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Just Published: The Must-Have Resource for Clinicians Treating Patients with BED

You get the questions. We have the answers. Written in a question and answer format, Questions and Answers about Binge Eating Disorder: A Guide for Clinicians provides answers to the questions most commonly asked by practitioners treating patients with binge … Continue reading




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Recently Published: 100 Questions & Answers About Schizophrenia

Schizophrenia and its related conditions are all too common among young adults and are prevalent in about 1% of the general population. This is a devastating disorder of thinking; if gone undetected and thus untreated it can lead to robbing … Continue reading




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November is American Diabetes Month

November marks the annual observance of American Diabetes Month (ADM). Spearheaded by the American Diabetes Association, ADM is a time to raise awareness of diabetes, a metabolic disease in which the body’s inability to produce any or enough insulin causes … Continue reading




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National Autism Awareness Month

April marks the annual observance of National Autism Awareness Month. Autism is a complex developmental disability that typically appears during the first three years of life and affects a person’s ability to communicate and interact with others. Autism is defined … Continue reading




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Better Than Google: New Search Engine Helps Doctors Diagnose Rare Diseases

Rare diseases are notoriously difficult to diagnose.  According to the FDA, one-third of people with a rare disease will wait one to five years before receiving a correct diagnosis. A new search engine created by researchers at the Technical University … Continue reading




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February 28th is Rare Disease Day

February 28th will mark the sixth annual Rare Disease Day which is meant to raise awareness for rare diseases and improve access to treatment and medical representation for patients and their families. The first observance was on February 29th, 2008, … 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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Celebrating NYU Cancer Institute’s New Research System

Re-posted from Yahoo News: The NYU Langone Medical Center’s Cancer Institute recently purchased a highly advanced molecular analysis system for cancer research with funds donated by the New York mesothelioma lawyers of Belluck & Fox, LLP. The NanoString Technologies nCounter Analysis … Continue reading




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Celebrate Men’s Health This June

Anchored by a Congressional health education program, each June, Men’s Health Month is celebrated across the country with screenings, health fairs, media appearances, and other health education and outreach activities. According to Dr. David Gremillon from Men’s Health Network, “there is … 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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