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  • Get Out & Enjoy Our National Parks: July 13-19 is National Therapeutic Recreation Week

    National Therapeutic Recreation Week is to enhance promotes public awareness of therapeutic recreation programs and services, and expands recreation and leisure opportunities for individuals with disabilities. Therapeutic recreation uses treatmen...

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  • Thank You Monash Medical Student!

    Many thanks to Monash Medical Student for hosting Grand Rounds this week. Here is a blogger who doesn't just have something to say but also has a heart for the less fortunate and a mission to fulfill helping them out. Check out this week's submiss...

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  • Protect Your Eyes from Sunburn

    UV Safety Month : For many people sunglasses are an expression of style; a new pair for each new outfit. Tempted by new frames sold on the street corner, many of these glasses don’t have the protection your eyes need. Fashion forward as we like to...

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  • Sexual Assault Awareness Month: Prevent Sexual Violence

    Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) is observed in April to highlight sexual violence as a major public health problem and increase public understanding about it. The effort can help us support rape and sexual assault survivors and victims as we...

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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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  • 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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