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  • The Barbarian Invasions & National Cancer Control Month

    There are some films worth seeing more than once, and this weekend I had a chance to view the French Canadian beauty, Les Invasions Barbes (2003), or The Barbarian Invasions. From director Denys Arcand, this truly brilliant comedy/drama won an A...

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  • From the White House with Love: Cannon Fodder?

    Cannon fodder: military personnel who are treated as expendable. The Washington Post and Salon Magazine have been reporting the horrid conditions at Walter Reed Army Medical Center, 8 miles from Capitol Hill and the White House where o...

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  • Give Kids A Smile! Thanks to the American Dental Association

    Every February, the American Dental Association (ADA) celebrates National Children's Dental Health Month to focus awareness on the need for good oral health for children. During this month, dental health speakers from the ADA are available to come...

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  • Trans Fat Ban in NYC?

    I can't imagine anyone finding fault with a city for passing legislation that bans something with a proven track record of harming public health - like lead in paint, or exposure to asbestos. New York City is considering a similar move to protect...

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  • Disaboom: Website for People with Disabilities

    Disaboom.com is a new - just launched- website targeting the 650 million adults who live with disabilities around the world. 54 million disabled people live in the US. It's mission is to be a resource for the disabled, their caregivers, families...

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  • Healthline Analysis: Election 2008 - McCain's Competition & Affordability Health Plan

    John McCain, Republican Representative who subsequently became Senator from Arizona, first elected in 1982 has a distinguished record of service to the United States of America. He released his Health Plan in October 2007 and here are some of it...

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  • WHO Observes World No Tobacco Day

    The World Health Organization (WHO) states that tobacco is the second major cause of death in the world. 650 million people in the world today smoke, and eventually they will be killed by their habit. Equally as sad are the hundreds of thousands...

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  • REMEMBER SEPTEMBER 9 10:30 HBO: ALIVE DAY MEMORIES:HOME FROM IRAQ

    Beginning Sunday September 9 through September 16, 2007 HBO will be airing the very special documentary by Executive Producer James Gandolfini Alive Day Memories: Home From Iraq. I had the opportunity to see the film this weekend and was struck by...

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  • Aplastic Anemia and MDS: I of IV

    The Aplastic Anemia and MDS International Foundation, Inc. observes Awareness Week each December. Aplastic anemia and MDS(myelodysplastic syndromes) are classified as Bone Marrow Failure Diseases (BMFD). These diseases are relatively rare in the U...

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  • How Sweet It Isn't: It's Diabetes Awareness Month

    What will cause 35 million heart attacks, 13 million strokes, 6 million episodes of kidney failure, 8 million instances of blindness or eye surgery, 2 million amputations, and 62 million deaths in the next 30 years?*Diabetes.In observance of Ameri...

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