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  • Watch HBO's COMA, July 3 at 9PM

    The Terry Schiavo case polarized the US in 2005. Despite the media circus surrounding the story, it was a very tragic family affair hanging on a poorly understood phenomena - persistent vegetative state following Traumatic Brain Injury. With a ne...

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  • Seven Healthy Habits to Prevent Headaches

    The National Headache Foundation is focusing attention on Seven Healthy Habits of Headache Sufferers as we observe the 14th annual National Headache Awareness Week, June 3-9, 2007.Diet: Eat regular meals, avoid known food and drinks that trigger ...

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  • Healthline Analysis Election 2008: Candidates Speak Out on Mental Health

    One in four Americans have mental health problems, so the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) asked them about their positions on the subject.Clinton:Supports expanding mental health services, preventive mental health servicesSupports menta...

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  • US Execution by Lethal Injection: The Medicine Behind The Headlines

    In defiance of the International Court of Justice ordering the US government to grant a stay of execution to five Mexican nationals facing execution, the US state of Texas executed by lethal injection convicted child rapist and murderer, Jose Med...

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  • Pine Bark Extract May Reduce Osteoarthritis Symptoms

    I wrote an earlier post about the benefits of Pycnogenol - Pycnogenol Helps Relieve Menstrual Pain. A new clinical trial indicates the pine bark extract helps reduce the symptoms of osteoarthritis (OA). Over one third of adults over age 65 years ...

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  • New Warnings for Young Adults on Antidepressant Medications

    Today the FDA made a propsoal to all manufacturers of antidepressant medications to update the black box warnings on their products to include warnings about the increased risks of suicidal thinking and behavior (aka suicidality) in young adults b...

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  • Obesity Twice as Costly as Medicare

    A study found that obesity cost Australians $21 billion in 2005, going to direct spending, disability, and premature death - an amount double the national expenditure on Medicare.The study found the "burden of disease" to cause the heaviest losses...

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  • Medical Records Vulnerable Targets

    Last month I wrote about wide spread data theft from medical centers. Security authorities have been busy offering reassurances that data wasn't compromised and other "reassurances" that some how wasn't very reassuring. US Today reports that ide...

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  • First Ever Patch for Treating Parkinson's Disease Symptoms

    Okay, the photo might be a blast from the past for some but you'll get the connection by the time you get to the end of this post!Today the FDA approved the first ever skin patch for treating the symptoms of early Parkinson's disease. Neupro (Roti...

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  • Why Profiling is Good for You

    When you were a teen the most important number to know was your SAT score, then in your twenties it was your car's horsepower, and then when you were finally grown-up, it was the interest rate on your mortgage. But one of the most important number...

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