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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...

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California & The Affordable Care Act

Find out how health reform affects you.

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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.

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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.

A young woman is sitting at the beach of Lake Constance on April 17, 2007, near Lindau, Germany. The un-seasonably warm weather has heralded the start to what weather forecasters predict will be a record breaking summer. (Photo by Johannes Simon/Getty Images)

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.

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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.

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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.

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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!

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School Safety Tips For Younger Kids

School is back in session, so take some time to go over these important safety tips with your children. This is just the beginning of the conversation, but it’s a great place to get started.

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Strong Demand Leads To Liquid Tamiflu Shortage

The liquid form of the flu drug Tamiflu is in short supply.

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DASH Diet Ranked Best Overall — Once Again

The new annual ‘‘best diets” list is out from U.S. News & World Report.

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What ‘Brain-Dead’ Means

What does it mean when doctors say a person is brain-dead?

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Expert Q&A: Childhood Vaccine Safety

For parents, childhood vaccines are a source of reassurance, but also anxiety about side effects and reactions.