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Epilepsy can result from measles complication

DEAR DR. ROACH: When I was young, I had mumps and chickenpox, and one type of measles (German measles?) when I was 16, and the ...

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Trump turnaround puts new tax-cut writing on the wall

Financial markets and most media pundits are missing the new writing on the wall. For a variety of reasons surrounding shrewd moves by President Trump ...

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Posted: sep. 18, 2017 1:25 a.m. | | Trump turnaround puts new tax-cut writing on the wall Comments 0 Comments

There are treatment options for diabetic neuropathy

DEAR DR. ROACH: What are the treatment options for diabetic neuropathy? What is likely to happen over time to someone with this condition? -- M.P.

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Homeless need to go to the bathroom like everyone else

The case for a day center for the homeless can be found all over Manteca.

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Shin injury has been painful for too long

DEAR DR. ROACH: I injured my left shin by impact two years and one month ago, and to my astonishment, it still hurts on a ...

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How welfare’s work requirements can deepen and prolong poverty

After “Rose” lost her low-wage job in a southeast Michigan nursing home, the single mother of four sought Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF) benefits. 

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Viral pneumonia can cause shortness of breath, as can COPD

DEAR DR. ROACH: I am an active 68-year-old woman. I still work part time, walk 2-3 miles a day and enjoy gardening. 

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Posted: aug. 27, 2017 6:24 p.m. | | Viral pneumonia can cause shortness of breath, as can COPD Comments 0 Comments

Why don’t dogs shed tears when they cry?

DEAR DIDI:  Why don’t dogs shed tears when they cry? -Manteca Dog Lover

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Granddaughter will hug every dog she encounters

DEAR DIDI:  Our young granddaughter is 6 years old and she LOVES dogs.  Her favorite thing to do is hug them! She just wraps her ...

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What the Google gender ‘manifesto’ really says about Silicon Valley

Five years ago, Silicon Valley was rocked by a wave of “brogrammer” bad behavior, when overfunded, highly entitled, mostly white and male startup founders did ...

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Yellow fever vaccine only for those at high risk of exposure

DEAR DR. ROACH: My husband and I are taking a cruise around South America that includes several stops in Brazil. We both are 72 and ...

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Posted: aug. 13, 2017 6:55 p.m. | | Yellow fever vaccine only for those at high risk of exposure Comments 0 Comments

Why teen brains need a later school start time

Millions of high schoolers are having to wake up early as they start another academic year. It is not uncommon to hear comments from parents ...

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The White House press briefing showdown game

When White House senior policy advisor Stephen Miller called on CNN’s Jim Acosta at Wednesday’s press briefing, Miller knew what he was doing. 

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Eye protection a must for the coming total solar eclipse

DEAR DR. ROACH: My mother is very concerned about the upcoming solar eclipse; due to all the warnings about not watching it with the naked ...

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Posted: aug. 06, 2017 7:16 p.m. | | Eye protection a must for the coming total solar eclipse Comments 0 Comments

Why do dogs act differently whole on leash?

DEAR DIDI:  Our Golden Retriever is the sweetest dog. He loves people and gets along with other dogs, most of the time. Except when we ...

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American Imams for pogroms

Our very secular national media have a favorite narrative when it comes to “hate speech” and religion. Since 9/11, our national sin is “Islamophobia ...

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Reader has reservations about sleep aid

DEAR DR. ROACH: I am a 41-year-old man living with clinical depression and chronic anxiety. Though my condition has been well-maintained through cognitive behavioral therapy ...

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Shaving dogs short is not a good idea

DEAR DIDI:  We have a long haired breed dog. He is super sweet and goes to the groomer every six weeks. With the upcoming hot ...

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Posted: jul. 30, 2017 6:39 p.m. | | Shaving dogs short is not a good idea Comments 0 Comments

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