Himalayan Viagra fuels caterpillar fungus gold rush [Thu, 30 Oct 2014 16:50:59 EDT]
Overwhelmed by speculators trying to cash-in on a prized medicinal fungus known as Himalayan Viagra, two isolated Tibetan communities have managed to do at the local level what world leaders often fail to do on a global scale -- implement a successful system for the sustainable harvest of a precious natural resource, suggests new research.
A common complication, gestational diabetes affects approximately 6-7% of pregnant women. Currently, screening is done in two steps to help identify patients most at risk; however, the suggested levels for additional testing were based on singleton pregnancy data. Now investigators have analyzed data from twin pregnancies and have determined that the optimal first step cutoff for additional screening appears to be a blood sugar level equal to or greater than 135 mg/dL for women carrying twins.
Title: Many U.S. Colleges Have Indoor Tanning Salons On, Near Campus: Study
Category: Health News
Created: 10/29/2014 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 10/30/2014 12:00:00 AM
Voters' Views on Obamacare Split Along Party Lines [Fri, 31 Oct 2014 00:00:00 PDT]
Title: Voters' Views on Obamacare Split Along Party Lines
Category: Health News
Created: 10/29/2014 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 10/30/2014 12:00:00 AM
Summary Thoughts on “A Sportsman’s Instinct” [Mon, 27 Oct 2014 12:46:39 +0000]
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True contrition goes far beyond regret, sorrow, and even remorse. It's a sad, hard reality, but feeling badly about what you've done isn't necessarily enough to really learn a lesson or to drive you to earnestly work at changing your ways.

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What We Believe Really Matters [Mon, 20 Oct 2014 11:39:05 +0000]
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In times past professionals mainly concerned themselves with the kinds of unconscious emotional conflicts that could make a person "neurotic" or sick with worry, but these days professionals more often focus on the attitudes and beliefs that can predispose people to behave in socially problematic ways.

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Designed to cover half the surface area of a pack, new proposed labels are meant to vividly remind smokers of tobacco’s dangers.
Caregivers of veterans report greater difficulties than do those of other disabled adults.
Belly Fat Foods Quiz [Tue, 28 Oct 2014 00:00:00 PDT]
Title: Belly Fat Foods Quiz
Category: MedicineNet Quiz
Created: 10/22/2014 1:10:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 10/28/2014 12:19:35 PM
Title: Study Finds U.S. Diets Still Contain Too Many Bad Fats
Category: Health News
Created: 10/22/2014 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 10/23/2014 12:00:00 AM
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