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  • South Asia Monsoon Creates Staggering Health Crises

    "Bangladesh, Nepal, India and Vietnam have been devastated by flooding, creating health crises effecting 30 million people. Children, comprising 40% of the area population, are particularly vulnerable. People have lost shelter, access to clean w...

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  • September is National Baby Safety Month

    So there's a new baby in the house! No doubt you already child proofed your house prior to baby's arrival, but September is a good time to look around and go over your safety plan for children.Make sure your car seat, stroller and baby carrying ...

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  • NYC Announces Initiative to Reduce Salt in Foods

    New York City continues to lead the way in the effort to increase food content transparency and assist consumers in obtaining access to and choosing healthier food options. In the past decade, the New York City mayor's office has prohibit...

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  • April Fool's! It's Grand Rounds - Making the Rounds

    Thank you to all of the Tricksters & Jokers out there in Medical Blogosphereland for including my post National Youth Violence Prevention Week in the same heady company as Chucky Cheese, protecting our young uns...To quote Medgadget - who call...

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  • National Folic Acid Awareness Week: Yo Tomo Acido Folico. Y Tu?

    The National Council on Folic Acid celebrates National Folic Acid Awareness Week from January 7-13. One thing they stress this year is that Latina women are consuming the least amount of folic acid and, as a result, more latino babies are being bo...

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  • May is Better Sleep Month

    It is a common experience that a problem difficult at night is resolved in the morning after the committee of sleep has worked on it. ~ John SteinbeckWho doesn't love their sleep? Yes I know there are those morning people that jump out of bed ever...

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  • Historic Kidney Transplant

    In Washington, D.C. this past week, thirteen patients suffering from life-threatening illnesses were given a new lease on life. In the span of six days, skilled surgeons performed an unprecedented and record-setting 26-person kidney transplant.The...

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  • Global Healthbeat: Kenya - What happened?

    Kenya, to most North Americans, has long been one of those African nations that seemed safe and stable. We know that it is on the east coast, on the equator, it may be the birthplace of our species, and with exotic wildlife in a gorgeous setting,...

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  • National Kidney Month: Do you know how your kidneys are?

    The National Kidney Foundation asks us to observe March as National Kidney Month and March 8th as National Kidney Day. At least twenty cities in the US are offering free screening to detect your risk for Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD). Take this tim...

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  • Home From Iraq: HBO, James Gandolfini Focus on New Veterans

    Depression is a serious problem for returning veterans of the Iraq war and their needs are going unmet. Returning veterans report feelings of alienation from their homes and families. The psychological problems, be they depression or post-traumat...

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