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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Seven Healthy Habits to Prevent Headaches

    The National Headache Foundation is focusing attention on Seven Healthy Habits of Headache Sufferers as we observe the 14th annual National Headache Awareness Week, June 3-9, 2007.Diet: Eat regular meals, avoid known food and drinks that trigger ...

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  • Medical Records Vulnerable Targets

    Last month I wrote about wide spread data theft from medical centers. Security authorities have been busy offering reassurances that data wasn't compromised and other "reassurances" that some how wasn't very reassuring. US Today reports that ide...

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  • Mental Illness Awareness Week October 7-13: What About the Children of our Troops?

    The American Psychiatric Association (APA) and the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), a patient advocacy organization observe Mental Illness Awareness Week every year to reduce the stigma of mental illness.We have covered the issues of th...

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