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  • November is National Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Month

    Alzheimer's Association observes November as Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Month. Their vision is a world without Alzheimer's disease because dementia is not a normal part of aging and Alzheimer's is a progressive, fatal disease. It destroys bra...

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  • 2006 Health Calendar at a Glance

    JANUARYCervical Health Awareness MonthNational Birth Defects Prevention MonthNational Blood Donor MonthNational Glaucoma Awareness MonthThyroid Awareness MonthJan 9 - 15 National Folic Acid Awareness WeekFEBRUARYAMD/Low Vision Awareness MonthHeart...

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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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  • October 10 is World Mental Health Day

    The 2007 World Mental Health Day Campaign is focuses on transcultural mental health services and treatment. With so many migrants in any given country, the need for culturally sensitive care is increasingly important - so important that the Unite...

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  • National Healthy Skin Month

    Our skin is our largest organ and the organ that everyone else sees. It protects our body, so we need to protect our skin. The American Academy of Dermatology celebrates National Healthy Skin Month in November. Dermatologists are our partners i...

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  • Thyroid Questions from Our Readers: Communicating with Your Doctor

    None of our blog posts have generated as much interest or as many comments as Some Symptoms of Functional Thyroid Disease. Let's start out by stating that I am not a thyroid disease expert and that blog posts are not exactly the right forum for g...

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  • Exercise and Yoga can Improve Quality of Life for Women with Breast Cancer

    The Journal of Clinical Oncology has published two studies that suggest that yoga and exercise may improve physical fitness and quality of life in women diagnosed with early stages of breast cancer.Researchers found resistance exercises to be the ...

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