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Veterans Day 2011

We thank our veterans as we celebrate them today!  Here are several items regarding Veterans! November 11 marks the observance of Veterans Day – 11/11/11. People who serve in the military and veterans face some different health issues than civilians. … Continue reading

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Independence Day – United States

We celebrate on Monday, the freedom of our country.    Wikipedia states:  “Independence Day, commonly known as the Fourth of July, is a federal holiday in the United States commemorating the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776, … Continue reading

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Medpedia: Reliable Crowdsourcing of Health and Medical Information

The following was posted on the BHIC Blog. http://ow.ly/58egl by Walter Jessen “The Medpedia Project http://www.medpedia.com/ is a long-term, worldwide initiative to develop an online collaborative source of health and medical information for medical professionals and the general public. A … Continue reading

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Coming Soon — Spring!

We welcome the first day of Spring this weekend!    It’s good to say “good-bye” to Winter.   Enjoy your weekend! Spring (season) – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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NIH and Wikimedia Foundation Collaborate to Improve Online Health Information

from a BHIC posting… The National Institutes of Health and the Wikimedia Foundation, the nonprofit organization that operates the Wikipedia(r) online encyclopedia, are joining forces to make health and science information more accessible and reliable. This collaboration is the first … Continue reading

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