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  • Healthline Analysis Election 2008: Candidates Speak Out on Mental Health

    One in four Americans have mental health problems, so the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) asked them about their positions on the subject.Clinton:Supports expanding mental health services, preventive mental health servicesSupports menta...

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  • US Execution by Lethal Injection: The Medicine Behind The Headlines

    In defiance of the International Court of Justice ordering the US government to grant a stay of execution to five Mexican nationals facing execution, the US state of Texas executed by lethal injection convicted child rapist and murderer, Jose Med...

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  • Pine Bark Extract May Reduce Osteoarthritis Symptoms

    I wrote an earlier post about the benefits of Pycnogenol - Pycnogenol Helps Relieve Menstrual Pain. A new clinical trial indicates the pine bark extract helps reduce the symptoms of osteoarthritis (OA). Over one third of adults over age 65 years ...

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  • New Warnings for Young Adults on Antidepressant Medications

    Today the FDA made a propsoal to all manufacturers of antidepressant medications to update the black box warnings on their products to include warnings about the increased risks of suicidal thinking and behavior (aka suicidality) in young adults b...

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  • Obesity Twice as Costly as Medicare

    A study found that obesity cost Australians $21 billion in 2005, going to direct spending, disability, and premature death - an amount double the national expenditure on Medicare.The study found the "burden of disease" to cause the heaviest losses...

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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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  • Respect & Responsibility: Use a Condom Every Time

    While our thoughts turn to love this week, the American Social Health Association reminds us it is National Condom Week February 10- 16. Think ahead and be prepared. Have condoms with you and remember just how many diseases you and your partner ...

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  • One World One Dream - Olympics 2008 Ready to Launch

    The 2008 Olympics kick off on August 8, 2008 in Beijing, China. This year's theme One World One Dream is meant to express the ideal of humankind sharing a dream for peace. 600,000 foreign visitors and athletes are expected to convene in Beijing a...

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  • Thank you Inside Surgery for Grand Rounds 3.37

    Healthline is proud to have six of our blog team featured over at this week's Grand Rounds at Inside Surgery, (formerly Surgery and You). The Wall Street Journal selected Inside Surgery as one of the best surgical sites on the web, March 20, 2006...

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