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September 19, 2014
Director's Comments: Heart Repair?
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Listen to the NLM Director's Comments on "Heart Repair?". The transcript is also available.

Although there is active research about cell therapy approaches that strive to rejuvenate, regenerate, and repair the human heart, none have succeeded, Science recently reported in an insightful, overview article...


September 19, 2014
Know What to Do about the Flu!
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Know what to do about the flu. Learn about flu myths and facts, vaccination, prevention, and treatment at Flu.gov.


September 11, 2014
Off to College? Stay Healthy!
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Going to college? Learn what you need to do to stay healthy and safe. Visit the MedlinePlus page on college health.

College life involves excitement, along with new challenges, risks, and responsibilities. You are meeting new people, learning new things, and making your own decisions. It can sometimes be stressful. You have to deal with pressures related to food, drink, appearance, drugs, and sexual activity...


September 11, 2014
September Is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month
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September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month. Visit the MedlinePlus prostate cancer topic page to learn more.


September 11, 2014
Director's Comments: NIH MedlinePlus Magazine Summer 2014
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The new edition of NIH MedlinePlus Magazine Summer 2014 covers rheumatoid arthritis, eye health, as well as information about breast cancer...


September 8, 2014
September Issue of NIH News in Health Now Available
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The September issue of NIH News in Health is now available.

Featured stories include "Drinking to Excess: Recognize and Treat Alcohol Problems" and "Focusing on ADHD: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder". Also, check out the health capsules and the featured Web site.


September 5, 2014
Director's Comments: Native Voices in Hawaii
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Dr. Lindberg praised his hosts and noted how the Native Voices: Native Peoples' Concepts of Health and Illness exhibition suggests the links between cultural legacy and contemporary health in a recent keynote address at the 155th Queen's Medical Center Heritage Day in Honolulu...


September 5, 2014
Director's Comments: Mental Health Impact Diabetes
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Listen to the NLM Director's Comments on "Mental Health Impact Diabetes". The transcript is also available.

While distress, depression, and other anxiety disorders undermine the health of diabetes patients, these conditions need to be more frequently diagnosed and treated, finds a viewpoint recently published in the Journal of the American Medical Association...


September 5, 2014
Be Aware of Ticks and Lyme Disease
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Be Aware of Ticks and Lyme Disease. To learn more, visit the MedlinePlus Lyme Disease health topic page.

Lyme disease is a bacterial infection you get from the bite of an infected tick...