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November 16, 2011

Study finds no link between cell phones, cancer

Major media sources provided coverage of a large study from Denmark that found no association between cell phone use and elevated cancer rates.
November 15, 2011

Study associates profanity on TV with foul-mouthed children

USA Today reported that according to a study published in the journal Pediatrics, television may be turning “children into fountains of four-letter words.”
November 15, 2011

Pediatrics group warns against secondhand TV in kids under two

In continuing coverage, USA Today reports that in the journal Pediatrics, “the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) for the first time included warnings about ‘secondhand television’ in […]
November 14, 2011

Federal panel recommends pap smear every three years

A federal panel says healthy women do NOT need to get a pap smear every year after all. While many physicians, including me, strongly support the […]
November 13, 2011

Pediatrician group: Children under two should NOT watch TV, videos

There’s a new warning from the nation’s pediatricians and it may surprise a good many parents who think those baby DVD’s, even educational television can benefit […]
November 13, 2011

Biennial mammograms reduce false positive rate

A number of media sources discussed a new study suggesting that annual mammogram screening may lead to a high false positive rate.
November 12, 2011

The process of F-O-R-G-I-V-I-N-G

We tell people all the time that we have forgiven them, but the truth is, in most cases, we haven’t really done so. If we say we […]
November 12, 2011

A test to tell if you’ve really forgiven someone

We tell people all the time that we have forgiven them, but the truth is, in most cases, we haven’t really done so. If we say […]
December 17, 2008

If you or someone you love is using an albuterol inhaler, you need to read this

Fast-relief albuterol inhalers to treat asthma symptoms will go green in the United States starting January 1, 2009, as mandated by the U.S. Food and Drug […]
December 18, 2008

For Pro-Lifers, an Early Christmas Present from President Bush — regulations to protect the conscience rights of healthcare professionals

President Bush’s days may be numbered, but not his pro-life influence. In a monumental decision that will be felt well into the next administration, the White […]
December 18, 2008

The Truth About 6 Holiday Health Myths

With the winter holidays gearing up, a duo of doctors is crying “Bah, humbug!” over some seasonal health myths. From poisonous poinsettias to heady heat loss, […]
December 22, 2008

Parents can help kids to slim down

A weight loss intervention directed at parents of overweight children may be as effective as interventions directed at both parents and children, study findings suggest. This […]
December 22, 2008

‘Tis the Season for Colorectal Screening? Give a Life-Saving Gift this Christmas.

Merry Christmas, and get a colorectal exam! Sound unusual? Well, a new study shows that sending reminders for colorectal screening exams during the December holiday season […]
December 28, 2008

Retail Pharmacies Enter Battle on Generic Drug Prices – Good news for consumers

The Wall Street Journal reports, “Retail pharmacies are waging what some consider a generic-drug price war that … reflects the intense competition that drug-store chains face […]
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