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Enterovirus D68: What Every Parent Should Know

Parents should be prepared for a new virus that is infecting the Midwest and looking to sweep the nation.


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5th Straight Spare-The-Air Alert Issued For Saturday

A fifth straight Winter Spare the Air alert—the 27th since November—has been issued by the Bay Area Air Quality Management District for Saturday, banning wood burning in the region.



Mobile Clinic Combats High Asthma Rates In East Bay Neighborhoods

An innovative mobile clinic is getting plenty of use as asthma and other respiratory issues plague certain East Bay communities at a disproportionate rate.


The Richmond Chevron refinery fire as seen from San Francisco. (FoTo Taker/CBS)

Chevron Opens 2nd Health Claims Center In North Richmond

Chevron opened a second help center in Richmond on Wednesday so residents could file medical claims resulting from the August 6th refinery fire.


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Bay Area Residents Asked Not To Burn Wood

Bay Area residents have been asked not to burn wood Sunday by the Bay Area Air Quality Management District.


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Alameda County Commits Funding For Asthma Care

With its asthma rate one of the highest in the state, Alameda County officials are looking to beef up its Asthma Start program.



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