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  • Pulmonary Emboli - A Serious Post-op Complication

    Pulmonary emboli - or clots in the lungs are very much on my mind these days. In the space of one month, two friends of mine, both young women (30's) who suffered large bone fractures ended up in ICU post-operatively due to life-threatening pulmo...

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  • New Campaign Launched for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

    The fatigue that mounts from a long, hard week at work, or following an all-day bike ride can usually be quelled by a relaxing weekend or a quick nap. But for the one million Americans with chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), there is no solace in tha...

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  • South Park Meets Grand Rounds - Thank You, Jake Young of Pure Pedantry

    Training lab rats was making Jake Young a little whack, so he put together a South Park themed Grand Rounds. If you want to learn the cosmetic science approach to some of your favorite rap songs, don't miss the entry and expand your vocabulary to ...

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  • GetSmart: Eye Smart!

    H. Dunbar Hoskins, Jr. MD FACS, Executive Vice President of the American Academy of Opthalmology (AAO), was kind enough to spend some time with me today talking about Eye Health. AAO has two important programs Dr. Hoskins wants Healthline readers...

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  • April 22, 2008 Earth Day - Call for Climate

    I have been reporting about how bad global climate change is for our health in previous blogs April 6-12 is National Public Health Week - Tell Congress to Take Action on Climate Change and World Health Day 2008. Today we celebrate Earth Day with...

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  • Ovarian Cancer Updates to Symptom Search and the Limits of Web 2.0

    We were having our usual weekly Symptom Search meeting to discuss our most favorite product to date. One of our fabulous Marketing type people said, "Hey, have you seen the new report out about ovarian cancer and early warning signs?" Well, actua...

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  • The Road Most Travelled

    This is my first post as the CEO of Healthline and the father of 9 week old twin boys (Grant & Cooper). It's been a tremendous ride so far.As quick background, I am a serial entrepreneur and dad... this is my fourth early stage company, workin...

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  • Thank You Canadian Medicine for Grand Rounds 4.25

    Canadian Medicine is a really great blog written by the editors of the National Review of Medicine. This week they hosted Grand Rounds and like my post about a medical mystery...Betadine, Dr. Roozrokh? and kindly included it in a very provocative ...

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  • Meditation as Adjunctive Therapy in Depression

    "Meditation and CBT help us see how our own thoughts create distress - we can begin to see the negative messages we send ourselves and the mental traps we get caught in. Mindfulness helps us see our thoughts, feelings and bodily sensati...

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  • Nobel Laureate Sir John Sulston Decries Profits over Patients

    British scientist Sir John Sulston won the 2002 Nobel Prize in Medicine for his work in genetics. He has long advocated that knowledge derived from the Human Genome Project be kept free and open for use by scientists. He opposes privatization of...

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