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The Woman Who Founded Industrial Medicine – Scientific American

In the 21st century climate of preventive medicine, we count on government agencies around the world to warn us about medical hazards in our lives. Yet, few people know that American national safety standards were pioneered by a 19th century female scientist, a pathologist who disliked conflict but used her fastidious research to challenge U.S.… Read More »

Erectile dysfunction cream for dry eye? Woman suffers chemical injury following prescription mix-up

The woman reportedly suffered a mild, ocular chemical injury as a result of the mix-up. (iStock) A woman from Glasgow, Scotland, hoping to treat her dry eye was mistakenly given a prescription for an erectile dysfunction cream instead, according to a recent case report in the medical journal The BMJ. The woman, who has not been… Read More »

Woman loses eyes, part of brain to rare fungal infection months after dream wedding

An Arizona woman has been in a battle for her life for weeks after a rare fungal infection spread throughout her body, costing her both eyes, her palate and part of her brain. Jessica Weldon, who celebrated her marriage to husband Chris in March, first suspected a sinus infection about 12 weeks ago, Fox 10 reported.… Read More »