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    Growing healthy.

    By JROrtega in The Daily Dose

    I'm hoping to grow in the health beat here at the Victoria Advocate and I need your help. I would like our readers to send me via e-mail or through this blog, what you would like to see take flight ...

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    Flu vaccine? H1N1 vaccine?

    By JROrtega in The Daily Dose

    I'm working on a pro/con story for next week looking at who is thinking about getting the H1N1 vaccine when it's available. If you are thinking about getting it or not thinking about getting it and have an opinion and ...

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    Health Care in France

    By JROrtega in The Daily Dose

    I am looking to research and work on an extensive piece about health care and was interested in knowing if any of our readers know of someone who lives in France and has a good understanding of their country's system. ...

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    Water does a body good.

    By JROrtega in The Daily Dose

    So I'm back on my "only water" bit again. I've been on it for the past week (I had tried earlier but fell into temptation). Many people don't know that I use to be a water-drinking, vegetable-eating guy. Yes, I ...

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    Is this bleeding billboard effective?

    By JROrtega in The Daily Dose

    Click this link. http://tinyurl.com/lgk58r I bumped into this on the AOL homepage. Very interesting and I must admit, it catches attention; but is it effective? Any thoughts?

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    Always looking...

    By JROrtega in The Daily Dose

    for interesting health features. Each one of you Victoria Advocate bloggers are immersed into the community and it would be great if you had any interesting story ideas, not only features. Do you feel there is health-related topic that I ...

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    Universal Healthcare.

    By JROrtega in The Daily Dose

    I'm trying to find a source who would like to meet up and have an interview with me who is FOR universal healthcare. The Victoria Advocate is working on a pro/con story. Just send me a message.

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    Looking for a source.

    By JROrtega in The Daily Dose

    I'm looking for someone who is fairly new to the area and is looking for dentists, doctors, eye doctors etc. If you aren't new to the area but remember your quest in finding doctors, e-mail me or just comment to ...

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    A month's observation.

    By JROrtega in The Daily Dose

    Yesterday was my one month anniversary in Victoria. Since then, I have learned 10 differences between McAllen and Victoria. People no longer refer to you as "mijo" or "mijito," instead they say "sweetie" or "darling." When reporting and you bump ...

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    Digital conversion.

    By JROrtega in The Daily Dose

    I'm here at Japaleno's Cafe and it looks like it is going to be a hot day. Today we are asking if the digital conversion has had any effect on your television watching habits. Have an interesting story to tell ...

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