ElectionsVote Draping a shroud of the 30’s Depression upon any dust bowl child can thicken the skin, so my 88 year old patient learned to be fiercely independent with a “talk to the hand” attitude(more..)

ElectionsVote (By Brian Walters, President of the Governing Board, Newhall School District; Dr. Marc Winger, Superintendent, Newhall School District) For years California has had a model school facility program tha(more..)

ElectionsVote TIME is critical in trying to save someone’s life.  The “Golden Hour” was created to assure patients facing a catastrophic life-threatening situation have a better chance of sur(more..)

ElectionsVote There is no shortage of disclosed information concerning the absence of promised, decent care for our military men and women. That fact leads directly to the reason there are so many generous and frui(more..)

ElectionsVote Everybody needs a buddy. Buddies are essential for quality of life. They provide contact with another beating heart.  They are our sound boards that echo lucidity back to us when we are too mired(more..)

ElectionsVote Voting is a right now seemingly less sacred, but on any election day I am compelled to get to the neighborhood polling place to allow my voice to be heard.  It is difficult though scrutinizing ju(more..)

ElectionsVote Flying cross country has occasionally led to a worrisome plea from the flight deck requesting doctor assistance for a fellow passenger.  Of the several times I have stepped forward, others have i(more..)

ElectionsVote Within the confines of a hospital nursing station, it is hard not to overhear conversations concerning patient care.  Typically not knowing names maintains confidentiality and does not encroach o(more..)

ElectionsVote Should a healthcare problem occur in an elder Santa Clarita senior, they are secure in knowing 911 can be called.  Having treatment within the “golden hour”, especially for heart atta(more..)

ElectionsVote Taking a cold shower has it’s connotations, but having a faulty water heater during the middle of winter (even in California) makes it measurably uncomfortable. Diagnosing a water heater valve (more..)