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  • Thank you Trent McBride @ pathtalk.org for GrandRounds

    Trent McBride writes pathtalk.org, a weblog about pathology, for those of us who are fascinated by all things micro. This week he hosted Grand Rounds 4.16, an illuminating compilation of the best writing in the medical blogosphere. Thank you so ...

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  • Insider Chatter says "Google Health at Risk"

    Donna Bogatin of Inside Chatter interviewed Healthline's CEO West Shell last week for her blog post Google Health at Risk: Healthline Medical Search Snags Power Partners, and Money. The Big G has been taking some hits for its forays into health ...

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  • Violence Prevention in the Wake of Disaster

    Hurricane season is putting stress on everyone - millions are directly affected by evacuations, storm damaged homes, loss of work and housing and other forms of trauma. Disruptions in routines, loss of income and unanticipated expenses put treme...

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  • FDA Approves First Period-Free Oral Contraceptive - Lybrel

    On May 22nd 2007 the Food and Drug Administration approved the first low dose combination oral contraceptive (OC), Lybrel. This drug offers women the opportunity to gain period-free status over time i.e. women who use it over a period of time may ...

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  • We the People want Health Care Reform: A Commonwealth Fund Report

    The Commonwealth Fund published a report this week illuminating what We The People want in health care reform. What are we adults over age 19 hoping our presidential candidates can deliver this time next year?Candidates views on health care will ...

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  • Home on the Range of Motion: It's National Physical Therapy Month

    People often first learn about physical therapists from their doctors after they have experienced an injury such as a bone fracture, or after a surgical procedure--say after a rotator cuff repair--that dampens their ability to function like they u...

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  • Canyon Ranch - Be Your Best Self At Any Age!

    In 1979, Mel and Enid Zuckerman opened Canyon Ranch in Tucson, Arizona. Mel was close to 50 years old, 40 lbs. overweight with diagnoses of asthma, hypertension, ulcers, diverticulitis and a hiatal hernia. He led a sedentary lifestyle, never exe...

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  • Interview with Richard H. Carmona, M.D., M.P.H., FACS: Part II

    Healthline is privileged to have Dr. Richard Carmona, 17th Surgeon General of the United States, as a member of our Board of Directors. He also serves at the renowned Canyon Ranch where he is vice chairman of the company, and is president of the ...

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  • HBO's Hear & Now: The Joy of Communication

    HBO premiered the documentary film Hear and Now last night. It is a love story of a fascinating, quirky, intelligent, loving couple who happen to be deaf and the parents of three hearing children. One of the children, award winning filmmaker Ire...

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  • Most Angioplasties Unneeded, According to New Study

    Half a million patients a year with chest pain are getting unnecessarily or prematurely treated with stents to open blocked arteries when drugs are just as effective, according to an upcoming study in the New England Journal of Medicine.Stenting i...

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