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  • Fast Food Under Fire

    Fast food restaurants have been taking fire from all sides recently. KFC was recently sued by the Center for Science in the Public Interest for using trans fats to cook its chicken. After months of negotiation, KFC announced they would switch aw...

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  • Data Theft from Health Care Facilities - What's Up with That?

    May 2006: Laptopgate - a VA employee took his laptop containing personal data on over 26 million veterans, active duty personnel and their spouses, home with him. The laptop was subsequently stolen by 3 teenagers and later recovered by police.Augu...

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  • Celebrities and Schoolkids: Money for Haiti Coming from All Directions

    The citizens of the world are responding en masse to the January 12 disaster in Haiti, mainly in the form of money. The Chronicle of Philanthropy has been tracking the overwhelming response to fund-raising efforts across the US. In a January 18 re...

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  • June is National Scleroderma Awareness Month

    The Scleroderma Foundation is dedicated to improving the lives of those effected by scleroderma through support, education and research. The Foundation website is a wealth of valuable, in-depth resources about this complex illness.Research: The...

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  • World Food Day October 16

    Today is World Food Day, an international event to increase awareness to alleviate hunger. This year the focus is on the issue of climate change and its impact on the poor. Food security for millions is an increasingly urgent global public healt...

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  • Breastfeeding is Best

    World Breastfeeding Week: There’s nothing more important for newborns, infants and toddlers than providing ideal nutrition that contributes to their healthy growth and development. There is strong and growing evidence that breastfeeding offers nat...

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  • Healthcare Blogger Survey

    Are you a healthcare blogger? Spend more than 30% of your time writing about health and healthcare issues? Envision Solutions, LLC and the Trusted.MD Network are conducting their second annual survey on the medical blogosphere. The survey is alre...

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  • Think Twice: New Clues in Schizophrenia

    Remember that Phil Collins song advising us to Think Twice before we judge the crazy people in the street? Research published this week in the Journal of Neuroscience confirms that Collins was spot on. Schizophrenia is developmental disease and ...

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  • Transitions: Help Your Kids with Winter Break

    After the mad rush of the holiday festivities, a lot of us can feel let down. Don't forget to mind the mood of your kids and help them make the most of this quiet time to recharge their batteries. It's great to keep our kids occupied, involved a...

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  • Safe and Sound Sleep for Babies: Hold the Pollution

    Everything is in place. The painted clouds on the ceiling are dry, the car seat is belted tight, the crib has passed all safety regulations, and you are ready to come home with a new baby. Everyone is happy to be home safe and sound. Then suddenly...

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