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Centers for Disease Control And Prevention

Dr. Jason Greenspan (L) and emergency room nurse Junizar Manansala care for a patient in the ER of Mission Community Hospital where doctors held a press conference outside on a class action lawsuit against the state of California by a coalition of emergency room physicians claiming that without additional funding, the entire emergency healthcare system is on the verge of collapse on January 28, 2009 in Panorama City, California. (David McNew/Getty Images)

Potentially Lethal Valley Fever Rate Doubles In California

A new study published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows the annual rate of hospitalizations for valley fever, a potentially lethal but often misdiagnosed disease, has doubled over the past 12 years in California.

09/11/2013

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Cargill Recalling Ground Turkey After Sacramento Salmonella Death

Meat giant Cargill is recalling 36 million pounds of ground turkey linked to a nationwide salmonella outbreak that has killed one person in California and sickened at least 76 others.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–08/03/2011

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Sacramento Death May Be Linked To Salmonella-Tainted Turkey

State health officials say a Northern California resident is the lone known death in a spate of salmonella poisonings across the country that appear to be linked to eating ground turkey meat.

CBS San Francisco–08/02/2011

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New HIV Statistics Alarm San Francisco Officials

Asian and Pacific Islander women had the highest rate of increase for HIV infection in the U.S., that according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–05/17/2011

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HealthWatch: Studies Reveal U.S. Skimping On Sleep

More than a third of U.S. adults sleep less than seven hours a night, and many of them report troubles concentrating, remembering and even driving.

KPIX 5–03/04/2011