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Building A Healthy Future for California’s Children of Color

Mar 27, 2016

By Mayra E. Alvarez

As the nation observes National Minority Health Month, April will be a good time to reflect on the progress we have made addressing disparities in health. It’s also time to recommit to furthering our efforts to achieve health equity, especially for our children.

In California, almost 3 in 4 children are from...

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Checking In, Not Checking Out

Mar 25, 2016

by Matt Perry

It was a chance encounter in my Santa Cruz neighborhood. Just down the street, I’d walked by her home many times, noticing her typing away furiously near her front window. When I later saw her laptop, unattended, just inside the glass, I was concerned that a thief might make it disappear.

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Checking In, Not Checking Out

Mar 25, 2016

by Matt Perry

It was a chance encounter in my Santa Cruz neighborhood. Just down the street, I’d walked by her home many times, noticing her typing away furiously near her front window. When I later saw her laptop, unattended, just inside the glass, I was concerned that a thief might make it disappear.

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Program Review: The Good, Bad and Ugly of the Dual Demonstrations Project

Mar 24, 2016

by Matt Perry

The enrollment process was disastrous. Yet once in, patient satisfaction levels hit 80%.

That’s a quick summary of a new review of California’s efforts to steer its most expensive patients into managed care.

At the behest of the federal government, in 2014 California launched a money-saving initiative to move its so-called “dual...

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Program Review: The Good, Bad and Ugly of the Duals Demonstration Project

Mar 24, 2016

by Matt Perry

The enrollment process was disastrous. Yet once in, patient satisfaction levels hit 80%.

That’s a quick summary of a new review of California’s efforts to steer its most expensive patients into managed care.

At the behest of the federal government, in 2014 California launched a money-saving initiative to move its so-called “dual...

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Game to 100
Freshmen often used as pawns in college hockey, basketball

Mar 23, 2016

Here’s an odd thing: many good high school hockey players delay entering college in the hope of getting an athletic scholarship. They spend two or three years developing their skills in high-powered amateur leagues and, if successful, get a free … Continue reading

Game to 100
Freshmen often used as pawns in college hockey, basketball

Mar 23, 2016

Here’s an odd thing: many good high school hockey players delay entering college in the hope of getting an athletic scholarship. They spend two or three years developing their skills in high-powered amateur leagues and, if successful, get a free … Continue reading

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Healthy Home Cooking: Makeovers and a Cookbook for Ethnic Recipes

Mar 22, 2016
Healthy Home Cooking: Makeovers and a Cookbook for Ethnic Recipes

By Fran Kritz

As always, Nadia Atef, an immigrant from Morocco now living in San Diego with her husband and two young daughters, made special foods for the holidays this year. But while she usually prepares holiday dishes from her country, this year she added a new one, spinach soup, an Egyptian delicacy.

The...

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Healthy Home Cooking: Makeovers and a Cookbook for Ethnic Recipes

Mar 22, 2016
Healthy Home Cooking: Makeovers and a Cookbook for Ethnic Recipes

By Fran Kritz

As always, Nadia Atef, an immigrant from Morocco now living in San Diego with her husband and two young daughters, made special foods for the holidays this year. But while she usually prepares holiday dishes from her country, this year she added a new one, spinach soup, an Egyptian delicacy.

The...

Game to 100
Dubious theorizing on Justice Kennedy’s views on gay rights

Mar 21, 2016

I know lawyers like to concoct imaginative tales, but does that mean our local newspaper has to print them? Do we benefit, for example, from dubious speculation on Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy’s motivation to support same-sex marriage? Why can’t … Continue reading

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