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Chronic fatigue syndrome has a new name, possibly a new test

DEAR DR. ROACH: For two years, I have had symptoms of chronic fatigue syndrome. Like many of my fellow sufferers, I continually feel bad, but ...

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Posted: apr. 22, 2018 9:22 p.m. | | Chronic fatigue syndrome has a new name, possibly a new test Comments 0 Comments

Many Dems can’t forgive Comey for Clinton’s loss

Lanny Davis, the former White House counsel to President Bill Clinton and avid supporter of Hillary Clinton’s 2016 campaign, was just finishing his book ...

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Posted: apr. 22, 2018 6:18 p.m. | | Many Dems can’t forgive  Comey for Clinton’s loss Comments 0 Comments

The woman who landed the plane

For years, people such as myself have been arguing that gender discrimination doesn’t just hurt women: It hurts all of us, our economy, our ...

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So exactly what is hell?

The recent dispute over whether Pope Francis denied the existence of hell in an interview attracted wide attention. This isn’t surprising, since the belief ...

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DeVos needs an education on ethics

Question: What do you get when you combine ignorance, imperiousness, and incompetence?

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A funny thing happens to Trump’s rivals — they start turning Into Trump

An odd thing is happening in President Donald Trump’s America. Over time, his rivals turn into their own versions of The Donald. No greater ...

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Madueno is best challenger to Denham

Editor, Manteca Bulletin,

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Posted: apr. 19, 2018 1:42 a.m. | | Madueno is best challenger to Denham Comments 0 Comments

What is the real message from Epstein-Barr antibodies?

DEAR DR. ROACH: After decades of feeling fatigued, I started working with a naturopathic doctor. She ordered a saliva test for my total cortisol output ...

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Posted: apr. 15, 2018 7:28 p.m. | | What is the real message from Epstein-Barr antibodies? Comments 0 Comments

Sick new game from corporations: Lottery tabs instead of pay raises

Today’s corporate captains like to think of themselves not as mere businesspeople, but as geniuses of modern innovation.

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Posted: apr. 15, 2018 6:23 p.m. | | Sick new game from corporations: Lottery tabs instead of pay raises Comments 0 Comments

It’s up to grown-ups to stop bullying, not kids

Bullying’s been in the news a bit lately, in part because of the Parkland shooting.

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Sacramento shooting: Why bodycam footage might not clear things up

Stephon Clark, an African-American man, was killed by Sacramento police in his grandmother’s backyard last month, setting off protests and conflict over the police ...

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Posted: apr. 13, 2018 2:16 a.m. | | Sacramento shooting: Why bodycam footage  might not clear things up Comments 0 Comments

Zeroing in on Facebook’s anti-conservative leaning

Two days of congressional hearings with Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg underlined how American perceptions of media power are changing. After 2012, Democrats and their media ...

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Posted: apr. 13, 2018 2:16 a.m. | | Zeroing in on Facebook’s  anti-conservative leaning Comments 0 Comments

Is Trump standing down in Syria?

Wednesday morning, President Trump jolted the nation with a tweet that contained both threat and taunt:

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For Trump’s son-in-law, prison reform is personal

President Donald Trump wants to help federal inmates “who have served their time get a second chance.” That’s what he said in his 2018 ...

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Posted: apr. 08, 2018 6:43 p.m. | | For Trump’s son-in-law,  prison reform is personal Comments 0 Comments

Time for the college blues again

In those days, you could tell by the size of the envelope. A thick envelope, full of registration materials and welcoming letters, meant you got ...

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What meeting your spouse online has in common with arranged marriage

Most Americans who get married today believe they are choosing their own partners after falling in love with them. Arranged marriages, which remain common in ...

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NRA: Educational organization, lobby group and non-profit

The National Rifle Association has hit more turbulence since 17 people died in the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, than ...

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Hashimoto’s is no excuse for avoiding the flu shot

DEAR DR. ROACH: I have never gotten the flu vaccine. Years ago, it was believed to be too dangerous for anyone with an autoimmune condition ...

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Posted: apr. 08, 2018 6:39 p.m. | | Hashimoto’s is no excuse for avoiding the flu shot Comments 0 Comments

Only native parrot extinct for 100 years

It was winter in upstate New York in 1780 in a rural town called Schoharie, home to the deeply religious Palatine Germans. Suddenly, a flock ...

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How Facebook – the Wal-Mart of the internet – dismantled online subcultures

Before the internet, people interested in body modification – not just tattoo and piercing enthusiasts, but those drawn to more unusual practices like ear pointing, tongue ...

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Posted: apr. 01, 2018 6:34 p.m. | | How Facebook – the Wal-Mart of the internet – dismantled online subcultures Comments 0 Comments

Vitamin E is no miracle cure for hot flashes

DEAR DR. ROACH: There is a very easy cure for hot flashes -- and it works! Take 400 units of vitamin E twice a day. The ...

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Q&A: He’s trying to run world’s fastest marathon by doing it going backwards

BOSTON (AP) — Loren Zitomersky has gotten used to the jokes: “Hey, you’re running the wrong way!”

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Posted: mar. 25, 2018 7:39 p.m. | | Q&A: He’s trying to run  world’s fastest marathon by doing it going backwards Comments 0 Comments

Q&A: At 91, the droll actress Cloris Leachman isn’t slowing down yet

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Cloris Leachman is 91-years-old and still as busy as ever in Hollywood.

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Posted: mar. 25, 2018 7:39 p.m. | | Q&A: At 91, the droll actress Cloris Leachman isn’t slowing down yet Comments 0 Comments

About Gov. Jerry Moonbeam’s legacy

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Teaching students how to dissent is part of our democratic process

In scenes unprecedented in previous school shootings, the past few weeks have been marked by students taking to the streets, to the media, to corporations ...

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Posted: mar. 18, 2018 6:52 p.m. | | Teaching students how to dissent is part of our democratic process Comments 0 Comments

If polls say people want gun control, why doesn’t Congress just pass it?

After the recent deadly shooting at a Florida high school, many Americans are asking that question about the federal government’s firearms policy. Recent polls ...

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Posted: mar. 18, 2018 6:51 p.m. | | If polls say people want gun control, why doesn’t Congress just pass it? Comments 0 Comments

1st Amendment doesn’t give students right to walk out of their classes

Thousands of high school students across the nation left their classes March 14 precisely at 10 a.m. for 17 minutes.  

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Posted: mar. 18, 2018 6:50 p.m. | | 1st Amendment doesn’t give students right to walk out of their classes Comments 0 Comments

Need to talk about ‘free trade’

America, can we talk? We need to talk about “free trade.” We’ve needed to have this conversation for a while, actually. Like, since the ...

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More business leaders agree: inequality hurts bottom line

For decades, big business leaders have warned that redistributing wealth is bad for business. Taxing the rich to pay for infrastructure and education, they say ...

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Posted: mar. 18, 2018 6:26 p.m. | | More business leaders agree:  inequality hurts bottom line Comments 0 Comments

California to get first female and first LGBT State Senate leader

SACRAMENTO  (AP) — San Diego Sen. Toni Atkins will make history Wednesday when she becomes the first woman and first lesbian to hold the California Senate ...

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Posted: mar. 18, 2018 6:09 p.m. | | California to get first female and first LGBT State Senate leader Comments 0 Comments

Give food to homeless so they can booze it up

Ever wonder — if you’re one of those people who give panhandlers money or food — what the result of your “good deed” is?

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Posted: mar. 13, 2018 1:50 a.m. | | Give food to homeless so they can booze it up Comments 0 Comments

Homeless watching on a typical Manteca Saturday

Spring is in the air.

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Pi Day is silly, but π itself is fascinating stuff

Math students everywhere will be eating pies in class this week in celebration of what is known as Pi Day, the 14th day of the ...

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Posted: mar. 11, 2018 7:47 p.m. | | Pi Day is silly, but  π  itself is  fascinating stuff Comments 0 Comments

What is best bowl for dogs?

DEAR DIDI:  There are so many types of dog bowls available. Plastic, porcelain, stainless steel, raised on stands.....what do you recommend?  I have a ...

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Posted: mar. 11, 2018 7:46 p.m. | | What is best bowl for dogs? Comments 0 Comments

The ‘perfect diet’ is an elusive target

DEAR DR. ROACH: In a recent column, you recommended “a diet based mostly on plants and legumes, with nuts, some fruits, whole grains and almost ...

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Posted: mar. 11, 2018 7:46 p.m. | | The ‘perfect diet’ is an elusive target Comments 0 Comments

Put teeth into laws against turning Manteca into a dump

Let’s be honest.

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Posted: feb. 27, 2018 12:59 a.m. | | Put teeth into laws against turning Manteca into a dump Comments 0 Comments

If press secretary Sarah Sanders were to smack the press . . .

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders is constantly hammered by “Gotcha!” questions from reporters in the briefing room. This was dramatically underlined when the ...

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Posted: feb. 26, 2018 1:43 a.m. | | If press secretary Sarah Sanders  were to smack the press . . .  Comments 0 Comments

What is best way to feed your dogs

DEAR DIDI: Should my dogs be on a set feeding schedule of some kind or is it ok to just leave a bowl of food ...

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Pregabalin and pregnancy

DEAR DR. ROACH: I’m 13 weeks pregnant, and I am on pregabalin (prescribed off-label for anxiety). I asked my GP if it is safe ...

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