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NBA pushes to exploit young players even more

Jul 14, 2014

When NBA executives start talking about protecting the youth of America, you know, especially if you’re a Sacramento taxpayer, they’re talking about protecting their own self-interest at someone else’s expense. The last time former NBA Commissioner David Stern came to … Continue reading

Hybrid Rasta Mama
Three Steps To A Pleasant Pooping Experience (+ A Huge Better Bathroom Experience Giveaway From Squatty Potty!)

Jul 14, 2014

Hybrid Rasta Mama Grunt! Groan! Growl! Push! Squeeze! Pinch! Sound familiar? Is this your typical bathroom experience when it comes to dropping the kids off at the pool? I sure hope not. Sadly though, I suspect that a lot of you reading this are indeed...

HealthyCal.org
Latina Center empowers women to turn their lives around

Jul 14, 2014

By Veronica Moscoso

In this story we go to Richmond, where a mother of three, Alejandra Escobedo, was trapped in an abusive relationship. Like other immigrants in her situation, she didn’t speak English and didn’t have a job. It was hard to see a way out, until she found The Latina Center — an organization...

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HealthyCal.org
Latina Center empowers women to turn their lives around

Jul 14, 2014

By Veronica Moscoso

In this story we go to Richmond, where a mother of three, Alejandra Escobedo, was trapped in an abusive relationship. Like other immigrants in her situation, she didn’t speak English and didn’t have a job. It was hard to see a way out, until she found The Latina Center — an organization...

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HealthyCal.org
Researchers Studying Whether Pesticide Exposure Affects Farmworkers’ Brain Health

Jul 13, 2014

By Hannah Guzik

On her way to her office in Oxnard, Rachel Casas drives past farmworkers bent over in the fields. Because she is a neuropsychologist, she wonders whether there are pesticides in those fields and if the chemicals may be affecting the laborers.

She still doesn’t know the answer to that question, but she and...

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HealthyCal.org
Researchers Studying Whether Pesticide Exposure Affects Farmworkers’ Brain Health

Jul 13, 2014

By Hannah Guzik

On her way to her office in Oxnard, Rachel Casas drives past farmworkers bent over in the fields. Because she is a neuropsychologist, she wonders whether there are pesticides in those fields and if the chemicals may be affecting the laborers.

She still doesn’t know the answer to that question, but she and...

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Robert's Sister
Comfort in a Diagnosis

Comfort in a Diagnosis

Robert has declined so quickly this year and had so many different things going on, my head has been spinning.  I just want to find out what’s wrong!

 

Looks like Robert's appetite is back!

Questions have swirled this year: Why is he getting pneumonia so frequently? Do we use...

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Bob New Heart
Final Cyber Knife Treatment

Jul 11, 2014
Final Cyber Knife Treatment

I finished my 4-cyberknife radiation treatments for my prostate cancer at UCSF. Wonderful staff all around: Dr. Alexander Gottschalk, the cyber knife doctor, nurse Ludene Wong and cyber knife techs Michael. And Tim. I felt completely relaxed during my ...

MidLifeBloggers
Crisis Response Team ID photo

Jul 11, 2014

This is the photo taken for my ID pass for the L.A. Mayor’s Crisis Response Team . It is, basically, a mug shot. However, the photographer Robert Berg is brilliant at getting people to stop saying cheese and look like  human beings who are warm and worth knowing. He did this for every person in the class....

MidLifeBloggers
Crisis Response Team ID photo

Jul 11, 2014

This is the photo taken for my ID pass for the L.A. Mayor’s Crisis Response Team . It is, basically, a mug shot. However, the photographer Robert Berg is brilliant at getting people to stop saying cheese and look like  human beings who are warm and worth knowing. He did this for every person in the class....

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