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Disparities in Persist in Cancer Rates among African Americans and Whites

Feb 6, 2013

By Heather Tirado Gilligan A new study of cancer rates among African Americans has good news and bad news about the second leading cause of death for all Americans.

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Game to 100
Row, row, row your boat

Feb 6, 2013
Row, row, row your boat

      Competitors from the River City Rowing Club, from left, included: Jackie Ratliff-Richardson; Fei-Yian Yoong; Edie Csaposs; Carol Voyles (in back); Debbie Boersma; Linda Paumer; Shari Lowen; and Makai Magie.   The Golden State Indoor The Golden Rowing … Continue reading

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Health: Allergens and pollution combine to increase asthma risk

Feb 5, 2013

Children living in poverty in California and elsewhere in the U.S. are much more likely to suffer from asthma than their wealthier peers. A new study suggests that a symbiotic relationship between pollution and allergens common in low-income urban area...

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More minorities needed in marrow registry

Feb 5, 2013

By Melissa Flores There are 10 million potential donors registered in the United States for the 10,000 patients who annually are in need of a marrow transplant, but patients who are part of an ethnic minority have a harder time than others finding a...

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Bob New Heart
Catching Up

Feb 5, 2013
Catching Up

February 5, 2013Two tests left for end of the year protocol. One is a second try at a stress test. The test done in San Francisco last month failed to produce real results because my BP was high. It had to be cut short because of elevated Blood Pressur...

California Stem Cell Report
Riverside Newspaper: ‘Ethical Minefield’ Still Not Cleared at Stem Cell Agency

The California stem cell agency's attempts to deal with the conflict of interest problems at the $3 billion research program amount to a minor fix that is not a “serious solution,” the Riverside Press-Enterprise editorialized yesterday. The edit...

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CBO: 7 million will lose employer-paid insurnace under Obamacare

Feb 5, 2013

The non-partisan Congressional Budget Office now projects that 7 million people will lose employer-provided health insurance by 2022 as the federal health reform, known as the Affordable Care Act, takes root. That estimate is up from 4 million that the...

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Boomers living longer but not as well

Feb 5, 2013

Baby boomers are living longer than their parents but they are not as healthy, a new study says. The study, published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, says boomers born between 1946 and 1964 have higher rates of chronic disease, more...

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Game to 100
Kings should apologize for comment offensive to women

Feb 5, 2013
Kings should apologize for comment offensive to women

  Last week I took a shot at the polished hypocrisy of the San Francisco 49ers’ public relations staff as it tried to control the damage from Chris Culliver’s hostile comments about gay football players. Culliver’s apology smacked of the … Continue reading

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Clinton Takes On Health Care

Feb 4, 2013

By Suzanne Potter The Health Matters conference comes to the Coachella Valley, headlined by luminaries from Bill Clinton to Barbra Streisand.

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