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Who’s The Boss Of Me–My Head or My Body?

Apr 20, 2014

I have, it seems, no sense of where and how my body is. They're right; I don't, so much so that I have no sense of what that sentence actually means.

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Davis Vanguard
Sunday Commentary II: Listening to the Voters, Fifth Street, Budget

Apr 20, 2014
Sunday Commentary II: Listening to the Voters, Fifth Street, Budget

In the latest in a string of articles that examines letters to the editor, we get one today called, “Road diet?  No, city diet.” The writer argues, “The structural tax base of the city of Davis is years in the making. Past plans to limit commercial growth and expanded retail options force Davisites to...

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Study: Nursing Homes Must Prepare for Influx of Alzheimer’s Patients

Apr 18, 2014

By Fran Kritz

A new study on Alzheimer’s disease by researchers at the University of Minnesota School of Public Health finds that a culture change is desperately needed for to help improve the quality of life for Alzheimer’s patients in nursing homes. Facilities also need help to prepare for the millions of patients expected to be...

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Bob New Heart
Easter

Apr 18, 2014

To all my blog friends who follow Bob New Heart and all the transplant recipients all over the country but especially at  the University of California San Francisco med Center... Happy Easter and may we all have a new beginning on Easter  Day...

HealthyCal.org
What Else Do the Statistics From California’s Exchange Reveal?

Apr 18, 2014

By Hannah Guzik

Nearly 1.4 million people enrolled in a Covered California health plan, the state announced this week, after the open enrollment period ended Tuesday.

The big headline was that the enrollment total exceeded the state’s target. But included in the press release were statistics on who enrolled, how they enrolled and what health plan...

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Hybrid Rasta Mama
How To Tackle Unpleasant Odors South of the Border

Apr 18, 2014

What on earth is THAT smell wafting up from your nether regions? Now THAT is NOT what you ever want to have someone tell you. Am I right? I mean, not only are personal odors embarrassing and make you self-conscious but they can definitely ruin the mood...

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Davis Vanguard
We Need To Rid Our Bike Lanes Of All Green Waste

We Need To Rid Our Bike Lanes Of All Green Waste

By Darell Dickey I sit on your Bicycle Advisory Commission, I am a board member of Davis Bicycles!, and I am an active member in the Davis Bike Club. Today I write to you as an individual. I am a daily cyclist, and the father of a school-age cyclist who navigates our city streets...

HealthyCal.org
Military Sexual Trauma, PTSD and Domestic Violence Often Begin Before Service

Apr 16, 2014

By Angela Woodall

Amber Yeager walked into a recruiter’s office 15 years ago in Sacramento and enlisted in the Army. She was 24, the mother of a toddler and desperate to escape violence and abuse at home, first as a young girl then as a wife. College was the only way she saw out and...

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Bob New Heart
Bob New Heart 2014-04-16 17:28:00

Apr 16, 2014

I am back after a round trip to UCSF to see Dr. Alexander Gottschalk, Director of the Cyberknife Radiosurgery program and Professor of Radiation Oncology. Sort of stuffy but very knowledgeable. We reviewed all the radiation options and also took any in...

Game to 100
Owners of Kings aren’t the only ones who could use a city handout

Apr 16, 2014

If I were starting a small business in Sacramento, I sure would welcome a gift of $200,000 a year to help me with advertising. That could cover the cost of renting land alongside a busy freeway so I could put … Continue reading



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