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  • Tony Takes a Trip - With a Little Help from a Cactus

    You didn't think I would let a week go by without commenting on Tony Soprano's peyote trip in Las Vegas, the latest twist in The Sopranos, did you? Peyote is a naturally occurring hallucinogenic plant material derived from a cactus native to th...

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  • 38th World Conference Lung Health: Cape Town, SA

    This year's theme was Confronting the Challenges of HIV and MDR in TB Prevention and Care. TB is a disease of the poor, and researchers complain that the only people interested in developing drugs for a cure are the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundati...

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  • Pycnogenol® Helps Relieve Menstrual Pain

    If you are one of the thousands of females who suffer every month with dysmenorrhea (painful menses), you may want to try Pycnogenol, a pine bark extract. Numerous studies show that Pycnogenol decreases pain and the need for pain medication in fe...

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  • Thank You David E. Williams for Grand Rounds 4.34

    Our good friend David E. Williams of Health Business Blog hosted Grand Rounds this week. He gathered up some fabulous tales from the medical blogosphere and included my post about HBO's Hear and Now: The Joy of Communication. David writes one of ...

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  • Global Healthbeat: South Africa AIDS Policy

    AIDS activists in South Africa are demanding the dismissal of Health Minister Manto Tshabalala-Msimang who President Thabo Mbeki continues to praise as a heroine. Both the South African President and his Health Minister have made international he...

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  • Do You Practice Safe Rx?: It's "Talk about Prescriptions Month"

    Prescription medicines have been a lifesaver for many people, people with type 1 diabetes (and some with type 2 diabetes too) can't live without insulin, lithium has transformed the treatment of certain mental illnesses, and warfarin has blood clo...

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  • The Warrior Archetype and Violence

    The Warrior archetype is a fundamental aspect of the human psyche. The Warrior is trained to regulate aggression and violence inherent in our species to defend any threat against his/her safety and well-being and those he/she vows to defend. Phy...

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  • Thank You Dr. Anonymous for Grand Rounds 4.8

    Dr. Anonymous had to go all the way to Tucson, Arizona to put Grand Rounds together this week. He gathered 43 posts and my post about EMR's and my new neighbors, Practice Fusion - EMR 2015: Practice Fusion Cuts to the Chase. Thanks for the intere...

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  • April is National Youth Sports Safety Month

    We want our youth to be physically fit and healthy - but we want to keep them safe. Each year over 20 million kids in the US participate in sports and almost one million suffer serious sports related injuries. Sports related injuries account for...

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  • Calling Out for Your New Year's Resolution

    It's Friday. We [US] are approximately three days away from the New Year and I am frantically working to finish this last quarter (this last year) on a positive note at HealthLine. These next few days will not only be a time for finishing up those...

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