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  • Messed Up Guys with Guns: National Youth Violence Prevention Week

    It hurts to write this post. My nephew, David Kofalt, graduated from Virginia Tech last summer. He looks and talks like all the kids you see interviewed on the news. He is smart, sweet, intelligent, articulate, hard working. So was his good friend...

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  • Fourth of July Celebrations, Barbecues, Fireworks, and the ER

    You might have packed the Pepto to protect yourself from Aunt Tillie’s potato salad and the SPF Broad spectrum sunscreen for Uncle George’s bald head, but you should also be mindful about protecting yourself against Independence Day injuries from ...

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  • Summer from Hell: Getting a Handle on Anxiety & Depression

    I am so glad summer is over because for me, it has been a summer from hell. It's not the worst summer of my life - that was the one when my husband died when our daughter was 7 months old and the mountains were on fire. I thought the world was e...

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  • US Healthcare Costs to Double in Ten Years ($4 Trillion)!

    According to a report released by the US Department of Health and Human Services, healthcare costs in our nation will double by the year 2016. That means 20% of our national budget will be spent on healthcare. Authored by economists from the Cente...

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  • Nit Pickers Should Get Their Head Examined

    Your child returns to school, everything is going fine, and then the note comes home from the school nurse. "Dear parent, the school nurse has determined that little Johnny has a small ecosystem growing in his hair and he is being excluded from sc...

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  • Thank You Dr.Dork!

    Once a week Grand Rounds - a carnival of health-related blogs - is hosted by a medical blogger who sifts through multiple entries (and this week it quadruple the normal amount...I can't imagine how many that is but I can only assume it was a lot!)...

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  • Health Care in the Navajo Nation: Dine Hozho

    At Healthline, we love receiving reader feedback from all over the world. This week, we received a greeting from Mr. Kimbrow Talk, a health educator on the Navajo Nation. He reports the challenges of delivering health care and education to his p...

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  • Silent Enamel Eating Syndrome: Watch What You Eat

    If it's eating away your tooth enamel, what is doing to the rest of you? Whatever it is, it can't be good. Dental erosion, the loss of the protective enamel coating on the teeth, is on the rise, according to Professor Amaechi at the University o...

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  • Get Wicked Safe this Halloween

    Most Americans with children participate in Halloween celebrations. For the most part, the worst thing that happens is a few tummy-aches and few grey hairs. Still, Halloween can offer up some menacing goblins if you aren’t careful. For Halloween S...

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  • Global Healthbeat: Pakistan - The World Mourns Benazir Bhutto

    Multiple trauma - a bullet to the neck, head injuries, shrapnel wounds from a suicide bomb detonated caused the death of former Prime Minister Bhutto of Pakistan. Educated at Harvard, she was the first female elected head of a Muslim state and ca...

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