Friday, November 21, 2008

Friday Wrap Up 11 21 2008

Wow what a wild week it has been. I want to apologize for posting so late today but I have been like a "man on a mission" since I woke up.

First off I want to bring to the forefront if you did not see the national news today there is a problem reoccurring in our country that is a health hazard to us all:

The return of Bed Bugs across the nation.
http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/21134540/vp/27827368#27827368

If you do not know about these little bugs here is a good link to start:
http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&q=all+about+Todd+bed+bugs&btnG=Google+Search

This is not an issue to be complacent about by far.
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Now on with our normal features if this world we live in can be classified as normal.
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What do to when your disability is misrepresented

Source and More:
http://www.disaboom.com/Blogs/karaswims/archive/2008/11/09/what-do-to-when-your-disability-is-misrepresented.aspx?IADID=Feature%0A%0A_wk31&utm_campaign=Disaboom%20Weekly%3A%20Is%20Your%20Disability%20Misrepresented%3F&utm_content=poundpuppy2k1@gmail.com&utm_medium=Email&utm_source=VerticalResponse&utm_term=What%20to%20do%20When%20Your%20Disability%20is%20Misrepresented
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Fall Babies at Higher Risk for Asthma
Study Shows Winter Virus Season Has Impact on Risk of Childhood Asthma

Source and More:
http://www.webmd.com/asthma/news/20081120/fall-babies-at-higher-risk-for-asthma
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Uncertainty Is Powerful Stress Producer
Neurotic People Are More Stressed From Facing Uncertainty Than Facing Negative Feedback

Source and More:
http://www.webmd.com/mental-health/news/20081120/uncertainty-is-powerful-stress-producer
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Adult stem cell breakthrough

The first tissue-engineered trachea (windpipe), utilising the patient's own stem cells, has been successfully transplanted into a young woman with a failing airway. The bioengineered trachea immediately provided the patient with a normally functioning airway, thereby saving her life.

Source and More:
http://www.physorg.com/news146297595.html
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Bipolar disorder genes, pathways identified
Medicine & Health / Genetics
Neuroscientists at the Indiana University School of Medicine have created the first comprehensive map of genes likely to be involved in bipolar disorder, according to research published online Nov. 21 in the American Journal of Medical Genetics.

Source and More:
http://www.physorg.com/news146511601.html
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Med school discovery could lead to better cancer diagnosis, drugs
Medicine & Health / Cancer
A Florida State University College of Medicine research team led by Yanchang Wang has discovered an important new layer of regulation in the cell division cycle, which could lead to a greater understanding of the way cancer begins.

Source and More:
http://www.physorg.com/news146511629.html
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ADHD Medications Do Not Cause Chromosomal Damage in Children

Source and More:
http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/583972
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Obama Picks Daschle for HHS Secretary

A must read.

Source and More:
http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/583960
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Risk for Suicide, Self-Harm High After Psychiatric Hospital Discharge
New Research Stresses the Importance of Appropriate and Vigilant Aftercare

Source and More:
http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/583966
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Stress May Impair Decision-Making

Source and More:
http://psychcentral.com/news/2008/11/21/stress-may-impair-decision-making/3390.html
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Children With Serious Mental Health Problems Do Not Receive Adequate Care In One In Five States, Survey Finds

Source and More:
http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/130346.php
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Appalling Failures Of Uk Government In Health Care Of Children In Detention Centres

Source and More:
http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/130290.php
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Little progress, many holes in kids' mental health system

s mental health advocates, policy makers, practitioners, educators and researchers gathered at the Carter Center to discuss the progress in addressing American children's mental health needs, a drama of sorts was reaching its conclusion halfway across the country.

Source and More:
http://www.cnn.com/2008/HEALTH/conditions/11/21/mental.health.kids/index.html

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