health

brain

Study: Failure Can Be Rewarding

Study finds learning from mistakes can activate the same brain chemicals as successes.

08/26/2015

hospitals

Study: Marijuana Dispensaries Linked To Hospital Stays

A new study finds an increase in marijuana-related hospitalizations in California neighborhoods with at least one pot shop.

08/13/2015

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Covered California Expected To Announce 2016 Individual Premium Rates Monday

California on Monday will announce 2016 premium rates for individual health plans sold on the state’s insurance exchange, an important gauge of affordability amid growing concern that some insurers around the country are seeking double-digit price increases.

07/27/2015

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Not Berry Good: US Adults Still Skimp On Fruit And Veggies

Most U.S. adults still aren’t eating nearly enough fruits and vegetables.

07/09/2015

psychology

Study: Fishy Smells Make People More Skeptical

Researchers found that a fishy smell may trigger parts of the brain that control critical thinking.

06/30/2015

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4 NBA Stars You Didn’t Know Were Vegetarians

1. James Jones: Cavaliers small forward James Jones has been following a vegan/vegetarian diet since 2007.  Jones told ESPN that when on the road, it’s not unusual for him to spend $70 on room service for a satisfying […]

06/11/2015

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Porn Actors Criticize State’s Proposed Safety Rules

Critics say a state proposal that would require California porn productions to boost safety standards to prevent the transmission of sexually transmitted diseases goes too far.

05/25/2015

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School Procedure On Student Health Issues?

A teenager’s sudden death at school has parents searching for answers about his last minutes.

05/07/2015

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Best Local Gyms That Provide Child Care In Sacramento

These Sacramento businesses offer ways to get fit and improve your health, while your kids are having safe, supervised fun just a room away. Throw on your yoga pants and strap on that Fitbit – it is time to grab the kids and hit the gym.

04/24/2015

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5 Simple Exercises That Lower Stress

Looking for a way to lower stress? Try these five exercises from Dr. Tami Meraglia, author of “The Hormone Secret: Discover Effortless Weight Loss and Renewed Energy in Just 30 Days.”

04/14/2015

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Study: Plucking Hair Can Help Treat Baldness

New research from the University of Southern California has shown that plucking 200 hairs from the back of a mouse in a specific pattern led to the growth of up to 1,300 hairs in their place.

04/11/2015

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