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ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Brings Awareness to a Little Understood Disease

Over the past few weeks, the social media phenomenon known as the Ice Bucket Challenge has brought unprecedented attention and awareness for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease. With everyone from Charlie Rose to Benedict Cumberbatch … Continue reading

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HIV Essentials 2014, Seventh Edition Earns a 5-Star Review

Great news– HIV Essentials 2014, Seventh Edition by Paul E. Sax, MD, Calvin J. Cohen, MD, MS, and Daniel R. Kuritzkes, MD, recently attained 5 stars and a perfect score of 100 from Doody’s Review Service. According to reviewer, Sara Hurtado Bares, MD, … Continue reading

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October is Health Literacy Month

October marks the 14th anniversary of Health Literacy Month, a grassroots initiative founded by award-winning Jones & Bartlett Learning author, Helen Osborne, to raise awareness about the need for more easily understandable health communication. This year’s theme is “Be a … Continue reading

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Review: “useful in providing essential information to students and residents”

Doody’s Review Service recently reviewed the Tarascon Neurosurgery Pockebook  by Melanie G. Hayden Gephart, MD, MAS. According to reviewer, Ramsis  Farid Ghaly, MD, FACS (Ghaly Neurosurgical Associates), “is useful in providing essential information to students and residents.” Other excerpts from … Continue reading

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Review: “the only NAPLEX preparatory book that focuses on that examination’s three core competence areas”

In a recent 4-star review, Doody’s Review Service declared Capstone Pharmacy Review & Navigate TestPrep by Barb Mason, PharmD, FASHP, Debra L. Parker, PharmD, BCPS, and Rex S. Lott, PharmD, BCPP, “the only NAPLEX (North American Pharmacist Licensure Examination) preparatory … Continue reading

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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, an annual campaign to increase awareness of the disease. While most people are aware of breast cancer, many forget to take the steps to have a plan to detect the disease in its early … Continue reading

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Moustaches for Men’s Health

With the help of the Prostate Cancer Foundation, LiveStrong and the Movember Foundation, November marks the 5th annual, Movember.  Movember is an annual, Global event that takes place each November, involving the growing of moustaches, also known as “Mos,” to … Continue reading

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Capgras Syndrome: Ever Thought Your Loved One Was an Impostor?

Reposted from Huffington Post: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/carol-w-berman-md/capgras-syndrome_b_888854.html article by Jones & Bartlett Learning Medicine Author, Carol W. Berman, MD ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Did you ever look at your husband or wife and feel that person is an impostor? Janet, a 24-year-old graduate student, came … Continue reading

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