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Stories on Kings’ support for coach Karl as muddled as his status

Feb 10, 2016

Will George Karl coach the Kings through the end of this losing season? I thought the answer was “yes” after seeing a front-page teaser headline this morning in the Sacramento Bee that said: “Karl Staying Put.” That impression was reinforced … Continue reading

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Fighting diabetes with hip-hop, poetry

By Daniel Weintraub

Dr. Dean Schillinger spent much of his life fighting a losing battle against a preventable epidemic that has taken millions of American lives. Now, for the first time, he has hope.

The disease is Type 2 Diabetes, an illness driven largely by bad diets and sedentary lifestyles and which has ravaged people in...

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Time for humor amid political correctness

Feb 8, 2016

A little humor goes a long way in the cultural sensitivity wars. “The Daily Show” struck a refreshing note in its spoof on DeMarcus  Cousins’ objection to Year of the Monkey T-shirts that were to be distributed at Sleep Train … Continue reading

Game to 100
Time for humor amid political correctness

Feb 8, 2016

A little humor goes a long way in the cultural sensitivity wars. “The Daily Show” struck a refreshing note in its spoof on DeMarcus  Cousins’ objection to Year of the Monkey T-shirts that were to be distributed at Sleep Train … Continue reading

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Beauty Shop Hazards: Potential Toxins in African-American Hair Products

Feb 7, 2016
Beauty Shop Hazards: Potential Toxins in African-American Hair Products

By Linda Childers

In the 20 years she’s worked as a hair stylist, Safiyyah Edley has seen many colleagues diagnosed with uterine fibroids and cancer. Yet it wasn’t until she began working at a salon next door to the Los Angeles-based health and wellness advocacy organization, Black Women for Wellness (BWW), that she learned the...

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Beauty Shop Hazards: Potential Toxins in African-American Hair Products

Feb 7, 2016
Beauty Shop Hazards: Potential Toxins in African-American Hair Products

By Linda Childers

In the 20 years she’s worked as a hair stylist, Safiyyah Edley has seen many colleagues diagnosed with uterine fibroids and cancer. Yet it wasn’t until she began working at a salon next door to the Los Angeles-based health and wellness advocacy organization, Black Women for Wellness (BWW), that she learned the...

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UC Campuses Step Up Sex Assault Prevention

Feb 7, 2016
UC Campuses Step Up Sex Assault Prevention

 

UC Berkeley, pictured here, along with other campuses in the statewide system, now mandate sexual assault prevention programs for students. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images).

By Jessica Portner

Chrissy Keenan was sexually assaulted when she was 17. Now 22, and in her fourth year at UCLA, Keenan has devoted her college years to doing everything she...

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UC Campuses Step Up Sex Assault Prevention

Feb 7, 2016
UC Campuses Step Up Sex Assault Prevention

 

UC Berkeley, pictured here, along with other campuses in the statewide system, now mandate sexual assault prevention programs for students. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images).

By Jessica Portner

Chrissy Keenan was sexually assaulted when she was 17. Now 22, and in her fourth year at UCLA, Keenan has devoted her college years to doing everything she...

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Donald Trump, Amy Schumer and public decency

Feb 3, 2016

Before drawing an unflattering connection between Donald Trump, comedian Amy Schumer and life in the gutter, let me step back to an era when the American public could find common ground in a penetrating question about public decency. The question … Continue reading

Game to 100
Donald Trump, Amy Schumer and public decency

Feb 3, 2016

Before drawing an unflattering connection between Donald Trump, comedian Amy Schumer and life in the gutter, let me step back to an era when the American public could find common ground in a penetrating question about public decency. The question … Continue reading

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