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  • Understanding Stem Cells and their Potential

    The National Institutes of Health (NIH) offers a great primer called Stem Cell Basics. If you read newspapers, watch TV, listen to the news or have kids in school, you are no doubt hearing about stem cells and stem cell research. Maybe you voted...

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  • Improving Health Literacy: Healthline Launches Drug Search

    People searching online for health information are increasingly looking for information about medications, supplements and herbals. Some research indicates as much as 40% of online health related search by consumers is done to learn more about me...

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  • Oh Canada! Thank you Dr. Liana for Grand Rounds 3.31!

    Canadians twice in a week! They sure are smart. Dr. Liana is a hockey lovin' rural medicine resident blogging her way through Alberta and put together a really fascinating trek through the solar system of medical writing at Med Valley High this ...

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  • Grandma was right - Eat Your Vegetables!

    Think you have no control over your cancer risk? More and more, studies are proving that watching your weight, staying active and eating fruits and vegetables significantly cuts your cancer risk.The first President Bush may have had an aversion t...

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  • Aplastic Anemia and MDS: Clinical Trials

    Before new medical treatments can be offered to the general public, they are tested with clinical trials. If you have a disease with no known cure, you may want to consider participating in a Clinical Trial. Developers of new medications and treat...

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  • April Fool's! It's Grand Rounds - Making the Rounds

    Thank you to all of the Tricksters & Jokers out there in Medical Blogosphereland for including my post National Youth Violence Prevention Week in the same heady company as Chucky Cheese, protecting our young uns...To quote Medgadget - who call...

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  • May is Better Sleep Month

    It is a common experience that a problem difficult at night is resolved in the morning after the committee of sleep has worked on it. ~ John SteinbeckWho doesn't love their sleep? Yes I know there are those morning people that jump out of bed ever...

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  • So You Think You Want to Volunteer as a Disaster Responder?

    That is wonderful news to the people who need help, but organizations like the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) want you to be prepared. Flood waters are often contaminated with sewage, chemicals, and pesticides; phys...

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  • Final Four: The Presidential Candidates & How their Health Care Plans Differ

    Republican candidates: McCain vs. Huckabee: Seems to come down to the abortion issue with former Arkansas Governor Huckabee stating he is staying in the race to promote a constitutional ban on abortion. Senator John McCain opposes abortions bu...

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  • Clean Hands All Around

    What do moms everywhere and infection control experts have in common? They're both big on instilling the habit of hand washing. So simple and so good for you, yet if the truth be told, a good number of people would have 2 dirty little secrets they...

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