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State Senate to Aging Californians: We Care

Jul 15, 2014

By Matt Perry

While the state Assembly has a committee dedicated to aging and long-term care, the State Senate hasn’t had one since it disappeared from the Committee on Health along with termed out sponsor Elaine Alquist at the end of 2012.

That changed last week when the Senate publicly launched a new Select...

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HealthyCal.org
State Senate to Aging Californians: We Care

Jul 15, 2014

By Matt Perry

While the state Assembly has a committee dedicated to aging and long-term care, the State Senate hasn’t had one since it disappeared from the Committee on Health along with termed out sponsor Elaine Alquist at the end of 2012.

That changed last week when the Senate publicly launched a new Select...

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HealthyCal.org
Fewer Doctors Enrolled in Low-Income Insurance Program Despite Surge in Patients

Jul 14, 2014

By Hannah Guzik

Nearly 25 percent fewer physicians were signed up to treat low-income patients in the state’s insurance program this spring compared to a year prior, despite the surge in patients enrolled in Medi-Cal.

The drop in providers is due to the Department of Health Care Services’ efforts to remove doctors who haven’t complied...

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HealthyCal.org
Fewer Doctors Enrolled in Low-Income Insurance Program Despite Surge in Patients

Jul 14, 2014

By Hannah Guzik

Nearly 25 percent fewer physicians were signed up to treat low-income patients in the state’s insurance program this spring compared to a year prior, despite the surge in patients enrolled in Medi-Cal.

The drop in providers is due to the Department of Health Care Services’ efforts to remove doctors who haven’t complied...

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MidLifeBloggers
Beyond MidLifeBloggers, The Other Side of Sixty

Jul 14, 2014

Today there are a number of sites offering community and counsel as well as a platform for expression to bloggers in their 50s. The midlife community continues to grow and is now incredibly well-served. But for those of us in our 60s and beyond? Not so...

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MidLifeBloggers
Beyond MidLifeBloggers, The Other Side of Sixty

Jul 14, 2014

Today there are a number of sites offering community and counsel as well as a platform for expression to bloggers in their 50s. The midlife community continues to grow and is now incredibly well-served. But for those of us in our 60s and beyond? Not so...

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Bob New Heart
Bob New Heart 2014-07-14 10:11:00

Jul 14, 2014

July 14, 2014



Back In The Pool


4 days after my last cyber knife radiation treatment at UCSF, I was back in the pool this morning with my 6am mid-to old age group. Swam my usual 30 laps. The other guys are swimming Individual medleys and are lapping me. I know when we are finished, I...

Consciousness and Health
Is God a Reliable Source of Health?

Is God a Reliable Source of Health?

Depending on your devotion to the Divine, it’s likely that by simply reading the headline of this column you’ve already decided on an answer. It’s also likely that regardless of any arguments that might be presented, your opinion won’t change. Perhaps the larger issue, then, isn’t whether you answer in the affirmative or negative,...

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HealthyCal.org
Young People Underestimate the Dangers of Hookah

Jul 14, 2014

By Fran Kritz

A new study by researchers at the UCLA School of Nursing finds that despite warnings from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that hookah smoking can be just as dangerous as cigarettes, many young adults believe that using the water pipes is not harmful. “With hookah smoking on the rise, particularly...

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HealthyCal.org
Young People Underestimate the Dangers of Hookah

Jul 14, 2014

By Fran Kritz

A new study by researchers at the UCLA School of Nursing finds that despite warnings from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that hookah smoking can be just as dangerous as cigarettes, many young adults believe that using the water pipes is not harmful. “With hookah smoking on the rise, particularly...

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