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  • AIDS: Why are people of color hit so hard?

    Last summer I finally got around to reading Edward Hooper's fascinating work, The River: A Journey to the Source of HIV and AIDS. First published in 1999, investigative journalist Hooper goes where scientists feared to tread, proposing alternative...

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  • Dimetapp, PediaCare, & Triaminic Gone... Oh My!

    It's all over the news now...the manufacturers of infant formulations of cough and cold medicines have voluntarily withdrawn them from the shelves. Note, this withdrawal was voluntary, it was not mandated by the FDA. These medications are safe whe...

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  • World Water Day 2007: 4500 Children Die Daily

    The UN General Assembly designated March 22 as World Water Day to draw attention to the critical lack of clean drinking water worldwide. The world water crisis is one of our most pressing public health issues, with 20% of the world's population (...

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  • Healthline: Nominated Website for 12th Annual Webby Awards

    The 12th Annual Webby Awards has nominated Healthline for Best Health Website for 2008! For those of you who are unfamiliar with the Webby Awards, they are the “Oscars of the Internet”. This is the second Webby nomination Healthline has receive...

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  • National Depression Screening Day: Stop a Suicide Today

    Each year in the US, 30,000 people take their own life and 70% of them tell someone they are planning to do so, or give warning signs. National Depression Screening Day events hope to identify people at risk and get them into treatment. Depressio...

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  • Men's Health Week: Post-Partum Depression Hits Dads Too!

    While many of us have been led to believe that Post-Partum Depression is due to the fluctuating hormones of pregnancy, studies indicate that just as many men suffer from baby blues as do women. While expectations - and pressures - run so high tha...

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  • SICKO: An Industry Insider's View

    I saw Sicko yesterday and have to admit, I laughed when MM commandeered boats to Guantanamo to seek care for sick 9/11 heros and cried when he took them to Havana Hospital. Now the US Treasury Department and Michael Moore are investigating each ...

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  • Thank you, Dr. Smith at Aetiology for Grand Rounds 3.42!

    Tara C. Smith, MD, professor of Epidemiology has one awesome blog at Aetiology. I just can't get enough of all things disgusting yet fascinating about medicine, and her blog has it all! She was kind enough to include my post Voices: Somalia Situ...

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  • Heart Disease as an Interactive Drama - You Can Change the Outcome

    A piece of writing from The Lancet this month is so beautiful and eloquent, I am just going to quote it here:"Age can be deconstructed into time-related effects of disintegration that affect all of us versus time-related effects of exposure to the...

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  • Thank You Wandering Visitor for Grand Rounds!

    Wandering Visitor is an, uh...angelic looking doctor who asked the medical writers in the blogosphere to submit posts that inspire us. I submitted my post Global Healthbeat: Somalia Country of War which she kindly included in the round-up. Chec...

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