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  • National Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month

    The Arc, an advocacy group working for the rights of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, is a fantastic resource for families of the disabled. Online Community users can participate in online discussions. 7.2 million people ...

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  • What is Supplemental Health Insurance?

    Even if you have a robust employer-provided health insurance plan, you may be surprised to discover what isn’t covered by the plan and what you have to pay out-of-pocket for your health expenses like doctor visits and prescriptions. When you start...

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  • More on MRSA: Online Resources

    Folks seem to be having difficulty accessing information and others who have had similar problems with infections. I have been unable to get information about rehabilitation post-infection so I will be looking for some clinicians to interview nex...

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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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  • Recovery Month 2007 - Motley Crue's Nikki Sixx Speaks Out

    The National Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery Month asks us to join the voices for recovery to save lives and dollars. Millions of people are plagued by the disease of addiction and are going without treatment. Once people enter into treatmen...

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  • Heartburn: The Gift that Keeps On Giving

    The holidays are over, and the warm, fuzzy feelings that come with them have passed. Although the celebrations – the eating, drinking, and merrymaking – are no more, there is one feeling that may still linger as a result of those indulgences: hear...

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  • Achilles Tendon Injury Fells China's Hero Liu Xiang

    While the US is riding high on the stunning achievements of Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps, China's 1.3 billion fans are mourning a fallen hero, Liu Xiang. Liu, 25 years old, won gold in the 2004 Athens Olympics, the first Asian to win the 110 m...

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  • This 4th of July - Leave Fireworks to the Pro's

    We all love fireworks displays. Fireworks are low explosive pyrotechnic devices used for entertainment and aesthetic purposes. The Chinese invented fireworks in the 12th century BC as an aesthetic use of their invention of gunpowder, and firewor...

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  • National Problem Gambling Awareness Week: March 10-16

    The National Council on Problem Gambling wants to raise awareness about gambling behavior that disrupts lives and destroys families. What are the criteria for problem gambling?Gambling until your last dollar is goneUsing your income and savings to...

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  • Prostate Cancer Awareness Week: September 15-21

    WARNING: A man is 33% more likely to get prostate cancer than a woman is to get breast cancer.One in six men get prostate cancer35% are under age 65 yearsIf you are over age 40 (35 years old for blacks) GET TESTED!PSA count and DRE (digital recta...

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