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  • Happy 90th Birthday Nelson Mandela!

    July 18,2008 is the 90th birthday of Nobel Peace Prize winner and South Africa's first black president, Nelson Mandela. He spent 30 years in prison for his fight against apartheid and is now a world statesman, fighting for the rights of the poor ...

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  • First Medication for Huntington's Chorea Approved

    Huntington's disease is a fatal, inherited neurodegenerative disorder marked by disabling chorea. Chorea is a symptom of the disease, manifesting in spasmodic, uncontrollable movements that become disabling. The FDA has now approved the medicat...

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  • Rush Remedy Heals People and the Planet

    Rush University Medical Center has come up with an exciting way to go green - recycling unused medical supplies. In a program called Rush Remedy, staff and medical students collect unused medical equipment and supplies and ship them to internatio...

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  • American Idol Gives Back: Raising Money and Awareness to End Malaria Deaths in Africa

    Who knew? Ryan Seacrest Holds the Solution: A $10 Bed Net Saves Lives. Like millions of others around the world, my teenager and I have gotten hooked on American Idol. This week the hit produced a two program special called "Idol Gives Back" wh...

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  • Pay Attention to Kids who may be At-Risk for Drinking

    A new study published this month in Prevention Science identifies triggers for problem drinking behaviors in high school seniors. As kids cope with more stress at school, at home, in their relationships, in the world and their concerns about the...

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  • Thank You, My Three Shrinks, for Grand Rounds!

    It was with temerity that I submitted my post The Human Brain as a Deadly Weapon: Privacy Laws vs. Protecting the Publicto Grand Rounds 3.32 at Shrink Rap: BYOB (Bring Your Own Brain). The three shrinks (Dinah, Roy and Clinkshrink) write a blog "b...

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  • Tuberous Sclerosis Alliance

    The Tuberous Sclerosis Alliance asks us to observe Tuberous Sclerosis Month in May. The disease affects about 1 million people worldwide. A genetic disorder characterized by an abnormal growth in the brain that looks like a root or tuber, this dis...

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  • National Eating Disorders Awareness Week

    Eating disorders is a term that includes various diseases - anorexia, bulimia and binge-eating, and February 25th-March 3rd 2007 is National Eating Disorders Awareness Week, so in the spirit of awareness and enlightenment I would like to seize the...

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  • Food Label Calorie Counts All Wrong

    And just when you thought you had your calorie intake under control, your healthy dinner plans set, and your weight loss goals just around the corner. A new study published in the Journal of the American Dietetic Association shows that res...

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  • Thanks David E. Williams of Health Business Blog for Grand Rounds 3.45!

    Co-founder of MedPharma Partners LLC, David E. Williams, writes a great blog at Health Business Blog. He hosted Grand Rounds this week and was kind enough to include my post, Shot through the Heart: Dr. Carmona, Nation's Doctor along with many ot...

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