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We have been dedicated to bringing the San Diego community the very latest in health updates since 2005. This site is intended to be a community based, self propagating forum for education, discussion, and support of those interested in the maintenance and performance of the human body. Your involvement is encouraged. If you have a particular illness or condition that you are experiencing, we encourage you to share your experience online either in our forum or through our hosted blog. If you have a health provider that you recommend, or an information resource, we invite you to submit it to our directory. We encourage category recommendations, and site submissions. We invite you to join us in our efforts to bring quality health information to everyone.
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It's a boy! Report says first baby born with DNA from 3 parents - CBS News
27 Sep 2016 at 11:09am
It's a boy! Report says first baby born with DNA from 3 parents
In what experts are calling a ?revolutionary? medical event, the first baby with DNA from three parents has been born. The little boy, now nearly six months old, was conceived using a controversial technique meant only for people who carry genes for ...
First-ever baby born using 'three parent' genetic engineeringWashington Post
First 'three person baby' born using new methodBBC News
A baby with 3 biological parents w...
Zika's origin and global spread - Reuters
27 Sep 2016 at 10:52am
Zika's origin and global spread
2013?14: Zika outbreaks in French Polynesia, Easter Island, the Cook Islands and New Caledonia. Retrospective analysis shows possible link to birth defects and severe neurological complications in babies in French Polynesia. March 2, 2015: Brazil ...
Zika virus has many Americans rethinking fall travel to FloridaFox News
In fight against Zika, Florida has yet to use all federal money availableBradenton Herald
Zika funding fight throws wrench in h...
Vast majority of world ? 6.76 billion people ? living with excessive air poll...
27 Sep 2016 at 9:22am
UN News Centre
Vast majority of world ? 6.76 billion people ? living with excessive air pollution ? UN report
UN News Centre
27 September 2016 ? With some 6.5 million people dying annually from air pollution and 92 per cent of the world's population living in places where levels exceed recommended limits, the United Nations today rolled out its most detailed profile of the ...
Polluted air affects 92% of global population, says WHOBBC News
WHO: 9 out of 10 people breathing excessive air pollutionC...
Study: Reported youth concussions surged by over 70 percent in 5 years - Fox ...
27 Sep 2016 at 8:55am
Study: Reported youth concussions surged by over 70 percent in 5 years
Reports of youth concussions spiked by 71 percent between 2010 to 2015, according to a study of nearly 937,000 health insurance claims gathered by Blue Cross and Blue Shield (BCBS). The analysis also found that concussion diagnoses during that period ...
Study: Concussion diagnoses up 39 percent among Alabama youthAL.com
Insurer's report shows spike in NY concussion diagnosesSFGate
Blue Cross Blue Shield Associ...
A Health Benefit of Roller Coasters - The Atlantic
26 Sep 2016 at 8:31am
A Health Benefit of Roller Coasters
East Lansing, Michigan, becomes a ghost town during spring break. Families head south, often to the theme parks in Orlando. A week later, the Midwesterners return sunburned and bereft of disposable income, and, urological surgeon David Wartinger ...
Natural Remedy For Kidney Stones: Roller Coaster May Help Pass Crystals Faster Through Urinary TractMedical Daily
Try riding a roller coaster to dislodge those painful kidney stonesLos Angel...