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Need to Know

Apr 19, 2015

Check in every Monday for health and health care news you need to know. By Hannah Guzik Finding solutions for food insecure seniors. About 40 percent of Californians delayed medical care due to cost last year. Barriers to care persist, despite the expa...

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Long-Term Care: The Approaching Storm Darkens

Apr 17, 2015

 

By Matt Perry

 

California continues to be an expensive place to age when living in long-term care facilities.

In its annual survey “The Cost of Care,” Genworth Financial – a life insurance company that also sells long-term care policies – reports that costs for skilled nursing facilities in California climbed 4% in the past year.

The...

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Increasing Income Would Improve Heath of Low- and Middle-Income Families

Apr 16, 2015

By Hannah Guzik The higher their income, the better health people report, so even slightly increasing income levels could have a significant effect on the wellbeing of the low- and middle-income families, according to a report released Monday. Researc...

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Health Matters: Preventing Sports Injuries

Apr 15, 2015
Health Matters: Preventing Sports Injuries

It’s marathon season and soccer season, and baseball season is also underway — which means injuries are on the rise. Dr. Brandee Waite, sports medicine physician with UC Davis Health System discusses the most common injuries amongst kids and adults, and tools like golf balls and foam balls that can help treat those injuries.

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How about common sense and straight talk?

Apr 15, 2015

Here are a couple of things to ponder: pro basketball players who hang around trouble-prone nightspots and a “world-renowned” hotel chain coming to Sacramento. For starters, we have Atlanta Hawks forward Thabo Sefolosha getting a fractured leg outside a New … Continue reading

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Disparities persist in tooth decay, preventive care

Apr 14, 2015

By Pamela K. Johnson Nearly a quarter of American children age 5 and under suffer from tooth decay, and minority children have untreated cavities at twice the rate of non-Hispanic white children, according to new data from the US Centers for Disease C...

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Need to Know

Apr 13, 2015

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

By Hannah Guzik

LA clinics are no longer a last resort. First in a series on Medi-Cal patients.
Lawmakers pitch bills to help undocumented immigrants.
The “Asian and Pacific Islander” category is too broad, legislator says.

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Hungry for Solutions: Aging and Food Insecurity

Apr 13, 2015

By Matt Perry

I’m starved. Ravenous.   I’m so hungry I can’t think straight. I certainly can’t work. What I want more than anything is to eat an entire stack of beef ribs.

Kevin Kemp knows exactly how I feel. At 54 — about my age — he’s been homeless and hungry in Long Beach for nearly...

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Consciousness and Health
Is There A Cure For Allergies?

Is There A Cure For Allergies?

By Eric Nelson


Check out the latest Google Trends and you’ll see that searches for all things “allergy” are peaking this month, just like they do every year about this time, marking the start of what The San Francisco Chronicle recently dubbed “sneazin’ season.” But despite all this searching, it would appear that we’re...

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How not to recover from a business mess

Apr 13, 2015

What do Bonney Plumbing of Sacramento and Rolling Stone magazine have in common? Both businesses have bosses that seem to be tone deaf about how their nasty messes play out in the public eye. Let’s start with Bonney Plumbing, a … Continue reading

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