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  • Health Court? Senate Ponders Bill S1337

    The Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee is considering a bill, the Fair and Reliable Justice Act, that proposes a different model for medical malpractice dispute resolution. The model that is attracting the most attention is the...

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  • Healthline Wunderkind Go the Distance

    Healthline employees and executives don't just talk the talk - they walk the walk and swim, bike and run. On Sunday, June 8, 2008 Louisa Pickering (Manager, Communications), Lawrence Chang (Manager, Application Development), and Bill McGee, (Sen...

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  • Fast Food Under Fire

    Fast food restaurants have been taking fire from all sides recently. KFC was recently sued by the Center for Science in the Public Interest for using trans fats to cook its chicken. After months of negotiation, KFC announced they would switch aw...

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  • Think Twice: New Clues in Schizophrenia

    Remember that Phil Collins song advising us to Think Twice before we judge the crazy people in the street? Research published this week in the Journal of Neuroscience confirms that Collins was spot on. Schizophrenia is developmental disease and ...

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  • Transitions: Help Your Kids with Winter Break

    After the mad rush of the holiday festivities, a lot of us can feel let down. Don't forget to mind the mood of your kids and help them make the most of this quiet time to recharge their batteries. It's great to keep our kids occupied, involved a...

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  • Data Theft from Health Care Facilities - What's Up with That?

    May 2006: Laptopgate - a VA employee took his laptop containing personal data on over 26 million veterans, active duty personnel and their spouses, home with him. The laptop was subsequently stolen by 3 teenagers and later recovered by police.Augu...

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  • Oscillo (Oscillococcinum) - Homeopathic Remedy

    Oscillo (Oscillococcinum) is a patented, commercially-available homeopathic remedy. What is a homeopathic remedy or homeopathy you ask? Well the idea behind homeopathic treatments is the principle of "let like be cured by like".As of January 2006 ...

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  • Who Knew? Hip Fractures pose Greater Risk to Women than Cancers

    A recent report in the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeonshighlights how important osteoporosis is as a public health concern. Patricia A. Thomas, MD, one of the researchers, reports significant morbidity and mortality associa...

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  • Some Cervical Disorders and Their Prevention

    For women worldwide, cervical cancer is the third leading cause of death from cancer. In addition, cervicitis and condylomata can be significant problems for many women during their lifetime. Because January 2007 is Cervical Health Awareness Month...

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  • Osteoporosis: Men are at Risk, Too

    Low levels of testosterone and age put millions of men at risk for osteoporosis. Low levels of testosterone can lead to decreased bone mineral density (BMD), putting older men at increased risk for bone fractures.Testosterone replacement therapy ...

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