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Insight: Valley Fever / Marcos Breton / In Switch / Laurence Rosenthal


 
 
Valley Fever Misdiagnosis. A lack of public awareness. And a long history of inaction by government agencies. Valley fever affects an increasing number of people, so many that health experts are calling it "The Second Epidemic." Joining us is health reporter Rebecca Plevin and Tammy Schaefer, who have firsthand experience with the devastating impact of this disease.
 
More information on Valley Fever:
- Valley Fever basics
- YouTube page with personal stories
- "Taxpayers Spend Miillions on Valley Fever in Prisons"
- "Valley Fever Costs Mount for Patients and Taxpayers"
 
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Marcos Breton Now is an exciting time for sports fans with both the Oakland A's and the San Francisco Giants in the playoffs. One man who's been paying close attention to this and other happenings in the area is Sacramento Bee columnist Marcos Breton, who joins us at the start of each month.
 
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In Switch Academy Award-winning screenwriter Christopher De Vore is getting back to his roots with a new suspense-filled stage production about a murder case. "In Switch" runs through October 27 at the Blue Box Theatre in North Sacramento. A preview show is Thursday, October 11.
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Laurence Rosenthal Seven-time Emmy Award-winning composer Laurence Rosenthal has written scores for a number of successful films, including "Clash of the Titans" and "Raisins in the Sun." Rosenthal will be performing the music of Gurdjieff-De Harmann on the piano Saturday, Oct. 13, at Trinity Episcopal Cathedral in Sacramento. We'll talk with him about his work. Tickets are still available.
 
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Wednesday, October 10, 2012
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