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  • Novel Drug - Selzentry (Maraviroc) - Approved for Adult HIV Patients

    Selzentry (Maraviroc) was approved by the FDA on Monday August 6th, 2007 for the treatment of adult patients infected with HIV. It is a novel drug, which simply means that there is none like it currently in use and it is the first in a brand new c...

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  • Get Out & Enjoy Our National Parks: July 13-19 is National Therapeutic Recreation Week

    National Therapeutic Recreation Week is to enhance promotes public awareness of therapeutic recreation programs and services, and expands recreation and leisure opportunities for individuals with disabilities. Therapeutic recreation uses treatmen...

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  • Thank You Monash Medical Student!

    Many thanks to Monash Medical Student for hosting Grand Rounds this week. Here is a blogger who doesn't just have something to say but also has a heart for the less fortunate and a mission to fulfill helping them out. Check out this week's submiss...

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  • Protect Your Eyes from Sunburn

    UV Safety Month : For many people sunglasses are an expression of style; a new pair for each new outfit. Tempted by new frames sold on the street corner, many of these glasses don’t have the protection your eyes need. Fashion forward as we like to...

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  • Sexual Assault Awareness Month: Prevent Sexual Violence

    Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) is observed in April to highlight sexual violence as a major public health problem and increase public understanding about it. The effort can help us support rape and sexual assault survivors and victims as we...

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  • Upcoming Events: HBO's COMA, IHI's Shared Quality Agenda & Medicine 2.0

    Summer should be a time to kick back and take it easy (I think?) but it's going to be a busy month here at Healthline. First up, HBO is airing a new documentary, Coma, on July 3, 2007. Directed by documentary filmmaker and producer of Ghosts of...

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  • Global Healthbeat: Folic Acid Lowers Blood Arsenic Levels in Bangladesh

    Arsenic contaminated drinking water is a major public health concern in 70 countries, including the US. 100 million people world wide are thought to be affected. Chronic arsenic poisoning due to long-term exposure in drinking water causes cancer...

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  • November is National Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Month

    Alzheimer's Association observes November as Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Month. Their vision is a world without Alzheimer's disease because dementia is not a normal part of aging and Alzheimer's is a progressive, fatal disease. It destroys bra...

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  • Bernie Mac dies of Sarcoidosis Complications

    Everyone who has ever laughed at a Bernie Mac joke was saddened to hear of his premature death at age 50 this weekend, due to complications of sarcoidosis. Not many people know what sarcoidosis is. The cause of sarcoidosis remains unknown but i...

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  • September is Biodiversity Month in Australia

    Australia wants us to remember the importance of protecting, conserving and improving biodiversity all around the world. Why does this important for health? Biodiversity is the web of life - the interconnectedness of living things - the plants a...

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