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1741 Articles Matching "california"

Researchers Turn To Components In Breast Milk As Potential Therapy To Ward Off Super Bugs, Prevent Diseases

Dec 19, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
“I think there’s great potential to develop therapeutics out of human milks, simply because they’ve been battle-tested for quite some time,” said Lars Bode, director of the Mother-Milk-Infant Center of Research Excellence at the University of California, San Diego. Other public health news focuses on diet trends, gene-edited steaks, and a new "black-lung"...
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The Year Of The Vape: Teen E-Cigarette Use Spikes

Dec 19, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
More than a third of high school seniors said they have vaped in the past year — up nearly 10 percentage points from the previous year. The dramatic jump comes despite efforts by public health officials, educators and lawmakers to reverse the e-cigarette trend among youths, including a recent proposal to ban retail sales of flavored tobacco products in...
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California Farm Tied to E. coli Outbreak Expands Recall Beyond Romaine Lettuce

Dec 19, 2018 , WebMD
Adam Bros. Farming Inc., in Santa Barbara County, California, said it is also recalling red and green leaf lettuce as well as...
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State Highlights: Alarming Rise In Minnesota Suicide Rates Sparks Call For Action; Health Care Giant Kaiser Permanente Dinged By Federal Labor Regulators

Dec 19, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from Minnesota, California, Texas, New York, Illinois, Connecticut, Nebraska and Kansas....
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State Highlights: Widow Cites Unsigned Letter About St. Luke’s Transplant Team’s Failings In Lawsuit; Nonprofit Group Sharply Criticizes Calif. Strategy To Fight Wildfires

Dec 18, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from Texas, California, Florida, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Maryland, Massachusetts and...
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California Farm Implicated in Outbreak of E. coli Tied to Romaine Lettuce

Dec 16, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: California Farm Implicated in Outbreak of E. coli Tied to Romaine LettuceCategory: Health NewsCreated: 12/13/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/14/2018 12:00:00...
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California Farm Linked to E. Coli in Romaine

Dec 15, 2018 , WebMD
So far, 59 people across 15 states have come down with the often severe gastrointestinal...
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State Highlights: 60% Of California Wildfire Victims Reported To Be Elderly, Many Found In Or Near Their Homes; Romaine Lettuce E. Coli Outbreak Linked To One California Farm So Far

Dec 15, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from California, Washington, Tennessee, Missouri, Ohio, Connecticut, North Carolina, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Delaware and...
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State Highlights: Texas Struggles To Get Broadband To Rural Areas, A Key To Expanding Telemedicine Access; California Is Flush With Cash And Residents Want To Spend It On Health Care

Dec 14, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from Texas, California, Florida, Maryland, Ohio, Virginia, North Carolina and...
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Calif., N.Y. approve Cigna-Express Scripts merger with conditions

Dec 14, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
California and New York regulators approved health insurer Cigna Corp.'s acquisition of pharmacy benefit manager Express Scripts, bringing the $67 billion deal a step nearer to...
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E. coli outbreak traced to California farm; some romaine lettuce safe to eat

Dec 14, 2018 , CNN Health
One source of the potentially deadly romaine lettuce e-coli outbreak has been identified, but it's still too early to call outbreak 'over' according to the CDC and FDA....
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Wash. Governor Releases Plan That Would Radically Reshape State’s Much-Criticized Mental Health System

Dec 13, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
The plan for the 2019-21 budget comes after years of court orders and federal inspection findings that highlight the suffering and unlawful treatment of Washington’s mental-health patients at the hands of the state. Mental health news comes out of Illinois, Oregon, California, Massachusetts and Alabama....
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Researchers Collaborating With National Institutes Of Health To Develop Nonopioid Drug For Chronic Pain

Dec 13, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Researchers from the Virginia Tech School of Neuroscience are teaming with the University of California San Diego and the U.S. National Institutes of Health to develop a drug –- now in its earliest stages -– that can treat certain types of chronic pain without the addictive consequences of opioids. ......
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Blue Shield's trims to out-of-state coverage give some Californians the blues

Dec 13, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Blue Shield of California has quietly scaled back the national Blue Card program that has allowed its members to receive a range of services out of state in an effort to reduce...
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State Highlights: Safety Panel Tries To Pinpoint, Rectify Flaws That Allowed For Parkland Mass Shooting; Top Hospital Executives Resign From Fla. Hospital Following Report On Mortality Rates

Dec 13, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from Florida, Texas, Massachusetts, Georgia, Ohio, Virginia, California, Tennessee and New...
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State Highlights: Mass. Residents Struggle To Get Mental Health Care Even With Insurance; Calif. Mental Health Workers’ Weeklong Strike Kicks Off

Dec 12, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from Massachusetts, California, Ohio, Texas, Iowa, Maryland, Illinois, Virginia, Connecticut and Louisiana....
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State Highlights: Flames From California Wildfire Are Banked, But Not The Trauma For Survivors; ‘Supported Housing’ Deaths In New York Questioned By Judge

Dec 11, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from California, New York, Michigan, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Maryland, Kansas, Georgia, Wisconsin, Florida and Minnesota....
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Kaiser Permanente mental health workers begin five-day strike

Dec 11, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Monday marked the first day of a five-day strike for 4,000 mental health workers at about 100 Kaiser Permanente hospitals and clinics in...
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Weeklong Strike Set To Start For 4,000 Kaiser Permanente Mental Health Professionals In California

Dec 11, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
“This strike is a clear message to Kaiser that its mental health clinicians won’t stand by silently while their patients can’t get the care they need,” union leader Sal Rosselli said in a statement. Kaiser Permanente claims the union is most interested in raising wages that are already among the best in the...
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Young Pa. Mayor’s Fatal Fentanyl Overdose A Snapshot Of Epidemic That Is Still Gripping Nation

Dec 11, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Brandon Wentz was only 24 when he had to resign as mayor from a small Pennsylvania town because his family was moving. The day after he wrote his resignation letter, he died of an overdose. Other news on the national drug crisis is reported from Michigan, Wisconsin, Massachusetts, Texas and...
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