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  • Musings on a Stormy Weekend - Plus a Soup Recipe

    No matter where you live, if you watch the news or read a newspaper, you have heard about California's awful storms this weekend. Living in the Pacific Northwest taught me to pay attention to weather - not doing so can be deadly - so I elected to...

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  • Oscillo (Oscillococcinum) - Homeopathic Remedy

    Oscillo (Oscillococcinum) is a patented, commercially-available homeopathic remedy. What is a homeopathic remedy or homeopathy you ask? Well the idea behind homeopathic treatments is the principle of "let like be cured by like".As of January 2006 ...

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  • Who Knew? Hip Fractures pose Greater Risk to Women than Cancers

    A recent report in the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeonshighlights how important osteoporosis is as a public health concern. Patricia A. Thomas, MD, one of the researchers, reports significant morbidity and mortality associa...

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  • Some Cervical Disorders and Their Prevention

    For women worldwide, cervical cancer is the third leading cause of death from cancer. In addition, cervicitis and condylomata can be significant problems for many women during their lifetime. Because January 2007 is Cervical Health Awareness Month...

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  • Osteoporosis: Men are at Risk, Too

    Low levels of testosterone and age put millions of men at risk for osteoporosis. Low levels of testosterone can lead to decreased bone mineral density (BMD), putting older men at increased risk for bone fractures.Testosterone replacement therapy ...

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  • Novel Drug - Selzentry (Maraviroc) - Approved for Adult HIV Patients

    Selzentry (Maraviroc) was approved by the FDA on Monday August 6th, 2007 for the treatment of adult patients infected with HIV. It is a novel drug, which simply means that there is none like it currently in use and it is the first in a brand new c...

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  • Get Out & Enjoy Our National Parks: July 13-19 is National Therapeutic Recreation Week

    National Therapeutic Recreation Week is to enhance promotes public awareness of therapeutic recreation programs and services, and expands recreation and leisure opportunities for individuals with disabilities. Therapeutic recreation uses treatmen...

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  • Thank You Monash Medical Student!

    Many thanks to Monash Medical Student for hosting Grand Rounds this week. Here is a blogger who doesn't just have something to say but also has a heart for the less fortunate and a mission to fulfill helping them out. Check out this week's submiss...

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  • Protect Your Eyes from Sunburn

    UV Safety Month : For many people sunglasses are an expression of style; a new pair for each new outfit. Tempted by new frames sold on the street corner, many of these glasses don’t have the protection your eyes need. Fashion forward as we like to...

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  • Sexual Assault Awareness Month: Prevent Sexual Violence

    Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) is observed in April to highlight sexual violence as a major public health problem and increase public understanding about it. The effort can help us support rape and sexual assault survivors and victims as we...

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