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  • Prostate Cancer Awareness Week: September 15-21

    WARNING: A man is 33% more likely to get prostate cancer than a woman is to get breast cancer.One in six men get prostate cancer35% are under age 65 yearsIf you are over age 40 (35 years old for blacks) GET TESTED!PSA count and DRE (digital recta...

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  • 15 Million Americans with Social Anxiety Disorder

    The Harvard Medical School is reporting that 15 million Americans have Social Anxiety Disorder that interferes with their ability to lead productive social and romantic lives. People with the disorder have difficulty developing friendships and ro...

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  • Recovery Month 2007 - Motley Crue's Nikki Sixx Speaks Out

    The National Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery Month asks us to join the voices for recovery to save lives and dollars. Millions of people are plagued by the disease of addiction and are going without treatment. Once people enter into treatmen...

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  • Heartburn: The Gift that Keeps On Giving

    The holidays are over, and the warm, fuzzy feelings that come with them have passed. Although the celebrations – the eating, drinking, and merrymaking – are no more, there is one feeling that may still linger as a result of those indulgences: hear...

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  • New Recommendations for Prenatal Testing

    When I was a student doing a clinical rotation through the obstetrics unit, one of my memorable patients was Baby Boy M. Actually, it was his mother, Mrs. M., who I can never forget, with her long red hair and intelligent eyes behind studious, dar...

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  • Safe Toys and Gift Month: KISSAA

    That's right, Keep it Simple and Age Appropriate. Every year, toy manufacturers clamor louder for our dollars, and direct that clamoring to younger and younger kids. World Against Toys Causing Harm (W.A.T.C.H.) lists the 10 Worst Toys for the 23rd...

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  • Thank you Med-Source for Grand Rounds 3.48!

    Med-Source: Resources for Medical Students presented a special Back to School Special for all health professional types returning to school. They included my interview with Dr. Hoskins at AAO GetSmart: EyeSmart! Check out Grand Rounds if you want...

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  • Psychologists for an Ethical APA Protest Torture

    The American Psychological Association (APA) holds its annual convention in San Francisco August 17-20, 2007, but a group of psychologists is breaking ranks, claiming use of torture a violation of ethical principles. Psychologists for an Ethical A...

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  • Think Twice: New Clues in Schizophrenia

    Remember that Phil Collins song advising us to Think Twice before we judge the crazy people in the street? Research published this week in the Journal of Neuroscience confirms that Collins was spot on. Schizophrenia is developmental disease and ...

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  • Transitions: Help Your Kids with Winter Break

    After the mad rush of the holiday festivities, a lot of us can feel let down. Don't forget to mind the mood of your kids and help them make the most of this quiet time to recharge their batteries. It's great to keep our kids occupied, involved a...

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