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More women are training to be plastic surgeons, but racial/ethnic representation still lags behind

While the proportion of women entering plastic surgery residency programs has increased in recent years, numbers of black and Hispanic trainees are declining or unchanged, reports a study in the March issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. Even though there were increases in all… Read More »

Still hope for success of peanut allergy patch, expert says tweaks may be needed – Health24

Delivering “exposure therapy” via a patch to help curb peanut allergy in kids is somewhat effective, but not as good as delivering the tiny amounts of peanut by mouth, new research shows. The international trial involved 356 children, aged 4 to 11, from five countries. All had been diagnosed with peanut allergy and were asked… Read More »

Um, Can You Still Get Your Period While You’re Pregnant?

One of the perks of pregnancy—you know, other than no one judging your weird Pringles-dipped-in-hot-sauce cravings—is that your period is basically MIA for months, right? Technically, yes. You definitely don’t menstruate (a.k.a., shed blood and tissue from your uterus) each month, but that doesn’t mean your bathroom trips will always be blood-free (which can be scary AF). So, what… Read More »