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October 2010 - Posts


Pharmacy Frustration and E-prescribing Pitfalls
October 29, 2010 12:50 PM by Jill Glomstad
I travelled abroad recently and, as my luck would have it, I picked up a bug on the flight which I couldn't quite shake. A trip to my primary care doctor revealed the expected diagnosis - bronchitis. Though my doctor's physical office building is far Read More...
Pediatric Homeopathic Remedy Recalled
October 27, 2010 3:42 PM by Jessica LaGrossa
As a mother, I have depended on natural and homeopathic remedies when I can for my son. When he was teething I used what my husband and I came to jokingly refer to as the "magic cocktail" at bedtime of Hyland's Teething Tablets and Motrin. The teething Read More...
Getting Ready for Flu Season
October 22, 2010 12:43 PM by Jill Glomstad
Flu season is almost upon us. Actually, technically it’s already here, running from fall through early spring. According to the CDC, anywhere between 5 and 20 percent of the U.S. population contract the flu each year. On average, 200,000 people are hospitalized Read More...
Comedy Central Hosts Autism Fundraiser
October 21, 2010 11:29 AM by Jessica LaGrossa
Tune in tomorrow, Thursday Oct 21, for Comedy Central's third biennial special event, Night of Too Many Stars: An Overbooked Concert for Autism Education. Hosted by Jon Stewart, it airs at 9 p.m. EDT/6 p.m. PDT. (Check your local listings.) Performers/Comedians Read More...
Work and Memory Decline
October 15, 2010 6:57 PM by Jill Glomstad
There's something to the idea of "use it or lose it" when it comes to memory as we age, assert economic researchers in a paper in the latest edition of the Journal of Economic Perspectives. They analyzed data from the U.S. and Europe and found that the Read More...
October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month
October 8, 2010 6:17 PM by Jill Glomstad
October is National Disability Employment Awareness month in the United States. The celebration began back in 1945 with a week to advocate for the employment of people with physical disabilities. Twenty-five years later the week was extended to a month. Read More...


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