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  • Tourette Syndrome: It's Not all Swearing

    Tourette Syndrome has become popularized in the media - characterized by people blurting out obscenities at inopportune moments. But the truth of Tourette Syndrome is that it is a complex and sometimes subtle neurological disorder. There is a gen...

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  • Why Men are Like Ostriches When it Comes to Their Health

    National Men's Health Week: If you ask a brother, father, husband or son the last time they had a check up, you may get a few flailing waves. When it comes to health, men have their heads in the sand. And if you think what you don’t know won’t hur...

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  • National Problem Gambling Awareness Week

    Okay, I don't know a whole lot about gambling and I'm probably one of the few people whose favorite part of Vegas was the endless all-you-can-eat buffets. The fact however is that even though most people can separate themselves from the bells, sir...

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  • Take the Stairs - It Might Save Your Life

    If you can't find the time for regular exercise, just building extra steps into your day through simple activities like taking the stairs might save your life. Cancer, diabetes, heart problems, arthritis and premature death can all be prevented b...

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  • World TB Day: March 24 - 82% of US cases in ethnic minorities

    Dr. Robert Koch announced the discovery of the bacteria that causes Tuberculosis on this day in 1882. Today, public health officials are calling for elimination of the disease. While some in our country want to act as if race is no longer an issue...

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  • Labeling Changes...What Now?

    Just yesterday the FDA sent out a press release announcing a proposal to make some labeling changes to Over-the-Counter (OTC) pain relievers and anti-pyretics taken by mouth (that is, not including topical liniments or rubs). If you're curious and...

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  • Record Number of Suicides in US Troops

    The US Army has reported a 13% increase in the number of suicide in US troops in 2007. We may think the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan are over or winding down, but in fact, 2007 was the deadliest year on record for our service men and women.115 so...

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  • Wii-hab Therapy for patients in England

    Queen Victoria Hospital in England is part of the National Health Service and is a regional care center for 4.5 million people. Specializing in burns and plastic and reconstructive surgery, physical therapy is an important part of the rehabilitat...

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  • January 20-36 is National CRNA Week: We Salute The CRNAS Serving in Iraq

    Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAS) are an important part of the health care team - you just may forget that they cared for you. CRNA's are the primary anesthesia providers in rural America, where many anesthesiologists do not want to...

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  • Evolence Approved for Facial Wrinkles

    OrthoNeutrogena's Evolence, a dermal filler, was approved by the FDA for correction of deep facial wrinkles, including nasolabial folds. Evolence is collagen structure developed from pigs, injected by a trained physician. Results can be seen aft...

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