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When will the flu hit the Bay Area hard?

By KAREN D’SOUZA | kdsouza@bayareanewsgroup.com | Bay Area News Group PUBLISHED: October 15, 2018 at 6:30 am | UPDATED: October 16, 2018 at 5:37 am The misery of full-on flu season is almost here. Though the avalanche of sniffles and fever hasn’t hit yet, health officials say … Continue reading

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Two arcane ballot measures show need for reform

By Dan Walters | Oct. 11, 2018 | Commentary, Dan Walters There’s a symbiotic relationship between two of the 11 statewide ballot measures facing voters next month, Propositions 8 and 11. Both would have voters decide very narrow union-management conflicts … Continue reading

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Here’s how to see if you were affected by Facebook’s breach

Mallory Locklear, @mallorylocklear 24m ago in Security Today, Facebook provided additional information on the data breach it disclosed last month. Whereas it initially said up to 50 million users might have been affected, it now reports that 30 million were … Continue reading

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Can Chocolate Be Good For You?

From The American Cancer Society It’s been reported in the media for years that eating chocolate is heart-healthy, helps prevent cancer, and is a pick-me-up when you’re feeling down. But is that really true? We do know that flavanols in … Continue reading

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A century ago the Spanish flu killed 50 million—and then we forgot about it

I received my flu shot this last week. Popular Science by Eleanor Cummins The Spanish influenza was unusual in more ways than one. There’s its universality: Between 1918 and 1919, the particularly aggressive H1N1 virus infected 1 in 3 people … Continue reading

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Windows 10’s latest update is deleting some users’ documents

From The Verge By Tom Warren@tomwarren Oct 5, 2018, 10:11am EDT Microsoft released its latest Windows 10 October 2018 Update earlier this week, but some users are reporting serious issues. Threads on Reddit, Microsoft’s own support site, and other forums … Continue reading

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Diaper Kit Program Kicks Off with First 5 California

Last week was diaper need awareness week. To note the occasion, we heard from states, counties and cities, all passing resolutions to raise awareness of what is often the highest unaddressed cost burden for low-income families. Also a barrier to … Continue reading

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