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Call to Nominations! 2016 Ruth Leff Siegel Awards

The Pancreas Center is announcing a call for nominations for the fourth annual, 2016 Ruth Leff Siegel Award.
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Getting a new diagnosis may be nerve-wrecking on its own, but then being told you have to change your diet adds insult to injury! Don’t worry though, one of our experienced dietitians can help you make changes, ease your stress, and help you understand the connection between your diet and your symptoms.
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With the proven preventability of heart disease, has it always been a major cause of death? Or are modern lifestyle and diet to blame?
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What is it like to be a female surgeon today? Sixty women, including our own Christine Rohde, MD, MPH, FACS, share their experiences in the fascinating new book, Being a Woman Surgeon: Sixty Stories.
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Daniel Hale Williams founded the first black-owned hospital in America, and performed the world's first successful heart surgery, in 1893.
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The 1918 influenza pandemic, known by many as the “Spanish Flu,” had a stark and unique feature: mortality rates were highest among healthy young adults.
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Suffering from lactose intolerance? You’re not alone! In fact, roughly 50 million Americans are lactose intolerant and experience the unpleasant symptoms of bloating, cramps, nausea, and diarrhea after consuming foods containing lactose.
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