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2000 Articles Matching "california"

PG&E wins court approval to set up $105 million wildfire assistance fund

May 23, 2019 , Reuters
PG&E Corp may set up a $105 million housing fund for victims of 2017 and 2018 wildfires in California, which set records for devastation and were blamed on the utility's equipment, the judge overseeing the bankruptcy of the investor-owned power producer ruled on Wednesday....
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‘Clean Water Flows Toward Power And Money’: Why More Than One Million Californians Are Exposed To Unsafe Water Every Year

May 23, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The New York Times examines the slow-motion public health crisis that's particularly concentrated in small towns and unincorporated communities in the Central and Salinas Valleys, the key centers of California agriculture. In other environmental health news: pesticides, air pollution, and drinking water contamination....
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Early Life Exposure To Nicotine Alters Neurons, Predisposes Brain To Addiction Later In Life

May 23, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Neonatal exposure to nicotine alters the reward circuity in the brains of newborn mice, increasing their preference for the drug in later adulthood, report researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine in a study published “in press” April 24, 2019 in Biological Psychiatry. A......
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Hypertension Found In Children Exposed To Flower Pesticides

May 23, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
In a study published online May 21, 2019 in the journal Environmental Research, researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine found higher blood pressure and pesticide exposures in children associated with a heightened pesticide spraying period around the Mother’s Day flower h......
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State Highlights: Oregon Takes Steps To Combat Alarming Disappearances Of Native American Women; Philly Voters May Indirectly Decide Fate Of City’s Soda Tax

May 22, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from Oregon, Pennsylvania, California, Louisiana, Connecticut, Texas, Wisconsin, Ohio, Florida, Arizona, North Carolina and Minnesota....
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Improved air quality tied to fewer new childhood asthma cases

May 22, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Childhood asthma rates appear to be dropping in many communities across southern California, and a new study suggests this may be due at least in part to improved air quality....
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Doctor que fue trabajador agrícola crea santuarios de atención médica

May 22, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Cuando se graduó, el doctor J. Luis Bautista juró ayudar a las miles de personas que en el Valle Central de California tienen hasta miedo de ir al...
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Source Of California Gas Leak That Caused Mass Health Issues, Evacuations Identified By Investigators

May 21, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
A new report points to a corroded well lining at the Aliso Canyon Natural Gas Storage Facility near Los Angeles as the culprit behind the environmental catastrophe in 2015 and 2016. The investigation also says SoCalGas, the company that runs the facility, failed to properly inspect 60 other well...
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Managed Care Growth May Be Cause Of Health Insurance Inflation Rate Hitting Five-Year Peak

May 21, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Experts also said the increase in the health insurance index could be driven by the fact that insurers' medical loss ratios may be decreasing as high premiums, particularly in the individual health insurance exchanges, exceed anticipated claims. News on the insurance marketplace in the states comes out of California, Florida and North...
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Texas enacts DXM age-restriction law

May 21, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
Texas’ joining the ranks of such states as California, New York and Florida in restricting dextromethorphan sales to consumers ages 18 years old and older earned it praise from the Consumer Health Care Products Association. Read More...
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State Highlights: Johns Hopkins Filed Suits Against 2,400 Maryland Patients For Unpaid Bills; Conn. House Passes Bill Raising Age Of E-Cig Sales To 21

May 18, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from Maryland, Connecticut, Ohio, Massachusetts, New York, Texas, Missouri, Maryland, California, Pennsylvania, Arizona, Michigan and...
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Hunt’s Best Ever Ketchup lands on retail shelves

May 18, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
Hunt’s Best Ever Ketchup is made with vine-ripened California tomatoes and cane sugar, the company said. Read More...
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State Highlights: Lawsuit Charges USC-Sponsored Plastic Surgeon With 12 Needless Surgeries, Fraud; Advocates Hail Landmark Minnesota Deal To Protect Seniors

May 17, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from California, Minnesota, Oregon, Georgia, Idaho, Connecticut, Pennsylvania and...
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California Investigation Blames PG&E Equipment For Igniting Deadliest Wildfire

May 17, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The utility, which had already acknowledged its electrical transmission lines were probably the cause of last November's blazes, could face criminal charges following the report from state fire investigators and be held responsible for billions of dollars associated with the destruction and loss of lives. PG&E filed for bankruptcy protection in...
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State Highlights: Breast Cancer Death Rate For Black Women Is 40% Higher And Worse In Southern States; Minnesota Dems Say Losing Tax Would Be Devastating To Health Programs

May 16, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Arkansas, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Minnesota, the District of Columbia, Massachusetts, Arizona, Delaware, Pennsylvania, Kansas, Texas, California, Washington and New...
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California Couple Get $2 Billion in Roundup Suit

May 15, 2019 , WebMD
The couple said they used Roundup on their property for more than three decades and were diagnosed with the same type of cancer, non-Hodgkin lymphoma, four years...
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From The State Capitols: Ohio Law Would Require Women Be Informed Of Abortion ‘Reversal’ Treatment; Georgia Bans Shackling Of Pregnant Prisoners

May 15, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Health care news from state legislatures comes from Ohio, Georgia, Maryland, California, Iowa and...
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Walmart pilots next-day delivery service

May 15, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
Next-day delivery will be available first to customers in Phoenix and Las Vegas, and will expand to Southern California in the coming days. Read More...
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California Couple Awarded $2 Billion in Roundup Lawsuit

May 15, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: California Couple Awarded $2 Billion in Roundup LawsuitCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/14/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/14/2019 12:00:00...
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Factbox: More Roundup trials, appeals in store for Bayer after $2 billion verdict

May 15, 2019 , Reuters
Bayer shares continued to fall on Tuesday after a California jury on Monday awarded more than $2 billion in damages to a couple who alleged that the company's glyphosate-based weed killer Roundup caused their cancers....
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