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More than 40% of California Adults Have a Chronic Health Condition, Report Finds

May 8, 2015

By Hannah Guzik

 

More than 40 percent of California adults have a chronic health condition, and rates are higher in some regions, according to a new report.

High blood pressure is the most common chronic condition, affecting about one in four adults in California, or 7.6 million people, says the April 28 report by the...

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Feeling like a fish out of water in Red Bluff

May 8, 2015

Writer’s note: In 1969, at the height of the Vietnam War, I found myself wandering between two worlds: one as a beginning sports editor in the small town of Red Bluff, California, and the other as a draft resister awaiting … Continue reading

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Healthy Food Class offered at Oak Park Sol

May 6, 2015
Healthy Food Class offered at Oak Park Sol

The Sacramento Natural Foods Co-op Kitchen is hosting a three-week class on cooking and nutritional education. The concept of this course is to give people who want to be healthy the information they need. The class will also show individuals how to maintain a low-cost healthy diet. This class will require its participants to be hands...

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Football morality play sets stage for steelhead fishing

May 6, 2015

  Writer’s note: In 1969, at the height of the Vietnam War, I found myself wandering between two worlds: one as a beginning sports editor in the small town of Red Bluff, California, and the other as a draft resister awaiting … Continue reading

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Master Lock and the Senior Market

May 5, 2015

We live behind a gate. Don’t for a moment, however, think Gated Community with a uniformed attendant screening our visitors. Nor should you imagine one of those  motorized gates where at the flick of a something or other, the gate opens for egress or ingress as appropriate. No, this is your basic wrought iron, keep intruders...

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Need to know

By Hannah Guzik   What’s the vaccination tipping point for wary parents? Advocates question whether there are gaps in coverage for California kids. Even when medically necessary, children face barriers to epileptic surgery. Health insurers aren’t following law to provide free women’s health services. Can technology help with the caregiver crisis? Almost 40% of...

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Consciousness and Health
Can We Be Scared Into Being Healthier?

Can We Be Scared Into Being Healthier?

By Eric Nelson


Anyone over 40 likely remembers the TV ad.

A man standing next to a kitchen stove picks up an egg. 

“This is your brain,” he says. “This is drugs,” he continues, pointing to the piping hot skillet in front of him. 

Then, after cracking the egg into the skillet, he says, “This is your...

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How I discovered steelhead fishing during the Vietnam War

May 4, 2015

Writer’s note: In 1969, at the height of the Vietnam War, I found myself wandering between two worlds: one as a beginning sports editor in the small town of Red Bluff, California, and the other as a draft resister awaiting federal … Continue reading

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Saying No to Teen Dating Violence One Classroom at a Time

May 3, 2015

By Jessica Portner Jessica Corral, an education coordinator with Peace Over Violence, a Los Angeles-based advocacy group, stands in front of a rowdy class of teenagers at San Gabriel High School and draws a “Cycle of Violence” on a white board, a circle that represents a sort of relationship weather map. It goes from...

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Breast Cancer? But Doctor....I hate pink!
SXSW Part 2

One thing I wanted to do at SXSW was go to the Gaming Expo and visit Ryan Green, whose family was featured on one the Soul Pancake documentaries (as was I.)  Ryan is creating a video game based on his experiences with his toddler son, Joel, who tragic...

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