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Archive for September, 2013

<a href=http://blogs.kqed.org/stateofhealth/2013/09/30/government-shutdown-or-not-covered-california-opens-tuesday-5-faqs-answered-oakland/ target=_self>Government Shutdown or Not, Covered California Opens Tuesday; 5 FAQs Answered</a>

State of Health | September 30, 2013

Government Shutdown or Not, Covered California Opens Tuesday; 5 FAQs Answered

Tuesday is D-Day for Covered California. At 8am, the marketplace is scheduled to open for enrollment, more than three-and-a-half years after passage of the Affordable Care Act. Even if Congress can't come to agreement about the federal budget, the federal government will only partially shut down. The marketplaces will open read more...

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<a href=http://blogs.kqed.org/newsfix/2013/09/30/hot-on-your-trail-privacy-your-data-and-who-has-access-to-it/ target=_self>Hot on Your Trail: Privacy, Your Data, and Who Has Access to It</a>

News Fix | September 30, 2013

Hot on Your Trail: Privacy, Your Data, and Who Has Access to It

The surveillance issue seems abstract until you look at how much data we leave for the world to follow. read more...

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<a href=http://blogs.kqed.org/newsfix/2013/09/30/rim-fire-forest-thinning target=_self>Scientists, Land Managers Look for Lessons in Rim Fire</a>

News Fix | September 30, 2013

Scientists, Land Managers Look for Lessons in Rim Fire

The Rim Fire forces scientists and land managers to question how they handle Sierra forests. read more...

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<a href=http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/kqed/nHAK/~3/-mWHudKybs0/ target=_self>‘An Education in Equality’: Following Middle Class African-American Boys</a>

KQED | September 30, 2013

‘An Education in Equality’: Following Middle Class African-American Boys

This provocative 10 minute video previews the documentary film "American Promise," which follows two African-American boys from kindergarten through graduation. The film provides a glimpse of... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] read more...

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<a href=http://blogs.kqed.org/pop/2013/09/30/put-that-away-phone-stacking-and-other-solutions-to-your-phone-addiction/ target=_self>Put That Away! Phone Stacking and Other Solutions to Your Phone Addiction</a>

KQED Pop | September 30, 2013

Put That Away! Phone Stacking and Other Solutions to Your Phone Addiction

Our smartphone addiction may actually threaten our social lives. Here's a few reasons to put the phone down and pay attention. read more...

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<a href=http://blogs.kqed.org/bayareabites/2013/09/30/remembering-marcella-hazan-who-brought-a-taste-of-italy-to-america/ target=_self>Remembering Marcella Hazan, Who Brought A Taste Of Italy To America</a>

Bay Area Bites | September 30, 2013

Remembering Marcella Hazan, Who Brought A Taste Of Italy To America

Hazan, who died Sunday at age 89, helped revolutionize how Americans cooked and appreciated Italian food. Ironically, Hazan — a biologist by training — had little interest in cooking until she met her husband, who became an indispensable partner in crafting her cookbooks. read more...

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<a href=http://blogs.kqed.org/bayareabites/2013/09/30/kombucha-magical-health-elixir-or-just-funky-tea/ target=_self>Kombucha: Magical Health Elixir Or Just Funky Tea?</a>

Bay Area Bites | September 30, 2013

Kombucha: Magical Health Elixir Or Just Funky Tea?

It smells like vinegar and tastes like spoiled cider. But fans of the fermented tea say that kombucha helps fight off diseases and aging. Sounds fantastical? Well, it probably is. At this point, scientists still know little about kombucha's health effects. read more...

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<a href=http://blogs.kqed.org/bayareabites/2013/09/30/to-get-the-benefits-of-olive-oil-fresh-may-be-best/ target=_self>To Get The Benefits of Olive Oil, Fresh May Be Best</a>

Bay Area Bites | September 30, 2013

To Get The Benefits of Olive Oil, Fresh May Be Best

Increasingly, high quality oils have a harvest date stamped on the label. Why? Olive oil goes rancid and loses many of the beneficial compounds in just a few months. If the oil stings the back of your throat, the beneficial compounds are there, experts say. read more...

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<a href=http://blogs.kqed.org/pop/2013/09/30/the-spectrum-of-reactions-to-the-breaking-bad-season-finale-okay-to-perfect/ target=_self>The Spectrum of Reactions to the Breaking Bad Season Finale: Okay to Perfect</a>

KQED Pop | September 30, 2013

The Spectrum of Reactions to the Breaking Bad Season Finale: Okay to Perfect

Last night was one of those monumental TV nights that will go down in history, sure, but how good was the actual show, really? read more...

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<a href=http://blogs.kqed.org/newsfix/2013/09/30/federal-government-shutdown-bay-area target=_self>Bay Area Services That Could Be Affected by a Federal Government Shutdown</a>

News Fix | September 30, 2013

Bay Area Services That Could Be Affected by a Federal Government Shutdown

Tourists at Alcatraz, a National Park Service facility that would be closed if the federal government shuts down. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images).What parts of your life will be affected if the federal government is forced to shut down by the continuing … Continue reading

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