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  • American Thyroid Association Requests Potassium Iodide for AntiTerrorism

    The American Thyroid Association (ATA) has sent a letter to the White House requesting that potassium iodide (KI) be included as part of the antiterrorism response of the nation. The ATA is a professional society of over 900 health professionals ...

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  • Eat Fruit & Live Longer: Feb is National Cancer Prevention Month

    Worried about cancer? Researchers keep finding more evidence confirming that what you eat may help prevent cancer. The American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR) wants us to know that 2/3 of our diet should be fruit, vegetable, beans or whole...

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  • September is Healthy Aging Month! Reach Out to Someone...

    The Healthy Aging Campaign wants us to remember that it is never too late to adopt healthy habits and embrace healthy lifestyle changes! When we think of health, tend to think about our physical health and the body, but social well-being is every...

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  • Lancet Retracts Study Linking Autism to Measles Vaccine

    Leading medical journal The Lancet on Tuesday issued a full retraction of a controversial and immensely influential 1998 paper that had linked autism to the measles, mumps, and rubella vaccination (often referred to as the "MMR" vaccine). The retr...

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  • Holiday Spirit: Cut Down on Too Much of a Good Thing!

    The holiday party season has started. Don't ruin the holidays for yourself and your loved ones by drinking and driving impaired. Over the legal limit will land you in jail instead of home for the holidays. Designate a driver. Hand your keys ov...

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  • Economic Impact of Birth Defects: Folic Acid Awareness

    January is Birth Defects Prevention Month and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), in conjunction with the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) has published a statistical brief of the economic impact of birth defects...

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  • Thank You Daily Interview for Grand Rounds 4.22

    I am an interview junkie so I love the blog Daily Interview, who hosted Grand Rounds this week. Thanks for including my interview with US Surgeon General Richard Carmona in a fascinating round up of excellent writing!

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  • Low Carb Diets Don't Raise Risk of Heart Disease

    A recent Harvard University study investigated the impact of low carbohydrate and low fat diets on heart disease. The study found that the rate of heart disease was no greater for those following a low-carb diet than for those following a low-fat...

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  • Healthline Analysis: Election 2008 - Clinton's Health Plan

    As First Lady in the 1990's, Hillary Clinton introduced an ambitious plan for universal health care coverage as the head of then President Clinton's Task Force On National Health Care Reform. The plan failed for any number of reasons, and Clinton...

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  • Labor Day 2007: New Face of Labor - Hired Guns

    Our President has made a surprise visit to Iraq to meet with General Petraeus and assess the situation. Next Sunday, September 9, 2007, HBO will air Alive Day Memories: Home From Iraq and I have been writing about the types of injuries our servic...

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