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  • Thank you Dr. Tam, for Grand Rounds 3.33: The Blogger that is Eating Manhattan

    TB Tam put together this week's serving of medical writing at The Blog That Ate Manhattan. He had kind words about my post The Barbarian Invasions & National Cancer Control Month, musings about a beautiful film, my father's death from prostat...

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  • Watch HBO's COMA, July 3 at 9PM

    The Terry Schiavo case polarized the US in 2005. Despite the media circus surrounding the story, it was a very tragic family affair hanging on a poorly understood phenomena - persistent vegetative state following Traumatic Brain Injury. With a ne...

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  • Get Wicked Safe this Halloween

    Most Americans with children participate in Halloween celebrations. For the most part, the worst thing that happens is a few tummy-aches and few grey hairs. Still, Halloween can offer up some menacing goblins if you aren’t careful. For Halloween S...

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  • Global Healthbeat: Pakistan - The World Mourns Benazir Bhutto

    Multiple trauma - a bullet to the neck, head injuries, shrapnel wounds from a suicide bomb detonated caused the death of former Prime Minister Bhutto of Pakistan. Educated at Harvard, she was the first female elected head of a Muslim state and ca...

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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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  • 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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