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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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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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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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Free as you can afford to be

I think of freedom in positive, aspirational terms — as in FDR’s “Four freedoms,” or in the uplifting songs of freedom sung by oppressed people ...

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No good reason for boss to make 347 times more

CEO pay at America’s 500 largest companies averaged $13.1 million in 2016. That’s 347 times what the average employee makes.

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Long-term prednisone use comes with risks

 

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Why do dogs pant?

DEAR DIDI:  Why do dogs pant? -13 year old boy from Manteca

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Essential oils considered medicine when used for treatment

DEAR DR. ROACH: In a recent column, you discussed an antihistamine and montelukast for allergies. We use pure essential oil. Lavender is better than drugs ...

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1957: Center St. opens across tracks

100 years ago

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Keeping freedom and growth in the Fourth

What is the Fourth of July? It’s a wonderful time. We’re outdoors. We’re with family and friends. We’re playing golf or ...

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Testosterone treatment reserved for men with symptoms

DEAR DR. ROACH: I am a 70-year-old male. I receive testosterone injections (in the butt) from my provider every three weeks, and have been receiving ...

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A little traveling music, please

“A little traveling music, please,” is the signature expression uttered by The Great One, Jackie Gleason on his television show from 1952-1966. 

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Is America still a nation?

In the first line of the Declaration of Independence of July 4, 1776, Thomas Jefferson speaks of “one people.” The Constitution, agreed upon by the ...

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Trump has yet to be clear on intent for Yucca

In October 2016, candidate Donald Trump came to Las Vegas to face the question all presidential hopefuls who think they can win Nevada must face ...

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Teen magazines launch the new pronoun wars

Some of the most aggressive cultural propaganda today is coming from magazines for teenagers. The biggest crusade is about sex (yes, as soon as possible ...

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What happened to our wealth?

If you find yourself traveling this summer, take a closer look at America’s deteriorating infrastructure — our crumbling roads, sidewalks, public parks, and train and ...

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Thirteen Republican men repeat Hilary’s mistake

They went into a room to write a health care bill. Didn’t need any women. For diversity they had Ted Cruz, still famous at ...

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Urban America’s underclass: More money not solution

PBS NewsHour aired a story last year about Milwaukee, saying many residents call the city “the worst place to be a black man in America ...

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Uncontrollable hand shaking may be focal seizure

DEAR DR. ROACH: Yesterday, my right hand started shaking uncontrollably. It did not stop for two hours. Earlier this year, I found that it shook ...

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Posted: jun. 25, 2017 6:28 p.m. | | Uncontrollable hand shaking may be focal seizure Comments 0 Comments

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