January 20-36 is National CRNA Week: We Salute The CRNAS Serving in Iraq
Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAS) are an important part of the health care team - you just may forget that they cared for you. CRNA's are the primary anesthesia providers in rural America, where many anesthesiologists do not want to...
Evolence Approved for Facial Wrinkles
OrthoNeutrogena's Evolence, a dermal filler, was approved by the FDA for correction of deep facial wrinkles, including nasolabial folds. Evolence is collagen structure developed from pigs, injected by a trained physician. Results can be seen aft...
The Earth Is Flat and Psoriasis Is Contagious
What if every time you went to a public pool, or out on a date with a new friend, or played sports at school, you had to explain that the red, scaly patches of dry skin covering your body were not caused by some flesh-eating bacteria and certainly...
GERD: ACG 2007 Meeting NEWS
The American College of Gastroenterology held its annual meeting in Philadelphia October 12-17, 2007. Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is more than just heartburn - a common symptom experienced by millions of people everyday. GERD is a phy...
Thank you Colin Son for Grand Rounds 3.36!
Colin Son is a former Cinematic Arts student, now studying medicine and blogging in Texas. He is a talented writer of From Medskool The Journey to and Through, he included my post Hospital Errors: Who Pays? in this week's Grand Rounds. It is one...
Healthline in 2008: Dedicated to Improving Health Literacy
The ability to understand and take advantage of all of the advances in medical science has not kept pace with the discoveries themselves. Improving health literacy is a public health priority for the US Surgeon General - and it's a priority for u...
Thank You Dr. Keagirl, for Grand Rounds 3.28!
Dr. Keagirl, a self-described frustrated veterinarian with allergies turned urologist and blogger, hosted this week's version of cyberspace Grand Rounds at her websiteUrostream:Random Thoughts and rants from your Friendly UrologistLots of interest...
Are You Getting Enough Sleep? March 3-9 is National Sleep Awareness Month
The National Sleep Foundation would like us to take 7 days to get educated about something we never seem to get enough of - sleep! Sleep loss may be costing our economy billions of dollars in lost productivity, and 1500 people die annually due to...
Big Thanks to RNCentral.com for Top 50 Health 2.0 Blogs!
RNCentral.com honored Healthline's Health Experts network of bloggers in their Top 50 Health 2.0 Blogs.We are really happy to be recognized along with many of our friends in the blogging community. Thank you!
27% of Teenagers Are Unhappy
In both UNICEF and BBC reports, teens in industrialized nations report low mood. 7 out of 10 teens report feeling pressure to look good and felt under pressure from school, family and classmates. How do you know when your teen has crossed the ...