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“Follow your passion” has a ring of religion to it

Jun 9, 2016

When I started my adult work life, I don’t recall anyone telling me to “follow your passion.” The closest thing to that was advice from a worldly wise man who told me “to make your avocation your vocation.” The other … Continue reading

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Reclaiming Death: California’s End of Life Option Act

Reclaiming Death: California’s End of Life Option Act

By Matt Perry

“When we talk about death what we’re really talking about is life.” – Dr. Dawn Gross, host of the radio show “Dying to Talk”

“What happens when you die?  That to me is the only thing really that’s of any importance.” – George Harrison

California’s End of Life Option Act takes effect...

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Reclaiming Death: California’s End of Life Option Act

Reclaiming Death: California’s End of Life Option Act

By Matt Perry

“When we talk about death what we’re really talking about is life.” – Dr. Dawn Gross, host of the radio show “Dying to Talk”

“What happens when you die?  That to me is the only thing really that’s of any importance.” – George Harrison

California’s End of Life Option Act takes effect...

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Breast Cancer? But Doctor....I hate pink!
Live for Joy

I have been truly blessed.  Back when I was first diagnosed, five years ago, June 15, 2011, I set a goal.  I wanted to see my youngest, then 14,  graduate from high school.  In my mind, that event put a period on the job I was supposed to do - ...

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Of manhood, Donald Trump and our draft board in Queens

Jun 7, 2016
Of manhood, Donald Trump and our draft board in Queens

The death of Muhammad Ali and the tributes to his moral courage in refusing to serve in the Army during the Vietnam War have gotten me thinking about the subject of manhood, military service, Donald Trump and a draft board … Continue reading

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Inspiration Over Fear: Where Health Really Happens

Inspiration Over Fear: Where Health Really Happens

By Matt Perry

Your physician hands you the surprising prescription. It’s not for an antidepressant. It’s not for a statin drug. Instead, it’s something completely different.

“Get connected with your community,” she says with a smile. “That’s the best health advice I can give you.”

This isn’t some utopian scenario off in the distant...

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Inspiration Over Fear: Where Health Really Happens

Inspiration Over Fear: Where Health Really Happens

By Matt Perry

Your physician hands you the surprising prescription. It’s not for an antidepressant. It’s not for a statin drug. Instead, it’s something completely different.

“Get connected with your community,” she says with a smile. “That’s the best health advice I can give you.”

This isn’t some utopian scenario off in the distant...

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HealthyCal.org
Inspiration Over Fear: Where Health Really Happens

Inspiration Over Fear: Where Health Really Happens

By Matt Perry

Your physician hands you the surprising prescription. It’s not for an antidepressant. It’s not for a statin drug. Instead, it’s something completely different.

“Get connected with your community,” she says with a smile. “That’s the best health advice I can give you.”

This isn’t some utopian scenario off in the distant...

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Farmworkers in Sonoma County Face Health Disparities, Study Finds

Jun 6, 2016

By Hannah Guzik

Farmworkers in Sonoma County are more likely to have diabetes, be in poor health and not have health insurance compared to the general population, a new study reports.

Researchers in Sonoma County surveyed farmworkers there to identify health disparities, according to the study, published March 31 in the peer-reviewed journal Preventing Chronic...

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Farmworkers in Sonoma County Face Health Disparities, Study Finds

Jun 6, 2016

By Hannah Guzik

Farmworkers in Sonoma County are more likely to have diabetes, be in poor health and not have health insurance compared to the general population, a new study reports.

Researchers in Sonoma County surveyed farmworkers there to identify health disparities, according to the study, published March 31 in the peer-reviewed journal Preventing Chronic...

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