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  • John Edwards, the Self-Diagnosing Narcissist

    Narcissist Personality Disorder (NPD) is no joke. If you remember your Greek mythology, Narcissus was a beautiful young man who fell in love with his own reflection in a pool of water, while rejecting lovers and leaving a trail of broken hearts. ...

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  • US Military Casualities: Amputations at Record Numbers

    Last summer a report from the Congressional Research Service based on Department of Defense information was sent to Congress detailing the US military casualty statistics in Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom. Twenty percent o...

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  • 2006 Health Calendar at a Glance

    JANUARYCervical Health Awareness MonthNational Birth Defects Prevention MonthNational Blood Donor MonthNational Glaucoma Awareness MonthThyroid Awareness MonthJan 9 - 15 National Folic Acid Awareness WeekFEBRUARYAMD/Low Vision Awareness MonthHeart...

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  • Tony Takes a Trip - With a Little Help from a Cactus

    You didn't think I would let a week go by without commenting on Tony Soprano's peyote trip in Las Vegas, the latest twist in The Sopranos, did you? Peyote is a naturally occurring hallucinogenic plant material derived from a cactus native to th...

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  • 38th World Conference Lung Health: Cape Town, SA

    This year's theme was Confronting the Challenges of HIV and MDR in TB Prevention and Care. TB is a disease of the poor, and researchers complain that the only people interested in developing drugs for a cure are the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundati...

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  • Pycnogenol┬« Helps Relieve Menstrual Pain

    If you are one of the thousands of females who suffer every month with dysmenorrhea (painful menses), you may want to try Pycnogenol, a pine bark extract. Numerous studies show that Pycnogenol decreases pain and the need for pain medication in fe...

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  • Thank You David E. Williams for Grand Rounds 4.34

    Our good friend David E. Williams of Health Business Blog hosted Grand Rounds this week. He gathered up some fabulous tales from the medical blogosphere and included my post about HBO's Hear and Now: The Joy of Communication. David writes one of ...

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  • Leukemia & Lymphoma Awareness Month: Blood Cancer Society's CoPay Assistance Program

    September is the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society's Awareness Month. Blood cancers are considered "catastrophic illnesses" in that it is extremely expensive to pay for treatment for them. Until we have health care reform in the US, the society offe...

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  • Thank You Grunt Doc for Hosting Your 6th Grand Rounds!

    GruntDoc, a blog writing, Grand Rounds hosting ER physician in Texas hosted the 200th edition of Grand Rounds this week. Hey Doc - thanks for including my Happy 90th Birthday Nelson Mandela post...Check out Grand Rounds, always some interesting s...

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  • Thanks Over! My! Med! Body! for Grand Rounds 3.41!

    Anonymous! Med! Student!- somewhere here on the Left Coast! writes a savvy little blog Over! My! Med!Body! and hosted Grand Rounds 3.41 this week. Thanks to you Grahamazon for including my COMA: Interview with Liz Garbus post about the HBO docu...

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