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  1. Water disinfection products no harm to pregnancy

    Water disinfection products no harm to pregnancy Thu Aug 28, 2008 3:56pm BST NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Drinking water that contains disinfection by-products at regulatory cut-off levels...

    Started by Oz, September 4th, 2008 06:11 PM
    disinfection by-products, pregnancy, water
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    March 25th, 2011 04:03 AM Go to last post
  2. Arthritis an agonising disease

    Arthritis is no rare disease, but it is an agonisingly crippling disease. The stiff joints, inflammation and above all, pain in the joints make the patient sometimes wail in helplessness. Saritha...

    Started by myln12, March 4th, 2011 01:16 AM
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  3. Post How to converse with someone who has Alzheimer's

    How to converse with someone who has Alzheimer's 11:08 AM, July 28, 2008 A study showing effective and ineffective ways of conversing with Alzheimer's patients was...

    Started by Eglyntine, July 29th, 2008 05:19 AM
    • Replies: 2
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    May 6th, 2010 02:52 PM Go to last post
  4. GSK faces US delay on cancer vaccine

    GSK faces US delay on cancer vaccine By Andrew Jack in London Published: July 1 2008 03:00 | Last updated: July 1 2008 03:00 GlaxoSmithKline, the UK-based pharmaceutical company, is unlikely...

    Started by Oz, July 1st, 2008 09:22 PM
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    May 6th, 2010 02:43 PM Go to last post
  5. Post Tobacco Plants Can Become An Important Ally In Fight With Cancer

    Tobacco Plants Can Become An Important Ally In Fight With Cancer By Charlie Brett 16:45, July 24th 2008 Who would have thought that plants which produce tobacco can become a real help in the...

    Started by Oz, July 24th, 2008 03:54 PM
    cancer, tobacco plants, vaccine
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 222
    May 6th, 2010 02:42 PM Go to last post
  6. Post Prominent Cancer Doctor Warns About Cellphones

    July 24, 2008, 11:20 am Prominent Cancer Doctor Warns About Cellphones The head of a prominent cancer research institute has warned his faculty and staff to limit cellphone use because of a...

    Started by Oz, July 24th, 2008 03:05 PM
    cancer research, cellphones
    • Replies: 2
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    May 2nd, 2010 08:19 PM Go to last post
  7. Unhappy In The News: Woman Disabled by Flu Shot Reaction

    Woman Disabled By Flu Shot Updated: Thursday, 15 Oct 2009, 6:54 PM EDT Published : Tuesday, 13 Oct 2009, 11:27 PM EDT * Claudia Coffey Claudia Coffey * By CLAUDIA COFFEY/myfoxdc ...

    Started by Oz, October 16th, 2009 05:14 PM
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    October 22nd, 2009 10:36 PM Go to last post
  8. Post In The News: FDA Report Urges Tougher Acetaminophen Warning

    The risk of overdose, and potential liver damage, is still too high, agency says

    Started by Oz, June 1st, 2009 04:36 PM
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    June 1st, 2009 04:39 PM Go to last post
  9. Post In The News: Are generic drugs a bad bargain?

    MSNBC.com Are generic drugs a bad bargain?

    Started by Oz, May 26th, 2009 06:55 PM
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    May 26th, 2009 08:14 PM Go to last post
  10. Exclamation Q-Tips are evil!

    http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/26443394/ Now hear this: Leave your earwax alone New guidelines give doctors, patients the scoop on the golden stuff The gooey, golden stuff that builds up...

    Started by Hottie, August 29th, 2008 02:26 PM
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    February 5th, 2009 10:39 PM Go to last post
  11. Post Vick's Vapor Rub - I wonder who paid for this

    Vick's has been used literally for generations. I have seen first hand that this product works to alleviate some cold symptoms and my kids have never been harmed in anyway from using it. Some person...

    Started by Oz, January 13th, 2009 04:48 PM
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    February 3rd, 2009 01:46 AM Go to last post
  12. MSM for arthritis

    My father has arthritis, and it troubles me to see him in pain. I did some research and came across something called Methylsulfonylmethane (MSM). It is a sulphur compound and it supposedly helps to...

    Started by MaryKay, August 23rd, 2008 03:13 PM
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  13. Post Drug, Alcohol Mix Increases Medication Error Deaths (Update1) - Bloomberg

    dBTechno Drug, Alcohol Mix Increases Medication Error Deaths (Update1) By John Taddei July 28 (Bloomberg) -- The mixing of street drugs and...

    Started by Eglyntine, July 29th, 2008 05:19 AM
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  14. Post Can Statins Reduce Risk of Memory Loss?

    Can Statins Reduce Risk of Memory Loss? In Study, Statin Users Were Half as Likely to Develop Dementia By Salynn Boyles WebMD Health News Reviewed by Elizabeth Klodas, MD, FACC ...

    Started by Eglyntine, July 29th, 2008 05:19 AM
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  15. Post Bone Density Predicts Chances of Breast Cancer

    Bone Density Predicts Chances of Breast Cancer By Amanda Gardner HealthDay Reporter Monday, July 28, 2008; 12:00 AM MONDAY, July 28 (HealthDay News) -- Calculating a woman's bone mineral...

    Started by Eglyntine, July 29th, 2008 05:19 AM
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  16. Post FDA: Don't Eat Maine Lobster Tomalley

    FDA: Don't Eat Maine Lobster Tomalley Tomalley, the Soft Green Substance in the Lobster's Body Cavity, May Have Toxins By Miranda Hitti WebMD Health News Reviewed by Louise Chang, MD ...

    Started by Eglyntine, July 29th, 2008 05:19 AM
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    July 29th, 2008 05:19 AM Go to last post
  17. Post US surgical errors cost $1.5 billion a year

    U.S. surgical errors cost $1.5 billion a year: report Tue Jul 29, 2008 12:45am EDT WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Preventable medical errors during or after surgery cause 10 percent of...

    Started by Eglyntine, July 29th, 2008 05:19 AM
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    July 29th, 2008 05:19 AM Go to last post
  18. Post Schwarzenegger signs law banning trans fats in restaurants

    Schwarzenegger signs law banning trans fats in restaurants Most California eateries must stop cooking with all but small amounts of the substances by 2010. A trade group opposed the legislation...

    Started by Eglyntine, July 29th, 2008 05:19 AM
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    July 29th, 2008 05:19 AM Go to last post
  19. Post About That Clean, Fresh Scent

    About That Clean, Fresh Scent . . . By Sandi Doughton Seattle Times Tuesday, July 29, 2008; HE05 The fumes that waft from top-selling air fresheners and laundry products contain dozens of...

    Started by Eglyntine, July 29th, 2008 05:19 AM
    • Replies: 0
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    July 29th, 2008 05:19 AM Go to last post
  20. Post Houston Physicist Claims Granite is Dangerous to Your Health

    Houston Physicist Claims Granite is Dangerous to Your Health Posted: July 28, 2008 04:30 PM Updated: July 28, 2008 05:46 PM There's a dangerous gas your counter top may be...

    Started by Eglyntine, July 29th, 2008 05:19 AM
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    July 29th, 2008 05:19 AM Go to last post
  21. Post For parents, a phone dilemma - Chicago Tribune

    For parents, a phone dilemma Associated Press July 28, 2008 ...

    Started by Eglyntine, July 29th, 2008 05:19 AM
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    July 29th, 2008 05:19 AM Go to last post
  22. Post BACKGROUND: World braces for next 25 years of AIDS August 3-8 in Mexico City

    From Monsters and Critics.com Health News BACKGROUND: World braces for next 25 years of AIDS August 3-8 in Mexico City By Anindita Ramaswamy Jul 29, 2008, 5:20 GMT ...

    Started by Eglyntine, July 29th, 2008 05:19 AM
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    July 29th, 2008 05:19 AM Go to last post
  23. Post Long Islanders to join SF protest over Michael Savage comments

    Long Islanders to join SF protest over Michael Savage comments BY CAROL POLSKY carol.polsky@newsday.com July 24, 2008 Long Island autism activists plan to take part in a San Francisco protest...

    Started by Oz, July 24th, 2008 03:51 PM
    autism, michael savage
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    July 24th, 2008 03:51 PM Go to last post
  24. Post Salmonella Outbreak Exposes Food-Safety Flaws Lack of Preparation And Poor Records Cause Delays, Errors

    Salmonella Outbreak Exposes Food-Safety Flaws Lack of Preparation And Poor Records Cause Delays, Errors By JANE ZHANG and JANET ADAMY July 23, 2008 The twisting road that led federal...

    Started by Oz, July 24th, 2008 03:47 PM
    food scare, jalapenos, salmonella outbreak
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    July 24th, 2008 03:47 PM Go to last post
  25. Post Ladies: 5 ways to get your sex life going

    By Elizabeth Cohen CNN Medical Correspondent Ladies: 5 ways to get your sex life going ATLANTA, Georgia (CNN) -- Sexually dysfunctional women in the United States are, well, mostly out of...

    Started by Oz, July 24th, 2008 03:33 PM
    health news, impotence, sex life, sexually dysfunctional, women sexual problems
    • Replies: 0
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    July 24th, 2008 03:33 PM Go to last post
  26. Soy Linked to Low Sperm Count

    I found this on MSN and thought it was interesting. http://health.msn.com/health-topics/sexual-health/mens-sexual-health/articlepage.aspx?cp-documentid=100211543&GT1=31028 Here's the first part...

    Started by amy&alyssa, July 24th, 2008 02:57 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    July 24th, 2008 03:00 PM Go to last post
  27. Post FDA Declares it's OK to Eat Tomatoes Again

    ABC News FDA Declares it's OK to Eat Tomatoes Again Nation lifts its salmonella warning on tomatoes. July 17, 2008 It's OK to eat all kinds of tomatoes again, the U.S. government declared...

    Started by Oz, July 17th, 2008 11:21 PM
    • Replies: 4
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    July 20th, 2008 03:11 AM Go to last post
  28. Post Illinois Governor Uses Power To Help Cover Autism Costs

    Illinois Governor Uses Power To Help Cover Autism Costs July 15, 2008 Washington (ChattahBox) - Gov. Rod Blagojevich of Illinois has put his power to use, and has re-written a House bill,...

    Started by Eglyntine, July 15th, 2008 09:14 PM
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    July 17th, 2008 09:03 AM Go to last post
  29. Post Study questions breast self-exams

    Study questions breast self-exams July 15, 2008 06:11 PM By Neil Munshi, Globe Correspondent Although most women are told to examine their breasts every month for lumps, new research confirms...

    Started by Eglyntine, July 15th, 2008 08:10 PM
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  30. Post Kids' Physical Activity Drops by Age 15

    Kids' Physical Activity Drops by Age 15 At Age 9, Children Get Enough Exercise, but Decline Sets in During Teen Years By Kathleen Doheny WebMD Health News Reviewed by Louise Chang, MD July 15,...

    Started by Eglyntine, July 15th, 2008 08:07 PM
    • Replies: 0
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    July 15th, 2008 08:07 PM Go to last post
  31. Sizing Up Sunscreen

    Sizing Up Sunscreen A new study finds that most sunscreens don't offer sufficient protection. How to find the right one. Sarah Kliff Newsweek Web Exclusive ...

    Started by Oz, July 1st, 2008 09:19 PM
    • Replies: 3
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    July 2nd, 2008 03:57 PM Go to last post
  32. MillerWater Newsletter - Safety Update of PC Plastic Bottles

    ALEXANDRIA, VA The International Bottled Water Association (IBWA) stated its position on May 6 regarding the safety of polycarbonate plastic bottles. The statement was made in response to recent...

    Started by Oz, July 1st, 2008 09:40 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    July 2nd, 2008 03:02 AM Go to last post
  33. Caffeine Could Stave Off Multiple Sclerosis

    Caffeine Could Stave Off Multiple Sclerosis Finding may help scientists develop drug to treat autoimmune disease, researcher says Posted June 30, 2008 By Kathleen Doheny HealthDay Reporter ...

    Started by Oz, July 2nd, 2008 12:38 AM
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    July 2nd, 2008 12:38 AM Go to last post
  34. Stanford Tries To Improve IVF Odds

    Stanford tries to improve IVF odds By Vianna Davila Mercury News Article Launched: 07/01/2008 05:15:22 PM PDT Stanford University researchers said they are one step closer to accurately...

    Started by Oz, July 1st, 2008 09:14 PM
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    July 1st, 2008 09:14 PM Go to last post
  35. This section

    Is this section just for collection of news regarding health & medical news or is it okay to ask related questions here?

    Started by SqueakyGerbil, June 22nd, 2008 02:35 PM
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    June 23rd, 2008 01:59 AM Go to last post
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    If you have read, watched or heard anything in the news about latest heath and/or medical that you think would be beneficial for everyone to know, post it here. :)

    Started by Oz, June 22nd, 2008 01:42 PM
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