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Dr. Archelle Georgiou

Join medical expert Dr. Archelle Georgiou every Wednesday night at 10 p.m. on 5 EYEWITNESS News. Dr. Georgiou reports on the latest medical and health care news.

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Report: U of M Should Do More to Protect Research Subjects

Investigators say the University of Minnesota should do more to protect vulnerable participants in human research trials. National experts released a report Friday after the school asked them to analyze its human research practices. They say parts of the program are strong but found "many weaknesses" that need addressing...



  • Regions Hospital, St. Paul Fire Dept. to Begin Paramedic Home Visits

    Paramedics in St. Paul will soon be making home visits in an effort to prevent hospital return visits. Regions Hospital in St. Paul is partnering with the St. Paul Fire Department for the home visits. Paramedics will check on patients—especially those with congestive heart failure—who have recently returned home from the hospital...

  • Study: US Women Dismissed Early Heart Attack Symptoms

    In the U.S. alone, more than 15,000 women under the age of 55 die from heart disease each year—making it the leading cause of death for the age group, a new study reported. And what’s worse, according to researchers in the Yale School of Public Health who conducted the study, those women often ignore or dismiss early symptoms and wait to get help...

  • In this Thursday, May 10, 2012 file photo, a doctor holds Truvada pills at her office in San Francisco. Pills Before and After Sex Can Help Prevent HIV, Study Finds

    For the first time, a study shows that a drug used to treat HIV infection also can help prevent it when taken before and after risky sex by gay men. The results offer hope of a more appealing way to help prevent the disease beyond taking daily pills and using condoms, although those methods are still considered best...

  • KSTP File Photo Minn. Women's Rights Advocates Revive Contraceptive Access Bill

    Women's rights advocates say a 2014 Supreme Court decision could jeopardize access to birth control in Minnesota. They've revived a bill at the state Capitol to require most companies to include contraception in their health insurance plans' prescription drug coverage. Religious institutions and some corporations would be exempt...

  • In this undated file image provided by Merck, a model holds the Nexplanon hormonal implant for birth control. IUDs, Hormone Implants Growing more Popular Among US Women

    Long-acting but reversible methods of birth control are becoming increasingly popular among U.S. women, with IUDs redesigned after safety scares and the development of under-the-skin hormone implants, a government report shows...









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