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Long Ignored, Private Online Schools See Golden Opportunity in Pandemic

As she entered her senior year this fall, Kayla Shenk felt ready for a change. She adored the small Quaker school she'd attended since 6th grade. But because of its size, the school didn't offer all of the advanced science courses she wanted to take as she prepared for college.

Read More...12/30/20

 

Vallejo Health Air Group Offers $500 Prize for New Contest

VALLEJO - The Vallejo Citizen Air Monitoring Network is inviting artists of all ages to show their love for clean air with art in the "Art for Air" contest.

Read More...12/30/20

 

Patient Parents Grateful for Gifts

Christmas without toys is like ... well, it's like Christmas without toys, which is why about 165 parents or grand-parents waited several hours to snag precious gifts at Faith Food Fridays.

Read More...12/30/20

 

This Bay Area island named after a legendary horse is home to decades of naval history

Vallejo's Georgia Street slices right through the middle of downtown. On Saturdays, even in a pandemic, it is crowded with stalls and masked people for its weekly farmers market. The hubbub spills down the main thoroughfare and onto the Vallejo waterfront, where families walk and bicycle and restaurants host outdoor dining. Across the Napa River, one can see ships and old military buildings, tall, square, brick-and-glass warehouses that glint in the sun and glow pink at sunset. This is the former Mare Island Naval Shipyard. Crossing the bridge to Mare Island is like crossing a bridge into another world, one of stately naval mansions, a Victorian chapel, concrete bunkers and a peaceful, zen-like silence. It's a forgotten world, caked in layers of Bay Area history, where every sight hides its own story, some more than a century old.

Read More...12/21/20

 

Study Suggests Greater Social Support Linked to Lower Diabetes Distress

New research reveals a perceived lack of support from family and friends affects a patient's ability to manage type 2 diabetes, according to a study published in The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association. Among vulnerable populations, the necessary modifications to daily lifestyle can be difficult to maintain without adequate social support, leading to diabetes-related distress that derails treatment.

Read More...12/21/20

 

Perceived Lack of Social Support Affects a Patient's Ability to Manage Type 2 Diabetes

New research reveals a perceived lack of support from family and friends affects a patient's ability to manage type 2 diabetes, according to a study published in The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association. Among vulnerable populations, the necessary modifications to daily lifestyle can be difficult to maintain without adequate social support, leading to diabetes-related distress that derails treatment.

Read More...12/21/20

 

Continuing the Discussion: An Update from AACTE's 2020 Leadership Academy Series

Themed Leadership During Difficult Times, AACTE's first session of the 2020 Leadership Academy Series, held on October 14, explored how three institutions have risen to the challenge and taken strides to make lasting policy and programmatic changes related to diversity, equity, and inclusion. To continue the discussion, AACTE has provided panelist Lisa Norton, dean of the College of Education & Health Sciences at Touro University, California and one of the featured panelists, with some additional questions from session attendees. Here is what she had to say:

Read More...12/21/20

 

Eighth Symposium on COVID-19: What Have We Learned? How Can We Use What We Have Learned?

An online webinar, the eighth Coronavirus (COVID-19) Symposium is sponsored by New York Medical College of the Touro College and University System. Continuing Education credits are available upon request.

Read More...12/21/20

 

The Most Surprising Lessons I've Learned About Treating RA

If you've recently been diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis (RA), you've probably got questions. Answering the basic ones is easy. But a lot of what we know about this painful inflammatory condition changes almost daily. Even the most veteran practitioners are constantly discovering unexpected aspects of the disease. We asked some of the top rheumatologists in the country to share the surprising things they've discovered in treating patients with RA--the good... and the not-so-good. This is what they told us.

Read More...12/21/20

 

New Competency Focus Involves Structural Factors in Health

A lot is made of social determinants of health--for good reason--but many medical schools have yet to catch up with this defining feature of American life. To achieve health equity in the U.S., one physician expert says, there's a new domain--"structural competency"--that must find its way into the curriculum.

Read More...12/21/20

 

Touro University Goes Virtual with Lamplighters

As tempting as it may have been to cancel, Touro University decided the show must go on as the third annual Lamplighter Awards goes virtual Thursday.

Read More...12/11/20

 

Greater Social Support Linked to Lower Diabetes Distress, Study Says

A new study in The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association(AOA) shows that community support may play a role in the management of diabetes.

Read More...12/07/20

 

Tip of the Week: Strengths-Based Leadership in Pharmacy

Everyone has their strengths and limitations, even while we work hard to improve (hopefully) each and every day.

Read More...12/07/20

 

The Week Ahead: Free flu shots available in Vallejo

VALLEJO -- A free drive-up flu clinic will be available Monday. The event will take place from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Emmanuel Temple Apostolic Church, 900 Sixth St., Vallejo.

Read More...12/07/20

 

Greater Social Support Tied to Lower Diabetes-Related Distress

FRIDAY, Nov. 20, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- A higher level of perceived social support is associated with lower diabetes-related distress among patients with type 2 diabetes, according to a study published in the November issue of the Journal of the American Osteopathic Association.

Read More...12/07/20