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9/11 Memorial provides moving experience

Sep 30, 2014

“Do you want to see the 9/11 Memorial?” my wife asked. “I guess,” I said reluctantly. “I don’t know about the museum.” “That might be too much,” she said. The thought of seeing the memorial had surfaced in my mind … Continue reading

Janna Marlies Maron
Write to Heal & Eat to Heal: two 2-hour workshops on choosing health every day

Sep 29, 2014
Write to Heal & Eat to Heal: two 2-hour workshops on choosing health every day

Since publishing my ebook, How to Manage Depression Without Drugs, I get a lot of questions about what I do to manage my health if I don’t take drugs, and I’m excited for the opportunity to address some of those questions with two workshops I’m teaching in October. I’m also super excited for the opportunity...

Consciousness and Health
Is There A Cure For Old Age?

Is There A Cure For Old Age?

Given the choice between living 80, 120 and 150 years – or even “forever” – the majority of those polled last year during a talk here in the Bay Area by popular science journalist David Ewing Duncan opted for 80. Even after being presented with an astonishing array of devices and drugs that...

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Study: Prenatal Exposure to Some Chemicals May Increase Risk of Asthma in Children

Sep 29, 2014

By Fran Kritz Researchers at the Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University recently published a study that found a strong link between prenatal exposure to two phthalates, chemicals used in many household products, and development of child...

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Angelinos reclaim public space for gardens

Sep 29, 2014

By Sasa Woodruff In this story we go to South Los Angeles, a community with some of the highest obesity rates in the country. Almost a third of the adults living there are obese. Now a handful of residents are trying to bring fresh food and health awar...

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Schools Challenged by Unfunded Mandate to Support Homeless Students

Sep 28, 2014

By Robin Urevich

Nearly 300,000 children in California—more than in any other state— are homeless, or live in cars, garages or crammed into single rooms with their entire families. More than half of those children are younger than 10 years old.

Most of them are in Southern California, in the state’s five most populous counties: Los...

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In Counties Where Teen Pregnancy is High, a Sex Ed Program Offers Promise

Sep 28, 2014

By Lisa Renner The teen boys in the San Joaquin County Juvenile Detention Center had a lot of questions for the two sex education instructors who paid them a visit. Among them: Where are free local clinics that provide testing for sexually transmitted ...

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A Golden Idea for Senior Women Living Together

Sep 28, 2014

By Matt Perry

When Bea Arthur and her merry band of aging pranksters graced the airwaves with their “Golden Girls” sitcom a quarter century ago, they paved the way for shared senior housing that’s both fun and affordable.

And like the world-famous Red Hat Society which celebrates aging gracefully and vibrantly, expect the Golden Girls Network...

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California skimps on diabetes prevention

Sep 28, 2014

By Robin Urevich

Diabetes afflicts one in 12 Californians. It causes early death and disability for millions and costs the state $27.6 billion annually in health care and related expenses.

In 20 years, diabetes rates are expected to double in the United States.

But the disease doesn’t have to wreak that kind of havoc.

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Janna Marlies Maron
Write to Heal & Eat to Heal: two 2-hour workshops on choosing health every day

Sep 27, 2014
Write to Heal & Eat to Heal: two 2-hour workshops on choosing health every day

Since publishing my ebook, How to Manage Depression Without Drugs, I get a lot of questions about what I do to manage my health if I don’t take drugs, and I’m excited for the opportunity to address some of those questions with two workshops I’m teaching in October. I’m also super excited for the opportunity...

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