Katherine Streeter for NPR Katherine Streeter for NPR It’s long been known that hormonal contraception, like any medicine, carries some risks. But doctors and women have hoped that the newer generations of low-dose contraceptive pills, IUDs and implants eliminated the breast cancer risk of earlier, higher-dose formulations. Now a big […]
By Matt KoesterThe Register-Mail About this story: A few months ago, The Register-Mail was introduced to Tiffany Peterson, a Galesburg woman whose son was diagnosed with congenital heart defects before birth. Through Peterson, we met two other women who also have children with heart conditions. We talked to these “heart […]
Plastic surgeons work hard to make people more beautiful, but some colleagues believe a few are creating an unflattering spectacle on social media.On Snapchat, Instagram and other social channels, docs can be seen in costumes, dancing to music and even flaunting removed body tissues, sometimes all during a live-streamed surgery.