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Updated preventive health recommendations a win for women nationwide

By Ariane Le Chevallier February 22, 2017
Physicians in the Pacific Northwest Evidence-based Practice Center at OHSU in Portland, Oregon, played a critical role in updating recommendations for the Women’s Preventive Services Guidelines, which address a wide variety of unique health issues women face.

Mole Mapper app ‘crowd-sources’ photos for skin cancer research, prevention

By Amanda Gibbs February 14, 2017
Commenting on recent research findings from a team at Stanford University, Sancy Leachman, M.D., Ph.D., director of the OHSU Knight Cancer Institute’s Melanoma Research Program and chair of the Department of Dermatology in the OHSU School of Medicine, co-authored a Nature News and Views perspective that heralded artificial intelligence, or AI, an important step in the “final frontier” in cancer diagnosis.

Iranian infant Fatemeh Reshad to undergo heart surgery soon

By Tamara Hargens-Bradley February 10, 2017
Four-month-old Iranian infant Fatemeh Reshad will undergo heart surgery soon to treat a life-threatening congenital heart defect called transposition of the great arteries with ventricle septal defects, and pulmonary arterial hypertension, a condition if left untreated can cause irreversible damage to the lungs.

Iranian infant Fatemeh Reshad arrives safely at OHSU Doernbecher

By Tamara Hargens-Bradley February 07, 2017
Baby Fatemeh Reshad arrived in Portland, Oregon, early Tuesday morning and has been admitted to OHSU Doernbecher Children’s Hospital. Physicians at OHSU Doernbecher are conducting a series of diagnostic studies and the early results are promising.

Women: Pump Up Your Iron

By Kara Christenson February 07, 2017
Experts encourage women to find out if they need to pump up their body's internal iron stores. Iron deficiency is common, especially in pre-menopausal women who lose blood during menstruation. In fact, according to the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, 20 percent of women younger than 50 are iron deficient.
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