Human

...h the chances of a successful labor increased significantly during the twentieth century in wealthier countries. It remains an arguably more dangerous ordeal in remote, underdeveloped regions of the world, though the women who live in these regions have argued that their natural childbirth methods are saf...
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