Perhaps one of the greatest triumphs for my son as a senior in high school was getting admitted into all five colleges he applied to. The improbability of going five for five was magnified when I learned that so many of his peers were routinely rejected for their first college choice along with their back […]
After giving presentations in Oroville and Chico, it was apparent that I should offer the educational seminar to other communities in Northern California that want to learn more about this new health insurance market place call Covered California. I am now offering presentations on the features and benefits of Covered California to large and small groups.
The Sacramento Bee has reported that the University of California, Davis has entered into a partnership with Beijing Genomics Institute (BGI), which is partially owned by the Chinese government, to provide operating space at its medical campus in Sacramento. It was reported that UCDavis had spent $8 million get the space ready for BGI. California should not be supporting a commercial venture partially owned by a foreign government.
People and families from across the Sacramento region descended upon the Coffee Garden to help launch the outreach and educational campaign for the Affordable Care Act this past Sunday, August 4th. The local chapter of Organizing For Action in conjunction with UCDavis Health Systems presented an overview of the Covered California state health insurance marketplace organized under the health care reform legislation known as Obamacare.
Heck, I almost got us killed riding the motorcycle up to Apple Hill in Camino, CA, one autumn. On a back road with a steep hair pin curve on a blind corner I completely misjudged which gear I needed to be in to get up the slope. As I down shifted I had to go wide into the lane of on-coming traffic. If a car had come around the corner at that instant we would have been history.
Master food preserver Rachel Davis led a kitchen full of canning novices on a short course on food preservation. What I particularly enjoyed was Rachel’s depth of knowledge not only about the history of food preservation but also the micro-biology, chemistry and physics. All of those subjects intertwine to create the discipline of food science.
Parts of the arboretum can give you a real sense of wonder at the towering trees and even larger volcanic mountains in the background.
The allure of social media for patients centers on the personal connection people can find when facing a mild to severe medical condition.