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  • Your Questions Answered

    Our regular updates on the H1N1 virus have sparked a lot of questions among our readers, so we've provided a list of your most frequently asked questions and their answers in order to keep you informed, allay your fears, and help keep you safe and...

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  • South Asia Monsoon Creates Staggering Health Crises

    "Bangladesh, Nepal, India and Vietnam have been devastated by flooding, creating health crises effecting 30 million people. Children, comprising 40% of the area population, are particularly vulnerable. People have lost shelter, access to clean w...

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  • September is National Baby Safety Month

    So there's a new baby in the house! No doubt you already child proofed your house prior to baby's arrival, but September is a good time to look around and go over your safety plan for children.Make sure your car seat, stroller and baby carrying ...

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  • NYC Announces Initiative to Reduce Salt in Foods

    New York City continues to lead the way in the effort to increase food content transparency and assist consumers in obtaining access to and choosing healthier food options. In the past decade, the New York City mayor's office has prohibit...

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  • Some Symptoms of Functional Thyroid Disease

    Thyroid disease is an everyday reality for over 27 million people in the United States. Within this enormous group, it is estimated that more than half remain undiagnosed and untreated. Iodine deficiency causes significant thyroid problems for man...

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  • AJ Hits the Skids: Men & Depression

    The Sopranos is not just my favorite TV show, it is my favorite medical TV show, and last night's episode, Walk Like A Man, featured the Soprano's son AJ lying on the sofa, in the throes of Major Depression. The World Health Organization (WHO) ...

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  • Dr.'s Got a Brand New Bag - Smartphones replacing the "black bag"

    The percentage of active physicians using Internet-enabled smartphones is expected to increase from 49% in 2006 to 70% in 2011 according to a report by The Diffusion Group. Doctors report that the mobile eMarket is application-driven with soluti...

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  • Unraveling the Threads in the Amerithrax Case

    The FrederickNewsPost.com reports that Jean C. Duley filed a restraining order against her patient, Bruce Ivins, PhD., because an FBI agent suggested it. Wait a minute? A therapist and program director at Comprehensive Counseling Center in Frede...

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  • No Child Left Behind? Homicide Rates Soar

    Halloween just got really scary for me. I live in a relatively tranquil, quiet community. Two blocks from my house, a high school junior, a girl one year older than my daughter, was shot dead at 10 PM on Halloween. An immigrant from Mongolia wi...

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  • New Orleans: Two Years After the Levees Failed

    HBO has been running When the Levees Broke: An American Tragedy hands down Spike Lee's most important work to date, in my opinion. I got just as angry watching it this time around as I did as it unfolded in 2005. The burning question that haunts...

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