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June 16, 2008

Method for Pre-Diabetes Screening in Obese Children Needs to Change

MedPage Today is reporting a study finding that many obese children with pre-diabetes will NOT be recogninzed using current testing technique – a fasting plasma glucose […]
June 16, 2008

Most Cancer Doctors Avoid Saying It’s The End

An AP story is reporting, “Many people do not get … straight talk” about cancer “from doctors, who often think they are doing patients a favor […]
June 16, 2008

Erectile Dysfunction an Indicator of Men’s Health

HealthDay News is reporting a story saying that erectile dysfunction could be an indicator of testosterone deficiency and the metabolic syndrome, a set of factors that […]
June 16, 2008

Online Scheduler Helps Track Kids’ Shots

HealthDay News is reporting a story that should be read by every parent. A new online tool is avialble that helps parents and the doctors who […]
June 16, 2008

Catholic Bishops Opposr Embryonic Stem Cell Research

LifeNews is reporting that the nation’s Catholic bishops followed through on their desire to put forward an initial statement opposing embryonic stem cell research. They voted […]
June 16, 2008

American Medical Association Attacking Pro-Life Pharmacists on Plan B Drug

LifeNews is reporting that The American Medical Association is coming under criticism for attacking pro-life pharmacists and others who want to opt out of dispensing objectionable […]
June 13, 2008

British Teenager Becomes 14th Woman to Die From Dangerous Abortion Drug

  LifeNews is reporting another death of a woman from an abortion drug. Eight women in the United States have died from the Mifepristone abortion drug, […]
June 13, 2008

AMA to consider endorsing undercover patients

  USA Today is reporting that the ethics council of the American Medical Association is pressing the doctors group to endorse the practice of undercover patients. […]
August 3, 2011

Longest trial ever confirms mammograms’ benefits

Mammography screening reduces breast cancer deaths even more than most experts have long believed, according to a new, large-scale Swedish trial. In the study, with a follow-up […]
August 3, 2011

Ob/Gyn group issues new guidelines recommending yearly mammograms starting at age 40

There’s been a lot of conflicting advice about when women should start getting regular mammograms. Now the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists has issued its […]
August 4, 2011

Patients are asking me how to manage their diabetes during fasting

I have the privilege of being the Medical Director at the Mission Medical Clinic, a Christian clinic for the working poor in Colorado Springs. Because we […]
August 5, 2011

Does finger length predict a private part’s length in men?

Forgive me, but I just couldn’t resist posting this. For it turns out, the relative length of a man’s index and ring fingers might be a […]
August 5, 2011

Magazine photoshopping linked to eating disorders

ABC World News reported, “Just about every magazine in the world does it – tweaks those cover photos and glamour shots to perfection.” But, ABC correspondent Linsey […]
August 7, 2011

Vitamin D3 may improve survival among women

Vitamin D3 may improve survival among older women, particularly those who are institutionalized, according to a meta-analysis published in the Cochrane Review.
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