Ovarian cancer statistics

People with symptoms of ovarian cancer or a recent diagnosis may want to learn more about the condition. Understanding ovarian cancer statistics is a logical place to start. Having questions about ovarian cancer is natural. People trying to understand more about the condition may want to know: how common ovarian cancer is who is most…

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What causes pelvic pain in women?

Pelvic pain affects the lowest part of the abdomen, between the belly button and groin. In women, pelvic pain may be a sign of menstrual cramps, ovulation, or a gastrointestinal issue such as a food intolerance. It can also develop due to a more serious problem. Sometimes, pelvic pain is an indicator of an infection…

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Real vs. Artificial Christmas Trees: Which Is the Greener Choice?

It’s the centerpiece of the biggest holiday of the year for many American families: the Christmas tree, the focal point for parties and presents, replete with favorite ornaments and lights. Some cherish the scent of a real tree and the tradition of bringing it home, while others prefer the tidier and easier option of the…

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Excess Weight Increases Asthma Risk

Image Credit Children who are overweight or obese are at increased risk for asthma, researchers report. A retrospective study, published in Pediatrics, included 507,496 children followed for an average of four years. None of the children had incidents of asthma before the start of the study. The researchers divided the children into three groups: overweight,…

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Medical News Today: New brain region ‘could be what makes humans unique’

A neuroscientist has just found a previously unknown brain area. The newly identified brain region could inform scientists’ efforts into curing neurological diseases such as Parkinson’s or motor neuron disease. New research uncovers a previously unknown brain area that may control our fine motor skills. Due to technological advancements in recent years, medical science has…

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Keo Chea, Edward Chan

Keo Kanhchana Chea and Edward Kuei Chung Chan were married Nov. 23 at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Philadelphia. The Rev. George Schommer, a Roman Catholic priest, performed the ceremony. On Dec. 7, the couple is to have a second ceremony at Club One, an events space in Repulse Bay, Hong Kong. Brian Wang, a…

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Carolina Vélez, Adam Quatrini

Carolina Maria Vélez and Adam Nicholas Quatrini were married Nov. 19 at Holy Family Catholic Mission in Rutherford, Calif. Deacon Chuck Cancilla officiated. Ms. Vélez, 30, is an advocacy manager at Microsoft in New York and an adjunct professor at Washington & Jefferson College in Washington, Pa. She graduated from Carnegie Mellon University, from which…

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Cynthia Shor, David Church

Cynthia Lynch Shor and David Anthony Church were married Nov. 20. Cantor Zachary S. Konigsberg officiated at the Village Club of Sands Point, N.Y. Ms. Shor, 71, is the executive director of the Walt Whitman Birthplace Association, which operates the site in Huntington, N.Y., where the poet was born, in 1819. She graduated from N.Y.U.,…

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Samantha Arpino, Eugene Katsman

Samantha Lynn Arpino and Eugene Katsman were married Nov. 24 at the Royalton Mansion in Roslyn Heights, N.Y. Rabbi Randy Sheinberg officiated. Ms. Arpino, 28, is a senior accountant and certified public accountant for Peterson Management in New York. She graduated from Hofstra University. She is the daughter of Karen R. Arpino and Michael S.…

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