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AccessLocal.TV
Study: Obese Americans now Outnumber Overweight Americans

Jun 29, 2015
Study: Obese Americans now Outnumber Overweight Americans

After years of data collection by the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, a report from the journal JAMA Internal Medicine has shown that the number of obese Americans has surpassed the number of those who are simply overweight. Using the preferred method of the Body Mass Index, or BMI, researchers found some interesting...

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Girls on the Grid
Apron to Apron: An Interview with Syl Mislang of The Roaming Spoon

Jun 29, 2015
Apron to Apron: An Interview with Syl Mislang of The Roaming Spoon

By Mary McCune If you are craving to discover a unique date-night activity in Sacramento, start looking out for the pop-up dining... read more

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HealthyCal.org
Money in the Bank: Aging and the “Longevity Economy”

Jun 29, 2015

 

By Matt Perry

A popular view of older adults — that they are an unproductive drag on the American economy  – is under challenge by a new brief commissioned by AARP called “The Longevity Economy.”

Authored by U.K.-based Oxford Economics, the brief refutes standard conventions of older adults and their economic impact, claiming that...

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HealthyCal.org
San Joaquin County improves breastfeeding rate

Jun 29, 2015

By Sara Washington

In this story we go to Stockton where one program is working to improve San Joaquin County’s breastfeeding rate — currently it has one of the lowest in the state.

In California low-income mothers are the least likely to breastfeed. San Joaquin County ranks 38 out of 50 for the lowest county breastfeeding rates.

The...

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Sacramento Vegan
Road Trip! Taste of India in Buttonwillow

Jun 28, 2015
Road Trip! Taste of India in Buttonwillow

Like an oasis in the desert beckons the parched, the words painted on the roof of the Taste of India restaurant in Buttonwillow call out to the plant-based diner traveling on I-5 between here and Bakersfield: TRY OUR VEGAN FOOD.




How could I not? So my husband and I pulled...

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HealthyCal.org
Need to Know

Jun 28, 2015

Check in every Monday for health and health care news you need to know.

By Hannah Guzik

The truth about HIV prevention drug

Living in an unsafe neighborhood may affect DNA.

Health law clears major hurdle as Supreme Court upholds subsidies.

What comes next after the Supreme Court’s ruling that gay marriage is a constitutional...

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Cowtown Eats
Dining News: Bacon & Butter, Magpie Close…For A Week

Jun 28, 2015

Those who were planning to spend the upcoming holiday weekend standing in a lengthy line for Bacon & Butter will have to find new plans. Bacon & Butter announced last week that they'll be closed through Tuesday, July 7 for...

Cowtown Eats
Dining News: Update on Triple Double, Replacing Zokku Near Golden 1 Center

Jun 25, 2015

When Triple Double was announced at the end of March, they were planning for a July 1 opening. Now that their expected opening date is near, and Sonya Sorich has an update for us in the Sac Biz Journal. "You...

HealthyCal.org
Health Law Clears Major Hurdle As Supreme Court Upholds Subsidies

Jun 25, 2015

By Hannah Guzik

The Supreme Court upheld a major element of President Obama’s health care law Thursday, ruling that the government should continue offer insurance subsidies nationwide.

The 6-3 decision preserves the Affordable Care Act, a law that has expanded insurance coverage across the U.S.

In the King v. Burwell case, the court considered a...

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Girls on the Grid
Mamas Night Out – June 27

Jun 25, 2015
Mamas Night Out – June 27

By Jamee Villa If you are like me, you love a good party; it’s even better when the party is... read more

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