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  • Healthline Wins "Model of Excellence" Award

    Wow! It was unexpected, but certainly welcome to find out that Healthline was one of InfoCommerce's 2006 winners of their "Model of Excellence" award. I'll let InfoCommerce do their own talking on the awards page. Thanks! And as always, please ...

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  • National Folic Acid Awareness Week: Yo Tomo Acido Folico. Y Tu?

    The National Council on Folic Acid celebrates National Folic Acid Awareness Week from January 7-13. One thing they stress this year is that Latina women are consuming the least amount of folic acid and, as a result, more latino babies are being bo...

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  • Home From Iraq: HBO, James Gandolfini Focus on New Veterans

    Depression is a serious problem for returning veterans of the Iraq war and their needs are going unmet. Returning veterans report feelings of alienation from their homes and families. The psychological problems, be they depression or post-traumat...

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  • Historic Kidney Transplant

    In Washington, D.C. this past week, thirteen patients suffering from life-threatening illnesses were given a new lease on life. In the span of six days, skilled surgeons performed an unprecedented and record-setting 26-person kidney transplant.The...

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  • Global Healthbeat: Kenya - What happened?

    Kenya, to most North Americans, has long been one of those African nations that seemed safe and stable. We know that it is on the east coast, on the equator, it may be the birthplace of our species, and with exotic wildlife in a gorgeous setting,...

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  • National Kidney Month: Do you know how your kidneys are?

    The National Kidney Foundation asks us to observe March as National Kidney Month and March 8th as National Kidney Day. At least twenty cities in the US are offering free screening to detect your risk for Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD). Take this tim...

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  • Calling Dr. Kumar: Real Life "Dirty, Pretty Things"

    Sometimes you just hate being right. One of the reasons I got out of clinical nursing was that, as a floating critical care/ER nurse in a busy teaching hospital, I got tired of watching young poor kids come in through the ER with gunshot wounds, ...

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  • MRSA: Believe it or Not - Maggots as the Cure?

    Put away the expensive antibiotic gels? Maggots might be the best cure for superbug MRSA infections. A University of Manchester team treated diabetic foot ulcers with green bottle fly larvae, Lucila seicata, and 12 out of 13 were cured within 3 w...

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  • June is National Scleroderma Awareness Week - Foundation Calls for More Research

    Scleroderma is a poorly understood chronic debilitating illness leading to hardening of the skin and connective tissue. 14 million people around the world, most of them women, are afflicted with this disease.Scleroderma is an autoimmune disease a...

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  • CDC Health Advisory: Serious Eye Infection due to Contact Lens Solution

    A Health Advisory was released by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) in conjunction with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) May 25, 2007 identifying an outbreak of an amoebic eye infection associated with use of Advanced Medical Optics (AMO...

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