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All About the Zika Virus

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The Zika Virus is a hot topic in the news right now, and it’s important to know the real facts about this infection. This is not a new virus; it was actually discovered in 1947 in the Zika Forest in Uganda. Prior to 2014, people were infected with the virus in Africa and an...
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Selecting and Serving Produce Safely

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As you enjoy fresh produce, follow these safe handling tips to help protect yourself and your family. Fruits and vegetables are an important part of a healthy diet. Your local markets carry a wide variety of nutritious fresh fruits and vegetables. However, harmful bacteria that...
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Cold & Flu: Age-by-Age Guide: 0 to 6 Months

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This article originally appeared on parenting.com  A cold or the flu will affect a baby more than it will an older child — that’s because babies’ immune systems aren’t used to fighting off infections. But be prepared: babies can get anywhere from 6 to 10...
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New Information Regarding Monitoring/Predicting Memory Loss Progression to Clinical Alzheimer’s Disease

  I am becoming a big fan of a site for doctors called Consultant 360. Just tonight I read a potentially ground-breaking article which indicates that there is a set of proteins that can be measured in the blood of subjects aged 70 years or older that when placed into an...
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So The Lifetime Achievement Award- Won’t Be Going To Your Marijuana User

  In the June 5th New England Of Medicine Journal a review article on the adverse health effects of marijuana use by Dr. Volkow et al we learn that the ongoing trend of politicizing medical marijuana may turn out to have some significant adverse health issues, most notably...
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Further Follow-Up On The New Anticoagulants

From the HeartWire there was further follow-up of prior data looking at Pradaxa (dabigatran) versus Coumadin (warfarin) in mechanical heart valve patients. It would appear for now at least that the traditional treatment of warfarin is still in the driver’s seat in this...
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A Recent Article Shows That Perhaps Our Blood Pressure Goals Are Too Aggressive

Recently in heartwire an article summarizing data regarding blood pressure control in chronic kidney disease patients indicates higher mortality when treated to what are current recommended blood pressure goals.  This is observational data and a more definitive trial titled...
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