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Bulletin, Record, Progressive, Reporter Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018 9B OPINION New therapies show promise infighting chronic disorders experiencing art in a social potential to facilitate a similar point out that small effects are ability to heal the body is only drugs, excluding generics, context might help ease the pain positive result, valuable. Small improvement or now being taken seriously by projected by Pharmaceutical of chronic pain sufferers. Could In fact, new independenteven maintaining a certain level scientists. Commerce to reach $1.006 the subjective experience of research on dementia patients " where a decline is expected is a In a 2016 interview with The trillion by 2022. beauty in art help either reduce by the Department of Public very important outcome forGuardian, Marchant points out Meanwhile, according to pain or take their minds off their Health and Primary Care at . people with dementia and those that the majority of clinical analysis released by nonprofit discomfort? Leiden niversity Medical caring for them. According to trials are funded by giant health research and consulting C-FORCE Before and after the tour, Center show just that. Exposure the report, the alternative to pharmaceutical companies. This institute Altarum, the cost of the HEALTH AND FITNESS researchers asked participants to music therapy seems to improve these behavioral interventions dynamic, aided by hefty country's opioid crisis alone is CHUCK NORRIS about their pain levels, as well as depression and anxiety in dementia are drugs with black box consultant fees paid to doctors, estimated to have exceeded $1 info@creators.com whether they felt socially patients, warning labels saying that the contributes to a medical system trillion from 2001 to 2017, and is disconnected. Previous research Researchers found that music medication increases the risk of that prioritizes the prescription projected to cost an additional Not long ago, the Crocker Art has linked physical pain with therapy might also improve death, of drugs. It does not necessarily $500 billion by 2020; costs this Museum in Sacramento, social disconnection. Of the emotional well-being among Since as far back as the 1600s, always lead to the best outcomes country will shoulder. As to the California hosted 54 special participants, 57 percent reported those with dementia. It is also science has viewed physical, for patients. This is clearly the human toll, this remains a cost visitors. On arrival, these guests pain relief after the tour. Most of believed that music therapy can measurable matter as the only case when it comes to conditions beyond measure. were escorted to a gallery closed them reported feeling less be a tool used to improve social suitable topic for scientific, such as pain, a bodily disorder off to other museum visitors. In unpleasantness due to pain and interaction. According to scholarly inquiry. Dismissed strongly influenced by social and Write to Chuck Norris this private and easy to navigate most reported feeling less Reuters News, those in the study was the idea that subjective psychological factors. (info@creators.com) withyour area, they were given ansocially disconnected, had dementia of varying degrees emotions and beliefs influence It is also why the studies I've questions about health and fitness. hour-long tour led by gallery The authors of the study admit of severity. The majority were the physical body. Even in the mentioned examining the staff, focusing on five pieces of it was not a controlled residents in institutions, modern world, the medical influence of art and music as a art. experiment designed to prove The Leiden University community has been slow totreatment for pain and dementia Rather than lingering on the whether or how viewing art in a Medical Center study point out embrace current evidence-based are small and mostly history of each piece, thetour museum setting might directly that the areas that process music approaches to studying the observational. There is very PG&E urges leaders were instructed to focus reduce pain or feelings of in the brain overlap with the social and psychological aspects little funding allocated for such on drawing out what these disconnection. The intent was to emotional areas, as well as those of care and adopting a more research. Drug companies arefety this guests were experiencing as they see if an aesthetic experience that process language. Other neuroscientific perspective to not exactly lining up to viewed each piece, which includes a sense ofresearch involving healthy health, champion therapy approaches ke d This day at the art museum meaning, inspiration and volunteers shows that music In"Cure: A Journey into the that might allow some patients wee n was orchestrated by, and the connection can produce relief taps into the reward centers of Science of Mind Over Body," to cut back on medications, or to PG&E urges the public to brainchild of, the folks from the similar to an analgesic drug. the brain, award-winnIng science perhaps skip them altogether. It take extra safety precautions school of medicine at the More studies are necessary, but Although the benefits of music journalist and bestselling author is contrary to the commercial as water flows are increased University of California, Davis. the researchers believe many therapy were not considered Jo Marchant explores many of imperative of an industry with the weekend of Sept. 22 and 23 The goal was to see if places beyond museums hold the large, those conducting the study the reasons why the mind's domestic sales of prescription for whitewater recreation in the Rock Creek Reach of the North Fork Feather River in LETTERS, from page 8B special meeting was held after the 15th of the month. Why the bonus for doing the job CEO was hired to do? The CEO is getting a salary, is she not? Agenda after agenda, there is one member that seems to spend a great deal of time in Colorado and must attend via telephone. Where does Rich Rydell really live? Then there's Dr. Walls who works for the district and is on the board. I am not sure how that works, but neither of these things seem right to me. I think it's time to get rid of the old guard, including this CEO and start fresh with people that really care about all of the people in the district and our health and can work in a transparent manner. Amy Cleaver Chester Not a one-way If anyone else was eager to get some separation from SoCal when they read: "Decision coming on dividing California into three states," in the Sept. 12 edition from Feather Publishing, I hate to break it to you, but the State Supreme Court ruled against Prop. 9 on July 18. Perhaps you have a faulty Internet connection? The headline and article: "Portola gets good deal on services," in the Indian Valley Record also seemed to be one-sided. It has been nearly 50 years since the City of Portola transitioned from having their own Chief of Police to contracting with the county for law-enforcement services. It was about the same time frame that the Portola Reporter changed to the current format. One aspect of the Sheriffs contract that was overlooked is that the City provides the office, electricity, heat etc. for the Sheriffs sub-station. Deputies in Portola aren't constrained by the city limits; driving time is just 2 min. to Delleker, 5 rain. to Beckwourth, to Maybe it might be 5 rain. or maybe less, and 15 to 20 min. to Gold Mountain, Clio, Graeagle, Mohawk or Blairsden. Please note that properties outside the city limits would pay full price on taxes and are entitled to law-enforcement services. Property owners within city limits pay 51 percent to the county (something I learned from the article) and I assume the remainder to the city. The article seemed to infer that the revenue generated by that 51 percent of property taxes barely covered the costs of maintaining the library and senior meals. Do people read and eat that much more in Portola? Another point to be considered is that one regular LTE writer in the Lake Davis area pointed out years ago that the fees for LAFCo were split 50-50 between the county and the city. In a county with ten cities, each city would be responsible for just 5 percent of the total fees. But in the unique situation of one small city in the entire county it might be to the county's advantage. Gene Nielsen Crescent Mills On the Supreme Court nominee Despite those who proclaim Mr. Kavanaugh to be 'superbly qualified' (which may be true for the type of court desired by these claimants) his legal e pertise is not in question. However, far more than legal expertise will be needed if we are to acquire any respect for this court. The Warren court received criticism for being too politically biased in favor of civil rights and for what became known as a liberal agenda. The Bush/Kerry decision in the 2000 Florida fiasco, and the incredible leap into corporate power enhancement in the Citizens United decision of 2012, has shown us consecutive courts that have been biased in the extreme: PLUMAS COUNTY SUPERVISORS - 520 Main Street, Room 309, Quincy, CA 95971; (530) 283-6170; FAX: (530) 283-6288; E-Mail: pcbs@countyofplumas.com. Individual supervisors can be e-mailed from links on the county website: countyofplumas.com PRESIDENT - Donald J. Trump, the White House, 1600 Pennsylvania Ave NW Washington, D.C. 20500. (202) 456-1414. Fax: 202-456-2461. E-mail: whitehouse.gov/contact/ U.S. SENATOR - Dianne Feinstein (D), 331 Hart Senate Office Bldg Washington, D.C. 20510. (202) 224-3841; FAX: 202-228-3954; TTY/TDD: (202) 224-2501. District Office: One Post Street, Suite 2450, San Francisco, CA 94104; Phone: (415) 393-0707; Fax: (415) 393-0710. Website: feinstein.senate.gov. U.S. SENATOR - Kamala Harris (D). www.harris.senate.gov/content/contact-senator. 112 Hart Senate Office Building, Washington D.C. 20510. Phone: 202-224- 3553/Fax: 202-224-2200. U.S. REPRESENTATIVE, 1st DIST. - Doug LaMalfa. 322 Cannon HOB, Washington, D.C. 20515. (202) 225-3076. www.LaMalfa.House.gov.; Facebook.com/RepLaMalfa; twitter: @RepLaMalfa. DISTRICT OFFICE: 2862 Olive Hwy, Suite D, Oroville, CA 95965, (530) 534-7100, FAX (530) 534-7800. STATE SENATOR, 1st DIST. - Ted Gaines. State Capitol, Room 3070, Sacramento, CA 95814. (916) 651-4001, FAX: (916) 324-2680. E1 Dorado Hills Constituent Service Center: 4359 Town Center Boulevard, Suite ! 12, E1 Dorado Hills, CA 95762. (916) 933-7213, FAX (916) 933-7234. Redding Constituent Service Center: 1670 Market St Suite 244, Redding, CA 96001, (530) 225-3142, FAX (530) 225-3143. STATE ASSEMBLYMAN, 1st DIST. - Brian Dahle, State Capitol, Suite 2158, Sacramento, CA 94249-00001, (916) 319-2001; FAX (916) 319-2103. District Office: 280 Hemsted Dr Ste. #110, Redding, CA 96002; (530) 223-6300, FAX (530) 223-6737. GOVERNOR - Jerry Brown, office of the Governor, State Capitol, Suite 1173, Sacramento, CA 95814. Website: gov.ca.gov/(916) 445-2841. FAX: (916) 558-3160. 7-----ZZ--Z-----~L ~~ ---Z----Z~----TZ--T-~TZZ--Z-L--5- -- The 'bias' of the Warren court was an attempt to alleviate some of our nation's inequality. It was essentially a court that was biased in favor of the people's interest. The current court is a court of sustainment for inequitable wealth and corporate power. It is only within the context of this later court that Kavanaugh's legal expertise could ever be viewed as 'superbly qualified'. Wallace B. Eshleman Quincy Sinking ship Anyone watching the news these days must see the United States government is in crisis. The Trump administration is a sinking ship. It's going to be fun watching these Republican representatives and senators abandoning ship as rats are know to do. Who will be first? The funny part is, the Democratic National Committee put Trump in office when they torpedoed Bernie Sanders in favor of Hilleary Clinton. I believe Sanders would be president today but for that treachery. Anyway it's entertaining watching capitalism coming apart at the seams. Frank Kortangian Democratic Socialist Graeagle Truth Does the truth matter? My mother thought so and she let me know. I tried to teach my kids to be truthful and honest. I thought it was important. But our Republican leaders have another view. KeUyanne Conway said there were "alternative facts"; Rudy Giuliani said, "truth isn't truth"; and President Trump says, "don't believe what you see or read"; and he thinks the news media is the "enemy of the people." Holy crap. These people are leading the country and trying to make fools of us all. We can change that with the coming election. You can vote for Doug LaMaifa and continue the insanity, the fall of America into a cesspool of corruption or you can vote for Audrey Denny and return America to the people. Don McKechnle Sierraville, Social injustice There is a chasm between socialism and social justice. The Merriam Webster's Seventh New Collegiate Dictionary defines socialism as "Any of various economic and political theories advocating collective or governmental ownership and administration of the means of production and distribution of goods." Although there has been a long history in the western world of attempts to apply any of these theories with substantial support going back to the end of the French Revolution, there is no important progressive politician in recent American politics who is proposing socialism. Bernie Sanders, who cries out for social justice, sees himself as a strong Roosevelt Democrat. Roosevelt instigated many social justice programs that have kept our economy afloat during economic setbacks, kept people from starving and secured the worker's retirement years. He kept investors from losing everything during a banking crisis and helped farmers keep their farms by expanding Hoover's subsidy programs. As an outspoken socialist, Norman Thomas thought Roosevelt was too capitalistic and ran against Roosevelt's Democratic ticket four times, netting almost a million votes in 1932. Thomas also ran against Hoover in 1928 and Truman in 1946. Thomas engaged in a congenial broadcast debate with Barry Goldwater in 1964. Even though the Scandinavian countries are thought of as socialistic societies, the prime minister of the most progressive of the three, protests when his country is called socialistic. Any decent society should have programs that give all its people safety nets. There is no justification for poverty nor justification for suffering from lack of decent medical programs. Salvatore Catalano Taylorsville Plumas County. This portion of the river contains Class III, IV and V rapids, which are only appropriate for skilled paddlers, and not appropriate for tubing. The Rock Creek Reach is the 8.3-mile portion of the North Fork of the Feather River in the Plumas National Forest between PG&E's Rock Creek dam and the Rock Creek powerhouse near Storrie. Prior to the scheduled increase for Sept. 22 and 23, flows in .the Rock Creek Reach will be at about 450 cubic feet per second (cfs). On Saturday, Sept. 22, flows will gradually increase to 900 cfs by 9 a.m. The flows will be held at 900 cfs until about 2 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 23, then gradually reduced back t about 450 cfs. The recreational flows are done in cooperation with American Whitewater and the Rock Creek-Cresta Ecological Resource Committee and are usually done four weekends a year in summer. PG&E offers the following water safety tips: Sudden immersion in cold water can stimulate the "gasp reflex," causing an involuntary inhalation of air or water. It can even trigger cardiac arrest, temporary paralysis, hypothermia and drowning. When faced with swift water, even the strongest swimmers may be easily overwhelmed. Many unseen obstacles can be lurking below the water's surface. Swift water can make these obstacles even more treacherous. Guided trips for inexperienced paddlers are recommended. Recreating in PG&E canals and flumes is strictly prohibited. Stay out of canals and flumes, which are very dangerous due to slippery sides, sub-surface obstacles, fast moving water and transitions to full tunnels and pipes. For more water safety tips visit pge.com/hydrosafety. Puzzle Answers Puzzles can be found on page 14B 624795318 179823564 358641927 596187432 482539176 731 264859 845376291 917452683 263918745 u Word Scramble Answer: Ovens i l