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- San Mateo County Officials Spraying For Mosquitos To Prevent West Nile Virus County mosquito control officials will spray for mosquitoes in a roughly square-mile section of East San Mateo tonight to prevent the spread of West Nile virus, county officials said Wednesday.
- Officials Warn Swimmers Of High Bacteria Levels At Monterey County Beach Monterey County health officials have issued an advisory warning people to avoid swimming at a state beach in Pacific Grove because of high levels of bacteria found there.
- Workers Jumping Ship At Doctors Medical Center In San Pablo The struggling Doctors Medical Center in San Pablo is losing its life blood. Workers are jumping ship, even as the hospital is on life support. The hospital is slated close in October but it may have to shut down sooner.
- Feds Recommend California Test Prison Inmates For Valley Fever Federal experts are recommending that California test inmates for immunity to a sometimes fatal soil-borne fungus before incarcerating them at two Central Valley state prisons where the disease has killed nearly three dozen inmates, according to a...
- Reno Man, Berkeley Woman Win San Francisco Marathon A Berkeley woman won the San Francisco Marathon Sunday for the second year in a row and a man from Reno, Nevada earned his first win.
- Arrest Warrant Issued For Contagious Tuberculosis Patient Stockton Police Say Is Refusing Treatment Prosecutors in Central California have obtained an arrest warrant for a tuberculosis patient who they say is contagious and has refused treatment, putting those around him at risk.
- Skin Cancer Rate In Marin County Alarmingly Higher Than Rest Of California Marin County is known for sun, but residents there may be paying for that exposure.
- Gilead Profit Soars Into The Billions, Fueled By Hepatitis C Drug That Costs $1,000 Per Pill The maker of a hepatitis C drug that costs about $1,000 per pill on Wednesday delivered a quarterly earnings report that shattered expectations, showing the company tripled its profit which is now in the billions.
- Study Says Beef Worse For Environment Than Pork, Poultry Raising beef for the American dinner table does far more damage to the environment than producing pork, poultry, eggs or dairy, according to a new study.
- Time-Saving Tips For Healthy School Lunches With creative planning and the right containers, packing a quick and healthy lunch can be as easy as ABC and 123!