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Lawsuit: Man says he woke up from colonoscopy wearing pink panties

Lawsuit: Man says he woke up from colonoscopy wearing pink panties A Delaware man claims in a lawsuit that he suffered from emotional distress after he woke from a colonoscopy wearing pink women's panties, according to The News Journal. Plaintiff Andrew Walls said he went to the Delaware Surgery Center where he … Full News here […]

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Fecal blood test may save more lives than colonoscopy

Fecal blood test may save more lives than colonoscopy State public health programs could screen many more low-income and uninsured people for colorectal cancer – and save up to four times as many lives – by using stool sample blood tests instead of colonoscopies, finds a new study in Health Services … Full News here – […]

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Optimizing Adequacy of Bowel Cleansing for Colonoscopy

Optimizing Adequacy of Bowel Cleansing for Colonoscopy Colorectal cancer (CRC) is the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the United States Colonoscopy can prevent CRC by the detection and removal of precancerous lesions. In addition to CRC screening and surveillance, colonoscopy is used … Full News here – Read more on Medscape

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Ex-Worker Sues, Says He Awoke Post-Colonoscopy With Pink Panties On

Ex-Worker Sues, Says He Awoke Post-Colonoscopy With Pink Panties On A man in Delaware is suing a surgical center, alleging someone put pink panties on him after he had a colonoscopy. Andrew Walls, 32, sued the Delaware Surgical Center October 10th for intentional infliction of emotional distress. Walls was an employee … Full News here […]

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NVISION Laser Eye Centers Founder Tom Tooma, MD Embraces Long-Awaited

NVISION Laser Eye Centers Founder Tom Tooma, MD Embraces Long-Awaited … The study surveyed patients regarding their visual symptoms and quality of life before and three months after LASIK surgery. The FDA report confirms that over 95% of the survey respondents achieved 20/20 or better binocular vision. The study also … Full News here – […]

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Shorter colonoscopy withdrawal times increased interval cancer risk

Shorter colonoscopy withdrawal times increased interval cancer risk PHILADELPHIA — Shorter withdrawal times during screening colonoscopies were associated with increased risk for interval colorectal cancer, and longer withdrawal times were associated with increased adenoma detection rates, according to data … Full News here – Read more on Healio

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New home test offers colonoscopy alternative

New home test offers colonoscopy alternative Starting Monday, millions of people who have avoided colon cancer screening can get a new home test that's noninvasive and doesn't require the icky preparation most other methods do. The test is the first to look for cancer-related DNA in stool. But … Full News here – Read more […]

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Mummies get CAT scan at Wash. U.

Mummies get CAT scan at Wash. U. Ancient times and modern technology are coming together to help unveil the secrets of the past. Three Egyptian mummies were transferred from the Saint Louis Art Museum to the campus of Washington University School of Medicine Sunday. They were they … Full News here – Read more on KSDK

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Anthony Mantha update: Top prospect moves to Grand Rapids, hopeful CAT

Anthony Mantha update: Top prospect moves to Grand Rapids, hopeful CAT … “It will depend on the CAT scan, but I really do hope that next week will be the green light,” he said about a return to the ice for light skating. Ryan Martin, the Red Wings assistant general manager, said "even an optimistic […]

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Rob Ford: 'I will be running for mayor in four years'

Rob Ford: 'I will be running for mayor in four years' Rob Ford said he's heading back into hospital on Wednesday for a “cat scan” and depending on those results he could require a third bout of chemo to treat the grapefruit-sized tumour. “I am feeling pretty good today,” he said. “If every day was […]

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Simple Menthol Spray Can Reveal More Adenomas

Simple Menthol Spray Can Reveal More Adenomas The use of a menthol spray during colonoscopy helped control peristalsis and improved detection of adenomas, researchers have found. The use of menthol raised the adenoma detection rate (ADR) by nearly 30%, and increased the number of patients who … Full News here – Read more on Gastroenterology & […]

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LASIK Quality of Life Collaboration Project characterizes benefit, burden

LASIK Quality of Life Collaboration Project characterizes benefit, burden Chicago—Preliminary results from the Patient Reported Outcomes with LASIK-1 (PROWL-1) and PROWL-2 studies show that at 3 months after surgery, more than 95% of patients are seeing 20/20 or better uncorrected binocularly and more than 90% have … Full News here – Read more on ModernMedicine

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New eye surgery CATz restores vision live on ABC7

New eye surgery CATz restores vision live on ABC7 Since LASIK was introduced about 20 years ago, there have only been a few major improvements. Now a local doctor tells Eyewitness News there's a new technology he calls a "game-changer" that could dramatically improve vision for so many people. Full News here – Read more […]

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Long-Awaited FDA Report on LASIK Confirms Safety and Effectiveness, with

Long-Awaited FDA Report on LASIK Confirms Safety and Effectiveness, with … Results reported by the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) on a long-awaited comprehensive prospective, multi-center study on the safety and efficacy of LASIK were well-received by refractive surgeons in attendance at the recent American Academy of … Full News here – Read more on Yahoo […]

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X-rays taken on Geno Smith's shoulder

X-rays taken on Geno Smith's shoulder Ten days after Jets quarterback Geno Smith had an encouraging performance in a close loss, he had a miserable performance in a blowout loss. To make matters worse for Smith, who was yanked after throwing three first-quarter interceptions, he has a … Full News here – Read more on NBCSports.com

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