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  • Medicare Agency Releases List of Chronically Underperforming SNF's

    Skilled nursing facilities that receive federal funding - at a cost of over $72 billion to taxpayers- are inspected annually. Criteria for review are:medication errorspreventing accidents and infectionsassisting residents with activities of daily...

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  • Lending a Medically Guided Hand

    In tonight's State of the Union address we heard:"For all Americans, we must confront the rising cost of care … strengthen the doctor-patient relationship … and help people afford the insurance coverage they need. We will make wider use of electro...

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  • New FDA Safety Alert for Avandia (Rosiglitazone)

    There's a new warning out by the FDA regarding the diabetes medication Avandia, generic name Rosiglitazone. Avandia is an anti-diabetic medication that increases the body's sensitivity to insulin in people who have Type 2 (Non-Insulin Dependent or...

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  • Healthline Observes National Wear Red Day

    It's here! National Wear Red Day and of course the folks here at Healthline seized the opportunity to observe it, check out our photographs. The "red brigade" (thanks Robin for coining the phrase) came out in full force and it was quite funny to h...

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  • Thank You, GruntDoc! For Grand Rounds 3.24

    Grand Rounds is a rotating blog carnival of health related blogs. Each week, a selected blogger sifts through the medical blogosphere to find the best blog posts regarding health topics. Links to the best posts are featured in the host's issue of ...

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  • Happy Valentine's Day! It's National Cardiac Rehab Week

    The American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACPR) observes Cardiac Rehabilitation Week and encourages us to " Live and Learn with Heart" as we seek to decrease the devastation of heart disease. The National Libraries ...

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  • Musings on a Stormy Weekend - Plus a Soup Recipe

    No matter where you live, if you watch the news or read a newspaper, you have heard about California's awful storms this weekend. Living in the Pacific Northwest taught me to pay attention to weather - not doing so can be deadly - so I elected to...

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  • The Silent Killer is Making Some Noise

    Ovarian cancer is often referred to as the "silent killer"because it was thought that there were no symptoms until the disease was well into its advanced stages. However, studies have shown that the majority of women do in fact have symptoms, but ...

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  • FDA Fights Obesity

    On June 2, 2006 the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a report in conjunction with the Keystone Forum on improving consumers' ability to manage calorie intake in food we eat away from home. The report offered recommendations related ...

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  • Historic Breakthrough Treatment at China's Stem Cell Center

    Tired of waiting for the US to figure out the moral ambiguities of stem cell research? Apparently, the family of 6 year old California boy Blake Dell'Aringa, diagnosed with Late Infantile NCL or Batten Disease, were - so they took their son to Ch...

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