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  • A Word on Antibiotic Overuse

    The data may be new, but the issue has become a perennial one: the overuse of antibiotics. Earlier this week, the University of Nebraska reported the results of two national surveys on the issue. These polls have estimated that between approximate...

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  • After the Fires: Safe Clean Up

    Fires raging in California are destroying lives and property. People returning to their homes to clean-up may feel overwhelmed and bewildered. With so many electronics, synthetics and other toxic products in our homes these days, it is important...

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  • AUTISM: The Musical Premieres on HBO March 25 at 8PM

    HBO rocks. They keep bringing these crazy love stories to TV - and Autism: The Musical is yet another. The movie ends with Stevie Wonder's song As, fitting for this testament of love mothers have for their children. The fathers love their aut...

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  • Thank You Kerri, at Six Until Me for Grand Rounds 4.48

    Kerri hosted Grand Rounds again and did a great job using a Dewey Decimal theme. Thanks for including my post Can You Help Jenny? along with some other enlightening summer reading!Kerri is another diabetic blogger, like Manny Hernandez, founder ...

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  • Global Healthbeat: Doctor s Without Borders Top Ten Underreported Humanitarian Crises 2007 - Zimbabwe

    Zimbabwe, a landlocked country in southern Africa of 12 million people, once had the one of the best health systems in Africa. Today - due to political turmoil, 80 % unemployment, food shortages and general chaos - the health system is collapsing....

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  • April is National Cancer Control Month

    The American Cancer Society observes Cancer Control Month in April but did you know that the disease hits minorities and the uninsured harder than the general US population? Ethnic minorities and the uninsured are:more likely to get cancermore li...

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  • The Benefits of Genetic Testing

    Lately I’ve been thinking more and more about the second half of my life. The fact that I turned 40 last year may be the cause. Or it may be that I’ve had two close friends (same age as me) who’ve recently faced sudden and frightening health scare...

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  • June 27 is National HIV Test Day - Do You Know Your Status?

    This weekend I watched a fascinating movie - Cover a murder mystery filmed in my home town of Philadelphia. It's a mystery with an HIV/AIDS twist and features the main character - a married woman- waiting at a clinic for her HIV test.The CDC esti...

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  • It's About Time: Chad Finally Demobilises Child Soldiers

    As a mother, a nurse, and a woman, few reports have caused me more anguish than those of children as young as seven years old, dragged off to fight in wars they can't possibly understand. It is Safe Kids Worldwide Month to promote prevention of ac...

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  • STEPtember 2008: America on the Move!

    Do you want to turn the tide against the two pound per year incremental weight gain of most adults in America? Do you want to buck the trend of growing obesity rates and diminishing health in our country? Then join America on the Move (AOM) thi...

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