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Bacterial Infection

A Stockton man becomes sick with a life-threatening bacterial infection after swimming at Woodward Reservoir in Stanislaus County.

Stockton Man Hospitalized For Bacterial Infection After Swimming At Stanislaus County Reservoir

A Stockton man claims he got severely sick and lost nearly 30 pounds in one week after swimming at the Woodward Reservoir in Stanislaus County.

06/17/2014

(Leon Neal/AFP/Getty Images)

San Francisco VA Lab Faces Sanctions For Researcher’s Death

The death of a laboratory worker at the San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center last April prompted federal safety officials on Wednesday to announce the issuance of a notice of unsafe and unhealthful working conditions at the lab.

02/20/2013

Gary Bell (Gary Bell Campaign/YouTube)

Illness Prevents Newly Elected Richmond City Councilman From Taking Office

A serious illness that struck Gary Bell several days after he was elected to the Richmond City Council will likely prevent him from being sworn into office, leaving the council with a big decision over how to fill the vacancy.

01/04/2013

(CBS)

San Francisco VA Lab Shuts Down Following Researcher’s Death

A laboratory at the San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center has been shut down following the weekend death of a researcher that was apparently caused by deadly bacteria he was working with.

05/03/2012

(Leon Neal/AFP/Getty Images)

Rare Bacteria Appears To Have Killed SF Researcher

Health officials are trying to determine how a rare strain of bacteria infected and apparently led to the death of a researcher at a Veteran’s Affairs infectious diseases lab in San Francisco.

05/02/2012

(AP)

School Nurse Association Campaigns To Prevent Meningitis

The National Association of School Nurses has started a campaign to spread awareness and prevent a rare, but deadly disease.

09/04/2011

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