Navigation Links
Michael Jackson Get the Medical Facts Behind the Headlines at CelebrityDiagnosis.com
Date:6/28/2009

Diseases and other medical conditions do not respect fame or fortune. This new web site, produced by a team of doctors and powered by a new medical search engine, satisfies the public's appetite for celebrity news while also meeting their needs for trusted health information in an accessible format that explains the medical meaning behind the headlines.

Boston, MA (PRWEB) June 28, 2009 -- Did a dangerous combination of prescription painkillers contribute to Michael Jackson's sudden death from cardiac arrest? What does this case have in common with the recent deaths of other celebrities such as David Carradine and Danny Gans?

Curious minds now have a reliable new way to find out, and learn more about their own health in the process. Celebrity Diagnosis (http://www.CelebrityDiagnosis.com) is a new resource of user-friendly medical and health information that combines the power of celebrity with our natural curiosity and concerns about personal health, to increase knowledge and understanding of important health issues. It provides blog-style immediacy with reliable and authoritative information in casebooks provided by a new type of medical search engine.

Celebrity Diagnosis was created by a wife and husband team of physicians, who have trained, taught and practiced at some of the top medical schools in the U.S. including Harvard, Johns Hopkins and Washington University in St. Louis. "Our mission is create a series of Teachable Moments in Medicine" to increase health awareness and health literacy.

Most news about medical conditions lacks sufficient detail and pointers to authoritative and reliable information to genuinely inform the public about causes, prevention, diagnosis and treatment of disease. Celebrity Diagnosis provides that deeper level of knowledge that is becoming increasingly necessary as our healthcare system undergoes fundamental shifts that make consumers ever more responsible for their own health.

Celebrity Diagnosis regularly publishes short articles on diseases and other medical conditions that are currently in the news, taking advantage of the power of celebrity to capture the attention of consumers with opportunistic learning styles. The site features stories about uncommon people from the worlds of art and entertainment, sports, business, government and politics, science and technology who suffer from medical conditions that can affect anyone.

A unique feature of Celebrity Diagnosis stories are casebooks provided by http://www.ResoundingHealth.com. These casebooks contain essential information from authoritative sources in a convenient package that a reader can link to, email to a friend or print out and take to their next doctor's appointment. Celebrity Diagnosis currently features casebooks on stress and heart disease, cardiac arrest, drug abuse and poisoning by demerol, oxycontin and dilaudid, toxicology and domestic violence. Recent stories feature celebrities such as Michael Jackson, Farrah Fawcett, David Carradine, Elisabeth Hasselbeck and Walter Cronkite.

This web site is for informational purposes only and is not intended as a substitute for advice from your own doctor. The information is not to be used for self-diagnosis or treatment. Celebrity Diagnosis™ and Teachable Moments in Medicine™ are trademarks of Celebrity Diagnosis, LLC.

About CelebrityDiagnosis.com:

Celebrity Diagnosis, LLC was co-founded by Michele Berman, M.D. and Mark Boguski, M.D. Dr. Berman was co-owner and Clinical Director of The Pediatric Center, a private practice on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. from 1988-2000 and was named Outstanding Washington Physician by Washingtonian Magazine in 1999. She gained extensive experience in communicating health information to consumers by authoring a monthly column for Washington Parent Magazine. Dr. Berman is also a medical Internet pioneer, having established one of the first medical practice websites in 1997. Dr. Boguski has held positions at the U.S. National Institutes of Health, the U.S. National Library of Medicine and in the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries. He is a former vice president of Novartis and was honored as a Visionary and Influencer by the Personalized Medicine Coalition in 2006. Dr. Boguski was elected to the Institute of Medicine of the U.S. National Academy of Sciences in 2001 and is currently on the faculty of Harvard Medical School at the Francis Countway Library of Medicine. Follow us on twitter at http://twitter.com/CelebDx

###

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2009/06/prweb2585464.htm.


'/>"/>
Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2009 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Michael Moores SiCKO Becomes the Third Highest Grossing Documentary of All Time Surpassing An Inconvenient Truth
2. Katie Hood Appointed Interim Chief Executive Officer of Michael J. Fox Foundation
3. Clarient Names Michael J. Pellini, M.D. Chief Operating Officer
4. Digital Healthcare Announces Dr. Michael Fleming Joins Executive Team as Medical Director
5. Michael J. Fox Foundation Commits Up to $2 Million for PD Drug Development Under Target Validation 2008
6. BioElectronics Corporation Announces Addition of Michael Seidenman, R.Ph. as Vice President of Sales
7. BioSeek Appoints Michael C. Venuti, Ph.D., Chief Executive Officer
8. Irene Hegeman Richard, MD, Appointed Senior Medical Advisor to The Michael J. Fox Foundation
9. Actress Jenifer Lewis, Authors Dr. Michael Eric Dyson and Susan Taylor Among Featured Speakers for Senator Hughes Behavioral Mental Health Summit
10. Michael J. Fox Foundation Launches Rapid Response Innovation Awards 2008 Following Strong Inaugural Year Response
11. Siemens Medical Solutions Michael Long Recognized as one of Computerworlds 2008 Premier 100 IT Leaders
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:1/19/2017)... ... January 19, 2017 , ... ... which serves Lawrenceville, New Jersey and the surrounding area, is inaugurating a ... sclerosis (ALS), more commonly known as Lou Gehrig's disease or motor neurone disease, ...
(Date:1/19/2017)... Angeles, CA (PRWEB) , ... January 18, 2017 , ... ... hazards while driving during a rain storm by slowing down and increasing the space ... on Fox 40. Los Angeles based car accident attorney Raymond R. Hassanlou notes that, ...
(Date:1/19/2017)... ... January 19, 2017 , ... "ProParagraph Basics ... simplify the editing process for all media productions," said Christina Austin - CEO ... 30 simplistically styled self-animating paragraphs designed for multi-lined text purposes. Choose from ...
(Date:1/18/2017)... ... January 18, 2017 , ... A recent video posting of a ... about the benefits of fidgeting to relieve stress and anxiety. No one was ... Think Ink Pen had just completed a successful Kickstarter campaign raising $67,000 on the ...
(Date:1/18/2017)... Calif, USA; and SHANGHAI, China – , ... ... 2017 -- Global public health organization NSF International has certified ... arsenic) to NSF/ANSI 53: Drinking Water Treatment Units – Health ... This certification verifies that MicroCeramics’ NanoNose Pitcher Filter System filters ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:1/19/2017)... -- , , Marks E-QURE , ... distribution agreement, following similar agreements in Israel and ... 5 billion global market ... a leader in medical devices for the treatment of advanced wound care, announced ... (TeckMedica) in Colombia for the Company,s patented Bio-electrical Signal ...
(Date:1/19/2017)... YORK , Jan. 18, 2017 The ... 1,669.40 billion by 2021 from USD 1,179.20 billion in ... period. Increasing prevalence of chronic diseases, increasing demand ... the factors driving the growth of this market. Whereas, ... and generic drugs offer significant growth opportunities for players ...
(Date:1/18/2017)... PORTLAND, Oregon and PUNE, India ... report published by Allied Market Research, titled, "Breast Imaging Technologies ... projects that the global breast imaging technologies market size was ... reach $4,502 million by 2022, growing at a CAGR of ... and Europe together accounted for ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: