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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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Latest Health News
Men who had ADHD as kids may be more likely to be obese as adults - CBS News
20 May 2013 at 9:14am
Men who had ADHD as kids may be more likely to be obese as adults
New research shows that men who had ADHD as children are twice as likely to be obese by the time they grow up than men who did not have the mental disorder as kids. Even when socioeconomic factors were taken into account, men who had ADHD when ...
Boys with ADHD may become obese adultsCNN (blog)
Childhood ADHD Linked to Causing Adult Obesity, Study ReportsCounsel & Heal
ADHD in Childhood May Raise Risk for Obesity i...
UK tries out new model for gene testing in cancer patients - Reuters
20 May 2013 at 7:41am
UK tries out new model for gene testing in cancer patients
By Kate Kelland. LONDON | Mon May 20, 2013 10:31am EDT. LONDON (Reuters) - Britain launched a research program on Monday that should eventually allow all cancer patients to have access to the kind of genetic analysis that led Hollywood star ...
Cancer risk gene testing announcedBBC News
UK to Pilot Illumina Genetic Test for Breast, Ovarian CancerBloomberg
Breast cancer gene testing widenedAyrshire Post
Prescott Daily Courier ...
Coffee consumption linked to lower risk for rare liver disease - Science Reco...
20 May 2013 at 7:16am
Coffee consumption linked to lower risk for rare liver disease
A good cup of coffee really helps one shake off the cobwebs before starting the day. Fortunately, a new study from researchers at the Mayo Clinic reveals that drinking coffee has an added benefit: Regular imbibing of this delicious drink is linked with a lowered ...
Coffee Lowers Liver Disease Risk, Plus Five Other Benefits - EmaxhealtheMaxHealth
Coffee May Help Prevent Devastating Liver DiseaseCounsel...
FDA staff says Merck's sleep drug effective, questions dosage - Reuters
20 May 2013 at 6:05am
FDA staff says Merck's sleep drug effective, questions dosage
By Toni Clarke. Mon May 20, 2013 10:16am EDT. (Reuters) - Merck & Co's experimental insomnia drug suvorexant appears generally effective, according to reviewers at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, but they questioned the company's proposed ...
FDA has safety concerns about insomnia drugDetroit Free Press
FDA Staff: Merck Sleep Drug Effective; Safety Concerns With Higher DosesWall Street Journal
FDA: Merck's sleep ...
Navajo Confront an Increase in New HIV Infections - New York Times
19 May 2013 at 8:37pm
New York Times
Navajo Confront an Increase in New HIV Infections
New York Times
GALLUP, N.M. ? A surge in H.I.V. infections on the Navajo reservation here has doctors and public health workers increasingly alarmed that the virus that causes AIDS has resurfaced with renewed intensity in this impoverished region. National Twitter Logo.
Insurance schemes must cover AIDS treatment: ActivistJakarta Post
Initiation Rules Help to Keep Young Men Safe and HealthyAllAfrica.com
HIV testing for teens remains a...