medical

Measure B the better bargain

Measure B is necessary for the safety and economic recovery of our community. If it doesn’t pass, response times for fire and medical emergencies will go up. If that happens, the ...

Music is the magical healer

I think music therapy is very interesting (Journal, Oct. 27). I grew up listening to different kinds of music and I’ve found it’s helped me in a lot of ways. I was surprised to ...

Concussions create cause for concern

"Your thinking is fuzzy. Your vision is fuzzy. It's almost like coming out of anesthesia," recalls Mike Lamb about sustaining concussions during his football career. Lamb played c ...

Medical Internet sites change doctor/patient relationship

Just before Paula Boyce retired from her job as a nurse at the Auburn Medical Clinic in 1996 she hardly ever used the computer. Today, Boyce, of Rocklin, is able to interact with h ...

Medicinal marijuana grower: Prop. 19 poorly written, won’t help patients

The buds are sprouting at George Miller’s medicinal marijuana grow, located on property on an isolated hillside somewhere between Auburn and Colfax. They’re sending the sweeti ...

Healthcare debate rages after historic reform bill passes

Historic legislation adding tens of millions of Americans to health-care coverage may have passed the Democratic-controlled Congress. But it’s still a tough sell with many Ameri ...