Weight loss story: This woman was advised bariatric surgery but she shocked everyone by losing 60 kilos! – Times of India

Imagine being in a situation where you are suffering from various medical conditions and bariatric (weight-loss) surgery is one of the only options you have to get back in shape. 43-year-old Meetu Singh decided to battle obesity head-on and made several lifestyle changes to achieve her goal. Her weight loss journey is an inspiration and… Read More

Commissioner's Resolution Would Remove Abortion Coverage From County Insurance Plan – WHMI

August 19, 2019 A Livingston County commissioner is attempting to have the county’s insurance policy revised to exclude abortion coverage for non-union employees. Commissioner Wes Nakagiri put forward a resolution at the August 14th meeting of the Personnel Committee, which passed 2-0 with Commissioners Bill Green and Doug Helzerman voting in favor. Commissioner Carol Griffith… Read More

VA, USF launch mini-residency to improve women's care – Becker's Hospital Review

The VA is teaming up with the University of South Florida’s Center for Advanced Medical Learning and Simulation in Tampa to create a “mini-residency” for women’s health, according to the Tampa Bay Times. The program aims to prepare VA physicians and nurses to address women’s healthcare issues as the ranks of female veterans continue to… Read More

Texas woman pleads guilty to making up illnesses of son who had 323 medical visits – Fox News

A Texas woman accused of exposing her son to unneeded medical tests and procedures — including taking him to hospitals more than 320 times — has pleaded guilty to recklessly causing injury to a child, according to a report. Kaylene Bowen-Wright pleaded guilty this past Thursday in Dallas County court, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reported Sentencing for… Read More

Back 2 School Store event helps low-income families in Detroit – Detroit Free Press

CLOSE Demarco McCool, 8, hugs volunteer Jerrold Rubin during the Back 2 School Store event at Munger Elementary-Middle School in Detroit on Sunday, Aug. 18, 2019. (Photo: Micah Walker) For many children, going back to school means starting fresh. Not only does the beginning of the school year mean entering a new grade or school, but… Read More

Nutrition Coach Exposes The Worst Metabolism Myth People Still Believe – D'Marge

Losing weight is like slogging against a steeply-inclined treadmill with a broken “off” switch. But it doesn’t have to be this way. In fact, shed this metabolism myth and that rabid treadmill might start feeling more like a gentle downhill slope. As Graeme Tomlinson, a nutrition coach who goes by the name of The Fitness… Read More

Consultant crisis having a ‘serious effect’ on delivery of women’s healthcare – Sligo Champion

Doctors warned waiting lists are ‘among the worst in the world’ (Andrew Matthews/PA) Consultant crisis having a ‘serious effect’ on delivery of women’s healthcare Independent.ie A lack of consultants in Irish hospitals is having a “serious effect” on delivery of women’s healthcare, according to doctors. https://www.independent.ie/breaking-news/irish-news/consultant-crisis-having-a-serious-effect-on-delivery-of-womens-healthcare-38414790.html https://www.independent.ie/breaking-news/irish-news/article38414789.ece/bccb0/AUTOCROP/h342/ipanews_5a1e6380-b222-488f-83e5-6fb1d788d77f_1 Email A lack of consultants in Irish hospitals… Read More

Dr. Lisa Sanders, The Star Of Netflix's New 'Diagnosis,' Inspired The Show 'House' – Women's Health

Netflix just debuted a binge-worthy new series called Diagnosis. It stars Dr. Lisa Sanders as she helps patients uncover tricky medical diagnoses. Dr. Sanders was the inspiration for the TV show ‘House.’ Netflix’s new Scott Rudin-produced show, Diagnosis, premieres today on the streaming platform. It follows Dr. Lisa Sanders, an internist at the Yale School… Read More