May 29, 2009 Check out the podcast this week for a personal story of a teen's diabetes diagnosis, pregnancy weight gain advice, green tea and more.
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May 28, 2009 NYC health department takes your questions today on H1N1 flu.
May 27, 2009 Tobacco's the big health risk, according to toxicologists in a new poll. Plastics not so much.
May 26, 2009 Former pharmaceutical exec Jeff Sturchio is tapped to lead — wait for it — the Global Health Council, a key global health promotion group.
May 22, 2009 WHO will not declare that swine flu, or H1N1, has reached pandemic proportions. But it's leaving open the question for now of whether it will change its own definition of exactly what would trigger a pandemic.
May 14, 2009 Earvin "Magic" Johnson still has HIV, But nobody told 37 percent of African Americans surveyed recently by the Kaiser Family Foundation.
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May 11, 2009 There's the daily flu case count and then there's elusive reality.
May 11, 2009 The world has been hovering on the apparent brink of the next flu pandemic for 12 days now. The only thing that would tip the World Health Organization into declaring it a pandemic is evidence that the new H1N1 vi
May 11, 2009 We don't hear a lot about polio anymore. It's one of those diseases that many people think has gone the way of the Model-T
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May 8, 2009 After two weeks of scary flu news, Americans are taking the threat of swine flu seriously. But they're also keeping their cool.
May 8, 2009 The names of University of Maryland's Robert Gallo and French scientist Luc Montagnier, who separately discovered the HIV virus 25 years ago, have become inextricably linked, whether they like it or not.
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May 7, 2009 Feed a cold, starve a fever and ... intentionally try to contract the swine flu? The new addition wouldn't quite have the same ring as the old adage but it's a discussion that has begun, thanks in large part to >
May 6, 2009 Why do outbreaks caused by flu and other viruses often seem worse initially than they turn out to be?
May 6, 2009 This community health centers explainer comes from our health blogging partners over at Kaiser Health News.
May 5, 2009 This handy hospital infrastructure explainer comes from our health blogging partners over at Kaiser Health News.
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