Monthly Archives: May 2012

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Health Updates 31 May 2012

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FDA warns of fake version of ADHD drug Adderall: “A counterfeit version of the attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder drug Adderall, sold online, contains the wrong active ingredients, according to the Food and Drug Administration.  Adderall is also used to treat narcolepsy.” It … Continue reading

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Some News From The HealthTech World

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In our passion for all things technology driven, we have computerized, digitized and onlined everything we can think of.  Sometimes the results have been brilliant, absolutely brilliant.  Sometimes the results have been less than impressive, but often, a la Goldilocks, the … Continue reading

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Health Updates 30 May 2012

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Stubborn infection, spread by insects, is called ‘the new AIDS‘ of the Americas: “Chagas disease, caused by parasites transmitted to humans by blood-sucking insects, has been named ‘the new AIDS of the Americas’ in a lengthy editorial in PLoS Neglected Tropical … Continue reading

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When The Court Finally Rules on PPACA, What Will It Mean?

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It may not be as exciting as NBA finals action, but there are probably bookies somewhere taking bets on how the US Supreme Court ruling on the constitutionality of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 (PPACA) will affect … Continue reading

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Health Updates 29 May 2012

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Amazon tribe gives clues to heart-healthy lifestyles: “Investigating indigenous Amazonian or African peoples who still follow a hunter-gatherer or forager-horticulturist lifestyle is giving new insights into how diet and lifestyle affect the heart as humans age.  Two new studies found that … Continue reading

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Drowning: Still a Leading Cause of Kids’ Accidental Death

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It’s Memorial Day Weekend once again, the start of another summer of picnics and parades and family reunions.  We’ve got car racing  and silly eating contests and fireworks coming up soon and while most of us have to work through … Continue reading