diseases Articles
Will the Next Blockbusters be Treatments for Rare Diseases?
Wednesday, October 20th, 2010 by Cliffprf Mintz
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The era of blockbuster drugs was officially declared over several years ago by many pharmaceutical analysts and pundits. Nevertheless, as the old adage goes its difficult to treat old dogs new tricks After all, the blockbuster drug model has been the major driver of pharmaceutica... Read more
Invisible, but not alone
Monday, September 13th, 2010 by Tristin Mock
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In earlier posts, I've mentioned the invisible illness that haunts me daily. I'm thankful that it is relatively mild, but the associated conditions that may develop in later years frighten me. Knowing that its not myself that faces it, but my daughter deeply saddens me.My daughte... Read more
Access to Health Information
Wednesday, September 8th, 2010 by Tristin Mock
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Image via WikipediaHow much of your health information do you get by reading How would your health be effected if you couldn't readToday is International Literacy Day. With this in mind, I want to remind all of you of a skill that many of us take for granted, our ability to read.... Read more
A peak into what I see daily
Friday, August 27th, 2010 by Tristin Mock
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My time here at TrueNorth is ending. I'm excited to return home to my family. I've seen some amazing results while here. Below you will see a video of Christina, a person here with an amazing story. Read more
Are You Kidding Me?? New Jersey Childhood Vaccination Rates Are Among the Lowest in the US
Sunday, August 22nd, 2010 by Cliffprf Mintz
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There was an extremely troubling article in todays New Jersey Trenton Times that indicated that a New Jerseys childhood vaccination rates ranked 42nd in 200945th in 2008in the nation. The ranking were based on annual vaccination statistic compiled by the Centers for Disease Contr... Read more
Weekly Australian Health IT Links – 01 August, 2010.
Sunday, August 1st, 2010 by davidmore
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Here are a few I have come across this week. Note Each link is followed by a title and a paragraph or two. For the full article click on the link above title of the article. Note also that full access to some links may require site registration or payment. General Comment ----- T... Read more
BPA
Tuesday, July 27th, 2010 by Tristin Mock
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Image by Getty Images via daylifeBy this point, most people have heard about bisphenol A BPA and the negative impacts it may have on health. Nation-wide protestoccurredto get BPA out of beverage containers, especially baby bottles.Althoughthe desired legislation did not always pa... Read more
Obesity and Cancer Risk
Monday, July 26th, 2010 by Dr. Robert Wascher
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OBESITY AND CANCER RISK We have become the heaviest people in the history of our species, with two-thirds of Americans officially classified as overweight, and one of every three of us tipping the scales into the obese range. For too many ... Read more
People First
Thursday, July 15th, 2010 by Tristin Mock
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All to often we forget to include people differently abled from ourselves. The few times when our society remembers, it generally focuses on the disability and not the person. Many people would instinctually say the blind man, rather than the man who is blind. We need to change t... Read more
Gulf Oil Spill
Tuesday, July 13th, 2010 by Tristin Mock
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I try to avoid reposting others, but this is one of those times when it is needed. Many of us do not live on the Gulf coast, and aren't seeing the devastation. Today, I'm sharing a post with you from Washington's Blog. The photos are striking. Please consider what you can do to h... Read more
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