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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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  • May is National Mental Health Month - Get Connected

    This month, take stock of your social relationships. Our world and our lives are getting more difficult - we need each now more than ever. Relationships with family and friends help get us through tough times. Mental Health America's theme for ...

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  • World Breastfeeding Week

    If you've ever given birth to a child (in America at least) or know anyone who has, then you may have heard of La Leche League International. LLLI, a true grass roots group that has flourished into a major international organization, is a formidab...

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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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  • AMD awareness month - Are You at Risk?

    Age related macular degeneration (AMD) is a leading cause of vision loss in adults over age 65. Prevent Blindness America observes the month of February as a time to raise awareness about this important health issue, which not too many people kn...

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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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  • Headache Awareness: Menstrual Migraines

    Migraine headaches are not life threatening but can be so disabling you sometimes feel you are dwelling in a twilight state between life and death. The pain is so crippling you can not participate in your every day life. My first experience with ...

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