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New CDC Report Shares Effective Strategies for Reducing Health Disparities

Apr 23, 2014

By Fran Kritz

Evidence-based interventions at the local and national levels provide promising strategies for reducing racial and ethnic health disparities related to  several conditions, including HIV infection rates, immunization coverage and motor vehicle injuries and deaths, according to a new report from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Office of Minority Health...

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Fussy Infants and Toddlers Tend to Watch More Media

Apr 23, 2014

By Fran Kritz Fussy babies and toddlers are more likely to be exposed to media, according to a new study. The researchers looked at data from 7,450 children in the Early Childhood Longitudinal Study of children born in 2001, including information repor...

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Transitional Kindergarden Aims for a Lifelong Boost

Apr 23, 2014

By Lisa Renner State Senate Democrats are pushing for the expansion of transitional kindergarten for all 4-year-olds in hopes that it will reduce costs in special education and incarcerations down the road. Transitional kindergarten, which started in ...

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Robert's Sister
The Magic of Excellent

The Magic of Excellent

I might be looking at this all wrong.
It doesn't get more excellent than this

Robert can be lying in the emergency room with, at times, four people trying to find a vein and when asked how he is feeling his reply is always the same: “I feel excellent.”

The...

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In S.F., arena builders show some class

Apr 22, 2014

Let us now praise the owners of the Golden State Warriors. They are planning to build a $1 billion arena at their own expense. Imagine that – businessmen who are willing to assume the financial risk for their own ambitious … Continue reading

Davis Vanguard
Construction Ready to Begin on Cannery, Last Second Details Locked Down

Apr 22, 2014
Construction Ready to Begin on Cannery, Last Second Details Locked Down

The city announced last week that the Cannery project at Covell Boulevard and J Street will begin the first phase of construction in mid-April 2014. The New Home Company took title to the property, following project approval by the City Council at the end of 2013. The Cannery project includes a range of residential...

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Sacramento YMCA to celebrate Healthy Kids Day April 26

Apr 22, 2014
Sacramento YMCA to celebrate Healthy Kids Day April 26

On Saturday April 26th, the YMCA host their Healthy Kids Day, a free community event to inspire the youths of Sacramento to devote themselves to ...

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Davis Vanguard
Bicycling Hall of Fame Announces New Doping Policy

Bicycling Hall of Fame Announces New Doping Policy

U.S. Bicycling Hall of Fame Announces New Policy to Automatically Exclude Athletes with Doping Violations – The U.S. Bicycling Hall of Fame Board of Directors has announced the creation of a new policy, effective immediately, that will impose a lifetime ban on admission to the Hall of Fame for any athlete or contributor with...

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Co-Housing Entices Families and Seniors

Apr 21, 2014

By Lisa Renner Greg Kelly was looking for an alternative to the isolation that can come with suburban living. He hated how in many suburban neighborhoods, people barely interact with their neighbors, spend most of their time in cars and struggle to kee...

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Tough love for star athletes — are you kidding?

Apr 21, 2014
Tough love for star athletes — are you kidding?

  The headline atop the Sacramento Bee’s sport page today says: “It’s time to stop coddling Aldon Smith.” Columnist Matthew Barrows contends that the San Francisco 49ers need to take a tough position regarding their star outside linebacker Aldon Smith. … Continue reading