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Breastfeeding, Belly Fat and Diabetes: Behold the Beatification of Breast-Feeding by Dr. Polly Doctor of Philosophy Posted Tue 16 Nov 2010 1:02pm The Holy Trinity: Madonna, Baby and The Breast As if new moms needed two fewer excuses not to breasfeed - along comes yet another study to bolster the beatification of breast-feeding.  Type 2 diabetes and belly fat.  Behold the holy benefits of breastmilk as  reported by Time magazine Researchers led by Dr. Eleanor Bimla Schwa ... Read on »
Best Parenting Books of 2009: The First Annual Momma Data Book Awards by Dr. Polly Doctor of Philosophy Posted Thu 03 Dec 2009 6:25pm Take those dusty parenting guides to Goodwill.   Tear yourself away from the Mommy Blog of the Moment (you know, the one with the mom who cusses, starts drinking at noon, and lets her child wear pjs to school). Here are my picks for the best parenting books of 2009.  True, you won't find most of them in the parenting aisle but that's true of ... Read on »
Rising numbers of new mothers breastfeeding by DiseaseProof Medical Doctor Posted Tue 20 Aug 2013 9:24am August is National Breastfeeding month, and the CDC has released some encouraging news: between 2000 and 2010 the percentage of new mothers who chose to nurse their babies has climbed. In 2000, 35 percent of new moms nursed for six months, and 16 percent nursed for at least one year; in 2010 those numbers rose to 49 percent and 27 percent.1 Thi ... Read on »
2011 Autism Research Game Changer: California Autism Twins Study (CATS) And Gene Environment Interaction by Harold L D. Patient Expert Posted Wed 21 Dec 2011 12:22am Joachim Hallmayer MD, Stanford University Following is the press release I received setting out what Autism Speaks considers to be the top 10 autism research achievements of 2011.  Personally I do not think every one of these projects should be on a list of top 10 autism research achievements but this is the Autism Speaks list and I reprint ... Read on »
Andrew Wakefield, who sparked the unjustified MMR controversy, wins the Golden Duck Lifetime Achievement Award for his contribut by Kev Leitch Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Sun 23 Dec 2012 6:02pm Andrew Wakefield, the person most responsible for propagating the now failed notion that the MMR vaccine causes autism, has been awarded the “Golden Duck” award for 2012 by the Good Thinking Society. The announcement begins: Good Thinking launched its annual Golden Duck award for quackery in 2012, which seeks to recognize those who have s ... Read on »
CEO IT Achievement Award by Christina Thielst Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Wed 22 Oct 2008 9:32pm Modern Healthcare and HIMSS have announced the 2006 CEO IT Achievement Awards to recognize one or more healthcare industry chief executive officers who demonstrate leadership and commitment to using information technology to advance their healthcare organizations' strategic goals. The deadline for nominations is February 28 and process is co ... Read on »
CNN’s Sanjay Gupta, MD Receives Health Communications Achievement Award by Barbara Ficarra Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Thu 16 Apr 2009 12:31am NAMC Honors Sanjay Gupta, MD at the 29th Annual AMA Medical Communications Conference By Barbara Ficarra NAMC Board of Directors with Sanjay Gupta, MD - Pictured left to right: Maria Simbra, MD, James Keany, MD, Theresa Knight, MD, Robin Miller, MD, Sanjay Gupta, MD, Bruce Bonanno, MD, Doug Ferrago, MD, Barbara Ficarra, RN, MPA S ... Read on »
Four Researchers Given Lifetime Achievement Awards By the Alzheimer's Association by Bob DeMarco Patient Expert Posted Sun 11 Jul 2010 5:31am Alzheimer's Reading Room The Alzheimer's Association recognized four scientists for their extraordinary achievements in advancing Alzheimer research at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference on Alzheimer's Disease 2010 (AAICAD 2010) in Honolulu, Hawaii. Honorees for their professional and scientific contributio ... Read on »
SCHOOLS HONORED WITH ACHIEVEMENTS IN RESPIRATORY (AIR) HEALTH AWARDS by CA Dept of Public Health Posted Fri 30 Jul 2010 11:58am Fifteen California schools and one school district have received Achievements in Respiratory (AIR) Health Awards for taking steps to reduce asthma attacks and triggers that often cause asthma attacks. The schools are receiving the awards today from the California Department of Public Health (CDPH), as part of National Healthy Schools Day. "I ... Read on »
Dr. Oscar Taube Honored with Special Achievement Award from American Academy of Pediatrics by Elizabeth Leis Patient Expert Posted Wed 21 Sep 2011 6:00am Dr. Oscar Taube, a primary care physician and division director for Adolescent Medicine/Outpatient Services at The Herman & Walter Samuelson Children’s Hospital at Sinai, has been honored with a Special Achievement Award from the Maryland chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP). According to its website, the AAP “has had a long and di ... Read on »