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HealthyCal.org
Too Few Docs to Set Baby Boomer Bones

Jul 7, 2014

By Lisa Renner More and more baby boomers start their senior years they are encountering an unwelcome side effect of aging – more falls and more fractures. At the same time, orthopedic surgeons in underserved areas are retiring to enjoy their golden years. Soon, advocates worry, there will be too few surgeons left to treat...

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HealthyCal.org
Too Few Docs to Set Baby Boomer Bones

Jul 7, 2014

By Lisa Renner More and more baby boomers start their senior years they are encountering an unwelcome side effect of aging – more falls and more fractures. At the same time, orthopedic surgeons in underserved areas are retiring to enjoy their golden years. Soon, advocates worry, there will be too few surgeons left to treat...

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HealthyCal.org
Kids and Young Adults with Dyslexia More Likely to be Physically Abused

Jul 7, 2014

By Fran Kritz Adults who have dyslexia are much more likely to report they were physically abused before they turned 18 than their peers without dyslexia, according to a new study from researchers at the University of Toronto and the University of Nort...

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HealthyCal.org
Kids and Young Adults with Dyslexia More Likely to be Physically Abused

Jul 7, 2014

By Fran Kritz Adults who have dyslexia are much more likely to report they were physically abused before they turned 18 than their peers without dyslexia, according to a new study from researchers at the University of Toronto and the University of Nort...

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California’s Poor Have the Narrowest Doctor’s Networks

Jul 7, 2014

By Hannah Guzik

Consumers have been complaining this year that Covered California insurance plans have doctor’s networks that are too narrow. The doctors they want to see don’t accept the insurance, they say.

While a relatively new problem for California’s upper- and middle-class residents, this situation has been a problem for the poor for decades.

The post...

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HealthyCal.org
California’s Poor Have the Narrowest Doctor’s Networks

Jul 7, 2014

By Hannah Guzik

Consumers have been complaining this year that Covered California insurance plans have doctor’s networks that are too narrow. The doctors they want to see don’t accept the insurance, they say.

While a relatively new problem for California’s upper- and middle-class residents, this situation has been a problem for the poor for decades.

The post...

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HealthyCal.org
Dementia, The Greatest Generation, and a Ray of Sunshine

Jul 7, 2014

By Matt Perry

After restaurateur Sam Stelletello opened Sunshine Care to offer high-quality assisted living to World War II’s “Greatest Generation,” nearly all of his aging residents succumbed to dementia – most frequently Alzheimer’s disease.

As Sunshine’s original 10-bed 1990 facility expanded into today’s immaculate seven-building site in the hills of homespun Poway – San...

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Crazy for Crust
Ridiculous in a very good way: Peanut butter cup brownies with Oreo crust

Jul 6, 2014
Ridiculous in a very good way: Peanut butter cup brownies with Oreo crust

I’m just gonna say what you’re all thinking: these brownies are ridiculous. But in a very, very good way. They’re what happens when Crack Brownies marry Slutty Brownies: they’re fudgy, chocolatey Peanut Butter Cup Brownies that have an Oreo Crust. Like I said, ridiculous. But you want them anyway. Sometimes I surprise myself. Sometimes...

Foods for the Soul
Easy and great for summer: Peach crumble recipe

Easy and great for summer: Peach crumble recipe

An easy summer recipe full of juicy peaches and a thick oat crumb topping. Despite its sweet buttery flavor, it’s still secretly skinny & completely healthy!     Every spring, I count down the days until summer the way a little kid eagerly eats chocolate out of an Advent calendar to cross off the...

HealthyCal.org
Health Centers Try To Expand Without Losing Roots

Jul 3, 2014

By Lynn Graebner

When Clare Ross couldn’t afford her $300 health insurance premium on top of her student loan payments, she turned to the Santa Cruz Women’s Health Center.

The safety-net clinic was founded in 1974 to serve only women, many of whom, like Ross, couldn’t get care elsewhere. But the center is now expanding its...

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