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  • Jul 05 2011

    You’ve Been Warned: Is Graphic the Way to Go?

    Warning to Smokers: Labels are Getting ToughIn case you haven’t heard, cigarettes are bad for you. Really, really bad. And soon, if you want to buy a pack, you’ll hear the warning loud and clear. You’re going to be staring at the long-term ef...

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  • October is Liver Awareness Week: Are you protecting your liver?

    The American Liver Foundation reminds us this month to take measures to protect our the health of our liver. Liver disease affects one out of every ten US citizens - 30 million people. A healthy liver is essential to a healthy life because our l...

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  • The Good Die Young: RIP Joshua Scarbary

    My sister called last week to say she was on the way to a funeral for one of my nephew's dear friends - Joshua Scarbary, killed in an occupational accident on December 4, 2007. Only 21 years old, Joshua was tightening a strap on a load of PVC pip...

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  • National Problem Gambling Awareness Week: March 10-16

    The National Council on Problem Gambling wants to raise awareness about gambling behavior that disrupts lives and destroys families. What are the criteria for problem gambling?Gambling until your last dollar is goneUsing your income and savings to...

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  • Prostate Cancer Awareness Week: September 15-21

    WARNING: A man is 33% more likely to get prostate cancer than a woman is to get breast cancer.One in six men get prostate cancer35% are under age 65 yearsIf you are over age 40 (35 years old for blacks) GET TESTED!PSA count and DRE (digital recta...

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  • 15 Million Americans with Social Anxiety Disorder

    The Harvard Medical School is reporting that 15 million Americans have Social Anxiety Disorder that interferes with their ability to lead productive social and romantic lives. People with the disorder have difficulty developing friendships and ro...

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  • Recovery Month 2007 - Motley Crue's Nikki Sixx Speaks Out

    The National Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery Month asks us to join the voices for recovery to save lives and dollars. Millions of people are plagued by the disease of addiction and are going without treatment. Once people enter into treatmen...

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  • Heartburn: The Gift that Keeps On Giving

    The holidays are over, and the warm, fuzzy feelings that come with them have passed. Although the celebrations – the eating, drinking, and merrymaking – are no more, there is one feeling that may still linger as a result of those indulgences: hear...

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  • New Recommendations for Prenatal Testing

    When I was a student doing a clinical rotation through the obstetrics unit, one of my memorable patients was Baby Boy M. Actually, it was his mother, Mrs. M., who I can never forget, with her long red hair and intelligent eyes behind studious, dar...

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  • Safe Toys and Gift Month: KISSAA

    That's right, Keep it Simple and Age Appropriate. Every year, toy manufacturers clamor louder for our dollars, and direct that clamoring to younger and younger kids. World Against Toys Causing Harm (W.A.T.C.H.) lists the 10 Worst Toys for the 23rd...

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