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  • Thank you Daniel Goldberg @ Medical Humanities Blog, for Grand Rounds 3.34

    Another fascinating compilation of medical writing is available for your perusal at Medical Humanities Blog, and my post, Unraveling the Mysteries of Neurodegenerative Diseases, was included this week. Check it out just to see the beautiful wood ...

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  • Asians and the Stigma of Mental Illness: National Minority Health and Health Disparities Month

    The Office of Minority Health Resource Center (OMHRC) looks at minority health disparities in the month of April. Asians with mental health problems are very much on our minds this week.Who are Asian Americans? According to the Office of Minority ...

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  • Health Concerns of Prostitutes

    The legal status of prostitutes is complex - they work outside the law. Are they victims or are the activities they participate in so-called victimless crimes? When the prostitute is a consenting adult earning (at times substantial) compensation...

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  • Winning at Work: The ADA Program to Manage Diabetes in the Workplace

    Diabetes has reached epidemic proportions in the US and the American Diabetes Association is reaching out to employers with a unique employee health program. Winning At Work is a tool kit of resources for employees, providing education, risk test...

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  • Thank You MedViews For Grand Rounds 3.27!

    Dr. Stuart Henochowicz has put together a fascinating array of articles in Grand Rounds 3.27 in his blog MedViews. Thank you so much for including my post:Global HealthBeat: AIDS in IndiaFor more posts on AIDS see,AIDS: Why are people of color hi...

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  • Important Safety Information for Fentora (Fentanyl buccal tablet)

    On September 10th 2007, Cephalon, Inc., the manufacturer of Fentora (Fentanyl buccal tablet) issued both a Dear Doctor and a Dear Healthcare Professional letter in response to the deaths of some people who were using the drug.Fentora (fentanyl) is...

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  • What Would YOU Do in a Disaster?

    Amanda Riley, author of The Unthinkable, and reporter for TIME has dedicated her career to understanding how humans respond to disasters and how to improve our chances of surviving a disaster by changing our behavior. Ripley's investigations of ...

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  • Today is National Condom Day

    Epidemiologists have made the estimate that, in the U.S. alone each year, a staggering 19 million new cases of sexually transmitted infections arise. How can this number be accurate? After all, if such a large number of people are newly infected e...

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  • Case in Point: United HealthCare & Michael Moore's "Sicko"

    Filmmaker Michael Moore is at it again, this time armed with a documentary about a topic we all love to hate - the US healthcare system. Sicko, his film, is being aired in Cannes for the film festival, and draws attention to the 47 million uninsu...

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  • Low Testosterone Levels: It's a Big Problem.

    The Endocrine Society has released new findings that as many as 1 in 4 men suffer from low testosterone levels - although only 1 in 20 have symptoms that drive them to seek medical treatment. When low testosterone levels are accompanied by low se...

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