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  • What is Supplemental Health Insurance?

    Even if you have a robust employer-provided health insurance plan, you may be surprised to discover what isn’t covered by the plan and what you have to pay out-of-pocket for your health expenses like doctor visits and prescriptions. When you start...

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  • More on MRSA: Online Resources

    Folks seem to be having difficulty accessing information and others who have had similar problems with infections. I have been unable to get information about rehabilitation post-infection so I will be looking for some clinicians to interview nex...

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  • National Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month

    The Arc, an advocacy group working for the rights of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, is a fantastic resource for families of the disabled. Online Community users can participate in online discussions. 7.2 million people ...

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  • War of Disabilities: HBO's Alive Day Memories: Home From Iraq Tells the Stories

    Penetrating wounds from improvised explosive devices (IED) create unique patterns of injuries that are challenges for clinicians and rehabilitation professionals. An upward oblique trajectory through the neck region, coupled with chest wall and l...

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  • The Earth Is Flat and Psoriasis Is Contagious

    What if every time you went to a public pool, or out on a date with a new friend, or played sports at school, you had to explain that the red, scaly patches of dry skin covering your body were not caused by some flesh-eating bacteria and certainly...

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  • GERD: ACG 2007 Meeting NEWS

    The American College of Gastroenterology held its annual meeting in Philadelphia October 12-17, 2007. Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is more than just heartburn - a common symptom experienced by millions of people everyday. GERD is a phy...

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  • Thank you Colin Son for Grand Rounds 3.36!

    Colin Son is a former Cinematic Arts student, now studying medicine and blogging in Texas. He is a talented writer of From Medskool The Journey to and Through, he included my post Hospital Errors: Who Pays? in this week's Grand Rounds. It is one...

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  • A Cloudy Situation: Cataract Awareness Month

    August is Cataract Awareness Month and The American Academy of Ophthalmology and Eye M.D.s around the nation want to remind people they don't have to live with cataracts. Over 20 million Americans age 40 and over have the condition, which causes a...

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  • Aplastic Anemia & MDS: Treatment Options

    There is no definitive cure for Bone Marrow Failure Diseases. If the case is not severe, your doctor will be sending you for blood tests regularly to monitor your blood count (CBC). Supportive care for people with more severe cases who can not tol...

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  • April 22, 2008 Earth Day - Call for Climate

    I have been reporting about how bad global climate change is for our health in previous blogs April 6-12 is National Public Health Week - Tell Congress to Take Action on Climate Change and World Health Day 2008. Today we celebrate Earth Day with...

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