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Rural Suicide

Reading List: Suicide In Rural America

June 22, 2018

CapRadio health care reporter Sammy Caiola has embarked on a six-month project to explore the high rates of suicide in Northern California’s rural communities. Here's a look at what she's reading on the topic.

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Auditors Slam California State University System For Putting Student, Employee Health And Safety At Risk

April 24, 2018 | Sammy Caiola

The CSU is not taking the proper steps to protect students and staff from lab chemicals, asbestos and other hazards, a new audit shows.

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Health Care

More Flu Cases This Week In California Than During Last Season’s Peak; New Strain Spreads

March 9, 2018 | Sammy Caiola

A new influenza B strain is affecting children more severely than adults.

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Insight With Beth Ruyak

Physician With Diabetes Discusses How To Manage The Condition

March 2, 2018 | Chris Remington

Dr. Steven V. Edelman, founder of Taking Control of Your Diabetes (TCOYD), discusses the latest research and previews the TCOYD conference.

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Insight With Beth Ruyak

Health Workers Step Up To Help Victims Of Human Trafficking

February 13, 2018 | Cody Drabble

Doctors and nurses are playing a larger role in identifying and intervening with victims of human trafficking. Health reporter Sammy Caiola looked into how health professionals are helping to provide information and resources to trafficking victims.

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Native American Treatment Center Faces Lawsuit From Yolo County

February 12, 2018 | Sammy Caiola

This facility could help Native American youth with substance addiction, but Yolo County officials say it's a huge traffic hazard.

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Covered California Sees Slight Drop In Renewals

February 7, 2018 | Steve Milne

Enrollment in Covered California dropped slightly this year. Numbers out today show 1.5 million people enrolled for 2018. That's down about two percent from the previous year. A drop in renewals offset gains in new enrollees.

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