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  • Geography Matters: Survival of Children depends on what State they are born in

    The Every Child Matters Education Fund has reported startling findings. 13 million US children live in poverty, 8 million kids lack health insurance coverage and 3 million kids are abused and neglected annually. The state a child is born is a det...

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  • Tis the Season - To Be Careful with Your Heart

    Deaths from heart disease peak during the holiday season. It may be the season to be jolly, but it is also the season for heart attacks. Doctors at Vanderbilt University Medical Center speculate that a lot of people ignore the warning signs beca...

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  • How Sweet it Is? Valentine's Day Grand Rounds Thanks to HealthBlawg

    Thank you David C. Harlow at HealthBlawg, the Health Care Law Blog, for including my post Preventable Tragedies: Pimp C & Heath Ledger in his Grand Rounds 4.21. With a nod to both Chaucer and Shakespeare, he makes this week's wrap-up of medic...

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  • Thank You, Dr. Keagirl

    This week's installment of Medical Grand Rounds (v. 3.28) is hosted by Dr. Keagirl, an attending Urologist from "Big City, U.S.A."We at Healthline would like to thank her for shining the spotlight on our medical bloggers in this issue. Several Hea...

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  • Ted Kennedy Diagnosed with a Glioma (Malignant BrainTumor)

    I was only twelve at the time, but I’ve always remembered Senator Ted Kennedy’s concession speech from the 1980 Democratic Convention in NYC. He had entered the hall trailing incumbent Jimmy Carter’s number of pledged delegate votes by a whopping ...

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  • Big Leap Forward in Understanding Genetics Underlying Prevalent Diseases

    The Wellcome Trust Case Control Consortium (WTCCC), a collaboration of 24 leading human geneticists analyzing thousands of DNA samples from patients suffering prevalent human diseases, have announced breakthrough research findings. Hailed as a "....

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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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  • Health Court? Senate Ponders Bill S1337

    The Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee is considering a bill, the Fair and Reliable Justice Act, that proposes a different model for medical malpractice dispute resolution. The model that is attracting the most attention is the...

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  • Healthline Wunderkind Go the Distance

    Healthline employees and executives don't just talk the talk - they walk the walk and swim, bike and run. On Sunday, June 8, 2008 Louisa Pickering (Manager, Communications), Lawrence Chang (Manager, Application Development), and Bill McGee, (Sen...

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