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  • Watermelon - Relaxes the Blood Vessels & May Increase Libido

    Watermelon & the Fourth of July just go together. The lowly watermelon may have a lot to do with our sense of well-being this holiday weekend - so eat up & enjoy! This lovely vine-growing fruit is rich in phyto-nutrients such as beta-car...

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  • May 28, 2008 is Senior Health & Fitness Day

    Fitness...a Lifetime Investment! is the theme for this year's senior health and fitness day. Americans are living longer - so save your hard earned dollars. Don't waste them on health care for preventable diseases due to a sedentary lifestyle an...

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  • January is National Blood Donor Month

    I wrote a report for biology class in eighth grade about blood, based on the book Blood: The River of Life. Maybe it influenced my career choice - the subject continues to fascinate me. How many people know that the phrase "I wouldn't touch it wit...

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  • Huntington's Disease Awareness Month

    Huntington's Disease has been on my mind a lot lately, and you can read a previous post, Unraveling the Mysteries of Neurodegenerative Diseases for some of my musings. But how do people and families who have the disease cope with it while waiting...

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  • Medicare Agency Releases List of Chronically Underperforming SNF's

    Skilled nursing facilities that receive federal funding - at a cost of over $72 billion to taxpayers- are inspected annually. Criteria for review are:medication errorspreventing accidents and infectionsassisting residents with activities of daily...

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  • Lending a Medically Guided Hand

    In tonight's State of the Union address we heard:"For all Americans, we must confront the rising cost of care … strengthen the doctor-patient relationship … and help people afford the insurance coverage they need. We will make wider use of electro...

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  • New FDA Safety Alert for Avandia (Rosiglitazone)

    There's a new warning out by the FDA regarding the diabetes medication Avandia, generic name Rosiglitazone. Avandia is an anti-diabetic medication that increases the body's sensitivity to insulin in people who have Type 2 (Non-Insulin Dependent or...

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  • Healthline Observes National Wear Red Day

    It's here! National Wear Red Day and of course the folks here at Healthline seized the opportunity to observe it, check out our photographs. The "red brigade" (thanks Robin for coining the phrase) came out in full force and it was quite funny to h...

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  • Thank You, GruntDoc! For Grand Rounds 3.24

    Grand Rounds is a rotating blog carnival of health related blogs. Each week, a selected blogger sifts through the medical blogosphere to find the best blog posts regarding health topics. Links to the best posts are featured in the host's issue of ...

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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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