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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.
- 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!
- 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.
- Study Finds AIDS Epidemic May Be Slowing In U.S. The rate of HIV infections diagnosed in the United States each year fell by one-third over the past decade, a government study finds. Experts celebrated it as hopeful news that the AIDS epidemic may be slowing in the U.S.
- Several Golden Gate Park Road Closures Coming Sunday For AIDS Walk The annual AIDS Walk will take place this Sunday in Golden Gate Park. The route will be entirely within the park and will cause the north and south entrances of the park to be closed until 2 p.m.
- Santa Clara Whistleblower Sues Newark Stem Cell Company That Fired Him A Santa Clara County man has filed a lawsuit claiming that a Newark-based stem cell company fired him for complaining that manufacturing practices put patients' lives at risk.
- Around 100 Attendees Heading To Australia AIDS Conference Among Victims Of Downed Malaysia Airlines Flight About 100 of the passengers on the Malaysia Airlines flight that was shot down over the Ukraine on Thursday were reportedly AIDS scientists and researchers heading to Australia for a conference.