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  • Avoid Food Poisoning on Turkey Day

    Half the fun of cooking and getting together with friends and family is drinking a little wine while preparing the food. Don't let the alcohol and festivities go to your brain and make you forget safe food practices:Wash your hands often with soa...

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  • Santa Claus forgot about the Drive-by: Helicopter Shooting in Rio de Janiero

    Residents of a Rio de Janeiro favela (slum) shot at Santa's helicopter, mistaking it for a police raid. He was on his way to a party in the Nova Mare favela when alleged drug traffickers in a neighboring shantytown opened fire on his "sleigh".Samu...

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  • Thank you Dr. Jones, for Grand Rounds, 3.38!

    Dr. Val Jones & the Voice of Reason hosted Grand Rounds, the weekly round-up of the best medical writing in the blogosphere of the week. She shares some fascinating, sad and entertaining stories over at Revolution Health. I want to thank he...

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  • Betadine, Dr. Roozrokh?

    Editor's Note: In 2008, Dr. Hootan Roozrokh was wrongly accused of improper organ harvesting at a San Luis Opisbo, California hospital. Dr. Roozrokh was initially charged with prescribing overdoses of medication to speed up the death of a severely...

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  • Fight of Your Life Club: Prematurity Awareness Month

    Today 1,300 babies will be whisked away from their mothers in the delivery room to the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) where an incubator will become his or her home for days, weeks or sometimes months. They can break your heart to see, no big...

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  • Scientific Inquiry Leads to Interesting Discovery: Galaxy Star is a Compulsive Tatter

    Duplicate concepts are the bane of terminology editors everywhere. I was trying to tease out tattoo disorder. Is there such a thing? I never heard of it. Couldn't find any reference to it in the Medical Literature, so seeking the wisdom of the...

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  • Watermelon - Relaxes the Blood Vessels & May Increase Libido

    Watermelon & the Fourth of July just go together. The lowly watermelon may have a lot to do with our sense of well-being this holiday weekend - so eat up & enjoy! This lovely vine-growing fruit is rich in phyto-nutrients such as beta-car...

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  • May 28, 2008 is Senior Health & Fitness Day

    Fitness...a Lifetime Investment! is the theme for this year's senior health and fitness day. Americans are living longer - so save your hard earned dollars. Don't waste them on health care for preventable diseases due to a sedentary lifestyle an...

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  • January is National Blood Donor Month

    I wrote a report for biology class in eighth grade about blood, based on the book Blood: The River of Life. Maybe it influenced my career choice - the subject continues to fascinate me. How many people know that the phrase "I wouldn't touch it wit...

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  • Huntington's Disease Awareness Month

    Huntington's Disease has been on my mind a lot lately, and you can read a previous post, Unraveling the Mysteries of Neurodegenerative Diseases for some of my musings. But how do people and families who have the disease cope with it while waiting...

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