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  • Thank You Dr.Stuart Henochowicz!

    Once a week Grand Rounds - a carnival of health-related blogs - is hosted by a medical blogger who sifts through multiple entries from the medical blogosphere to find the best the posts to share. The posts are featured in the host's issue of Gran...

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  • Surgery for Parkinson's Disease Symptoms

    A jury in Kentucky awarded $5 million to the widow of a man who died following elective surgery for Parkinson's disease symptoms. While most of us are familiar with Parkinson's disease as a chronic illness manifesting in tremors, many people ar...

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  • Untimely Death of Dr. Ivins, Biodefense Scientist Implicated in Anthrax Deaths

    It's called The American Anthrax Outbreak of 2001. Following the attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon, envelopes containing spores of Bacillus anthracis were mailed via the US postal system to news media and government officials. Th...

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  • Is Red Wine the Secret to Anti-Aging?

    Over at CNN, the AP reports that red wine could hold the secret to longevity & may give humans the ability to eat high fat diets without risk. This landmark “study by the Harvard Medical School and the National Institute of Aging shows that he...

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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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