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  • Tis the Season - To Be Careful with Your Heart

    Deaths from heart disease peak during the holiday season. It may be the season to be jolly, but it is also the season for heart attacks. Doctors at Vanderbilt University Medical Center speculate that a lot of people ignore the warning signs beca...

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  • Global Healthbeat: South Africa AIDS Policy

    AIDS activists in South Africa are demanding the dismissal of Health Minister Manto Tshabalala-Msimang who President Thabo Mbeki continues to praise as a heroine. Both the South African President and his Health Minister have made international he...

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  • Thank You Dr. Anonymous for Grand Rounds 4.8

    Dr. Anonymous had to go all the way to Tucson, Arizona to put Grand Rounds together this week. He gathered 43 posts and my post about EMR's and my new neighbors, Practice Fusion - EMR 2015: Practice Fusion Cuts to the Chase. Thanks for the intere...

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  • April is National Youth Sports Safety Month

    We want our youth to be physically fit and healthy - but we want to keep them safe. Each year over 20 million kids in the US participate in sports and almost one million suffer serious sports related injuries. Sports related injuries account for...

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  • Calling Out for Your New Year's Resolution

    It's Friday. We [US] are approximately three days away from the New Year and I am frantically working to finish this last quarter (this last year) on a positive note at HealthLine. These next few days will not only be a time for finishing up those...

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  • American Thyroid Association Requests Potassium Iodide for AntiTerrorism

    The American Thyroid Association (ATA) has sent a letter to the White House requesting that potassium iodide (KI) be included as part of the antiterrorism response of the nation. The ATA is a professional society of over 900 health professionals ...

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  • The Warrior Archetype and Violence

    The Warrior archetype is a fundamental aspect of the human psyche. The Warrior is trained to regulate aggression and violence inherent in our species to defend any threat against his/her safety and well-being and those he/she vows to defend. Phy...

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  • Do You Practice Safe Rx?: It's "Talk about Prescriptions Month"

    Prescription medicines have been a lifesaver for many people, people with type 1 diabetes (and some with type 2 diabetes too) can't live without insulin, lithium has transformed the treatment of certain mental illnesses, and warfarin has blood clo...

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  • How Sweet it Is? Valentine's Day Grand Rounds Thanks to HealthBlawg

    Thank you David C. Harlow at HealthBlawg, the Health Care Law Blog, for including my post Preventable Tragedies: Pimp C & Heath Ledger in his Grand Rounds 4.21. With a nod to both Chaucer and Shakespeare, he makes this week's wrap-up of medic...

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  • Thank You, Dr. Keagirl

    This week's installment of Medical Grand Rounds (v. 3.28) is hosted by Dr. Keagirl, an attending Urologist from "Big City, U.S.A."We at Healthline would like to thank her for shining the spotlight on our medical bloggers in this issue. Several Hea...

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