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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
More People May Die from the Flu Each Year Than We Thought - TIME
13 Dec 2017 at 3:30pm
More People May Die from the Flu Each Year Than We Thought
New data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) may have you rethinking your decision to shrug off a flu shot this year. A large, international survey conducted by the CDC and several of its global health partners suggests that ...
Seasonal flu kills more globally than previously thought -US studyReuters
Signs point to potentially harsh flu season in NYAlbany Times Union
Flu virus spreading in New York, promptin...
We Regret To Inform You That A British Surgeon Was Branding His Initials On L...
13 Dec 2017 at 3:09pm
We Regret To Inform You That A British Surgeon Was Branding His Initials On Livers
Carving your initials in a tree in Washington, D.C.? Not illegal. Carving your initials in a sedated patient's transplanted liver? Criminal assault, according to U.K. courts. Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images hide caption. toggle caption. Jim Watson/AFP ...
Doctor Carved His Initials on His Patients' Livers During SurgeryNewsweek
Surgeon admits to burning initials into patients' livers during operationsFox News
Fracking linked to low-weight babies - Science Magazine
13 Dec 2017 at 11:02am
Fracking linked to low-weight babies
The extraordinary growth in fracking?the hydraulic fracturing of deeply buried shale rock to extract natural gas?has transformed the United States over the past 15 years, boosting energy stocks, cutting pollution from conventional coal-power plants ...
Babies born near fracking sites face low birth weight, new study findsThinkProgress
Fracking linked to low birth weight in Pennsylvania babiesScience News
Study: Fracking Can Stun...
Mom accused of subjecting son to 323 hospital visits, 13 surgeries - Fox News
13 Dec 2017 at 9:16am
Mom accused of subjecting son to 323 hospital visits, 13 surgeries
Kaylene Bowen allegedly claimed her son was dying of a genetic disorder, fighting cancer and suffering from several other ailments over the years. (Dallas County Jail). A Texas mother is in jail after hospital staff sounded alarm over a boy who had ...
Texas mother suspected of subjecting son to 13 surgeriesBBC News
Mom arrested after son's 323 hospital visits, 13 surgeriesKHOU
Texas mother arrested after healthy s...
Baby survives after being born with heart outside her body - CNN
13 Dec 2017 at 7:14am
Baby survives after being born with heart outside her body
(CNN) A baby born with her heart outside her body has survived surgery to insert it back into her chest. Vanellope Hope Wilkins, now three weeks old, was delivered by a team of 50 medical professionals at Glenfield Hospital in Leicester, UK, on ...
A baby was born with her heart outside her body ? and survivedWashington Post
Dad of baby born with heart outside of body says 'we needed to give her a chance'USA TODAY
Doctors Said to Ab...