Monthly Archives: May 2011

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Health Updates 25 May 2011

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Sunscreens need to protect against UVA rays: “More than half of the sunscreens on the market do not provide adequate UVA protection, and many of them actually contain hazardous ingredients, according to an analysis of 292 national brands and 1,700 … Continue reading

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Health Updates 24 May 2011

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Some heart screenings may do more harm than good: “Patients found to have evidence of plaque buildup in their arteries after being screened with a test known as a coronary CT angiogram received more medication, follow-up tests and heart procedures … Continue reading

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Health Updates 23 May 2011

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Poll shows most Americans don’t believe cuts to Medicare are necessary: “That helps explain why the republican Medicare privatization plan flopped, and why President Barak Obama’s Medicare cuts to finance his health care law contributed to Democrats losing control of … Continue reading

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Expiration Date?

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The National Safety Council publishes all sorts of interesting and not-so-interesting reports every year.  A paper detailing the  odds on how we might die sounds really morbid, but it has a creepy kind of fascination.  Maybe it will come in … Continue reading

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Health Updates 20 May 2011

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Doctors say Viagra could make you deaf: “It seems 47 suspected cases of rapid hearing loss have been linked to Viaga, as well as similar drugs like Cialis and Levitra” according to reports.  A new  study, published in the journal … Continue reading