Nuestra Salud / Our Health

amartinez9's picture
Friday, October 24, 2014 - 4:43pm

Desde que se confirmó la primera muerte del ébola en el país, el tema ha encabezado los titulares noticiosos. Ahora, muchos se preguntan si nuestros hospitales estan listos para enfrentar un posible contagio del mal en la region del Valle Central. En Community Medical Centers se estan llevando acabo entrenamientos continuos del personal médico por si se llega a identificar un caso del ébola.


Blogs

jtaylor's picture
Monday, January 7, 2008 - 11:14am

For each 1.8 degree warming of the Earth's atmosphere, 1,000 more people will die in the United States -- with 300 of them in California. Or, to be more specific, they'll die in Fresno, Visalia, Bakersfield, Merced, Stockton or Los Angeles, the state's most air-polluted cities.


That's from a recent study by Stanford atmospheric scientist Mark Jacobson, which we can take one step further by throwing in a report by Children Now, examining the current health and education status of California children.


Here are some findings among our kids:



jtaylor's picture
Wednesday, January 2, 2008 - 2:00pm

Sometimes it's smarter to eat crunchy peanut butter on burned wheat toast than to open your mouth -- or pound on your keyboard. Cases to consider:



wholderman's picture
Wednesday, January 2, 2008 - 10:26am

Okay, whose bright idea was it to go to Disneyland and California Adventure the day after Christmas....oh, that's right, it was my idea. I thought it was supposed to be the "happiest" place on earth....well, normally it would be, but a "bajillion" other people had the crazy idea of being there the same time me and my family were there, the nerve!


jtaylor's picture
Thursday, December 27, 2007 - 9:22am

In the spirit of mirth-making and "can you believe that," here are eight medical myths and how they've been debunked (and by whom, so don't blame me).


jtaylor's picture
Wednesday, December 26, 2007 - 11:45am

Good (sober) conversation is always great to find at cocktail parties. Here is Part 1 of things you might want to ask or discuss -- before you get too comfortable (and call for your designated driver/cabbie).