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  • Darwin's Nightmare: Can Medicine 2.0 Save the World?

    While thefounder, mentor and inspiration of thisMedicine 2.0 Blog Carnival was wilting in 42 degree C record breaking heat (107 F to the Yanks among us), I was sitting in my breezy San Francisco Bay side apartment, riveted by Darwin's Nightmare,...

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  • March is National Colorectal Awareness Month

    The Prevent Cancer Foundation reminds everyone over age 50 to get screened for colorectal cancer this month. People who are obese, sedentary, over age 50 with a history of inflammatory bowel disease are at greatest risk. Use of tobacco also raise...

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  • Global Healthbeat: Somalia, Country of War

    We received an email from a reader in Somalia: "Can you help me. Somalia is a country of war."War is the ultimate public health crisis, and Somalia, that beautiful strip on the coast of East Africa, home to ancient mariners, frankincense and myrrh...

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  • Thank you Diabetes Mine for Grand Rounds 4.20 The Health 2.0 Explosion

    Diabetic Amy Tenderich is a journalist/patient blogging from San Francisco who put together a stellar Grand Rounds this week. She included my post, Calling Dr. Kumar: Real Life "Dirty, Pretty Things". Thanks Amy, for an informative round up and...

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  • Preventing Vision Loss from Glaucoma

    More than 2.2 million Americans have it, and there are at least 65 million cases worldwide. The disease is glaucoma, an eye disorder that frequently robs people of their peripheral vision; left untreated, it can result in blindness. In fact, glauc...

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  • Unraveling the Mysteries of Neurodegenerative Diseases

    In a previous post, Understanding Stem Cells and their Potential, we discussed the devastating neurodegenerative disease, Huntington's Disease. Woody Guthrie, a popular American folk singer, was diagnosed with the illness in the 1950's and died in...

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  • Healthline Analysis: Election 2008 - Huckabee's Health Plan [Hint: he doesn't have one]

    Governor Mike Huckabee of Arkansas (served 1996-2007) has opinions and ideas about health care but has not, as of this writing, delivered a health care plan. He lost 110 lbs. when he was diagnosed with diabetes and wrote a book to inspire others,...

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  • World Food Day October 16

    Today is World Food Day, an international event to increase awareness to alleviate hunger. This year the focus is on the issue of climate change and its impact on the poor. Food security for millions is an increasingly urgent global public healt...

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  • Breastfeeding is Best

    World Breastfeeding Week: There’s nothing more important for newborns, infants and toddlers than providing ideal nutrition that contributes to their healthy growth and development. There is strong and growing evidence that breastfeeding offers nat...

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  • Healthcare Blogger Survey

    Are you a healthcare blogger? Spend more than 30% of your time writing about health and healthcare issues? Envision Solutions, LLC and the Trusted.MD Network are conducting their second annual survey on the medical blogosphere. The survey is alre...

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