I created MyHealth Beijing in the summer of 2009 to fill what I’ve seen as an internet information gap regarding health care issues for Beijingers. There are a lot of blogs and websites about food, media, restaurants, etc — but precious little good information on health and wellness. So, this website has two major sections: Original articles — these pages will (slowly) be added to the website, to provide basic information on topics like wellness, illness, and resources. Blog posts – these smaller posts will be added, hopefully at least daily. You will be able to subscribe to the latest posts via usual RSS or email. The focus will be on preventive medicine and public health. I will try to use evidence-based medicine as much as possible, and will try to quote only reputable organizations (such as the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, World Health Organization, New England Journal of Medicine, New York Times, etc). I want people to enjoy reading this while learning at the same time. This
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