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  • American Psychological Association Continues to Participate in Interrogations

    The APA voted to reject a measure that would have banned its members from participating in interrogations. However, they did approve a resolution prohibiting participation in 14 specific methods:sexual humiliationsleep deprivationmock executionsI...

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  • Important Safety Information for Fentora (Fentanyl buccal tablet)

    On September 10th 2007, Cephalon, Inc., the manufacturer of Fentora (Fentanyl buccal tablet) issued both a Dear Doctor and a Dear Healthcare Professional letter in response to the deaths of some people who were using the drug.Fentora (fentanyl) is...

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  • COMA: Interview with Liz Garbus for HBO Special

    Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) is a major international public health issue. It is estimated that as many as 5 million US citizens may have had TBI and the incidence is higher in Europe and South Africa. Young males (15-24), infants and children ...

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  • Help Loved Ones Beat the Holiday Blues

    The American Geriatrics Society wants us to know that the elderly are particularly vulnerable to holiday blues at this time of year. People may have health or financial concerns or be thinking of loved ones who are no longer around. If someone y...

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  • What Would YOU Do in a Disaster?

    Amanda Riley, author of The Unthinkable, and reporter for TIME has dedicated her career to understanding how humans respond to disasters and how to improve our chances of surviving a disaster by changing our behavior. Ripley's investigations of ...

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  • A Vote for Healthline

    Much has gone on since our last post and we're staying super busy at Healthline - we've kept our head down and our fingers on the keyboard and look what it has gotten us - a Webby nomination for the best Health site! In the spirit of short accepta...

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  • Google's PHR: HIPAA? What HIPAA?

    Google has entered the PHR business. This we all know. Some thousands of Cleveland Clinic patients have volunteered to allow Google to store their personal health records (PHR) on-line. Access to the records will be through use of the same ID a...

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  • Dr. Rob, in the style of Dr. Suess, hosts Grand Rounds

    Do not miss this edition of Grand Rounds. Written in the style of a Dr. Suess book, he offers plenty of great medical reading in an entertaining format. Some of the more interesting posts are from diabetic patients who come clean about being non-...

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  • Attention Diabetics: Be Prepared for an Emergency

    Earthquakes, fires, floods - we all have to keep our emergency supply kits up to date and well stocked. People with chronic illnesses have to go even further and be prepared to take care of them selves in event of emergency. November is National...

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  • Preventable Tragedies: Pimp C & Heath Ledger

    Codeine + promethazine + clorazepate + sleep apnea + obesity (BMI 39.2) = DEATH. For Houston rapper Pimp C (Chad Butler), found dead in his hotel room December 4, 2007 , it proved a lethal mix of prescription medications and medical diagnoses.Ox...

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