Listen to the NLM Director's Comments on " Ethics: A Patient’s Right to Not Know". The transcript is also available. A Presidential bioethics commission recently recommended health care providers occasionally honor a patient’s right to not know – and help patients anticipate unexpected findings from clinical tests... […]
March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. Check out the MedlinePlus health topic pages on colorectal cancer, colonoscopy, and colonic polyps. Also, learn more about colorectal cancer screening from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. […]
Read the latest issue of the NIH MedlinePlus Magazine. Highlights include: Advances in Parkinson's Disease ResearchParkinson's Disease Falls and Older AdultsProtect Yourself Against HPV Women's Heart Disease HealthLines […]
Listen to the NLM Director's Comments on " Mammogram's Effectiveness and Risks". The transcript is also available. Mammograms for middle age women failed to reduce breast cancer deaths and the screening resulted in an over-diagnosis of breast cancer – compared to breast exams and usual care, suggests a comprehensive Canadian study and an […]
Listen to the NLM Director's Comments on "CT Scans Recommended for Heavy Smokers". The transcript is also available. New recommendations from an influential medical panel, recently published in the Annals of Internal Medicine suggest low dose, annual CT scans should be provided to many current and former heavy smokers to prevent deaths from lu […]
What happens when we die? Can there be times that the crossing goes awry? Join Jan Engels-Smith, an acclaimed shamanic practitioner (ShD) since 1994 and psychotherapist (LPC), for an evening of unraveling afterlife mysteries.
In addition to the shanghaiers and con men, always on the prowl, saloons, gambling halls and bordellos also thrived in “Whitechapel,” “The North End,” or Old Town, as we know it today. Some of these storied establishments have come and gone, but others have survived, and many say that Portland, or “Strip City,” still has that vulgar and rugged reputation to […]
After 32 years of success throughout the Hawaiian Islands, the renowned “Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar Festival” makes its Portland, Oregon debut March 20th at the Alpenrose Dairy Opera House with “Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar Festival – Portland Style.”
For this evening producer/DJ/classical violinist Mr. Moo will be putting together a brand new set of sensual, dubby downtempo tunes drawing on classic Bollywood and Bhangra samples from the record vaults of Anjali and The Kid. GUDA will be sitting in on tabla.
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