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  • Protect Your Eyes from Sunburn

    UV Safety Month : For many people sunglasses are an expression of style; a new pair for each new outfit. Tempted by new frames sold on the street corner, many of these glasses don’t have the protection your eyes need. Fashion forward as we like to...

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  • Sexual Assault Awareness Month: Prevent Sexual Violence

    Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) is observed in April to highlight sexual violence as a major public health problem and increase public understanding about it. The effort can help us support rape and sexual assault survivors and victims as we...

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  • Upcoming Events: HBO's COMA, IHI's Shared Quality Agenda & Medicine 2.0

    Summer should be a time to kick back and take it easy (I think?) but it's going to be a busy month here at Healthline. First up, HBO is airing a new documentary, Coma, on July 3, 2007. Directed by documentary filmmaker and producer of Ghosts of...

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  • Global Healthbeat: Folic Acid Lowers Blood Arsenic Levels in Bangladesh

    Arsenic contaminated drinking water is a major public health concern in 70 countries, including the US. 100 million people world wide are thought to be affected. Chronic arsenic poisoning due to long-term exposure in drinking water causes cancer...

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  • May 8 is World Red Cross Red Crescent Day: Are You Prepared?

    This weekend as we witnessed another natural catastrophe obliterate a community on our continent, I realized my Disaster Planning just isn't good enough. I imagine many of us are in the same boat. Living in the Bay Area, I have an earthquake kit...

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  • Celiac Disease Awareness Campaign

    The National Institutes of Health (NIH) today announced the launch of a campaign to heighten awareness of celiac disease, an autoimmune disorder marked by a wide range of gastrointestinal symptoms. An independent panel of experts, convened by the ...

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  • UCB's Cimzia Approved for Crohn's Disease

    The FDA approved Cimzia® (certolizumab pegol) for treatment of Crohn's disease, a chronic inflammatory disease of the digestive tract on April 22, 2008. Cimzia® is a pegylated anti-tumor necrosis factor (anti-TNF) agent also known as tumor ne...

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  • Isentress (raltegravir) - New First-In-Class HIV Medication

    On Friday October 12th 2007 the FDA granted a new drug, Isentress (raltegravir), accelerated approval for the treatment of HIV infection. Isentress (raltegravir) belongs to the class of HIV medications known as Integrase Inhibitors and it is the f...

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  • Travel Abroad - Watch the Road

    The greatest threat to Americans traveling abroad isn't an exotic tropical disease like malaria. According to US State Department data, the number one cause of death of US citizens traveling internationally is motor vehicle accidents (MVA). Inf...

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  • Take Time Out for You - Massage Therapy

    Yesterday I took time out from all the hustle and bustle of this busy season and gave myself a gift of two hours of quiet time. I had a Pohaku Massage at my favorite day spa, Refresh, with my favorite massage therapist, Paul.Pohaku massage therap...

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