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  • Allergan halts Lap-Band sales to 1-800-GET-THIN clinics

    Allergan halts Lap-Band sales to 1-800-GET-THIN clinics
    The maker of the Lap-Band will no longer sell its product to clinics affiliated with the 1-800-GET-THIN marketing company — a blow to Southern California surgery centers that have built an empire implanting the weight-loss devices in people...
  • Critics pounce on Coke, Pepsi health initiatives

    Critics pounce on Coke, Pepsi health initiatives
    Sodas, sports drinks and other sugary beverages are an unhealthy choice for kids, according to the nation's leading pediatricians' group, which strictly opposes the sale and advertising of the products in schools. Yet Coca-Cola's Live Positively slogan...
  • Letter was hard to swallow

    I should apologize in advance for the tone of this article. I should, but I won't. I would just ask that you don't mistake my passion for petty anger. Last week I came across a skillfully worded editorial in this paper ("Lunch Guidelines," Jan. 28)...
  • My Pet World: How to deal with a snoring dog

    Question: Our 10-year-old Shih Tzu recently started snoring, and now it's getting worse. She snores just about every time she sleeps. If we wake her when she begins snoring, she just starts up again. Is there something wrong? We're not getting any sleep!...
  • Roberts gives State of the County address

    Roberts gives State of the County address
    SAN DIEGO - The chairman of the San Diego County Board of Supervisors outlined the state of the county in an annual address Wednesday night. Before a crowd of about 350 people, Supervisor Ron Roberts talked about a list of key issues including fighting...
  • Health Notes: Orthopedic surgeons issue advice on how to keep bones healthy

    <span style=color:#ff0000><b>Health Notes:</b></span> Orthopedic surgeons issue advice on how to keep bones healthy
    The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) today launched its 2012 public service announcement (PSA) campaign. "With these ads, we highlight how parents can protect their kids' growing bones, muscles and joints and also remind adults of the...
  • Ups and downs of thyroid disease

    Ups and downs of thyroid disease
    Danielle Gayden of Oakland, Calif., had to stick her face in front of a fan for almost an hour to cool down. Second to her intolerance for heat was the anxiety, which caused her heart to beat 200 times a minute and sent her to the emergency room a dozen...
  • Top 10 women's health threats

    Top 10 women's health threats
    Many of the leading threats to women's health can be prevented - if you know the facts and measures to take to prevent illnesses. Take a look at this top 10 list of women's health threats compiled from statistics provided by the Centers for Disease...