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Insight With Beth Ruyak

CapRadio's Mental Health Series

April 28, 2016

Capital Public Radio report Bob Moffitt joins us to talk about his five-part mental health series exploring issues from helping people in a mental health crisis and what challenges those providing services and treatment face.

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Insight With Beth Ruyak

The Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation

April 28, 2016

Dr. Costanzo DiPerna join Insight to talk about the Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation and the future lung cancer research.

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Environment

Expect More 'Spare The Air' Alerts In Sacramento

April 27, 2016 | Ed Joyce

More "Spare The Air" alerts may be issued this year in the Sacramento region because the Environmental Protection Agency has lowered the federal ozone health standard.

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Environment

Study Shows California Can Expect More Unhealthy Ozone Days

April 21, 2016 | Amy Quinton

A new study shows that by 2050, California could experience an additional nine days when ozone levels are unhealthy for humans.

Illustration By Melody Stone / Capital Public Radio

Mental Health Series

Mental Health: Sometimes Incarceration Is The Best Medicine

April 21, 2016 | Bob Moffitt

Sometimes, help for people with mental illness can only be found behind the locked doors of a psychiatric facility, county jail, or state mental hospital. Yet, there is no guarantee that a person requiring services can get them when they need them.

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Environment

Report: California Has Nation's Dirtiest Air

April 20, 2016 | Ed Joyce

The American Lung Association "State of the Air 2016" report gives failing grades to communities in the Central Valley's farming region and the Los Angeles area. It also says climate change is a growing threat to air quality in California.

Illustration By Melody Stone / Capital Public Radio

Mental Health Series

Few Psychiatric Beds For Tens Of Thousands In Need

April 19, 2016 | Bob Moffitt

For people struggling with their mental health, there are an increasing number of opportunities to get help. The groups working to expand resources in the Sacramento area say the system is hamstrung by the lack of adequate treatment facilities.

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Health Care

State Report Slams Denti-Cal

April 1, 2016 | Ben Bradford

A California oversight board is calling the state dental program for low-income people “baffling, frustrating,” and “harmful.”

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