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  • Medical Blogging 2.0? It's About Time...

    With all due respect Dr. Eleazu, and other esteemed blogging colleagues, I think it's about time everyone zipped it. If I wanted to read anonymous rants, I would go to Craigslist Rants and Raves. Sure, we all need to let off steam now and then ...

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  • November 16: Great American Smokeout

    There has never been a better time to quit. That's the message from the American Cancer Society for this year's Great American Smokeout. We all know just how hard it is - how addictive tobacco is - but it can be done and ACS wants to help you do ...

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  • NIH Back to Sleep Campaign Successful in Reducing SIDS Deaths

    The rate of SIDS has decreased 50% since the NIH started the Back to Sleep campaign 13 years ago. Other tips for promoting safe sleep for babies:avoid soft bedding (extra blankets and quilts)don't let babies sleep with adults (roll over deaths)n...

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  • Music and the Brain

    Researchers at Helsinki Brain Research Centre have reported cognitive recovery in stroke victims who listen to music during rehabilitation. Stroke patients who listened to music a couple of hours a day were happier, more focused and had improved ...

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  • Kidney Failure Linked to Diabetes, Obesity and Sedentary Lifestyle

    The number of kidney failure patients also diagnosed with diabetes increased by 114% between 1995 and 2004, according to a study by the Canadian Institute of Health Information. “Diabetes is the fastest growing cause of end-stage renal disease,”...

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  • Thank you Dr. Emer for Grand Rounds 50! Remember September 9 10:30 PM HBO: ALIVE DAY MEMORIES: HOME FROM IRAQ

    Thank you for including a link to my post Remember September 9 10:30 PM HBO: ALIVE DAY MEMORIES: HOME FROM IRAQ in Grand Rounds 50, a round up of medical writing in this week's blogosphere - on Parallel Universes... You can preview the promo here...

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  • Thanks Over! My! Med! Body! for Grand Rounds 3.41!

    Anonymous! Med! Student!- somewhere here on the Left Coast! writes a savvy little blog Over! My! Med!Body! and hosted Grand Rounds 3.41 this week. Thanks to you Grahamazon for including my COMA: Interview with Liz Garbus post about the HBO docu...

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  • World Refugee Day: Bleak Picture for Somalis & Iraqis

    June 20 is World Refugee Day and the United Nations wants us all to get informed and get involved in the plight faced by millions. Refugee health is a subject I am particularly passionate about, as I wrote my graduate thesis on it about five year...

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  • New Orleans Continuing Health Crisis: Can YOU help?

    Two years ago, the levees broke in the beautiful, historic American city, New Orleans. 80% of the city was flooded, close to 2000 died and 1.5 million people were displaced. Many remain displaced to this day. In a previous post, I discussed th...

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  • Murder on My Mind

    No matter how great the strides we make in health care and science, the news of homicides is relentless. At least 5 homicides of males were reported in the Bay Area this weekend. Murder is the 10th leading cause of death of men in the US. But t...

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