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Dr. Melissa Arca
What to do when your kid won’t go to bed

What to do when your kid won’t go to bed

Got a resistant sleeper? You know the one. The one who pulls out every last bedtime stall technique and sweetly calls your name…repetitively at 3am…until you drag yourself into his room for a midnight tuck in and/or cuddle. If you hadn’t guessed, we do have a resistant sleeper and have been through more than...

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HealthyCal.org
Maternal mortality increases, disparities persist

Jan 8, 2013

By Robert Fulton Maternal mortality rates have increased in California and racial disparities persist.

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The Sacramento Bee
USADA chief says Armstrong rep offered `donation’

USADA chief says Armstrong rep offered `donation’

FILE - In this July 10, 2010, file photo, Lance Armstrong throws out his water bottle in the last kilometers of the climb toward Station les Rousses, France, during the seventh stage of the Tour de France cycling race. The New York Times reported...

California Stem Cell Report
BioTime Stock Jumps 22 Percent in Two Days in Wake of Geron Deal

BioTime Stock Jumps 22 Percent in Two Days in Wake of Geron Deal

The stock price of Biotime, Inc., of Alameda, Ca., shot up more than 12 percent today following the announcement of a complex deal that will give it the stem cell assets of Geron Corp., the first firm to launch a clinical trial for an hESC therapy. G...

HealthyCal.org
Lack of interpreters hampers farmworkers’ health

Jan 7, 2013

By Kate Moser California has some of the nation’s toughest laws meant to ensure equal health care services for people who aren’t fluent in English. But many limited English-speaking patients still lack the translators necessary to have meaningfu...

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California Stem Cell Report
BioTime Buys Geron’s Stem Cell Assets, Including hESC Clinical Trial

BioTime Buys Geron’s Stem Cell Assets, Including hESC Clinical Trial

Geron Corp., which pioneered the first clinical trial of an hESC therapy, today sold its stem cell business to another San Francisco Bay Area firm whose two top executives were once CEOs at Geron. Michael West BioTime photo The total value of th...

Capitol Alert
UC study sees ‘minimal’ state costs from Medi-Cal expansion

Jan 7, 2013

California will face "minimal" new costs from federal health care expansion, and most of the initial burden will occur regardless of whether the state expands Medi-Cal eligibility to new categories

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MidLifeBloggers
Hyde Park on Hudson: The Movie & the Giveaway

Jan 7, 2013

Focus Features, the producers of Hyde Park on Hudson, are offering one MidLifeBlogger a chance to win a $50 American Express Gift Card. That's a helluva night at the movies, popcorn included, for you and a friend.

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Placer County Online
U.S. HealthWorks Announces Flu Vaccine Available At All Clinics As CDC Says Most of U.S. Now Reporting High Levels of Flu

Jan 7, 2013
U.S. HealthWorks Announces Flu Vaccine Available At All Clinics As CDC Says Most of U.S. Now Reporting High Levels of Flu

Despite the fact that it is still early in the flu season, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is reporting that most of the country is experiencing high levels of the influenza virus and is encouraging people to get the flu vaccine n...

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Game to 100
Commentary: Mayors are no match for Maloofs

Jan 7, 2013
Commentary: Mayors are no match for Maloofs

Mayors vs. the Maloofs – now there’s a spectator sport. The mayor of Virginia Beach, Va., Will Sessoms, said the city must know by today whether the NBA team targeted to anchor a proposed arena has reached an agreement with … Continue reading

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