Archive for July, 2015

Needed … …. …. Some Jail House Rock

Suicide leading cause of death in jails after natural illness The AP (7/24, Merchant) reported, “Suicide is the leading cause of death in jails after natural illness.” People who are incarcerated “take their own lives three times more often than the average population, according to a 2010 study cited in the National Study of Jail […]

Blue Moon Over WJLA – Beautiful Day In D.C.

But It Was Just A LITTLE Tick …

CDC warns about expansion of Lyme disease The Washington Post (7/25, Gebelhoff) reported that, according to the CDC, “Lyme disease has substantially expanded over the past few decades, with 17 states in the Northeast and upper Midwest now considered at high risk.” In a report, the agency revealed that “the disease is widely unreported and […]

Will Obesity Soon Plateau?

Average calorie consumption declining, data show. In a front-page story, the New York Times (7/26, A1, Sanger-Katz, Subscription Publication) reported that calorie consumption is beginning to “decline” for average adults and down by “at least 9 percent” for the average child. In turn, obesity rates “have stopped rising for adults and school-aged children” as well, […]

VEGAS….Nobel Biocare……Dr. Guttenberg

Dr. Steven A. Guttenberg Friday, September 18th #Synergy for improved patient care with digital 3D imaging and endosseous dental implants. Overview: This presentation will demonstrate the value and necessity of evaluating an alveolar ridge using cone beam CT technology prior to placing a dental implant. Learning Outcomes: 1. Understand the shortcomings of ridge evaluation using […]

Colorectal Cancer Death Rates Soar In 3 Areas Of The U.S.

While the risk of death from colorectal cancer appears to be on a steep and steady decline across the U.S. over recent decades, there are three hot spots that currently exist. Area’s of concerns reside in Appalachia, eastern Virginia/N. Carolina and the rural south according to a study published in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention. […]