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Columnist shows reckless indifference to truth in River Park swastika controversy

Mar 5, 2015

It’s astounding to see any journalist call the exercise of free speech an “abomination.” Free speech and a free press are so closely positioned in the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution as to be almost inseparable. You can’t have … Continue reading

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Air Filtration System Reduces Pollutants Kids Are Exposed to on School Buses

Mar 4, 2015

By Hannah Guzik Kids are exposed to air pollution on school buses, but an on-board filtration system can cut pollutants by 88 percent, according to a new study. A high-efficiency cabin air, or HECA, system developed for school buses could help protect...

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New Studies Highlight More Benefits of Drinking Coffee

Mar 4, 2015
New Studies Highlight More Benefits of Drinking Coffee

Myth or fact? Coffee is good for you. If you chose fact, you’re right. New studies this week add to dozens more reporting the health benefits of coffee, including protection from type 2 diabetes, Parkinson’s disease, liver disease, prostate cancer, Alzheimer’s, computer back pain and more. But if you chose myth, you’d also be...

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New Studies Highlight More Benefits of Drinking Coffee

Mar 4, 2015
New Studies Highlight More Benefits of Drinking Coffee

Myth or fact? Coffee is good for you. If you chose fact, you’re right. New studies this week add to dozens more reporting the health benefits of coffee, including protection from type 2 diabetes, Parkinson’s disease, liver disease, prostate cancer, Alzheimer’s, computer back pain and more. But if you chose myth, you’d also be...

Consciousness and Health
In Love, There Are No ‘Shades of Grey’

In Love, There Are No ‘Shades of Grey’

Despite the fact that nearly every critic on the planet gave it an emphatic thumbs-down (current Rotten Tomatoes Tomatometer rating: 26%), “Fifty Shades of Grey” still managed to rake in more money over the Presidents Day weekend than any other movie in history. Go figure.

 
While analyses and commentaries abound as to what drives...

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Too Much Facebook Leads to Envy and Depression

Mar 2, 2015
Too Much Facebook Leads to Envy and Depression

PALO ALTO (CNN)- Constantly checking Facebook to see what your friends are doing could lead to some serious depression. A recent study conducted by researchers at Nanyang Technological University, Bradley University and the University of Missouri Columbia found that heavy Facebook users can experience envy — which can ultimately lead to extreme sadness. The...

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Sacramento’s needy pursuit of star artist for Kings arena

Mar 2, 2015
Sacramento’s needy pursuit of star artist for Kings arena

   Sacramento’s inferiority complex is showing. Surely, that explains why local art “experts” joined hands with the Sacramento Kings to commission an outrageously priced status symbol for the plaza in front of the emerging Kings arena downtown. It’s hardly surprising that … Continue reading

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Need to Know

Mar 1, 2015

Check in every Monday for health and health care news you need to know. By Hannah Guzik Why young people kill: Part of a series on violence as a public health crisis. Covered California has extended the enrollment deadline. But residents still have to ...

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Breast Cancer? But Doctor....I hate pink!
Physical Fitness by the Decade

In elementary school, I was the last one picked for any team sport. Rightly so, embarrassing as the memory is.  I was short, skinny, wore glasses and was terrified of flying balls.  Consigned to the outfield during baseball games, I sorted through em...

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My story: Using Power Verbs & Taking Action

Feb 27, 2015
My story: Using Power Verbs & Taking Action

I’ve written about the Strengths Finder assessment and understanding myself better so that I can find where I belong in the world and thrive. I’ve written about activator being my top strength. Activator is all about making ideas happen; putting ideas into action. The key word being action, movement. When I wrote How to Manage...

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