Monday, December 13, 2010

Do healthcare professionals need to be more careful with Redheads?

By: Mary Forgione, Los Angeles Times
December 10, 2010

Redheads account for about 1% to 2% of people on the planet, so what's with all the crazy myths about redheads? British researchers set out to examine whether healthcare professionals really need to be more careful with red-haired people during surgery.

Here's what Julie Deardorff says about the study in the Chicago Tribune blog Julie's Health Club: "Though redheads have a bizarre medical reputation for excessive bleeding and greater pain sensitivity, they pose ... Read more>>

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