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Showing Articles Tagged With: health

  • Katie Orr, Capital Public Radio

    Renewed Effort To Pass Right-To-Die Legislation

    Tuesday, August 18, 2015

    The stage has been set for more emotional debate surrounding physician-assisted suicide in California. Democratic lawmakers announced today they’ve reintroduced a bill that would allow the practice in the state.

  • Katie Orr, Capital Public Radio

    Flat Managed Care Tax Proposed

    Monday, August 17, 2015

    California is under orders to change the way it funds Medi-Cal. Lawmakers are considering the issue in a special Legislative session and a new proposal was announced Monday.

  • Complaint Alleges PE Discrimination In California Schools

    Friday, August 14, 2015

    Some civil rights groups are charging discrimination in access to physical education in California schools. They say public schools have not satisfied their legal obligation to provide quality physical education to Latino and African-American kids.

  • Lesley McClurg / Capital Public Radio

    Almond Milk Sales Skyrocket, But How Healthy Is It?

    Wednesday, April 01, 2015

    Almond milk is no longer a health food niche product. Last year national sales were up 40 percent, according to Nielson data. But some dietitians question almond milk's nutritional value.

  • Early Bloom Triggers Allergy Symptoms For Many

    Wednesday, March 18, 2015

    Spring officially starts on Friday. But the unseasonably warm weather has made it feel like spring arrived early in the Sacramento area. Trees have bloomed earlier too and that's making it a rough March for people who suffer from allergies.

  • Rich Pedroncelli / AP

    Infant Dies Of Whooping Cough In San Joaquin County

    Thursday, March 05, 2015

    A three week old infant in San Joaquin County has died of Pertussis, commonly known as whooping cough. The state is experiencing an epidemic of the disease. There were more than 11,000 cases in California last year.

  • Courtesy of Raise Your Hand Foundation

    Roseville Group Helping Liberians Fight Ebola

    Wednesday, February 18, 2015

    Sacramento area relief workers helping to fight the Ebola crisis in West Africa report that Liberian schools are reopening after shutting down six months ago.

  • Dragan / Flickr

    New Study Finds When Jogging, Less May Be More

    Thursday, February 05, 2015

    A study out this month in The Journal of the American College of Cardiology suggests that you don’t have to run long and hard to get the health benefits of jogging. In fact, you can actually hurt yourself by running too much.

  • When A Marketplace Only Offers One Health Insurer

    Thursday, December 18, 2014

    In 22 Northern California counties, some health insurance customers have only one carrier choice in Covered California. We go to a rural community north of Quincy to find out what that's like.

  • UC Davis MIND Institute

    UC Davis To Study Autism In Girls

    Tuesday, September 02, 2014

    UC Davis is taking a closer look at autism in girls, and it’s looking for children to take part in the study.

  • Anderson Mancini / Flickr

    Study: Oral Hygiene Can Save Patients' Lives

    Monday, March 03, 2014

    A study at a Sacramento-area hospital has revealed that basic dental hygiene among hospital patients can significantly reduce the incidence of pneumonia.

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