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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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6 children dead so far in viral outbreak at NJ healthcare facility - NJ.com
23 Oct 2018 at 12:26pm
6 children dead so far in viral outbreak at NJ healthcare facility
A viral outbreak has claimed the lives of six children at the Wanaque Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation in Haskell, state health officials confirmed Tuesday, leading to an immediate order to shut down the facility to new patients. The Department of ...
Six Children Dead in Viral Outbreak at New Jersey Pediatrics CenterNew York Times
Six children dead, 12 sickened in adenovirus outbreak at New Jersey rehab facility...
US Health Chief Says Overdose Deaths Are Starting to 'Plateau' But 'We Are So...
23 Oct 2018 at 10:40am
US Health Chief Says Overdose Deaths Are Starting to 'Plateau' But 'We Are So Far From the End'
(WASHINGTON) ? The number of U.S. drug overdose deaths has begun to level off after years of relentless increases driven by the opioid epidemic, health secretary Alex Azar said Tuesday, cautioning it's too soon to declare victory. ?We are so far from ...
Cocaine deaths hit record high in US; opioid overdoses level offAL.com
Drug overdose deaths fell over last 6 months, CDC findsBecker's Hospit...
Bride who refused to move wedding despite cancer dies 7 months after dream nu...
23 Oct 2018 at 7:57am
Bride who refused to move wedding despite cancer dies 7 months after dream nuptials
A South Carolina bride whose story of triumph went viral after she refused to move up her wedding date despite facing stage 4 cancer has died seven months after tying the knot. Laurin Bank, 30, married Michael Bank in March and spent the next few ...
SC woman with stage 4 cancer dies after marrying love of her lifeKREM.com
Carolina bride battling cancer, who defied the odds to see her wedding day,...
Can Eating Organic Food Lower Your Cancer Risk? - New York Times
23 Oct 2018 at 6:26am
New York Times
Can Eating Organic Food Lower Your Cancer Risk?
New York Times
People who buy organic food are usually convinced it's better for their health, and they're willing to pay dearly for it. But until now, evidence of the benefits of eating organic has been lacking. Now a new French study that followed 70,000 adults ...
Scientists are learning that eating organic might be tied to lower cancer risk, but there are some big caveatsBusiness Insider
You can cut your cancer risk by eating organ...
Mysterious 'polio-like' illness AFM is likely more widespread than reported, ...
22 Oct 2018 at 5:18am
New York Daily News
Mysterious 'polio-like' illness AFM is likely more widespread than reported, experts say
New York Daily News
A ?polio-like? condition that has left children in 22 states paralyzed may be more widespread than previously announced due to inadequate testing protocols and voluntary reporting requirements, experts say. The Centers for Disease Control and ...
CDC investigating more cases of polio-like syndromeNBCNews.com
CDC investigating possible local cases of polio-like illnessWIL...