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Bath salts seized during a recent bust in Fremont. (Fremont Police Department)

Study: 1000s Of Drug Users Hospitalized After Doing ‘Bath Salts’

A government report finds that in just one year, the use of bath salts, a group of drugs containing amphetamine-type stimulants, resulted in thousands of visits to emergency rooms.



Energy Drink Fueled ER Visits Double Over 4-Year Period

A new government survey suggests the number of people seeking emergency treatment after consuming energy drinks has doubled nationwide in a recent four-year span.



San Jose Anti-Gang Program Targets At-Risk Youth

San Jose’s Gang Prevention Task Force is partnering with Valley Medical Center on a new outreach program, which is poised to launch by mid-summer 2012.


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South Bay ERs Go High-Tech

Two hospitals in Silicon Valley are the first in Northern California to publicly post their ER wait times.