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  • Happy Valentine's Day! It's National Cardiac Rehab Week

    The American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACPR) observes Cardiac Rehabilitation Week and encourages us to " Live and Learn with Heart" as we seek to decrease the devastation of heart disease. The National Libraries ...

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  • Musings on a Stormy Weekend - Plus a Soup Recipe

    No matter where you live, if you watch the news or read a newspaper, you have heard about California's awful storms this weekend. Living in the Pacific Northwest taught me to pay attention to weather - not doing so can be deadly - so I elected to...

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  • The Silent Killer is Making Some Noise

    Ovarian cancer is often referred to as the "silent killer"because it was thought that there were no symptoms until the disease was well into its advanced stages. However, studies have shown that the majority of women do in fact have symptoms, but ...

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  • FDA Fights Obesity

    On June 2, 2006 the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a report in conjunction with the Keystone Forum on improving consumers' ability to manage calorie intake in food we eat away from home. The report offered recommendations related ...

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  • Historic Breakthrough Treatment at China's Stem Cell Center

    Tired of waiting for the US to figure out the moral ambiguities of stem cell research? Apparently, the family of 6 year old California boy Blake Dell'Aringa, diagnosed with Late Infantile NCL or Batten Disease, were - so they took their son to Ch...

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  • AIDS: Why are people of color hit so hard?

    Last summer I finally got around to reading Edward Hooper's fascinating work, The River: A Journey to the Source of HIV and AIDS. First published in 1999, investigative journalist Hooper goes where scientists feared to tread, proposing alternative...

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  • Dimetapp, PediaCare, & Triaminic Gone... Oh My!

    It's all over the news now...the manufacturers of infant formulations of cough and cold medicines have voluntarily withdrawn them from the shelves. Note, this withdrawal was voluntary, it was not mandated by the FDA. These medications are safe whe...

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  • World Water Day 2007: 4500 Children Die Daily

    The UN General Assembly designated March 22 as World Water Day to draw attention to the critical lack of clean drinking water worldwide. The world water crisis is one of our most pressing public health issues, with 20% of the world's population (...

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  • Healthline: Nominated Website for 12th Annual Webby Awards

    The 12th Annual Webby Awards has nominated Healthline for Best Health Website for 2008! For those of you who are unfamiliar with the Webby Awards, they are the “Oscars of the Internet”. This is the second Webby nomination Healthline has receive...

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  • National Depression Screening Day: Stop a Suicide Today

    Each year in the US, 30,000 people take their own life and 70% of them tell someone they are planning to do so, or give warning signs. National Depression Screening Day events hope to identify people at risk and get them into treatment. Depressio...

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