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January 18, 2010 | By Chris Woolston
Leslie H. of Phoenix recently wrote to us with the following question: "Do ionic foot baths really remove toxins through the feet? I'm skeptical." Skeptical? You've come to the right place. Ionic foot baths are a "detoxifying" treatment that have become popular at health fairs, alternative health clinics and spas. Many companies also sell ionic foot baths online for home use. Wherever they show up, ionic foot baths follow the same basic approach to detoxification. Users stick their feet in a basin of salt water that's buzzing with a small electric charge from two submerged electrodes.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 31, 2002 | From Times Staff Reports
A new $16-million building for Saddleback College's health sciences department won unanimous approval this week from trustees of the South Orange County Community College District. The 61,000-square-foot, three-story building also will house college district offices. The board had approved $12.7million for the health sciences building before deciding to add district offices to the structure. Officials said they expect the building to be completed in two years.
SPORTS
January 26, 1990
The Portland Trail Blazers' Ramon Ramos, who suffered severe head injuries in a Dec. 16 automobile crash, is improving, a spokeswoman at Oregon Health Sciences University Hospital said.
NEWS
February 20, 1988 | United Press International
President Reagan will nominate Alan Marshall Elkins to be a member of the Board of Regents for the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, the White House has announced. Elkins, 57, is chief of psychiatry and president of the medical staff at the Maine Medical Center in Portland, Me.
SPORTS
March 17, 1985 | United Press International
The University of Utah Health Sciences Center has performed its second human heart transplant, an official confirmed Friday. Spokesman John Dwan said the patient, who was not identified, was doing well after the Thursday night surgery.
NEWS
May 15, 1987 | Associated Press
President Reagan will speak at commencement exercises Saturday for prospective military medical officers, the White House announced Thursday. Reagan will address graduates of the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 7, 1986
Wayne Akeson, a professor of surgery at the UC San Diego School of Medicine, was named the school's acting dean starting in September. Akeson succeeds Robert G. Petersdorf, vice chancellor for health sciences and dean of the School of Medicine, who will leave to become president of the Assn. of American Medical College.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 31, 2007
A memorial service for veteran television journalist David Garcia will be held at 9 a.m. today at the Annenberg Center for Health Sciences on the campus of Eisenhower Medical Center, 39000 Bob Hope Drive, Rancho Mirage. Garcia, who earned the nickname "Earthman" for his coverage of environmental issues, died Tuesday.
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