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  • Give Kids a (Free) Smile Day! February 2

    February is National Children's Dental Health Month (NCDHM) sponsored by the American Dental Association (ADA). Today, Give Kids a Smile Day, this organization's fifth annual event, more than 14,000 dentists and 37,000 dental team members will pro...

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  • New for Clinicians - Helping Patients with Obesity

    According to the World Health Organization (WHO), 1 billion people are overweight and more than 300 million of those people are obese. The cause of the obesity epidemic is decreased physical activity with an increase in consumption of energy rich...

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  • December 1st is World AIDS Day

    Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) was first recognized in the United States in the summer of 1981. As the epidemiologic pattern of the disease unfolded, it was determined that an infectious agent, transmissible by sexual contact and by bl...

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  • Aplastic Anemia and MDS: II of IV

    In my previous life as a Nurse Case Manager for a Worker’s Compensation (WC) Third Party Insurance Administrator TPA, I worked with a gentleman who had Aplastic Anemia. His WC claims adjuster accepted his claim as work-related due to an on-the-job...

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  • Workplace Eye Health Safety Month

    Our eyes are organs of our sensory nervous system. Visual information from the retina in the eye travels to the brain along the optic nerve. The brain mixes the images it receives from both eyes. The outer layer of the eyeball that transmits lig...

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  • Healthline Wins Webby

    All of us here at Healthline wanted to thank everyone who voted and helped Healthline win "People's Voice" Webby Award in the Health category. It's nice to know that we're accomplishing what we set out to do - help people make more informed and co...

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  • Omega-3 Fatty Acids: Can't Hurt, and They Might Help - with a lot of things...

    Some reports released by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in the past few weeks indicate that adding omega-3 fatty acids may be a good way to protect yourself and your loved ones against many nasty conditions you probably don't want to get....

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  • Surviving Teenage Denial of Chronic Illness

    It is Asthma Awareness Month, but for parents of kids with asthma, every day is a ritual of "Do you have your inhaler with you?" as you send them off to school. By the time they transition from elementary to middle school, they are fairly self-su...

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  • American Idol Gives Back: Raising Money and Awareness to End Malaria Deaths in Africa

    Who knew? Ryan Seacrest Holds the Solution: A $10 Bed Net Saves Lives. Like millions of others around the world, my teenager and I have gotten hooked on American Idol. This week the hit produced a two program special called "Idol Gives Back" wh...

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  • Pay Attention to Kids who may be At-Risk for Drinking

    A new study published this month in Prevention Science identifies triggers for problem drinking behaviors in high school seniors. As kids cope with more stress at school, at home, in their relationships, in the world and their concerns about the...

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