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Monthly Archives: October 2011

Snake Oil’s Return

Snake oil is a term that has come to mean a medical treatment that is a scam. This term was coined to describe the goods sold by traveling drifters posing as doctors, chemist or healers in the late 19th century. … Continue reading

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11/6/11: Dr. Suresh Ramalingam

Listen to a recording of the show. Dr. Suresh Ramalingam Dr. Ramalingam received his MB/BS from Kilpauk Medical College, University of Madras, Madras, India in 1992. He completed his Residency in Internal Medicine from Wayne State University in 1996, where … Continue reading

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iKids

Has your iPhone become your new babysitter? More and more I observe that parents have started handing their smart phones off to their young children as if it were a toy. New research has been done to see just how … Continue reading

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Trick or Treat?

You might be a little old to trick-or-treat, but some could argue that candy might be beneficial to your health. Recent studies show that chocolate consumption can lower your risk for several cardiovascular disorders. The study showed that those who … Continue reading

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10/30/11: Dr. Scott Miller of Georgia Urology

Listen to a recording of the show. Dr. Scott Miller practices with Georgia Urology, the largest urology practice in Atlanta and the Southeast. Dr. Scott Miller of Georgia Urology Having arrived in Atlanta in 1995, Dr. Scott Miller of Georgia … Continue reading

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The Value of Vaccines

In a recent Republican presidential candidate debate, Texas governor Rick Perry was singled out by many of the other candidates due to his controversial decision to mandate the vaccination for Human Papilloma Virus, or HPV in Texas. One of the … Continue reading

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10/23/11: Dr. Stanley M. Fineman

Listen to a recording of the show. Dr. Stanley M. Fineman Stanley M. Fineman, M.D., M.B.A., has been in private allergy practice for more than 30 years. He earned his medical degree from Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, … Continue reading

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The Flu Shot: Fact v.s. Fiction

It’s a shame more people don’t get the flu vaccine. It’s safe and protects you against at least one week of misery if not even more grave problems. Some folks are hesitant because there is a lot of misinformation regarding … Continue reading

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Floogle

In a recent post, I discussed how the Internet is beginning to show lots of potential as an important resource for medical research. Here is another example: The CDC tracks the flu every year because, believe it or not, the … Continue reading

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Seasonal Affective Disorder on Twitter

Summer has come and gone, the leaves are changing, the days getting shorter, your focus is back to school and or work, and maybe you’re just a little bit blue; could you be suffering from Seasonal Affective Disorder, or the … Continue reading

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