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  • YOU Say: Genital Integrity Rules!

    My previous post, WHO says: Male Circumcision Should be Part of HIV Prevention, reporting the World Health Organization's (not my own!) recommendations that male circumcision be part of a comprehensive plan to help prevent HIV transmission hit a n...

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  • Can You Help Jenny?

    A friend reached out to Healthline and requested our help in getting the word out about Jenny, a 14 year old girl from Northern California with atypical motor neuron disease. Motor neuron diseases, like Lou Gehrig's Disease, are progressive muscl...

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  • Take the Stairs - It Might Save Your Life

    If you can't find the time for regular exercise, just building extra steps into your day through simple activities like taking the stairs might save your life. Cancer, diabetes, heart problems, arthritis and premature death can all be prevented b...

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  • World TB Day: March 24 - 82% of US cases in ethnic minorities

    Dr. Robert Koch announced the discovery of the bacteria that causes Tuberculosis on this day in 1882. Today, public health officials are calling for elimination of the disease. While some in our country want to act as if race is no longer an issue...

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  • Interview with Richard H. Carmona, M.D., M.P.H., FACS: Part I

    I had the honor and joy to spend some time speaking with Dr. Richard Carmona, 17th Surgeon General of the United States. This week I will post a series of excerpts from my interview with this warm and remarkable man. Readers of previous posts kn...

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  • Life Cycles: Middle Aged Blues are a Universal Experience

    Researchers in Britain and the US have learned that happiness follows a U curve - peaking in our 20's and reaching a low point for women in their 40's, men in their 50's. Then our overall outlook and sense of contentment rises again as we age.Kno...

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  • June 2008 is National Safety Month - Be Careful Out There

    Someone is killed every 4 minutes in the US due to accidental injuries and death, according to the National Safety Council. We can save thousands of lives and billions of dollars by reducing threats to our health and safety in the workplace, at p...

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  • Thank you Dr. Adam of NY Emergency Medicine for Grand Rounds 4.4

    Dr. Adam hosted this week's edition of Grand Rounds at his blog , NY Emergency Medicine. There is something for everyone in his selection, and he included my post Mental Health Awareness Week: October 7-13: What about the Children of our Troops? ...

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  • Give the Gift of Life from Malaria No More

    Honor the special people in your life with a gift of life in their name from Malaria No More. Earlier this year, American Idol fans raised $15 million for bed nets during the Idol Gives Back special. The Gates Malaria Foundation set the goal of ...

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  • Surviving Teenage Denial of Chronic Illness

    It is Asthma Awareness Month, but for parents of kids with asthma, every day is a ritual of "Do you have your inhaler with you?" as you send them off to school. By the time they transition from elementary to middle school, they are fairly self-su...

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