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  • Calling Dr. Kumar: Real Life "Dirty, Pretty Things"

    Sometimes you just hate being right. One of the reasons I got out of clinical nursing was that, as a floating critical care/ER nurse in a busy teaching hospital, I got tired of watching young poor kids come in through the ER with gunshot wounds, ...

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  • Haitian Health Concerns Grow Due to Devastating Quake

    As President Barack Obama pledges one of the biggest relief efforts in recent history and begins the 3,500-soldier and 2,200-marine rescue mission to Haiti, it is becoming clear through various correspondents that the situation in the major cities...

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  • Healthline Wins "Model of Excellence" Award

    Wow! It was unexpected, but certainly welcome to find out that Healthline was one of InfoCommerce's 2006 winners of their "Model of Excellence" award. I'll let InfoCommerce do their own talking on the awards page. Thanks! And as always, please ...

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  • MRSA: Believe it or Not - Maggots as the Cure?

    Put away the expensive antibiotic gels? Maggots might be the best cure for superbug MRSA infections. A University of Manchester team treated diabetic foot ulcers with green bottle fly larvae, Lucila seicata, and 12 out of 13 were cured within 3 w...

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  • Aplastic Anemia and MDS: Clinical Trials

    Before new medical treatments can be offered to the general public, they are tested with clinical trials. If you have a disease with no known cure, you may want to consider participating in a Clinical Trial. Developers of new medications and treat...

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  • Today is National Condom Day

    Epidemiologists have made the estimate that, in the U.S. alone each year, a staggering 19 million new cases of sexually transmitted infections arise. How can this number be accurate? After all, if such a large number of people are newly infected e...

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  • Case in Point: United HealthCare & Michael Moore's "Sicko"

    Filmmaker Michael Moore is at it again, this time armed with a documentary about a topic we all love to hate - the US healthcare system. Sicko, his film, is being aired in Cannes for the film festival, and draws attention to the 47 million uninsu...

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  • Grandma was right - Eat Your Vegetables!

    Think you have no control over your cancer risk? More and more, studies are proving that watching your weight, staying active and eating fruits and vegetables significantly cuts your cancer risk.The first President Bush may have had an aversion t...

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  • Dr.'s Got a Brand New Bag - Smartphones replacing the "black bag"

    The percentage of active physicians using Internet-enabled smartphones is expected to increase from 49% in 2006 to 70% in 2011 according to a report by The Diffusion Group. Doctors report that the mobile eMarket is application-driven with soluti...

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  • Unraveling the Threads in the Amerithrax Case

    The FrederickNewsPost.com reports that Jean C. Duley filed a restraining order against her patient, Bruce Ivins, PhD., because an FBI agent suggested it. Wait a minute? A therapist and program director at Comprehensive Counseling Center in Frede...

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