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ER Wait Watcher: Which ER will see you the fastest?

Heading to the emergency room? ProPublica provides a great tool to help. You may wait a while before a doctor or other treating professional sees you — and the hospital nearest to you might not be the one that sees you the fastest. Click here to look up average ER wait times, as reported by hospitals [...]

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Joe’s Health Calendar 5/19/10

COMMUNITY EVENTS Skin Cancer Screening at St. Joseph’s Cancer Center May 19 (today) 5 to 7 p.m. by appointment only: Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer in this country. About 1 million Americans develop skin cancer each year. Although researchers cannot explain why one person develops skin cancer and another does not, [...]

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Joe’s Health Calendar 5/13/10

COMMUNITY EVENTS Super Colon Appearing in San Francisco May 15 (Saturday) 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.: To raise awareness about the importance of early colon cancer detection, the California Department of Public Health Colon Cancer Control Program is bringing “Prevent Cancer’s Super Colon” to San Francisco for the first time. “Super Colon” is a 20-foot [...]

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Joe’s Health Calendar 5/12/10

COMMUNITY EVENTS Super Colon Appearing in San Francisco May 15 (Saturday) 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.: To raise awareness about the importance of early colon cancer detection, the California Department of Public Health Colon Cancer Control Program is bringing “Prevent Cancer’s Super Colon” to San Francisco for the first time. “Super Colon” is a 20-foot [...]

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Joe’s Health Calendar 5/11/10

COMMUNITY EVENTS March of Dimes’ March for Babies May 15 (Saturday) 8 a.m. registration, 9 a.m. start: Weber Point Event Center, 221 N. Center St., Stockton. Walk distance: 4.2 miles. Walk will raise awareness of the complications of pre-term birth. Many first-time mothers are not aware of this important issue. Information: (209) 522-5626. Operation Cherry [...]

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