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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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Prayers and well wishes follow news of conjoined twins' successful separation...
9 Dec 2016 at 6:34pm
Prayers and well wishes follow news of conjoined twins' successful separation
The stories about the successful separation surgery for conjoined twins Erika and Eva Sandoval have brought an outpouring of prayers and well wishes from readers in the Sacramento region and beyond. Many waited and watched for updates, and were ...
Conjoined Twins Survive a Successful Surgery Separating ThemABC News
Conjoined twins survive marathon separation surgeryCBS News
Conjoined twins s...
Cooling cap helps cancer patients preserve their hair during chemotherapy, cl...
9 Dec 2016 at 5:28pm
Los Angeles Times
Cooling cap helps cancer patients preserve their hair during chemotherapy, clinical trial shows
Los Angeles Times
It's been one year since the Food and Drug Administration approved the first cooling cap system to help cancer patients in the U.S. preserve their hair during chemotherapy treatments. A new clinical trial strengthens the case that cooling caps really ...
'Cold Caps' May Halt Hair Loss in Breast Cancer Patients: StudyEveryday Health (blog)
Scalp cooling device helps pr...
Lethal synthetic 'super heroin' triggers 1st Cook County overdose death - Chi...
9 Dec 2016 at 1:38pm
Lethal synthetic 'super heroin' triggers 1st Cook County overdose death
In this June 27, 2016 photo provided by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, members of the RCMP go through a decontamination procedure in Vancouver after intercepting a package containing approximately 1 kilogram of the powerful opioid carfentanil ...
New CDC data understate accidental shooting deaths of kidsUSA TODAY
Drug deaths in Pa. and N.J. soar even faster than national ratePhilly.com
GOP's 'Obamacare' repeal path worries health care industry - Washington Post
9 Dec 2016 at 9:08am
GOP's 'Obamacare' repeal path worries health care industry
WASHINGTON ? One by one, key health care industry groups are telling the incoming Republican administration and Congress that it's not a good idea to repeal the 2010 health care law without clear plans to address the consequences. Hospitals, insurers ...
Think the Affordable Care Act Is Too Expensive? You Have OptionsU.S. News & World Report
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No New Local Zika Transmissions in Florida, Governor Says - New York Times
9 Dec 2016 at 9:06am
New York Times
No New Local Zika Transmissions in Florida, Governor Says
New York Times
Tourists were back in force at Art Basel fairs last weekend. Guests enjoyed an event at Soho Beach House. Credit Bryan Bedder/Getty Images. MIAMI ? Four months after Zika roiled Miami-Dade County and put the rest of Florida on alert, Gov. Rick Scott ...
Zika zones end in Florida as Texas reports 4 new casesCIDRAP
Gov. Rick Scott lifts last Zika zone in Miami Beach, but isolated cases still expectedMiami Herald