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March 14, 2010 | 0 comments

As the 2010 Census gets underway, journalists need a more sophisticated understanding of people over 65 to report on them accurately, says... more

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March 14, 2010 | 0 comments
SACRAMENTO — ViewFinder: A Crisis in Caring: California's School Nursing Shortage focuses on the critical shortage of school nurses in Northern California. This documentary airs on KVIE channel... more
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March 14, 2010 | 0 comments

Depending on who you ask, an "informavore" is either really smart and well-connected or overly wired and confused.

Jody Ranck is an informavore of the first kind. An independent... more

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March 14, 2010 | 0 comments

On a Saturday morning, four people wait outside the front door of a converted mini-mall in Rosemead, CA. Ten minutes later -- the doors open exactly at 9 a.m. -- the two women and two men file... more

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March 13, 2010 | 0 comments

Shorter is better. Seven seconds on the Internet is an eternity. Human voices can add an emotional component to a story in a way that text never does.

From top-10 lists to video clips to... more

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March 13, 2010 | 0 comments

Conventional wisdom has led the majority of us to believe that our health revolves around the choices we make as an individual. However, research from... more

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March 13, 2010 | 5 comments
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March 12, 2010 | 1 comments
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March 12, 2010 | 1 comments

When your child dies because of mistakes made by a doctor, you can sue. Scott and Kathy Broussard did that when Dr. Andrew Rutland twisted their daughter Jillian Broussard's neck so severely that... more

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March 10, 2010 | 6 comments

Dr. Lipson writes his own blog called White Coat Underground, contributes and helps edit at... more

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March 10, 2010 | 0 comments

Clinical psychologist William Fals-Stewart should have quit while he was ahead.

While studying drug use at the... more

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March 09, 2010 | 0 comments

Whatever happened to retail health clinics? A few years back, we were hearing optimistic forecasts of a clinic in every Wal-Mart, offering reasonable prices for routine health care and hours... more

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March 09, 2010 | 2 comments

It's common knowledge that newspapers and other news outlets have hemorrhaged jobs. Since 2007, about 30,000 jobs have been lost in the newspaper industry alone. 

Certainly there are good... more

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March 08, 2010 | 0 comments

The Anaheim obstetrician accused in a patient’s death was part of a community of doctors on the fringe who had escaped the stigma of their pasts by treating immigrants.

Dr. Andrew Rutland... more

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