- Clinton Foundation -- Donate online or Text "HAITI" to 20222 and $10 will be donated to relief efforts, charged to your cell phone bill.
- American Red Cross International Response Fund – Donate
- Doctors Without Borders
- The International Rescue Committee
- Mercy Corps Haiti Earthquake Fund (1-888-256-1900)
- Partners in Health
- UNICEF (1-800-4UNICEF)
- UN World Food Program
………….In December 2007, Beverly posted a scan of the image on Flickr, the photo-sharing Web site, and titled it “One-Eyed Man with Harpoon.” Soon, a whaling enthusiast e-mailed her a dissent: that is no harpoon, which suggested that the man was no whaler. Months later, another correspondent told her that the man might be Phineas Gage and, if so, this would be the first known image of him………..
The last time I participated in a mission trip was back in January 2008 in Cambodia. That was part of my church’s 14-day evangelical and medical outreach. This time round, the medical trip had no religious component; it was organized by a student-run organization – Singapore Medical Society of Victoria (SMSV). SMSV aims to bridge the gap between medical students in Victoria and the healthcare industry in Singapore. They had previously organized a trip to Hainan Island, China. Past participants have commented they were able to step above and beyond their usual roles as medical students and do ’so much more’, e.g. perform a lipoma excision. As such, when I heard about an upcoming trip to India, I did not pass up the opportunity………….
-- Best Medical Weblog
-- Best New Medical Weblog (established in 2009)
-- Best Literary Medical Weblog
-- Best Clinical Sciences Weblog
-- Best Health Policies/Ethics Weblog
-- Best Medical Technologies/Informatics Weblog
-- Best Patient's Blog
….one way to support the troops is by knitting comfort items like hats, slippers and neck coolers. I can tell you that when I was in Iraq in JAN I was freezing my patootie off!! M. had knit me a green camouflage blanket and a desert camouflage hoodie and they were put to good use!A great place to start is the Ships Project.
The rules are simple: quilts must be 16" x 16" (including a 4" sleeve and a label) and consist of three layers. Contest quilts must be sent to the AAQ by May 31, 2010. The contest is also a fundraiser; all quilts become a donation to the organization and will be auctioned on eBay Nov. 8 - Dec. 6, 2010 to benefit the AAQ and its mission to document, preserve and share the history of quilts and quilt makers. Visit the AAQ website for full contest information including a downloadable entry form.
Upcoming Dr. A Shows (9pm ET)
2/4 : Dean Brandon from Pediatric Dentistry blog
2/11 : Drew Griffin from Wound Care Education Institute