Insider Chatter says "Google Health at Risk"
Donna Bogatin of Inside Chatter interviewed Healthline's CEO West Shell last week for her blog post Google Health at Risk: Healthline Medical Search Snags Power Partners, and Money. The Big G has been taking some hits for its forays into health ...
November 19th-25th is International GERD Awareness Week
GERD stands for Gastro-Esophageal Reflux Disease, one of the most prevalent of all gastrointestinal disorders. According to Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine (16th Edition), multi-national population-based studies have shown that up to 15...
Doctors and Nurses Who Participate in Torture
Will Moore of Florida State University's Department of Political Science reports that 78% of governments around the world use torture against persons under their control, and the US is one of them. While politicians, reporters and the general pub...
The Blog that Ate Manhattan: Grand Rounds, Vol 4, No 42 - The Seinfeld Edition#links#links#links#links#links
The Blog that Ate Manhattan: Grand Rounds, Vol 4, No 42 - The Seinfeld Edition#links#links#links#links#linkshttp://www.healthline.com/blogs/health_observances/index.html
My Recommendation for New Year's Resolution: Add Fish Oils to Your Diet
If you read my posts regularly, you have read about the benefits of omega-3 fatty acids before. If not, I will post all the links below, but the National Institutes of Health (NIH) just gave us one more reason to love this easy way to improve our...
New Breast Cancer Drug and New Caution for Sleeping Medications
It's been a busy and quite exciting week in the world of pharmaceuticals. Actually, that may be a bit of a redundant statement because the world of pharmaceuticals is always exciting...but then again, maybe I'm just biased. There's new hope for wo...
Viruses Behaving Badly
Filoviruses can cause severe hemorrhagic fever in primates and humans. It was first recognized in 1967 in an outbreak in laboratories in Germany and Yugoslavia. Did you know Ebola killed 5,000 gorillas in central Africa in 2006? Family: F...
Alternative Medicine & Thyroid Disease: New Book by Stephen Langer, MD
For those of you who just can't get your thyroid questions answered, reinforcements have arrived!Solved: The Riddle of Illness Your Amazing Thyroid and How You Can Work with it to Control Arthritis, Obesity, Depression, Diabetes, Heart Disease and...
When we think of cancer, we can usually conjure up an image of a tumor growing in one central location; the breast has breast cancer, the pancreas has pancreatic cancer and the prostate gland has prostate cancer. To visualize cancer of the blood, ...
Random Acts of Kindness Week
Has it come to this? Are things really that bad? Do we really need to designate a specific week to go out of our way to be kind to others? Well, I guess the answer is yes because this year, February 12-18 is Random Acts of Kindness Week. So what's...