News at TUC
Going to college is expensive enough for California Maritime Academy students in Vallejo, but with the threat of interest rates on student loans doubling this summer that outlay could go even higher.
The time has come for caps to fly and diplomas to be signed. Vallejo's universities have finished final exams completing the semester and graduation has ceremonies will continue into June.
Everyone knows that driving drunk is not just a bad idea, it's potentially dangerous and against the law. But, is talking on a hands-free cell phone just as bad as having a few drinks and getting behind the wheel?
The cafeteria scene at Touro University California on Mare Island - a nonprofit institution of higher education under Jewish auspices - is busy with graduate students and staff, most looking to order the day's special or perhaps, a soup-du-jour. A lively buzz spills from the spacious lounge area, once home to the Navy's Officer's Club, as students engage in conversation.
Volunteers and medical personnel teamed up on Wednesday as Solano County and Travis Air Force Base prepared for a disaster. The scenario of an earthquake hitting the county isn't too far fetched so the local hospitals sprung into action like it was the real deal.
Vallejo is known for its waterfront and history, but what many people may not know, it is also known as a place for filming. In June 2011, Vallejo was used, in part, as a site for filming a major motion picture directed by Paul Thomas Anderson.
A diabetes care team that included a clinical pharmacist led to major improvements in glycemic control, LDL cholesterol levels, blood pressure, and long-term cardiovascular risk. -
Touro University's Graduate School of Education on Mare Island s hosting a Spring Information Night 6 p.m. Monday for prospective students to learn about the school's 23 credential and degree programs for educators.
What would happen if people shed conventional wisdom about obesity? They would likely lose a lot of weight, says science and health journalist Gary Taubes, author of the eye-opening book "Why We Get Fat."
Touro University has partnered with the Vallejo City Unified School District (VCUSD) and Solano Coalition for Better Health (SCBH) to observe National Infant Immunization Week.
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