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November 08, 2010 | 0 comments
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November 05, 2010 | 0 comments

For those who have followed the healthcare reform debate from inception to legislation, it often seemed as though there was more misinformation and fear-mongering circulating in the public domain... more

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November 05, 2010 | 0 comments

San Francisco is taking the fun out of McDonald's treats after the county's board of supervisors decided to ban toys in happy meals. It's a move that assumes the toys are the reason kids are... more

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November 05, 2010 | 1 comments

I have a new best friend. She's cool and smooth and adaptable. Kind of like a Dragon-Tattooed-urbanite who can deal with any situation, from a tweaking guest at a rave, to the post-modern... more

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November 05, 2010 | 0 comments

Depending on whom you ask, AOL's Patch is either an innovative and well-intentioned new venture to infuse local news back into American communities, or it's "... more

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November 05, 2010 | 0 comments

Here’s what we’re checking out today:

Condoms: Should condoms be given to teens instead of candy on Halloween?... more

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November 05, 2010 | 0 comments

Let’s say you were caught doing drugs at work. Do you think your boss would give you a second chance? Would your employer even allow your boss the authority to give you a second chance?

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November 04, 2010 | 1 comments

In my first few blogs, I've explained some of the environmental issues facing the city of Long Beach both... more

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November 04, 2010 | 0 comments

Here’s what we’re checking out today:

Lung Cancer: Liz Szabo of USA Today examines a new study showing that... more

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November 03, 2010 | 0 comments

Here’s what we’re checking out today, post-election:

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November 03, 2010 | 1 comments

With new health care report cards popping up all the time, patients need a way to decide which ones will help them make better decisions.

Enter the... more

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November 02, 2010 | 0 comments

Here’s what we’re checking out today:

Sniffle: A new study suggests that you’ll get fewer colds if you’re older, male and married. If you’re none of the above,... more

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November 02, 2010 | 0 comments

We have a guest post today from veteran healthcare journalist Ron Shinkman, editor of Payers and Providers and healthcare finance editor for... more

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November 02, 2010 | 1 comments

Many years ago I was a kid on a wilderness canoe trip, on a beautiful isolated lake in northern Ontario. We stopped for lunch in the early afternoon and stripped down to wash up in the cold water... more

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