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Risks, benefits of hpv vaccine for boys

DEAR DR. ROACH: What are your thoughts on the pros and cons of HPV vaccine for boys? -- L.P.B.

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Same supplement can be effective for arthritis

DEAR DR. ROACH: Please tell me about the supplement SAMe. I am a woman, 58, who suffers from osteoarthritis from my exercise routine, which is ...

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The best bmi for a long life

DEAR DR. ROACH: I am an 81-year-old man in good health. I am 5 feet, 11 inches tall and now weigh 175 pounds after intentionally ...

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60 pounds later, 32.25 inches gone

EDITOR’S NOTE: Jeanette Balmut has been selected to participate in the Year of You, a fitness challenge hosted by The Manteca Bulletin, CalFit Manteca ...

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6 1/2 weeks until his wedding

EDITOR’S NOTE: Joshua Messersmith has been selected to participate in the Year of You, a fitness challenge hosted by The Manteca Bulletin, CORE Athletic ...

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Shielding Wall Street from bigotry

Phil Gramm, the former right-wing senator from Texas, has surprised me.

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Hillary: Nominee or indictee?

While perhaps too early for Democratic elites to panic and begin bailing out on Hillary Clinton’s campaign as a doomed vessel, they would be ...

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Yosemite puts the whole world in perspective

The smoky haze on Saturday obscured what would have been 80-mile views on a clear day from atop a granite perch overbooking Ten Lakes and ...

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Swing for Youth appreciates support

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We all need vacations

Every time the president goes on vacation, roughly half the talking heads jump all over him. They tally up how many days he’s spent ...

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Affordable housing & Manteca

The phrase “affordable housing” is rapidly become a paradox in Manteca.

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Early satiety often due to ibs

DEAR DR. ROACH: I was successfully treated for H. pylori five years ago. I continue to have stomach pain, which has been diagnosed as gastritis ...

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Buffalo scrub lore

The fall corn harvest has come early this year due to the California drought. I’ve spent the last week in the cab of a ...

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Making living affordable in Manteca for Bay Area folks

Leonard Smith is worried that Manteca doesn’t have options for homeless housing — and more importantly an action plan that realistically  will be implemented — in ...

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Donald drives the debate

“If it weren’t for me,” Donald Trump told the Fox News moderators at the first Republican presidential debate, “you wouldn’t even be talking ...

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Manteca’s back burner is overloaded

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Showing off her weight loss

EDITOR’S NOTE: Jeanette Balmut has been selected to participate in the Year of You, a fitness challenge hosted by The Manteca Bulletin, CalFit Manteca ...

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LA’s twin grab for SJ Valley, Delta land & water

All Californians are created equal unless you’re the little guy in the San Joaquin Valley or the Delta.

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Immigration: Issue of century

“Trump’s immigration proposals are as dangerous as they are stunning,” railed amnesty activist Frank Sharry.

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Backing Hard Knocks University

In the 1960s, I attended the University of North Texas. It was a public school blessed with good teachers and an educational culture focused on ...

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Know the tax rules for summer travel

Are you traveling for business this summer? If you’re planning to take a tax deduction for your expenses, the rules may be more complicated ...

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Taxpayers & children deserve better

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THE HOMELESS

The Obama Department of Justice argued last week that a Boise, Idaho, law against “public sleeping in a city without adequate shelter space constitutes criminalizing ...

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100 reasons to jog in 99 degree heat

It was 99 degrees at 12:55 p.m. Monday, perfect for a celebratory jog.

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Shingles vaccine can prevent complications

DEAR DR. ROACH: My boyfriend, who is in his 60s, got the recommended shingles shot a couple of years ago. Three weeks ago, he got ...

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POOPING ON WALKS

DEAR DIDI:  I take my dog for a nice walk each morning while the temperatures are still cool. The other morning he was doing his ...

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Drain: The Little Engine That Could

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LIVERMORE LAB

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Only police should carry guns in Manteca municipal parks

Manteca city staff is so concerned about the safety of part-time people they employ to lock park restrooms in the evening that they’d like ...

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Drought rules drop home values so much they’re up 3%

Property values, we were told, were going to plummet in Manteca due to the city’s stepped up water conservation rules that most residents are ...

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California experiencing crime wave less than year after election

“The Safe Neighborhoods and Schools Act” isn’t living up to its promise. Also known as Proposition 47, the California ballot initiative, which was approved ...

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Manteca Unified ‘train’ wreck

Ashley Drain — self-proclaimed social media mogul and school board member dealing with a repertoire of felony charges ranging from election fraud and welfare fraud to ...

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IT ISN’T NEWS

The media enthusiastically remind us that it’s the first anniversary of the death of Ferguson’s Michael Brown, a death that spawned the so-called ...

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Throwing public ed under the bus

Public ducation used to be, you know, public — an essential societal investment for the betterment of all, paid for by all through school taxes.

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Legend of Deaf Puppy

There comes a time in a 42 year old single man’s life when he makes the conscious decision to begin hedging his bets with ...

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Historical Society social Sept. 13

It’s ice cream time! Manteca Historical Society & Museum is presenting its 23rd annual BBQ & Ice Cream Social at the Manteca Transit Center (Moffat Boulevard ...

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‘Don’t go around with a chip on your shoulder’

Edna Towle by all standards should have been angry at the world.

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Carly as President?

Surprise. The one woman in the crowded Republican field, Carly Fiorina, turns out to be articulate and well informed, thoughtful and independent, actually the standout ...

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Dropping the ‘bomb’ saved lives

Editor, Manteca Bulletin,

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From size 22 down to 14

EDITOR’S NOTE: Jeanette Balmut has been selected to participate in the Year of You, a fitness challenge hosted by The Manteca Bulletin, CalFit Manteca ...

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Dropping the bomb: No reason to apologize

The United States lost 14,000 men in 82 days in the epic battle to take Okinawa. Japan virtually fought to the last man.

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FOX TV NEWS

“Conservatives Furious at Fox, Say Trump Wasn’t Treated Fairly,” read the Newsmax headline Friday. Talk-radio show host Mark Levin told Breitbart News it was ...

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We don’t need a Wall Street President

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IRS doesn’t call you asking for money

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Careful decision on anticoagulant use needed with patient’s history of bleedin

DEAR DR. ROACH: I am a healthy 79-year-old with a question about the blood thinner Xarelto. I take it for occasional atrial fibrillation. I hear ...

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From size 22 down to 14

EDITOR’S NOTE: Jeanette Balmut has been selected to participate in the Year of You, a fitness challenge hosted by The Manteca Bulletin, CalFit Manteca ...

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Before you go nuts attacking almond growers

“Your (&*!%&**)ing farmers are wasting water growing almonds. Why should we have to sacrifice our lake for them and stupid fish?”

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SF’s Summer of Urine

How bad is the urine situation in San Francisco? This is not a joke: Monday night, a light pole corroded by urine collapsed and crashed ...

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Phone scammers claim they’re from IRS

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More frequent, higher doses of nsaids carry greater risk of side effects

DEAR DR. ROACH: I am a 44-year-old man with chronic headaches and migraines. Should I worry about the long-term effects of taking an NSAID (such ...

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