Health & Fitness

Breast Cancer? But Doctor....I hate pink!
Kurt Strong and your chance to help

I posted before about Kurt and his struggle.  Let me tell you about Kurt.  Not only is he my son's friend, but he's a very smart young man.  He is the kind of kid you meet and you go, "Wow, there is hope for this generation yet."  He is a good student, and he...

Hybrid Rasta Mama
Gas – What It Is and Why You Pass It

Gas – What It Is and Why You Pass It

What is that smell?????Flatulence, breaking wind, farting, ripping one, and passing gas…taboo not only to do in the presence of others but also to openly discuss.We are all friends here, right? So we can sit down over a cup of digestive tea and chat ...

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HealthyCal.org
How California beat down whooping cough

Oct 14, 2012

California government has a reputation, rightly deserved, for being dysfunctional. Voters rank legislators down there with car salesman on the trust scale, and the bureaucracy doesn’t do much better with the public. So it’s worth taking notice when...

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Game to 100
Commentary: Cynical campaign targets homeless

Oct 14, 2012
Commentary: Cynical campaign targets homeless

  “The law, in its majestic equality, forbids the rich as well as the poor to sleep under bridges, to beg in the streets, and to steal bread.” The bitter irony expressed by French writer Anatole France a century ago … Continue reading

Pedal Clips
Time to prepare for commuting in the rain

Oct 13, 2012
Time to prepare for commuting in the rain

Clouds hover over the Tower Bridge as the sun rises Friday morning in Sacramento It’s been a cloudy week in Sacramento – the first wisp of fall – a reminder that rain could arrive at any time. And even though …

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Consciousness and Health
Igniting Your Own ‘Escape Fire’ to Better Health

Igniting Your Own ‘Escape Fire’ to Better Health

On August 5, 1949, an intense wildfire raged in the Mann Gulch region of Montana’s Helena National Forest. Undeterred by extreme heat and turbulent wind conditions, fifteen fire-fighting smokejumpers, along with foreman Wag Dodge, parachuted into the...

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Breast Cancer? But Doctor....I hate pink!
Interview with me

The gals at Scarves Dot Net did a nice interview with me about my feelings about Pinktober. Because of the item they sell, they wanted to get in on the Pink October stuff and possibly do scarf giveaways and the like.  The email I received said they wanted to, " incorporate ways to be more...

Game to 100
Giving DeMarcus Cousins whatever he wants

Oct 11, 2012
Giving DeMarcus Cousins whatever he wants

  Here is why the Sacramento Kings will again go the bottom of the NBA this season:  DeMarcus Cousins will do whatever he wants to do, and “player’s coach” Keith Smart will indulge his center’s whims as part of a … Continue reading

HealthyCal.org
Health care reform helps L.A. clinic meet rising demand

Oct 10, 2012

By Robert Fulton South Los Angeles, maybe best remembered as ground zero for the 1992 Rodney King riots, now boasts an unexpected draw. Patients are traveling from other parts of Los Angeles to seek care at the South Central Family Health Center, a ...

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California Stem Cell Report
Yamanaka and the Frailty of Peer Review

More than one back story exists on Shinya Yamanaka and his Nobel Prize, but one that has received little attention this week also raises questions about hoary practice of peer review and publication of research – not to mention the awarding of bill...

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