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  • Donors Choose: Back to School in Louisiana! Let's Help some Kids

    Donors Choose is a cool project and an easy way to directly help low income kids in public schools."Teachers Ask. You Choose. Students Learn." As part of this campaign, they are running a Blogger Challenge - asking bloggers to pick a project to p...

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  • Heartburn Drugs Linked to Hip Fractures

    Use of powerful antacids called proton pump inhibitors puts people over 50 at increased risk of hip fracture, according to a recent study in the Journal of the American Medical Association. Researchers found that taking these drugs for over a yea...

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  • A Vote for Healthline

    Much has gone on since our last post and we're staying super busy at Healthline - we've kept our head down and our fingers on the keyboard and look what it has gotten us - a Webby nomination for the best Health site! In the spirit of short accepta...

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  • Google's PHR: HIPAA? What HIPAA?

    Google has entered the PHR business. This we all know. Some thousands of Cleveland Clinic patients have volunteered to allow Google to store their personal health records (PHR) on-line. Access to the records will be through use of the same ID a...

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  • Dr. Rob, in the style of Dr. Suess, hosts Grand Rounds

    Do not miss this edition of Grand Rounds. Written in the style of a Dr. Suess book, he offers plenty of great medical reading in an entertaining format. Some of the more interesting posts are from diabetic patients who come clean about being non-...

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  • Attention Diabetics: Be Prepared for an Emergency

    Earthquakes, fires, floods - we all have to keep our emergency supply kits up to date and well stocked. People with chronic illnesses have to go even further and be prepared to take care of them selves in event of emergency. November is National...

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  • Preventable Tragedies: Pimp C & Heath Ledger

    Codeine + promethazine + clorazepate + sleep apnea + obesity (BMI 39.2) = DEATH. For Houston rapper Pimp C (Chad Butler), found dead in his hotel room December 4, 2007 , it proved a lethal mix of prescription medications and medical diagnoses.Ox...

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  • Pulmonary Emboli - A Serious Post-op Complication

    Pulmonary emboli - or clots in the lungs are very much on my mind these days. In the space of one month, two friends of mine, both young women (30's) who suffered large bone fractures ended up in ICU post-operatively due to life-threatening pulmo...

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  • New Campaign Launched for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

    The fatigue that mounts from a long, hard week at work, or following an all-day bike ride can usually be quelled by a relaxing weekend or a quick nap. But for the one million Americans with chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), there is no solace in tha...

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  • South Park Meets Grand Rounds - Thank You, Jake Young of Pure Pedantry

    Training lab rats was making Jake Young a little whack, so he put together a South Park themed Grand Rounds. If you want to learn the cosmetic science approach to some of your favorite rap songs, don't miss the entry and expand your vocabulary to ...

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