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  • Mammograms In The Headlines

    The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force issued new guidelines this week recommending that women should begin regular breast cancer screening – including getting a mammogram every two years – starting at age 50. For years, it has been widely recomm...

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  • Hospital Errors: Who Pays?

    The Indianapolis Star reports that Medicare, the largest single payer of medical bills in the US, is scrutinizing conditions caused by medical error and considering not paying for them. This ought to shake up the health care industry, because whe...

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  • Record number of chlamydia cases - 1 million in US

    Is everybody forgetting to use condoms? Does everyone think the world is ending and so they don't care any way? I realize the wars and global warming are depressing - but use a condom, people! Gonorrhea, syphilis and chlamydia - all preventable ...

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  • Finding the Right Supplemental Dental Insurance

    40% of Americans are not receiving the dental care they need. And 70% of Americans either don’t have dental insurance or the ability to pay for full-price dental work out of pocket. Even those who have work-sponsored dental insurance may be surpri...

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  • Best Buddies Month - and Developmental Disabilities Awareness

    March is National Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month. Best Buddies is a program that matches people with intellectual disabilities with volunteers for one-on-one friendships and employment integration. Best Buddies is a non-profit inter...

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  • Global Healthbeat: Good News from Africa - Measles Deaths Decline

    Six years ago, 2001, The Measles Initiative was launched to reduce the number of deaths by measles. In 5 years time, 360 million children around the world were vaccinated and measles deaths in Africa subsequently plunged by 74%. Today, the World...

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  • Thank you Daniel Goldberg @ Medical Humanities Blog, for Grand Rounds 3.34

    Another fascinating compilation of medical writing is available for your perusal at Medical Humanities Blog, and my post, Unraveling the Mysteries of Neurodegenerative Diseases, was included this week. Check it out just to see the beautiful wood ...

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  • Asians and the Stigma of Mental Illness: National Minority Health and Health Disparities Month

    The Office of Minority Health Resource Center (OMHRC) looks at minority health disparities in the month of April. Asians with mental health problems are very much on our minds this week.Who are Asian Americans? According to the Office of Minority ...

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  • Health Concerns of Prostitutes

    The legal status of prostitutes is complex - they work outside the law. Are they victims or are the activities they participate in so-called victimless crimes? When the prostitute is a consenting adult earning (at times substantial) compensation...

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  • Winning at Work: The ADA Program to Manage Diabetes in the Workplace

    Diabetes has reached epidemic proportions in the US and the American Diabetes Association is reaching out to employers with a unique employee health program. Winning At Work is a tool kit of resources for employees, providing education, risk test...

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