Health & Fitness

Cavegrrl
River Run for Youth Wrap Up

Sep 23, 2014
River Run for Youth Wrap Up

Last Saturday, I ran the River Run for Youth in West Sacramento. I wanted to circle back and report on what a great time I had at the race, and give a little bit more about its beneficiary, Collings Teen Center. I asked Gary Fox, executive director of Campus Life Connection (the non-profit organization...

Nanny Goats in Panties
Anxiety, Panic Attacks and Tears, Oh My!

Anxiety, Panic Attacks and Tears, Oh My!

OK, I still don’t know what happened to me, but a few weeks ago I began feeling weird at the grocery store to the point that I wanted to abandon my cart full of 29 pints of Ben & Jerry’s Phish Food ice cream, run out of the store and go home. I felt...

HealthyCal.org
Conference on 9/23 to focus on health reform

Sep 22, 2014

Capitol Weekly and the University of California, UC Center present Health Care: California, a conference examining the California health care landscape, one year into the Affordable Care Act. This event will be filmed for later broadcast by the Califo...

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HealthyCal.org
Homeless youth struggle with transition to adulthood

Sep 22, 2014

By Pamela K. Johnson

In this story we go to Los Angeles, where Oliver Brown developed Post Traumatic Stress Disorder growing up on the streets of Hollywood until the non-profit organization My Friend’s Place helped him find a path to an independent and healthy lifestyle.

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Robert's Sister
Connecting all the Pieces

Connecting all the Pieces

I was recently asked by a friend how Robert’s pulmonary issues are connected to his seizures.

I thought this was a terrific question and one I have been trying to understand ever since his pneumonias started showing up a couple of years ago.

But first, I had to sing “The knee...

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Consciousness and Health
Would You Ever Talk To A Christian Scientist About Health?

Would You Ever Talk To A Christian Scientist About Health?

Let’s just say, the initial response I received was less than encouraging.


I had just been appointed as the media and legislative rep for the Christian Science Church in Northern California and was looking for ways to connect with those reporters and editors who I thought might have some interest in what I had to...

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MidLifeBloggers
Words Writers Can Relate To…

Sep 21, 2014

  The action is over at JaneGassner(dot)com….come visit.

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The Sacramento Bee
Jerry Brown signs bill for bike lane fee

Sep 21, 2014

Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a bill that would allow local voters to consider a yearly fee on vehicle registrations to build bike lanes, bike lockers and other bicycle facilities. Without comment, the Democratic governor approved Senate Bill 1183 by...

HealthyCal.org
Pavement Helps Trailer Park Residents Breathe

Sep 19, 2014

By Suzanne Potter Graciela Zuniga and her two toddler boys suffer from asthma and bronchitis – conditions that are aggravated by all the dust kicked up by cars on the dirt roads of the trailer park they call home. “I get sick a lot, so do they. Everyone gets colds, and fevers too,” said...

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HealthyCal.org
Despite Guidelines to the Contrary, Millions of Older Men Continue to Be Screened for Prostate Cancer

Sep 19, 2014

By Fran Kritz Millions of older men continue to get the Prostate Specific Antigen (PSA) blood test to screen for prostate cancer, contrary to new guidelines, according to research by investigators at the Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit. The PSA test was...

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