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  • Thank you Alvaro Fernandez of Sharp Brains for Grand Rounds: Briefing the Next US President

    My cyberfriend, Alvaro Fernandez, over at the tres cool Sharp Brains put together a timely Grand Rounds of all the things we health care types want to tell the next US President. Are you listening? He kindly included my post Healthline Analysis:...

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  • Help Loved Ones Beat the Holiday Blues

    The American Geriatrics Society wants us to know that the elderly are particularly vulnerable to holiday blues at this time of year. People may have health or financial concerns or be thinking of loved ones who are no longer around. If someone y...

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  • American Psychological Association Continues to Participate in Interrogations

    The APA voted to reject a measure that would have banned its members from participating in interrogations. However, they did approve a resolution prohibiting participation in 14 specific methods:sexual humiliationsleep deprivationmock executionsI...

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  • COMA: Interview with Liz Garbus for HBO Special

    Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) is a major international public health issue. It is estimated that as many as 5 million US citizens may have had TBI and the incidence is higher in Europe and South Africa. Young males (15-24), infants and children ...

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  • Thank You MedViews For Grand Rounds 3.27!

    Dr. Stuart Henochowicz has put together a fascinating array of articles in Grand Rounds 3.27 in his blog MedViews. Thank you so much for including my post:Global HealthBeat: AIDS in IndiaFor more posts on AIDS see,AIDS: Why are people of color hi...

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  • Important Safety Information for Fentora (Fentanyl buccal tablet)

    On September 10th 2007, Cephalon, Inc., the manufacturer of Fentora (Fentanyl buccal tablet) issued both a Dear Doctor and a Dear Healthcare Professional letter in response to the deaths of some people who were using the drug.Fentora (fentanyl) is...

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  • What Would YOU Do in a Disaster?

    Amanda Riley, author of The Unthinkable, and reporter for TIME has dedicated her career to understanding how humans respond to disasters and how to improve our chances of surviving a disaster by changing our behavior. Ripley's investigations of ...

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  • Today is National Condom Day

    Epidemiologists have made the estimate that, in the U.S. alone each year, a staggering 19 million new cases of sexually transmitted infections arise. How can this number be accurate? After all, if such a large number of people are newly infected e...

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  • Case in Point: United HealthCare & Michael Moore's "Sicko"

    Filmmaker Michael Moore is at it again, this time armed with a documentary about a topic we all love to hate - the US healthcare system. Sicko, his film, is being aired in Cannes for the film festival, and draws attention to the 47 million uninsu...

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  • Low Testosterone Levels: It's a Big Problem.

    The Endocrine Society has released new findings that as many as 1 in 4 men suffer from low testosterone levels - although only 1 in 20 have symptoms that drive them to seek medical treatment. When low testosterone levels are accompanied by low se...

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