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California Stem Cell Report
Meager, Meager Coverage of Yesterday’s IOM-Stem Cell Meeting

The $3 billion California stem cell agency seemed all but invisible this morning in terms of mainstream media coverage. Only one major outlet reported on the watershed events yesterday at the CIRM governing board meeting at the Claremont Hotel in Oa...

The California Aggie
Bicycle traffic school becomes popular choice for bike violations at UC Davis

Jan 24, 2013
Bicycle traffic school becomes popular choice for bike violations at UC Davis

A new citation for bicycle tickets has been in place on the UC Davis campus since Fall 2011. Students have the option of taking an online safety class instead of paying the original $200 fine. Statistics show that people are mostly taking the class instead of paying the $200 fine for a ticket. Since...

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HealthyCal.org
Urban babies more likely to be hospitalized

Jan 23, 2013

By Leah Bartos Babies living in California’s rural counties were less likely to be hospitalized in the first year of life than their urban counterparts, according to a recent study published in the journal Pediatrics.

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California Stem Cell Report
Reaction to IOM: California Stem Cell Directors Approve Plan on Conflicts of Interest and More

Reaction to IOM: California Stem Cell Directors Approve Plan on Conflicts of Interest and More

Directors of the $3 billion California stem cell agency today approved a far-reaching plan aimed at resolving long-standing conflict of interest issues involving the agency's governing board and also helping to maintain credibility with the public. ...

California Stem Cell Report
California Stem Cell Agency Directors Approve Changes to Meet IOM Recommendations

The board of the California stem cell agency has adjourning following approval of the Thomas plan to deal with recommendations of the Institute of Medicine for changes at the agency. More details shortly.

California Stem Cell Report
Vote Nearing on Thomas Response to IOM Recommendations

The governing board of the California stem cell agency appears to be heading for a vote on the Thomas IOM plan, which he has agreed to place on a one-year test timetable. The plan is being described as a "framework" with details to be worked out. The p...

California Stem Cell Report
Consumer Watchdog Welcomes Changes at Stem Cell Agency

Consumer Watchdog's John M. Simpson today welcomed the response by CIRM  Chairman J.T. Thomas to address the recommendations for sweeping changes at the California stem cell agency.  Writing on his blog, Simpson, a longtime observer of...

California Stem Cell Report
Thomas’ IOM Plan Receiving Generally Positive Response

So far,  many of the directors of the $3 billion California stem cell agency today seem to be endorsing the plan proposed by Chairman J.T. Thomas to meet the sweeping recommendations by  the Institute of Medicine. Several members stressed th...

California Stem Cell Report
Thomas’ Plan to Meet the the Recommendations of the IOM

Jonathan Thomas, chairman of the California stem cell agency, presented the following plan today to the governing board of the agency to deal with recommendations of the Institute of Medicine.    IOM proposal by the chairman of the Californ...

California Stem Cell Report
Thomas Presents Plan On IOM Recommendations

Directors of the California stem cell are engaged in an intense discussion over a plan by CIRMChairman Jonathan Thomas to deal with the recommendations from the Institute of Medicine. Thomas said the detailed proposal would require 13 board members to ...

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