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Tuesday, May 6, 2014 - 9:54pm

It’s that time of year again in Fresno/Clovis. May is Bike Month and there are all kinds of great, healthy ways that you can be a part of the fun.


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Tuesday, May 6, 2014 - 9:27pm

Nurses Leading the Way, is this year's theme for National Nurses Week, which is held May 6-12, every year. The purpose of the week long recognition is to raise awareness of the value of nursing and help educate the public about the role nurses play in meeting the health care needs of the American people. 


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Tuesday, May 6, 2014 - 9:04am

The Central San Joaquin Valley is where researchers come to paint often worst-case health scenarios for the rest of the nation. But when it comes to triggering remedies, along with the necessary political, fiscal and educational muscle, there are few who’ll take leadership. A flood of recent surveys and studies has reminded Valley residents  that the air they breathe, the water they consume and the neighborhoods they call home are among the most befouled in the state and nation.


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Friday, May 2, 2014 - 1:14pm

When we were in driver's education class, we were taught to always keep alert, to look ahead at where we were going and to regularly check our side and rear view mirrors. Each field of vision is necessary so that we drive where we need to go, and avoid crashes with other drivers.


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Friday, May 2, 2014 - 11:34am

...well, almost.

I read a fascinating article about a procedure that was done recently at Wexner Medical Center; Ohio Sate University. Physicians implanted a microchip into the brain of a paralyzed patient and connected the chip by way of a port to a computer. The software program was developed to "decode" messages from the brain and then send the messages to strips of electrodes attached to areas on the patient in hopes of stimulating muscle fibers to cause movement...whoa!