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UC Researchers: Body Mass Index Wrongly Labels Millions As ObeseBody Mass Index, or BMI, has long been considered a way of determining good health. There is new evidence from University of California researchers that the number may be completely useless.
SF Pediatrician Works To Heal The Effects Of Childhood Trauma
CA Health Officials Warn Of Outbreak Of Norovirus ‘Vomiting Disease’California health officials are warning of an uptick in cases of norovirus, also known as winter vomiting disease.
New Coffee Blend Claims Same Health Benefits Of Red WineA chemist has created a new type of coffee that could offer some of the same health benefits as red wine.
Hundreds Of Mothers And Babies Potentially Exposed To Tuberculosis In San Jose HospitalMore than 1,000 people, including 350 infants, may have been exposed to tuberculosis this fall after a nurse at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center in San Jose was diagnosed with the disease
Formerly Obese Still Plagued By Loose Skin As Insurers Look AwayShe exercised, dieted and lost 150 pounds. Now a woman is fighting to get rid of something else -- the folds of loose skin that hang from her body.
Teens With Too Many Facebook Friends Linked To Higher Stress LevelsThe more Facebook friends a teenager has, the more stressed out they likely are, according to a new study.
Sacramento College Student Diagnosed With TuberculosisHealth officials are asking 150 students at a Sacramento college to be tested for tuberculosis after their classmate was diagnosed with an active form of the disease.
San Francisco Looks At Raising Age For Buying Tobacco To 21San Francisco is considering raising the minimum age to purchase tobacco products from 18 to 21.
What Does Allergy Relief Have To Do With Chiropractic Care?If you suffer from seasonal allergies, your discomfort may not just be caused by the weather or seasonal changes.
Despite Nevada Worker's Death, Cryotherapy Increasing In PopularityFull body chryotherapy has been around for decades in Europe, and they are gaining popularity in the United States despite some of the potential risks.
Palo Alto Calls In CDC To Study Teen Suicide ClustersTeen suicides have become such a serious problem in Palo Alto that the Centers For Disease Control is joining efforts to find solutions.

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