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The Wealth of Health
Osteoporosis and how it relates to dental health

By George Malkemus

A current medical and dental concern is the use of bisphosphonate medications causing osteonecrosis of the jawbone, a rare condition in which bone in the jaw dies (osteo, Latin for bone, and necrosis, Latin for... Read More

Coffeegrounds
School District has built a ‘speed bump’ for its new bond

By Jud Snyder

NOBODY ASKED ME BUT I see the school district’s board of trustees is debating whether or not to put a school bond issue on the November 2016 ballot. The last time they did this was... Read More

Spotlight on Seniors
Seniors, Sex & Dementia: Managing inappropriate behavior

By Julie Ann Soukoulis

Senior sexuality represents possibly the last remaining taboo. No one wants to talk about it. In a 2013 survey conducted by Home Instead, Inc., fewer than one-third of adult children said they were even the... Read More

California Focus
Vaccination vacillation shows Brown’s pragmatism

By Thomas D. Elias

“A foolish consistency,” the philosopher Ralph Waldo Emerson once noted, “is the hobgoblin of little minds,” and no one has ever accused Gov. Jerry Brown of being small minded. So why be surprised when he... Read More

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