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  • Thank You Dr.Stuart Henochowicz!

    Once a week Grand Rounds - a carnival of health-related blogs - is hosted by a medical blogger who sifts through multiple entries from the medical blogosphere to find the best the posts to share. The posts are featured in the host's issue of Gran...

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  • Surgery for Parkinson's Disease Symptoms

    A jury in Kentucky awarded $5 million to the widow of a man who died following elective surgery for Parkinson's disease symptoms. While most of us are familiar with Parkinson's disease as a chronic illness manifesting in tremors, many people ar...

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  • Untimely Death of Dr. Ivins, Biodefense Scientist Implicated in Anthrax Deaths

    It's called The American Anthrax Outbreak of 2001. Following the attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon, envelopes containing spores of Bacillus anthracis were mailed via the US postal system to news media and government officials. Th...

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  • Is Red Wine the Secret to Anti-Aging?

    Over at CNN, the AP reports that red wine could hold the secret to longevity & may give humans the ability to eat high fat diets without risk. This landmark “study by the Harvard Medical School and the National Institute of Aging shows that he...

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  • Viruses Behaving Badly

    Filoviruses can cause severe hemorrhagic fever in primates and humans. It was first recognized in 1967 in an outbreak in laboratories in Germany and Yugoslavia. Did you know Ebola killed 5,000 gorillas in central Africa in 2006? Family: F...

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  • Alternative Medicine & Thyroid Disease: New Book by Stephen Langer, MD

    For those of you who just can't get your thyroid questions answered, reinforcements have arrived!Solved: The Riddle of Illness Your Amazing Thyroid and How You Can Work with it to Control Arthritis, Obesity, Depression, Diabetes, Heart Disease and...

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  • Wall-to-Wall Cancer

    When we think of cancer, we can usually conjure up an image of a tumor growing in one central location; the breast has breast cancer, the pancreas has pancreatic cancer and the prostate gland has prostate cancer. To visualize cancer of the blood, ...

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  • Get Active! Get Outdoors for National Great Outdoors Month

    Americans (yes, norteamericanos y sudamericanos) have always been passionate about our outdoor spaces, loving expansive views and wide open places. June is a time to celebrate the great outdoors by participating in a wide range of recreational ac...

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  • Ortho Evra Users - The Verdict Is In!

    The FDA today announced that it has approved that Ortho McNeil, the manufacturer of the Ortho Evra Contraceptive Transdermal Patch make some changes to the medication's label. The label will now include results of a new study that found that women...

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  • Stemming the Tide of Diabetes: Screening for Pre-Diabetes

    Researchers at RTI International, North Carolina report an epidemic of diabetes in the US, correlated to this country's rising rate of overweight and obese people. Thomas Hoerger, Ph.D., author of a study published in Diabetes Care based on resea...

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