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E-Cigarette Smoking Ban Proposed

Jan 27, 2015
E-Cigarette Smoking Ban Proposed

SACRAMENTO- San Francisco State Senator Mark Leno has introduced a bill that would ban the use of electronic cigarettes in places where traditional cigarettes are also banned. The bill is puzzling to those who frequent the Vapor Parlor on Franklin Boulevard, who believe e-cigs are a healthier alternative to smoking tobacco. Vincent Ha never started...

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Don’t Get Sidelined with Heart Issues this Super Bowl

Jan 27, 2015
Don’t Get Sidelined with Heart Issues this Super Bowl

The big game for many Americans means lots of excitement and lots of salty foods that can cause a spike in blood pressure, so much so that emergency rooms across the country expect to see an increase in visitors this Super Bowl Sunday. Cardiologist Dr. Kathleen Tong of UC Davis Health System discusses healthy...

MidLifeBloggers
Scene from the “Who Gives A Shit” File

Jan 27, 2015

INT. DAY. SKECHERS SHOE STORE, SHERMAN OAKS GALLERIA. The shop is empty except for an OLDER WOMAN, the customer,  and TWO 20-SOMETHING MEN, the sales staff. The woman is carefully examining the shoes on display. The young men are hanging out at the front of the store talking and rearranging shoes in the display window....

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Consciousness and Health
The Preposterous Proliferation of Preconditions

The Preposterous Proliferation of Preconditions

According to Ivan Oransky, a medical doctor and former editor of Reuters Health, everyone reading this column is suffering from the universally terminal condition called pre-death. This assumes, of course, that everyone reading this article is actually alive.


Although said with tongue firmly planted in cheek to an audience of health groupies at the...

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Consciousness and Health
The Preposterous Proliferation of Preconditions

The Preposterous Proliferation of Preconditions

According to Ivan Oransky, a medical doctor and former editor of Reuters Health, everyone reading this column is suffering from the universally terminal condition called pre-death. This assumes, of course, that everyone reading this article is actually alive.


Although said with tongue firmly planted in cheek to an audience of health groupies at the...

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Game to 100
Owners of Kings show how to win at money game

Jan 26, 2015

It’s a new year with the same old story: the rich get richer while the working folks come up short. The owners of the Sacramento Kings have seen the value of their franchise increase to $800 million, according to a … Continue reading

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Don’t Miss Stories

Jan 26, 2015

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

By Hannah Guzik

The state must process Medi-Cal applications within the required 45 days, a judge rules.

An assisted-living network in San Francisco sees seniors as gurus of mental health.

Patient suicides can make psychiatrists less likely to take similar cases...

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Possible Measles Case in Sacramento County

Jan 25, 2015
Possible Measles Case in Sacramento County

ELK GROVE- One child in Sacramento County may have the measles. It is not a confirmed case, and test results will be finished on Monday afternoon. According to Sutter Medical Group Elk Grove Pediatrics, a patient went into their office with a possible case of measles on Wednesday January 14th. Sutter Medical Group says if people...

Breast Cancer? But Doctor....I hate pink!
"Just"

The word "just" got me in trouble the other day. Deservedly.  I am bending over for my spanking now. Please be gentle. Somebody had sent me a link to an article about an extremely attractive women with DD breasts who had been diagnosed with the BRCA mutation at age 19.  By 27, she had made...

Davis Vanguard
My View: Innovation, Away from Internal Combustion and Going Carless

Jan 24, 2015
My View: Innovation, Away from Internal Combustion and Going Carless

One of our readers in the past week “suggested” that perhaps the term innovation is an overused term. There is more than a molecule of a truth to that, so I’m not sure that the idea of carless is an innovative idea or just a practical one. However, I want to respond by an...

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