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  • Thank you Med-Source for Grand Rounds 3.48!

    Med-Source: Resources for Medical Students presented a special Back to School Special for all health professional types returning to school. They included my interview with Dr. Hoskins at AAO GetSmart: EyeSmart! Check out Grand Rounds if you want...

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  • Psychologists for an Ethical APA Protest Torture

    The American Psychological Association (APA) holds its annual convention in San Francisco August 17-20, 2007, but a group of psychologists is breaking ranks, claiming use of torture a violation of ethical principles. Psychologists for an Ethical A...

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  • So You Think You Want to Volunteer as a Disaster Responder?

    That is wonderful news to the people who need help, but organizations like the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) want you to be prepared. Flood waters are often contaminated with sewage, chemicals, and pesticides; phys...

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  • Final Four: The Presidential Candidates & How their Health Care Plans Differ

    Republican candidates: McCain vs. Huckabee: Seems to come down to the abortion issue with former Arkansas Governor Huckabee stating he is staying in the race to promote a constitutional ban on abortion. Senator John McCain opposes abortions bu...

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  • Home From Iraq: HBO, James Gandolfini Focus on New Veterans

    Depression is a serious problem for returning veterans of the Iraq war and their needs are going unmet. Returning veterans report feelings of alienation from their homes and families. The psychological problems, be they depression or post-traumat...

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  • Historic Kidney Transplant

    In Washington, D.C. this past week, thirteen patients suffering from life-threatening illnesses were given a new lease on life. In the span of six days, skilled surgeons performed an unprecedented and record-setting 26-person kidney transplant.The...

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  • Global Healthbeat: Kenya - What happened?

    Kenya, to most North Americans, has long been one of those African nations that seemed safe and stable. We know that it is on the east coast, on the equator, it may be the birthplace of our species, and with exotic wildlife in a gorgeous setting,...

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  • National Kidney Month: Do you know how your kidneys are?

    The National Kidney Foundation asks us to observe March as National Kidney Month and March 8th as National Kidney Day. At least twenty cities in the US are offering free screening to detect your risk for Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD). Take this tim...

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  • Calling Dr. Kumar: Real Life "Dirty, Pretty Things"

    Sometimes you just hate being right. One of the reasons I got out of clinical nursing was that, as a floating critical care/ER nurse in a busy teaching hospital, I got tired of watching young poor kids come in through the ER with gunshot wounds, ...

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  • MRSA: Believe it or Not - Maggots as the Cure?

    Put away the expensive antibiotic gels? Maggots might be the best cure for superbug MRSA infections. A University of Manchester team treated diabetic foot ulcers with green bottle fly larvae, Lucila seicata, and 12 out of 13 were cured within 3 w...

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