Archive for Hysterectomy



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Opinion: America’s practice of forced sterilizations must end with the help of continuous news coverage – Columbia Chronicle

Vicki Lei An immigrant detained by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement likened their detention centers to experimental concentration camps, according to a report by Project South, which was founded as the Institute to Eliminate Poverty & Genocide in 1986. The comparison came after she had talked to five different women detained between October and December 2019, all of whom were reportedly confused about why they were given hysterectomies

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Black Widow reportedly isn’t being considered for straight-to-streaming release – Gamesradar

Disney reportedly isn't interested in skipping theaters and taking Black Widow straight to the Disney Plus streaming service. Of course, this wouldn't be a story any other year, but in the face of reemerging lockdowns and a second wave of coronavirus cases, lots of studios are releasing movies on streaming services instead of in theaters

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Virginia OB-GYN Faces 465 Years In Prison For Performing Unnecessary Hysterectomies On Patients – MadameNoire

Madamenoire Featured Video Source: Javaid Perwaiz / WESTERN TIDEWATER REGIONAL JAIL A former Virginia based OB-GYN was convicted of health care fraud years after discovering that he committed dozens of unnecessary gynecological procedures on patients including hysterectomies and tubal ligations. On Monday November 9, a federal jury found Javaid Perwaiz, 70, guilty on 52 counts related to health care fraud, as part of a multi million-dollar scheme to get over on insurance companies. He will find out his fate during a scheduled hearing next year on March 31, The Washington Post reports.

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This founder created a tech platform that connects patients of color to culturally competent doctors – CNBC

Today's coronavirus pandemic is continuing to expose the longstanding health disparities that exist in America, with communities of color disproportionately impacted by Covid-19. In addition to these disparities being linked to economic inequality, research shows that Black and Brown patients often have their pain and health concerns dismissed by doctors due to implicit and explicit biases in the health-care field.

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Uterine Fibroids in Women of Color – Everyday Health

Uterine fibroids, or noncancerous growths in and around the uterus, are far more common than some women might think. According to the U.S Department of Health & Human Services, as many as 80 percent of women will develop uterine fibroids by age 50 but Black women experience them at disproportionate rates to other races.

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SCOTUS may take up cases on abortion and LGBT rights – Roll Call

The Supreme Court could soon choose to weigh in on abortion restrictions in Dobbs v. Jackson Womens Health Organization, a case about a Mississippi law

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Some hospitals are running out of health care workers. Here’s what could happen next – WXII The Triad

Related video above: 'Substantial' growth in coronavirus cases coming to Northeast, experts sayImagine going to a hospital so overwhelmed, doctors and nurses with COVID-19 are allowed to keep working.Or having a heart attack and getting rushed to a hospital, only to learn there's not enough emergency care for you.These scenarios have already turned into reality. The U.S. has more people hospitalized with COVID-19 this week than at any other point in the pandemic.

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Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Therapeutics Market : The Rescuer in COVID-19 Crisis, Says TMR – The Think Curiouser

Transparency Market Research (TMR) has published a new report titled,Medial Robotic Systems Market Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecast, 20172025.According to the report, the global medical robotic systems market was valued at US$ 6,458.0 Mn in 2017 and is projected to expand at a CAGR of 18.9% from 2018 to 2026. Increase in adoption and demand for surgical robots and rise in the number of products receiving regulatory approval are expected to boost theglobal medical robotic systems marketfrom 2018 to 2026. The U.S.

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Hysterectomy Grief Is RealAnd I Have It | Moms.com – Moms

It began with rushing me to the hospital doubled over in pain, as per usual with my endometriosis pain. The emergency room staff was sick of seeing me at this point, I was sure of it.

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Robotic surgery offers minimally invasive alternative to traditional surgery | LMH Health | Lawrence, KS – LMH Health

Jessica Brewer, LMH Health Have you heard about da Vinci surgery?

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Systemic recurrence of endometrial cancer more than 10 years after hysterectomy: a report of two cases and a brief review of the literature – DocWire…

This article was originally published here J Egypt Natl Canc Inst. 2020 Nov 2;32(1):41.

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Highly Anticipated Address by Dr. Carla Pugh and 18 Live Streamed Surgeries Attract Thousands of Surgeons From Around the World – PR Web

Ted T.M. Lee, MD, 2020 Scientific Program Chair and Vice President, AAGL CYPRESS, Calif.

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Mercy Medical Center’s Dr. Dwight Im One of Only Two US Surgeons to Perform Livestreamed Surgery as part of International AAGL Conference – PR Web

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Fairplanet: ‘THE UTERUS COLLECTOR’: END FORCED STERILISATION OF INMATES AND ABOLISH ICE – Government Accountability Project

This article features our client Dawn Wooten and was originally published here. In hercomplaint, which was filed by the NGOProject South, Dawn Wooten, the whistleblower, states that she had been approached by numerous female detainees who were baffled and distressed about the invasive gynecologic procedures they had undergone (which in some cases left them unable to have children naturally)

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Mum-of-5 who developed coronavirus while 16 weeks pregnant reveals shes had baby but is now battling cer – The Sun

A MUM told how she developed coronavirus while pregnant, only to beat it - and then be diagnosed with cervical cancer. Sharlene Gillies, from Somerset, shared her heartbreaking story on Facebook in a series of posts which went viral

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University of Iowa professors speak on concerns over immigration in America – UI The Daily Iowan

University of Iowa professors across different disciplines are speaking out about present and future policies concerning immigration in the U.S., saying the upcoming election will determine the future of these policies. Jaromy Floriano Navarro, an immigrant woman at the Irwin County Detention Center in Georgia, recently spoke out about how she was pressured to have a hysterectomy without her knowledge, said UI professor in the Department of Gender, Womens and Sexuality Studies and History Lina-Maria Murillo

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Black Immigrants in the United States Have Been Targeted by Trump – Teen Vogue

While the first Muslim ban garnered national protests and was halted in January 2017, it was reincarnated in the form of an Africa ban, restricting immigration from six majority-Muslim countries in Africa.

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Genetic testing can assess your risk of getting cancer. Here are the costs involved – CNBC

Tara Kirk, pictured with her husband, found out she has a gene mutation that puts her at higher risk for several cancers. Source: Tara Kirk Tara Kirk was 6 years old when her mother died of lung cancer

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The Many Abuses at the Irwin County Detention Center in Georgia – The Nation

Dawn Wooten, left, a former nurse at Irwin County Detention Center in Ocilla, Georgia, speaks at a news conference in Atlanta protesting conditions at the facility. (Jeff Amy / AP Photo) Join the Nation Festival for four days of essential conversation and commentary in the wake of the 2020 election. Join the Nation Festival for four days of essential conversation and commentary in the wake of the 2020 election

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Charlie braves the shave after being inspired by admirable auntie’s cancer battle – Clacton and Frinton Gazette

A BEAUTICIAN who braved the shave in aid of charity after being inspired by her admirable auntie has said hair does not define you.

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57 Migrant Women Say They Were Victims of ICE Gynecologist – The Cut

Photo: Janis Christie/Getty Images At least 57 women in a Georgia ICE detention center say they were forced or pressured into having gynecological procedures, according to a group of immigration lawyers, doctors and previously detained women who met with senators on Monday (this number is almost three times higher than previous estimates.) They presented the politicians with more than 60 pages of documentation, according to the Intercept, in which mostly Black and Latina immigrants allege that Dr.

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Adding image guidance to post-operative radiation therapy can reduce side effects for women with cervical cancer – Newswise

Newswise ARLINGTON, Va. October 26, 2020 A phase III trial from India shows that an advanced radiation therapy technique leads to fewer gastrointestinal side effects in women who receive radiation after undergoing hysterectomy for cervical cancer.

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Former patient of Chesapeake OBGYN on trial said she had 5 surgeries in 10 years – wtkr.com

NORFOLK, Va. - It is day nine of the federal trial for Dr.

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They Wanted to Take My Womb Out: Survivor of Medical Abuse in ICE Jail Deported After Speaking Out – Democracy Now!

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New Documentary Belly Of The Beast Explores A Sadly Timely Issue – Forbes

Kelli Dillon, right, and lawyer Cynthia Chandler in "Belly of the Beast." During the opening of Belly of the Beast, Kelli Dillon remembers her final moments with her young sons before she was forcibly separated from them. She recalls the smell of their breath, the feel of their skin. The reminiscence is all the more heartbreaking knowing that Dillon cant have any more childrena decision that was made for her, not by her.

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