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More women are training to be plastic surgeons, but racial/ethnic representation still lags behind

While the proportion of women entering plastic surgery residency programs has increased in recent years, numbers of black and Hispanic trainees are declining or unchanged, reports a study in the March issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. Even though there were increases in all… Read More »

Discovery by Canadian researchers of how bacteria become resistant to antibiotics could lead to more effective drugs

Ontario researchers say they have discovered how bacteria become resistant to antibiotics, a finding they say could help combat the growing problem. Maikel Rheinstadter, a physics professor with McMaster University in Hamilton, and Andree Khondker, an undergraduate biochemistry student, said they found bacteria fight off antibiotics by stiffening their cell membranes and changing the barrier’s… Read More »

12 Restaurant Foods with More Sugar Than a Candy Bar

Cheesecake Factory Barbeque Ranch Chicken Salad Alexander Prokopenko/Shutterstock “While salads may always seem like a healthy choice, this one racks up 59 grams of sugar,” says Julie Harrington, RD, a culinary dietitian in Morristown, New Jersey. “Added sugar sneaks in with the barbecue sauce. Typically, two tablespoons of barbecue sauce can add 16 grams of… Read More »