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  • National Birth Defects Awareness Month

    Prematurity is the leading cause of death in the first month of life and the rate of premature births has risen 20% since 1990. The March of Dimes wants us to know this is an infant health crisis.The US Surgeon General and the March of Dimes are ...

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  • Give Kids A Smile! Thanks to the American Dental Association

    Every February, the American Dental Association (ADA) celebrates National Children's Dental Health Month to focus awareness on the need for good oral health for children. During this month, dental health speakers from the ADA are available to come...

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  • Trans Fat Ban in NYC?

    I can't imagine anyone finding fault with a city for passing legislation that bans something with a proven track record of harming public health - like lead in paint, or exposure to asbestos. New York City is considering a similar move to protect...

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  • The Barbarian Invasions & National Cancer Control Month

    There are some films worth seeing more than once, and this weekend I had a chance to view the French Canadian beauty, Les Invasions Barbes (2003), or The Barbarian Invasions. From director Denys Arcand, this truly brilliant comedy/drama won an A...

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  • From the White House with Love: Cannon Fodder?

    Cannon fodder: military personnel who are treated as expendable. The Washington Post and Salon Magazine have been reporting the horrid conditions at Walter Reed Army Medical Center, 8 miles from Capitol Hill and the White House where o...

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  • WHO Observes World No Tobacco Day

    The World Health Organization (WHO) states that tobacco is the second major cause of death in the world. 650 million people in the world today smoke, and eventually they will be killed by their habit. Equally as sad are the hundreds of thousands...

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  • Healthline Analysis: Election 2008 - McCain's Competition & Affordability Health Plan

    John McCain, Republican Representative who subsequently became Senator from Arizona, first elected in 1982 has a distinguished record of service to the United States of America. He released his Health Plan in October 2007 and here are some of it...

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  • April 6-12 is National Public Health Week - Tell Congress to Take Action on Climate Change

    Climate change seems to be on everyone's mind - it is the theme for this year's American Public Health Association (APHA) observance of Public Health Week. The themes for today and tomorrow are Greening of Work and Home.Be Green at Work:Telecommu...

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  • Salmonella Sickens People Across U.S.

    UPDATE Friday 11/3/06:Restaurant tomatoes have been identified as the culprit in the Salmonella outbreak that has sickened 183 people across 21 U.S. states and Canada, with 22 hospitalizations. "We identified tomatoes eaten in restaurants as the ...

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  • Disaboom: Website for People with Disabilities

    Disaboom.com is a new - just launched- website targeting the 650 million adults who live with disabilities around the world. 54 million disabled people live in the US. It's mission is to be a resource for the disabled, their caregivers, families...

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