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  • American Thyroid Association Clinical Guidelines for Thyroid Dysfunction

    The Standards of Care Committee of the American Thyroid Association (ATA), an organization of scientists and physicians dedicated to a better understanding and treatment of thyroid disease, has come out with some clinical guidelines for detection...

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  • Asthma & Allergy Awareness Month: Prenatal Fish & Apples May Lower the Risk

    The Allergy & Asthma Network Mothers of Asthmatics (AANMA) is a busy organization, providing education and advocacy for families with asthma and allergies. May is Awareness Month for these health issues, and AANMA's website is very well-org...

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  • Watch Your Eyes!

    August is Eye Injury Prevention Month as well as Children's Eye Health and Safety Month.Prevent Blindness America has a great website with UV Learning Center chock full of helpful hints on ways to protect ourselves and our children from an everyda...

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  • Thank you Fat Doctor, for Grand Rounds 3.30!

    Fat Doctor is a self described "Obese physician/patient reflects on life in the clinic and at home. Occasionally whining." She is also a TV addict. I wonder if we like the same shows? Anyway, she was nice enough to include my post,XDR TB: Extre...

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  • Sports Injuries Cause Blindness in Kids: September is Sports Eye Safety Month

    Sports injuries are the leading cause of blindness in children. Most can be prevented by using protective eye wear while playing sports. Almost 75% of sports related eye injuries occur in people younger than age 25 years, but only 15% of kids ar...

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  • Biotechnology Comes of Age: Acquistions

    Zip code 28077 - if you are into biotech, you know that's the US postal code for DNA Alley. A hot center of life sciences and technology along Interstate 270 in Gaithersburg, Maryland. Medimmune, the most successful of the region's biotechnology...

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  • New Antidepressant Labeling Proposed by FDA

    Strong warnings about increased risk of suicide should be extended to include young adults 18 to 24, according to an FDA advisory panel. Currently, warnings only cover teens.This recommendation came as a result of an FDA review of 372 studies con...

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  • Topamax: I love you!

    Today marks the first month in years that I am migraine free, thanks to Topamax. I was really grateful and a little apprehensive when my doctor prescribed sumatriptan injections for the incapacitating headaches that crippled me about 11 years ago...

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  • A Foundation for the House of Medicine

    When you build a house, you begin with the foundation. The same holds true for the U.S. health care system. The President and Congress are scrambling to put up a reform structure that would have a better chance to succeed if the cinderblocks and j...

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  • The Best of the Medical Blogosphere

    Some early adopters of the medical blogosphere have started a weekly collection of blog posts called "Grand Rounds," which is an aggregation of interesting blog posts from other medical bloggers. I wanted to give a note of thanks to the host of th...

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