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Health Care

Survey: California School Kids Safer, Depression Risk ‘High’

July 18, 2016 | Ed Joyce

Drug and alcohol use dropped among students in California and school safety increased, according to the results of a statewide survey. But the report shows two indicators of depression risk are "at disturbingly high levels."

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Study: California Agency Fails To Regulate Pesticide Mixtures

February 18, 2016 | Amy Quinton

A new UCLA report says the California Department of Pesticide Regulation fails to regulate pesticide mixtures adequately.

State Government

California Assembly Passes End-Of-Life Bill

September 9, 2015 | Chris Nichols | Ben Adler

Following more than two hours of impassioned debate, the state Assembly on Wednesday passed legislation that would allow terminally ill Californians to take prescription drugs to end their lives.

Katie Orr, Capital Public Radio

Undocumented Immigration In California

Undocumented Health Care Bill Moves Forward

May 28, 2015 | Katie Orr

A bill that would make health care available to undocumented immigrants in California advanced in the state legislature today. But it’s been scaled back from previous versions.

Expert: Only A Matter Of Time Before Enterovirus Hits California

September 15, 2014 | Pauline Bartolone

A virus that has hospitalized children in the Midwestern United States this year was first identified in California more than 50 years ago and may have resurfaced again in the state.

Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio

Health Care

Sacramento Patient Tests Negative For Ebola Virus

August 21, 2014 | Pauline Bartolone

UPDATE: Aug. 22, 7 A.M. - Health officials announced that a Sacramento patient has tested negative for the Ebola virus.

Health Care

California Scrambles To Clear Medi-Cal Applications Backlog

August 18, 2014 | Pauline Bartolone

The State of California says it’s working as fast as it can to process a backlog of 400,000 Medi-Cal applications.

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