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Emergency preparedness a matter of public health

Northern California over the past few years has experienced several earthquakes strong enough to shake residents into scrambling to dust-off their old emergency kits. When one thinks of health care, they generally do not conjure up images of natural disasters. Yet there is a steady barrage of media headlines reminding us of the types of disasters or other emergencies that could strike our communities at any time…

 

Lucy Jones: Saving Lives on Fault Lines

What are your future plans? In April, I will be retiring after 33 years of government service. I will be starting a nonprofit center to promote a better understanding of science in the broader community and to implement programs to reduce the risks from natural disasters….

 

How to Make Sure Your Kids Have ‘Grit,’ Backed by Research

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What makes kids persist? What gives them the “grit” to keep working hard in school, to get good grades and ultimately be successful in life? A big contributor is having a “growth mindset.” You may have heard about this before but many people don’t understand it nearly as well as they think…

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