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  • Men's Health Week: Post-Partum Depression Hits Dads Too!

    While many of us have been led to believe that Post-Partum Depression is due to the fluctuating hormones of pregnancy, studies indicate that just as many men suffer from baby blues as do women. While expectations - and pressures - run so high tha...

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  • November is National Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Month

    Alzheimer's Association observes November as Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Month. Their vision is a world without Alzheimer's disease because dementia is not a normal part of aging and Alzheimer's is a progressive, fatal disease. It destroys bra...

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  • Bernie Mac dies of Sarcoidosis Complications

    Everyone who has ever laughed at a Bernie Mac joke was saddened to hear of his premature death at age 50 this weekend, due to complications of sarcoidosis. Not many people know what sarcoidosis is. The cause of sarcoidosis remains unknown but i...

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  • September is Biodiversity Month in Australia

    Australia wants us to remember the importance of protecting, conserving and improving biodiversity all around the world. Why does this important for health? Biodiversity is the web of life - the interconnectedness of living things - the plants a...

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  • Avoid Food Poisoning on Turkey Day

    Half the fun of cooking and getting together with friends and family is drinking a little wine while preparing the food. Don't let the alcohol and festivities go to your brain and make you forget safe food practices:Wash your hands often with soa...

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  • Santa Claus forgot about the Drive-by: Helicopter Shooting in Rio de Janiero

    Residents of a Rio de Janeiro favela (slum) shot at Santa's helicopter, mistaking it for a police raid. He was on his way to a party in the Nova Mare favela when alleged drug traffickers in a neighboring shantytown opened fire on his "sleigh".Samu...

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  • Thank you Dr. Jones, for Grand Rounds, 3.38!

    Dr. Val Jones & the Voice of Reason hosted Grand Rounds, the weekly round-up of the best medical writing in the blogosphere of the week. She shares some fascinating, sad and entertaining stories over at Revolution Health. I want to thank he...

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  • Betadine, Dr. Roozrokh?

    Editor's Note: In 2008, Dr. Hootan Roozrokh was wrongly accused of improper organ harvesting at a San Luis Opisbo, California hospital. Dr. Roozrokh was initially charged with prescribing overdoses of medication to speed up the death of a severely...

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  • Fight of Your Life Club: Prematurity Awareness Month

    Today 1,300 babies will be whisked away from their mothers in the delivery room to the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) where an incubator will become his or her home for days, weeks or sometimes months. They can break your heart to see, no big...

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  • Scientific Inquiry Leads to Interesting Discovery: Galaxy Star is a Compulsive Tatter

    Duplicate concepts are the bane of terminology editors everywhere. I was trying to tease out tattoo disorder. Is there such a thing? I never heard of it. Couldn't find any reference to it in the Medical Literature, so seeking the wisdom of the...

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