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  • 15 Million Americans with Social Anxiety Disorder

    The Harvard Medical School is reporting that 15 million Americans have Social Anxiety Disorder that interferes with their ability to lead productive social and romantic lives. People with the disorder have difficulty developing friendships and ro...

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  • New Recommendations for Prenatal Testing

    When I was a student doing a clinical rotation through the obstetrics unit, one of my memorable patients was Baby Boy M. Actually, it was his mother, Mrs. M., who I can never forget, with her long red hair and intelligent eyes behind studious, dar...

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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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  • Psychologists for an Ethical APA Protest Torture

    The American Psychological Association (APA) holds its annual convention in San Francisco August 17-20, 2007, but a group of psychologists is breaking ranks, claiming use of torture a violation of ethical principles. Psychologists for an Ethical A...

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  • National Youth Violence Prevention Week

    The National Association of Students Against Violence Everywhere (SAVE) is a founding partner of National Youth Violence Prevention Week. The good news is that homicides and suicides in youth are going down. The bad news is that violence rema...

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  • If You're Happy and You Know it, Take a Pill

    Before I go onto my little rant I would like to state that I am NOT a doctor. Further, I do not have a medical background. I am an average Joe, typical American, and though I am learning more and more everyday about health information by working a...

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  • Crisis for US Elderly

    Economic bad times are hitting senior citizens especially hard, reports AARP. Americans age 55 years and over are struggling with medical bills along with mortgage, credit card payments and rising gas and food prices. The bankruptcy rate for sen...

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  • What You Need to Know Now about MRSA

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) hosted today an important clinician update about community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (CA-MRSA). School closures and student deaths due to the so called Superbug a...

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  • Shingles Vaccine Recommended to All Over 60

    The U.S. Center for Disease Control has recommended that everyone over 60 be vaccinated against shingles. The sweeping nature of this recommendation is due to widespread exposure to the chicken pox virus, which causes shingles. Said Dr. William ...

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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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