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  • Thank You Science Roll for Grand Rounds 4.22: The Future of Medicine

    Bertalan Mesko is a Hungarian 5th year medical student specializing in clinical genetics. He is all about personalized genetics and genomics and just recently presented at the Medicine Meets Virtual Reality conference in Long Beach, CA. He hosted...

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  • Drinking Milk After the Expiration Date

    Question: Can I Drink Milk After The Expiration Date?Answer: This is a common question we receive at Healthline and there’ve been plenty of headlines over the past year to keep food safety issues on everyone’s minds. Chances are most of us can co...

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  • Interview with TuDiabetes.com founder Manny Hernandez

    The CDC estimates that almost 24 million people in the US have diabetes. The total costs to the US in terms of both medical care and disability are $174 billion. Millions have it, but according to Manny Hernandez, founder of the popular websi...

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  • Unsolved Mysteries: The Continuing Saga of our XDR-TB case

    XDR-TB and all other emerging, infectious diseases have had my attention for a while. For some background information, read:XDR-TB: Extremely Drug Resistant, Extremely ScaryRunaway Bridegroom: XDR-TB Comes (Back) to AmericaOne of my colleagues he...

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  • Thank You Nursing Standard - Clowns Scare Kids

    I am so glad someone finally did a study on this important topic: kids are afraid of clowns. I know I am. I hate clowns. I always have. They freak me out. Coulrophobia, or the fear of clowns, is more common in children than the fear of hospi...

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  • Achilles Tendon Injury Fells China's Hero Liu Xiang

    While the US is riding high on the stunning achievements of Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps, China's 1.3 billion fans are mourning a fallen hero, Liu Xiang. Liu, 25 years old, won gold in the 2004 Athens Olympics, the first Asian to win the 110 m...

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  • This 4th of July - Leave Fireworks to the Pro's

    We all love fireworks displays. Fireworks are low explosive pyrotechnic devices used for entertainment and aesthetic purposes. The Chinese invented fireworks in the 12th century BC as an aesthetic use of their invention of gunpowder, and firewor...

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  • Rice Wars - the Poor are Hungry

    Rice provides 20% of all the food calories consumed by humans on our planet. It is a staple food for half of the world's population - most of them the poor. We are in a global crisis - a rice shortage while food prices are rising due to increases...

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  • Big Love Meets Managed Care: WellPoint's David C. Colby

    Maybe money can buy you love. David C. Colby, CFO of the nation's largest health insurer, Wellpoint, had a total compensation package of $4, 253,859 and, in addition to two ex-wives, was juggling 16 girlfriends (that we know of), many of whom wer...

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  • The SeX Files: Transgender Issues

    I can't recall any major crises in my life about my gender - I was born a woman, I will die a woman. I find men fascinating, perplexing, maddening at times - but I have never wanted to be one. Homosexuality and even cross-dressing have never see...

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