<![CDATA[Health & Fitness News | Merced Sun Star & MercedSunStar.com]]> http://www.mercedsunstar.com/living/health-fitness/ en-us Thu, 09 Oct 2014 09:16:58 PDT http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Thu, 09 Oct 2014 09:16:58 PDT Health & Fitness 60 online@modbee.com Merced County residents with asthma should know this about burning wood, experts say http://www.mercedsunstar.com/living/health-fitness/article185738958.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 21 Nov 2017 13:11:07 PST

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Merced County needs more doctors. Is this part of the solution to that problem? http://www.mercedsunstar.com/living/health-fitness/article185054278.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 21 Nov 2017 09:12:15 PST

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If you have a cough it might not be the flu. Valley fever cases on the rise in Merced County, data shows http://www.mercedsunstar.com/news/article185567818.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 19 Nov 2017 19:51:54 PST

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Obamacare premiums increase for Merced area residents, but less than first predicted http://www.mercedsunstar.com/news/article182134541.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 01 Nov 2017 13:04:38 PDT Kyle Potter

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He was the CFO of bankrupt Merced clinic that closed. Now another clinic hired him http://www.mercedsunstar.com/living/health-fitness/article181755841.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 01 Nov 2017 08:51:55 PDT

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This Merced nurse went to help in Puerto Rico. Now she’s going to Washington D.C. http://www.mercedsunstar.com/living/health-fitness/article180410581.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 24 Oct 2017 19:25:00 PDT

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Wearing spooky contacts for Halloween? Here's why eye doctors say you shouldn't http://www.mercedsunstar.com/living/health-fitness/article179864756.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 22 Oct 2017 18:41:40 PDT

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What do Obamacare funding cuts mean for Merced County residents? http://www.mercedsunstar.com/living/health-fitness/article179171196.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 17 Oct 2017 07:31:00 PDT

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Is the air in Merced getting better? http://www.mercedsunstar.com/latest-news/article178531641.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 12 Oct 2017 16:52:16 PDT

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Here's how wildfires up north are affecting people in Merced County http://www.mercedsunstar.com/living/health-fitness/article178093111.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 10 Oct 2017 15:33:55 PDT

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These clinics treated thousands of Merced residents. Now they’re under investigation. http://www.mercedsunstar.com/living/health-fitness/article177090436.html#storylink=rss Horisons Unlimited Healthcare is a Merced area clinic that is being investigated by various state and federal agencies, according to court documents. The clinic closed its doors in August and filed for bankruptcy in May.

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Living in Merced County makes finding healthy food harder for some, analysis says http://www.mercedsunstar.com/living/health-fitness/article176482246.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 01 Oct 2017 17:18:58 PDT

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New mosquito found in Merced County likes to live around people http://www.mercedsunstar.com/latest-news/article175543946.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 26 Sep 2017 15:52:59 PDT

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Rare ‘yellow-fever mosquito’ found in Merced, officials say. Health advisory issued http://www.mercedsunstar.com/living/health-fitness/article175372416.html#storylink=rss A mosquito that can transmit viral diseases to people has been found for the first time in Merced County, according to a statement released on Monday by the Merced County Mosquito Abatement District.

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Health care overhaul imperiled after McCain says no. Merced officials blast bill http://www.mercedsunstar.com/news/politics-government/national-politics/article174931536.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 22 Sep 2017 16:16:14 PDT

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Need a hand doctor? You don't have to leave Merced County anymore http://www.mercedsunstar.com/latest-news/article174206681.html#storylink=rss People in Merced County who need to see an orthopedic specialist for injuries ranging from their hand to shoulder no longer have to leave the area to receive care.

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Better immigration policies can improve health of Merced County, study finds http://www.mercedsunstar.com/living/health-fitness/article173146026.html#storylink=rss Immigration policies that lead people to legal status can benefit the health of individuals in Merced County and the whole community, a study form UC Merced professor found.

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Would a medical school at UC Merced fix the county’s doctor shortage? http://www.mercedsunstar.com/living/health-fitness/article172160132.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 08 Sep 2017 17:40:47 PDT

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Merced’s doctor shortage is getting worse. But it’s not a new problem. http://www.mercedsunstar.com/news/article172160072.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 08 Sep 2017 17:40:16 PDT

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Why finding a doctor in Merced will get worse before it gets better for most people http://www.mercedsunstar.com/living/health-fitness/article172160012.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 08 Sep 2017 17:39:53 PDT

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Trump to cut from programs promoting health care enrollment. What’s it mean in Merced http://www.mercedsunstar.com/living/health-fitness/article170845147.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 01 Sep 2017 15:27:33 PDT

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As Merced heats up and wildfires burn, unhealthy air quality spikes http://www.mercedsunstar.com/living/health-fitness/article170131077.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 29 Aug 2017 18:42:03 PDT

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Not enough mothers are breastfeeding, experts say. Here’s how they’re trying to help. http://www.mercedsunstar.com/living/health-fitness/article169227472.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 24 Aug 2017 15:56:30 PDT

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Embattled Merced health clinic that left patients in the dark has closed http://www.mercedsunstar.com/living/health-fitness/article166715932.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 11 Aug 2017 10:18:50 PDT

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Merced County one of highest percentages of hungry kids in the state, report shows http://www.mercedsunstar.com/living/health-fitness/article165951372.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 08 Aug 2017 06:30:00 PDT

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As Merced County temperatures continue to heat up, unhealthy air starts to spike http://www.mercedsunstar.com/news/article165771642.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 06 Aug 2017 16:10:49 PDT

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Get ready to pay more for health care next year: hikes from 5 to 24 percent in Valley http://www.mercedsunstar.com/living/health-fitness/article165197727.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 03 Aug 2017 10:16:59 PDT

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Advocates to push Merced County to help undocumented receive healthcare http://www.mercedsunstar.com/living/health-fitness/article164447137.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 30 Jul 2017 11:27:07 PDT

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Clinic that serves thousands in Merced suddenly won’t see patients. Why? http://www.mercedsunstar.com/living/health-fitness/article161313798.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 14 Jul 2017 07:07:00 PDT

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You might be breathing in some of the unhealthiest air in Merced County on Fourth of July http://www.mercedsunstar.com/living/health-fitness/article159522264.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 03 Jul 2017 15:44:13 PDT

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