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Health Care

Cancer Test-By-Mail Gets Approval From FDA — But Not Necessarily From Doctors

March 19, 2018 | Sammy Caiola

A California genetic testing startup will soon offer a mail-in screening for breast cancer risk. But some doctors fear the new option could be more confusing than helpful.

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Health Care

Keep Your Cell Phone Away From Your Body, New State Guidelines Warn

December 13, 2017 | Sammy Caiola

New guidelines from the state health department warn of radiation risk from cell phones

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Insight With Beth Ruyak

Using Fitness to Fight Cancer

September 6, 2017 | Chris Remington

A fitness group for cancer survivors hosts a hiking trip in the Tahoe Basin this weekend, Triumph Cancer founder Pam Whitehead shares her story of survival.

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Environment

Study: Chemicals From Firefighting Foam In Drinking Water

August 9, 2016 | Ed Joyce

A new study shows fire-fighting foam containing highly fluorinated chemicals is contaminating drinking water supplies around many of the nation's military bases, airports and industrial sites.

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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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Sacramento Fire Department Works To Mitigate Fire Fighter Exposure To Toxic Chemicals

March 4, 2016 | Bob Moffitt

The City of Sacramento and its fire department hope this will decrease the cancer rate of firefighters also.

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Doctors Studying High Thyroid Cancer Rates In Gold Country

February 16, 2016 | Steve Milne

Researchers say some foothill communities in the Sacramento region have rates of advanced thyroid cancer well above the national average. They’re looking at possible environmental links.

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