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Amidst New Regulations, California Universities Grapple with Response to Sexual Violence

Jan 17, 2016
Amidst New Regulations, California Universities Grapple with Response to Sexual Violence

Leah Francis addresses the crowd at a “Stand with Leah” protest. Photo: Tessa Ormenyi

By Lily Dayton

In 2014, a storm of protests erupted at Stanford University after student Leah Francis sent an email with a message that went viral: “Stanford did not expel the man who raped me.”

Though the majority of a campus judicial...

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Eduskeptic
It’s not rocket science

Jan 16, 2016
It’s not rocket science

Despite the successful search by Silicon Valley billionaires to find a few students to front a lawsuit to scuttle due process rights for public school teachers in California, the lawyers in the Vergara lawsuit never mention anything about the root causes of the differences in rich, not so rich, and poor schools in the...

Eduskeptic
It’s not rocket science

Jan 16, 2016
It’s not rocket science

Despite the successful search by Silicon Valley billionaires to find a few students to front a lawsuit to scuttle due process rights for public school teachers in California, the lawyers in the Vergara lawsuit never mention anything about the root causes of the differences in rich, not so rich, and poor schools in the...

Eduskeptic
It’s not rocket science

Jan 16, 2016
It’s not rocket science

Despite the successful search by Silicon Valley billionaires to find a few students to front a lawsuit to scuttle due process rights for public school teachers in California, the lawyers in the Vergara lawsuit never mention anything about the root causes of the differences in rich, not so rich, and poor schools in the...

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Aging Reform: Super Sized to Bite Sized

Jan 14, 2016

 

by Matt Perry
Sometimes, super sizing your meal is just too much.
The same could be said for a state senator’s bill on aging reform, which was deemed “too far reaching” in its lengthy list of recommendations when it was first introduced – and defeated– last year by the Senate Health Committee.

The post Aging...

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HealthyCal.org
Aging Reform: Super Sized to Bite Sized

Jan 14, 2016

by Matt Perry

Sometimes, super sizing your meal is just too much.

The same could be said for a state senator’s bill on aging reform, which was deemed “too far reaching” in its lengthy list of recommendations when it was first introduced – and defeated– last year by the Senate Health Committee.

The post Aging...

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HealthyCal.org
Aging Reform: Super Sized to Bite Sized

Jan 14, 2016

by Matt Perry

Sometimes, super sizing your meal is just too much.

The same could be said for a state senator’s bill on aging reform, which was deemed “too far reaching” in its lengthy list of recommendations when it was first introduced – and defeated– last year by the Senate Health Committee.

The post Aging...

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Alzheimer’s Funding Increases

Jan 13, 2016

By Matt Perry

Getting sick is expensive. And so is dying… especially from Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia.

A recent study revealed that of the three leading killers in America – dementia, cancer and heart disease – dementia was by far the most expensive to treat before a patient’s eventual death.

The post

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Smartphones Double-Edged Swords for Victims of Domestic Abuse

Jan 12, 2016
Smartphones Double-Edged Swords for Victims of Domestic Abuse

By Lily Dayton

A cellphone is a lifeline for survivors who need to dial 911, find a safe place to stay or reach out for support. But they also make victims vulnerable to their abuser.

The post Smartphones Double-Edged Swords for Victims of Domestic Abuse appeared first on California Health Report.


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For Kids in Mental Health Crisis, Solutions Loom

Jan 12, 2016
For Kids in Mental Health Crisis,  Solutions Loom

By Lynn Graebner

California is sending far too many kids with mental health issues to hospital emergency rooms, driving up costs, adding to their trauma and contributing to high rates of youth suicide, experts say.

Despite available resources and models from other states for creating a system to treat children in their homes or the...

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