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  • Finding the Right Supplemental Dental Insurance

    40% of Americans are not receiving the dental care they need. And 70% of Americans either don’t have dental insurance or the ability to pay for full-price dental work out of pocket. Even those who have work-sponsored dental insurance may be surpri...

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  • Best Buddies Month - and Developmental Disabilities Awareness

    March is National Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month. Best Buddies is a program that matches people with intellectual disabilities with volunteers for one-on-one friendships and employment integration. Best Buddies is a non-profit inter...

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  • Global Healthbeat: Good News from Africa - Measles Deaths Decline

    Six years ago, 2001, The Measles Initiative was launched to reduce the number of deaths by measles. In 5 years time, 360 million children around the world were vaccinated and measles deaths in Africa subsequently plunged by 74%. Today, the World...

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  • Thank you Daniel Goldberg @ Medical Humanities Blog, for Grand Rounds 3.34

    Another fascinating compilation of medical writing is available for your perusal at Medical Humanities Blog, and my post, Unraveling the Mysteries of Neurodegenerative Diseases, was included this week. Check it out just to see the beautiful wood ...

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  • Asians and the Stigma of Mental Illness: National Minority Health and Health Disparities Month

    The Office of Minority Health Resource Center (OMHRC) looks at minority health disparities in the month of April. Asians with mental health problems are very much on our minds this week.Who are Asian Americans? According to the Office of Minority ...

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  • Health Concerns of Prostitutes

    The legal status of prostitutes is complex - they work outside the law. Are they victims or are the activities they participate in so-called victimless crimes? When the prostitute is a consenting adult earning (at times substantial) compensation...

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  • Winning at Work: The ADA Program to Manage Diabetes in the Workplace

    Diabetes has reached epidemic proportions in the US and the American Diabetes Association is reaching out to employers with a unique employee health program. Winning At Work is a tool kit of resources for employees, providing education, risk test...

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  • Your Questions Answered

    Our regular updates on the H1N1 virus have sparked a lot of questions among our readers, so we've provided a list of your most frequently asked questions and their answers in order to keep you informed, allay your fears, and help keep you safe and...

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  • The Human Brain as a Deadly Weapon: Privacy Laws vs. Protecting the Public

    Today we mourn the dead at Virginia Tech. Everyone looks for someone to blame. Everyone wants to hold someone responsible. As anyone who has ever dealt with the mental illness of a family member, a co-worker, a neighbor, a friend, or an acquaintan...

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  • Donors Choose: Back to School in Louisiana! Let's Help some Kids

    Donors Choose is a cool project and an easy way to directly help low income kids in public schools."Teachers Ask. You Choose. Students Learn." As part of this campaign, they are running a Blogger Challenge - asking bloggers to pick a project to p...

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