Healthline in 2008: Dedicated to Improving Health Literacy
The ability to understand and take advantage of all of the advances in medical science has not kept pace with the discoveries themselves. Improving health literacy is a public health priority for the US Surgeon General - and it's a priority for u...
Big Thanks to RNCentral.com for Top 50 Health 2.0 Blogs!
RNCentral.com honored Healthline's Health Experts network of bloggers in their Top 50 Health 2.0 Blogs.We are really happy to be recognized along with many of our friends in the blogging community. Thank you!
Thank You Dr. Keagirl, for Grand Rounds 3.28!
Dr. Keagirl, a self-described frustrated veterinarian with allergies turned urologist and blogger, hosted this week's version of cyberspace Grand Rounds at her websiteUrostream:Random Thoughts and rants from your Friendly UrologistLots of interest...
Are You Getting Enough Sleep? March 3-9 is National Sleep Awareness Month
The National Sleep Foundation would like us to take 7 days to get educated about something we never seem to get enough of - sleep! Sleep loss may be costing our economy billions of dollars in lost productivity, and 1500 people die annually due to...
27% of Teenagers Are Unhappy
In both UNICEF and BBC reports, teens in industrialized nations report low mood. 7 out of 10 teens report feeling pressure to look good and felt under pressure from school, family and classmates. How do you know when your teen has crossed the ...
Public Health Crisis Due to Negligence at Endoscopy Center
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that a campaign to notify 40,000 patients of the Endoscopy Center of Southern Nevada in Las Vegas that they may have been exposed to Hepatitis B, C and HIV is the largest ever in US hist...
In the Global Fight Against Malaria WHO turns on Gates Foundation?
The deadliest animal on the planet is the irritating little mosquito, responsible for over 1 million deaths annually. Dr. Regina Rabinovich has dedicated her life to solving the problem of malaria, haunted by the specter of 3 deaths of children p...
Thank you Nurse Geena at Codeblog for Grand Rounds 3.39!
Guess Geena supported my side of the story on the medical blogging controversy. She included my post Medical Blogging 2.0? It's About Time in this weeks Grand Rounds over at Codeblog: Tales of a Nurse.It's a round up of the usual suspects in the...
National School Breakfast Week
Among the sundry pearls of wisdom passed down the ages, one treasured favorite has dubbed breakfast "the most important meal of the day." In establishing and maintaining wellness, grandmother’s advice is just as true and relevant today as it was i...
Worried about Superbugs? Drink Green Tea
Out of Egypt comes a study reporting findings that drinking green tea while taking antibiotics increases their efficacy (ability to fight disease) by as much three times. For some reason, drinking green tea while taking antibiotics decreases the d...