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Health Matters: Personalized Medicine for Cancer Patients

Mar 18, 2015
Health Matters: Personalized Medicine for Cancer Patients

UC Davis researches have partnered with Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory to use a innovative biomedical technique called Accelerator Mass Spectrometry to see how cancer patients respond or don’t respond to chemo drugs. Based on their findings they’re able to tailor treatment to cancer patients.

MidLifeBloggers
The Oaks at Ojai

Mar 16, 2015

This is a tale of two spas Or it’s a tale of one woman growing up. Or it’s a tale of one woman growing up and how that manifested itself when she visited two spas several decades apart. Or it’s all of these. You decide. In the early ‘80s on a Valentine’s Day weekend,...

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Consciousness and Health
Conquering The Contagion of Fear

Conquering The Contagion of Fear

When the prophet Job declared, “the thing which I greatly feared is come upon me,” little did he know he was describing what folks today might call the nocebo effect, that little-known cousin (some say “evil twin”) of the placebo effect that causes people to experience adverse physical reactions because they’ve been convinced –...

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Game to 100
Kings arena art acquisition exudes the color of money

Mar 16, 2015
Kings arena art acquisition exudes the color of money

  In Sacramento, what the one-percenters want, the one-percenters get. They use their money, power and influence to tell the rest of us how things are going to be. Their manipulative ability extends from plopping a Kings arena into the … Continue reading

HealthyCal.org
Need to Know

Mar 15, 2015

Check in every Monday for health and health care news you need to know.

By Hannah Guzik 

Are there enough doctors willing to treat children with Medi-Cal?

People are being dropped from Medi-Cal, but the state won’t say how many.

Can theatre be used to treat people with mental illness?

The post Need to...

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Empathy: The Future of Dementia Care

Mar 15, 2015

 

 

By Matt Perry

Imagine you’re losing your mind. Imagine most of the life you’ve led is now slipping away from dementia.

 

And it’s one of the best things that has ever happened to you.

 

While it’s hard for most people to imagine dementia in a positive light, aging experts say the benefits can offer precisely those aspects...

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HealthyCal.org
Empathy: The Future of Dementia Care

Mar 15, 2015

 

 

By Matt Perry

Imagine you’re losing your mind. Imagine most of the life you’ve led is now slipping away from dementia.

 

And it’s one of the best things that has ever happened to you.

 

While it’s hard for most people to imagine dementia in a positive light, aging experts say the benefits can offer precisely those aspects...

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Robert's Sister
Book Review: I Feel So Unnecessary, Adventures in Caregiving From a Granddaughter’s Perspective by Lisa DuVal

Book Review: I Feel So Unnecessary, Adventures in Caregiving From a Granddaughter’s Perspective by Lisa DuVal

I have been looking forward to reading I Feel So Unnecessary, Adventures in Caregiving From a Granddaughter’s Perspective for quite some time.  Lisa DuVal is a fellow caregiver and blogger and has a sense of humor that can always bring a smile to my face.
48 Pages
A Caregiver's Story

Lisa offered...

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Davis Vanguard
Staff Recommends Removing Parking, Restriping B Street

Mar 14, 2015
Staff Recommends Removing Parking, Restriping B Street

Back in November, when an overwhelming number of residents expressed concerns about the safety risks involved with the parking configurations along B Street between 7th and 8th, the city council pulled back to take a more community dialogue-based approach. Now staff has returned recommending an option that includes restriping B Street from 7th to...

HealthyCal.org
Legislators Consider Denti-Cal Audit

Mar 12, 2015

By Hannah Guzik

California legislators will hold a hearing Tuesday on an audit that found that more than half of children enrolled in the state’s low-income health program didn’t see a dentist in 2013, the most recent year data was available.

State Auditor Elaine M. Howle’s report, released in December, found that fewer than 45 percent...

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