We Get Support From:
Become a Supporter 
 We Get Support From:
Become a Supporter 

Stories related to: health

Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio

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.

Google Maps

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.

Rich Pedroncelli / AP Photo

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.

Pesticide Regulators Say Little Or No Residue Found On Most California Produce

December 21, 2017 | Steve Milne

About 9 in 10 of the produce tested for pesticides at California grocery stores, farmer's markets and other outlets had little or no residue, according to the state Department of Pesticide Regulation's 2016 survey.

Sammy Caiola / Capital Public Radio

Health Care

UC Davis Pushes Students To Nap Their Way To Success

December 11, 2017 | Sammy Caiola

A power nap class at UC Davis is part of a wider campus effort to encourage students to sleep more year-round.

Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio

Insight With Beth Ruyak

News Network: Contested Health Insurance Denials On The Rise

November 28, 2017 | Cody Drabble

Capital Public Radio's health reporter Sammy Caiola looked into why insurance companies are denying coverage at higher rates and how to contest a denial.

Leonard Towers / Flickr

Health Care

Dentists Want Your Halloween Candy

November 1, 2017 | Sammy Caiola

Give your candy to these dentists, and they'll send it off to the troops.

Gosia Wozniacka / AP

Health Care

Cal EPA Moves Toward Tighter Pesticide Restrictions

August 18, 2017 | Sammy Caiola

The state Department of Pesticide Regulations Friday released their newest risk assessment for a commonly used pesticide called chlorpyrifos.

Health Care

Back-To-School Vaccines A Must For California Kids

August 7, 2017 | Sammy Caiola

A new state law that kicked in last summer requires shots for public school children. Some families are still adjusting to the law.

We Get Support From:
Become a Supporter