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Early Allergy Season

Mar 11, 2015
Early Allergy Season

Trees in bloom, pollen in the air, hot weather – allergy season is already in affect and annoying people with runny noses, coughing and headaches. Dr. Ron Fong of UC Davis Health System discusses prevention with Bethany and new treatments available that can offer you relief.

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SuperFoods You Should Have in Your Fridge

Mar 11, 2015
SuperFoods You Should Have in Your Fridge

March is national nutrition month, and what better way to mark the month than rev of your eating habits. SuperFoods like milk, oatmeal, bananas are low in calorie and good for the body. Dr. Wendy Bazilian of Got Milk? shares fun SuperFood recipes with Mae Fesai that you can incorporate into breakfast, lunch, dinner...

The Blue Muse
I’m with Julia on this one: More moderation, less "skinny"

Mar 11, 2015
I’m with Julia on this one: More moderation, less "skinny"

"The only time to eat diet food is while you're waiting for the steak to cook." --Julia ChildFree stock image. Used with permission.I do my fair share of magical thinking, especially when it comes to food. Scrolling through Pinterest, I'm just as likel...

Breast Cancer? But Doctor....I hate pink!
SXSW 2015

If you are not aware, in just a few days, I will be winging off to Texas to participate in the big interactive/film/music festival called South by Southwest. I will be moderating a core conversation, along with Healthline's VP, David Kopp.  We will be...

Game to 100
City looks like loser on Koons sculpture

Mar 10, 2015
City looks like loser on Koons sculpture

  “A fool and his money are soon parted,” goes the old proverb. And so it will be if the Sacramento City Council this evening fails to see through the spurious arguments advanced to promote the purchase of a ridiculously priced Jeff … Continue reading

Consciousness and Health
It Is Not What We Say But What We See That Heals

It Is Not What We Say But What We See That Heals

Naomi Feil begins by caressing the face of her patient as a mother would her child – wiping away a tear, letting her know she’s not alone. Then she begins to sing quietly:

 
“Jesus loves me, this I know / For the Bible tells me so.”
 
Without missing a beat, Gladys, an elderly woman diagnosed...

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Need to Know

Mar 9, 2015

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

By Hannah Guzik

Aging is at a crossroads in California.

Too many Alzheimer’s patients overuse antipsychotics.

How to stop homicides, one shooter at a time.

Despite high rates of poverty, few Californians use food aid.

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Advocates question children’s access to care

By Lisa Renner

A year after California added nearly a million children to the Medi-Cal program, advocates say the state is not doing enough to ensure that all of those kids have access to doctors and other health care providers.

Most of the children came from the old Healthy Families insurance program, a state and federal...

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Breast Cancer? But Doctor....I hate pink!
RIP Lisa Bonchek Adams

I've been gone all day today, volunteering at the regional Science Olympiad, an event I've been involved in for years.  I thought about cancer a lot today, recalling when I was a bald mom on my first chemo, whose child was a participant. As I relive...

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Aging Inside the White House

Citing budget constraints, planners of the 2015 White House Conference on Aging once envisioned a virtual affair, with online sessions streamed across the world without any actual presence inside the White House. In other words, a lackluster, disconnec...

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