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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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  • Eat Fruit & Live Longer: Feb is National Cancer Prevention Month

    Worried about cancer? Researchers keep finding more evidence confirming that what you eat may help prevent cancer. The American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR) wants us to know that 2/3 of our diet should be fruit, vegetable, beans or whole...

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  • September is Healthy Aging Month! Reach Out to Someone...

    The Healthy Aging Campaign wants us to remember that it is never too late to adopt healthy habits and embrace healthy lifestyle changes! When we think of health, tend to think about our physical health and the body, but social well-being is every...

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  • Lancet Retracts Study Linking Autism to Measles Vaccine

    Leading medical journal The Lancet on Tuesday issued a full retraction of a controversial and immensely influential 1998 paper that had linked autism to the measles, mumps, and rubella vaccination (often referred to as the "MMR" vaccine). The retr...

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  • Holiday Spirit: Cut Down on Too Much of a Good Thing!

    The holiday party season has started. Don't ruin the holidays for yourself and your loved ones by drinking and driving impaired. Over the legal limit will land you in jail instead of home for the holidays. Designate a driver. Hand your keys ov...

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  • Economic Impact of Birth Defects: Folic Acid Awareness

    January is Birth Defects Prevention Month and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), in conjunction with the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) has published a statistical brief of the economic impact of birth defects...

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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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  • 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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