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- Gestational Diabetes May Influence Daughter's Weight Later
published on Thu, 23 Oct 2014 07:00:00 GMT
Daughters of women who developed gestational diabetes while pregnant may be at increased risk for being obese later in childhood, a new study suggests. The research included more than 400 girls in California who were followed from 2005 to 2011, with annual visits to check their height, weight, body fat and abdominal obesity....
- Report finds Army discriminated against transgender civilian employee
published on Fri, 24 Oct 2014 11:25:03 GMT
The Pentagon celebrates Lesbian, Gay, Bi-Sexual, and Transgender Pride Month at an event in the Pentagon Auditorium, Washington, D.C., June 26, 2012. A transgender Army civilian, restricted from using a female bathroom in the workplace and called "sir" by colleagues, faced repeated instances of discrimination and humiliation, the U.S. Office of Special Counsel announced Thursday....
- Poll: Oakland mayoral race getting tighter
published on Wed, 22 Oct 2014 07:00:00 GMT
Oakland City Councilmember and mayoral candidate Rebecca Kaplan hands out stickers as she campaigns at the Grand Lake Farmer's Market in Oakland on Oct. 11, 2014. A poll released Wednesday shows that the Oakland mayoral race is tightening with Councilwoman Rebecca Kaplan's lead against her top three opponents falling within the poll's margin of error of 4.4 percentage points....
- These Rules Can Protect Doctors and Nurses From Ebola - If They're Followed
published on Fri, 24 Oct 2014 10:33:22 GMT
More than 200 nurses rallied outside the National Nurses Union headquarters in Oakland, California, on Tuesday, demanding more stringent protections from Ebola for healthcare workers. They carried signs reading "Stop Blaming Nurses....
- Brooklyn Museum Opens Retrospective of Artist Judith Scott Today
published on Fri, 24 Oct 2014 04:55:59 GMT
Bound and Unbound will be on view in the Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art at the Brooklyn Museum from today, October 24, 2014, through March 29, 2015. Focusing on Scott's critically acclaimed fiber-wrapped, three-dimensional constructions, the exhibition features more than sixty works, including a selection of works on paper....
- OCCUR Hosts David Glover Legacy Awards
published on Thu, 23 Oct 2014 07:00:00 GMT
OCCUR held its inaugural David E. Glover Legacy Awards this week - a benefit for the David E. Glover Education & Technology Center - on Wednesdas, Oct. 22 at Impact Hub Oakland. More than two hundred people attended the event, which honored Glover's legacy and celebrated honorees for their extraordinary work in the community....
- Has Reggie McKenzie Saved the Oakland Raiders?
published on Fri, 24 Oct 2014 10:23:26 GMT
Sep 15, 2013; Oakland, CA, USA; Oakland Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie on the sidelines before the game against the Jacksonville Jaguars at O.co Coliseum. Oakland won 19-9....
- Fave local Mexican restaurantsvisit|slideshow-95585|river_fixed_height-44730-1col-hcat-18--44402|3
published on Fri, 24 Oct 2014 01:48:34 GMT
Taqueria Cancun : The bright yellow awning has become a Mission landmark, and home to what many consider the REAL best burrito in the city. Comal : Matt Gandin brings his Delfina training to bear on Mexican food; the results are light, vegetable-friendly and polished....
- A's and San Jose agree on seven-year deal -- new ballpark hopes not dead yet
published on Fri, 24 Oct 2014 01:41:02 GMT
The A's and San Jose are still holding out hope of moving the baseball team to a new ballpark in Silicon Valley. The Oakland baseball club and its longtime South Bay suitor have agreed on a deal that will extend negotiations for up to another seven years as San Jose tries to win approval from the courts or the MLB for the A's move south....
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