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February 7th, 2013

Ciguatera Is Hot (But It Could Be Cold)

The news about the cases of ciguatera fish poisoning in New York (NY Times here, MMWR here) reminded me of several unusual things about this form of “harmful algal bloom,” as it is so artfully called by the experts. Specifically, here are six: Symptoms are bizarre.  It starts out like a standard case of gastroenteritis […]


August 3rd, 2010

HIV Testing: NY Makes Progress; Massachusetts … Not So Much

From the office of New York Governor David Paterson: The Governor signed into law S.8227/A.11487, which will allow patients to agree to HIV testing as part of a general signed consent to medical care that remains in effect until it is revoked or expires. The bill will also, among other things:  allow oral consent to […]


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