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June 16, 2010 | 2 comments

Take away an artist’s paints. She may just use her fingers.

Take away a chef’s knives. He may opt to smash, grate or whip the ingredients instead.

But what if you are a doctor and... more

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June 15, 2010 | 0 comments

We at the Diabetes Hands Foundation developed HealthSeeker, a new healthy Facebook game (we... more

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June 15, 2010 | 0 comments
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June 11, 2010 | 0 comments

From the annals of gross but important stories – now, with a summer news peg! – comes a new CDC MMWR report... more

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June 11, 2010 | 0 comments

Courtney Perkes could have phoned it in. She was the fourth reporter to have covered the seemingly never-ending saga of Dr. Andrew Rutland, an obstetrician who, most recently, has been accused of... more

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June 10, 2010 | 0 comments

It can be a slog, covering health reform’s intricacies day in and day out. Fortunately, four top health journalists gathered today at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C.... more

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June 09, 2010 | 0 comments

Last week, my oldest daughter graduated from high school and began her journey as a young adult. As a proud parent and the commencement speaker, I shared some life lessons with the class of 2010.... more

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June 07, 2010 | 1 comments

Last May was a big month for the Asian community. It was Asian and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, but was also the National Hepatitis B Awareness Month.

The prevalence of hepatitis B... more

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June 07, 2010 | 0 comments

For the past year and a half, Julie Sullivan at the Oregonian, one of the country’s most consistent and skilled investigative reporters, has been writing about troops that were exposed to... more



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