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  • National Hemophilia Month: Project Red Flag

    Project Red Flag is the National Hemophilia Foundation's (NHF) campaign to raise awareness about women's bleeding disorders. 2.5 million women in the US have bleeding disorders, most commonly von Willebrand disease (VMD). VMD is the most common o...

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  • HIV Infections in NYC Three Times National Rate

    4800 people, most of them men who had sex with men (MSM) contracted HIV in NYC in 2006. NYC is considered the epicenter of the HIV epidemic, with 100,000 people living with the illness. Black and Latino men in their 30's and 40's have the highes...

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  • April 6-12 is National Public Health Week - Tell Congress to Take Action on Climate Change

    Climate change seems to be on everyone's mind - it is the theme for this year's American Public Health Association (APHA) observance of Public Health Week. The themes for today and tomorrow are Greening of Work and Home.Be Green at Work:Telecommu...

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  • Salmonella Sickens People Across U.S.

    UPDATE Friday 11/3/06:Restaurant tomatoes have been identified as the culprit in the Salmonella outbreak that has sickened 183 people across 21 U.S. states and Canada, with 22 hospitalizations. "We identified tomatoes eaten in restaurants as the ...

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  • Lower Bottom Line by Screening for Depression in the Workplace

    Depression is a huge international health problem; the leading cause of disability worldwide. Some call it the "common cold of mental illness". Employees who are depressed are less productive and account for increased absenteeism in the workplace...

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  • Thank You Health Business Blog!

    Thank you to David E. Williams of Health Business Blog for hosting Grand Rounds this week and including my posting Musings of a Befuddled Pharmacist. Grand Rounds is a compilation of blogs from all across the medical blogosphere that is held once ...

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  • CJD deaths in France due to contaminated HG hormones

    Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD) is a rare neurodegenerative disease. I have only seen one case of it in my career - and it was an forgettable. A young South African physician was reduced to a writhing, wilted mass of humanity, unresponsive and u...

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  • The Weight Debate: Obama’s Pick for Surgeon General

    Right around the time the Senate finished grilling Obama’s Supreme Court nominee, Sonia Sotomayor, Obama’s pick for surgeon general—Dr. Regina Benjamin—began her own version of a confirmation hearing in the arena of public opinion.On one side of t...

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  • Not Your Mothers' Breast Cancer

    Breast cancer is one of the oldest documented afflictions known to womankind; from those living in ancient times, to women living in the modern world, and every culture in between. We went from no treatment at all for the disease in Egyptian times...

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  • October is Children's Health Month: Requiem for Deamonte Driver

    We can celebrate and observe Children's Health Month in the context of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) applying ten years of environmental protection research to protecting the lives of children. But the devil is in the details. On Febr...

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