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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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Random mutations blamed for big role cancer - CBS News
24 Mar 2017 at 7:52am
Random mutations blamed for big role cancer
Cancer patients often wonder ?why me?? Does their tumor run in the family? Did they try hard enough to avoid risks like smoking, too much sun or a bad diet? Lifestyle and heredity get the most blame but new research suggests random chance plays a ...
Most Cancers Caused by Random DNA Copying ErrorsWebMD
'Bad luck' mutations increase cancer risk more than behavior, study saysCNN
Cancer Mutations Mostly Due to 'Bad Luck' -- New DataMedscap...
Study finds white working class increasingly dying 'deaths of despair' - Chic...
24 Mar 2017 at 7:28am
Study finds white working class increasingly dying 'deaths of despair'
An abandoned house in Schuylkill County, Penn., a region of the state that has a rich coal mining history, but now mostly boasts closed mines. (Mark Makela / Getty Images). Christopher S. RugaberAssociated Press. A sobering portrait of less-educated ...
The disease killing white Americans goes way deeper than opioidsWashington Post
'Deaths of despair' fuel rising midlife mortality for white Ameri...
CancerLocator Tool Aims to Non-Invasively Diagnose Cancer, Pinpoint Tissue of...
24 Mar 2017 at 7:15am
CancerLocator Tool Aims to Non-Invasively Diagnose Cancer, Pinpoint Tissue of Origin
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) ? Researchers have developed an approach to glean whether blood samples contain tumor DNA and in which tissue that tumor, if present, is located. The approach, called CancerLocator, detects circulating cell-free DNA and uses ...
Computer program can diagnose, locate cancer from blood testUPI.com
Computer program developed to diagnose and locate cancer from a blood sam...
Critical step found in DNA repair, cellular aging - Harvard Gazette
23 Mar 2017 at 11:35am
Critical step found in DNA repair, cellular aging
DNA repair is essential for cell vitality, cell survival, and cancer prevention, yet cells' ability to patch up damaged DNA declines with age for reasons not fully understood. Now, research led by scientists at Harvard Medical School (HMS) reveals a ...
Scientists Can Reverse DNA Aging in MiceTIME
Anti-ageing drug 'could be on the market within three years', scientists sayYahoo News
Scientists say drug to reverse agei...
Mom who beat cancer while pregnant dies day after giving birth to twins - Fox...
23 Mar 2017 at 8:03am
Mom who beat cancer while pregnant dies day after giving birth to twins
A California mother who beat cancer while pregnant with twins died tragically Friday, just a day after giving birth. Now, family and friends of 30-year-old Jamie Snider are raising funds to help care for her surviving four children, and are remembering ...
Mom kicks cancer during pregnancy, delivers twins, dies a day laterWLS-TV
Mom who beat cancer while pregnant dies after giving birth to twinsfox8.com