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KUSI News San Diego
Meningococcal increase in Southern California triggers vaccination advisory-- including gay and bisexual men -- to get vaccinated against the often fatal
Meningococcal increase in Southern California triggers vaccination advisory
KUSI News San Diego / Posted 18 hours ago
-- including gay and bisexual men -- to get vaccinated against the often fatal infection, which attacks the brain. The California Department of Public Health reported an increase in cases of meningococcal disease in Southern California,... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Health Officials Urge At-Risk People Get Meningococcal Disease Vaccine— including gay and bisexual men — to get vaccinated against the often fatal in
Health Officials Urge At-Risk People Get Meningococcal Disease Vaccine
KPBS San Diego / Posted 21 hours ago
— including gay and bisexual men — to get vaccinated against the often fatal infection, which attacks the brain. The California Department of Public Health reported an increase in cases of meningococcal disease in Southern California,... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Consider the Crab: The year California's Dungeness crab industry almost cracked apart (but didn't)State had let commercial fishermen on the water. Why not reopen the waters in C
Consider the Crab: The year California's Dungeness crab industry almost cracked apart (but didn't)
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
State had let commercial fishermen on the water. Why not reopen the waters in California? It wouldn't be that easy. The California Department of Public Health requires scientists to confirm two consecutive clean tests for potentially harmful... Read more
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Ventura County Star
Another bird tests positive for West Nile virusMonday. The bird was found in Simi Valley in mid July and environmental health
Another bird tests positive for West Nile virus
Ventura County Star / Posted 3 days ago
Monday. The bird was found in Simi Valley in mid July and environmental health recently received confirmation from the California Department of Public Health that the West Nile test was positive. Ten birds have now tested positive for the... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Adding DNA sequencing to newborn screenings may increase early diagnosis of cystic fibrosisA study by researchers at Children's Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA), Brigham and W
Adding DNA sequencing to newborn screenings may increase early diagnosis of cystic fibrosis
News-Medical-Net / Posted 3 days ago
A study by researchers at Children's Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA), Brigham and Women's Hospital and the California Department of Public Health suggests that all babies with a known mutation for cystic fibrosis (CF) and second mutation called the 5T... Read more
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Business Wire
DNA Sequencing Uncovers Latent Risk for Developing Cystic FibrosisWIRE)--A study by researchers at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA), Brigha
DNA Sequencing Uncovers Latent Risk for Developing Cystic Fibrosis
Business Wire / Posted 4 days ago
WIRE)--A study by researchers at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA), Brigham and Women’s Hospital and the California Department of Public Healthsuggests that all babies with a known mutation for cystic fibrosis (CF) and second... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
News In Numbers: Auto Body Fumes A Frequent Complaint In San Diego Countythe state Department of Toxic Substances Control. NMP, or N-methyl-pyrrolidone,
News In Numbers: Auto Body Fumes A Frequent Complaint In San Diego County
KPBS San Diego / Posted 4 days ago
the state Department of Toxic Substances Control. NMP, or N-methyl-pyrrolidone, is considered a reproductive hazard by the California Department of Public Health, meaning it may be dangerous for babies in utero. Acetone can cause dizziness and... Read more
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The Mercury News
Cases of Zika virus in Bay Area reach 32in California or the United States and there is no risk to the public at large.
Cases of Zika virus in Bay Area reach 32
The Mercury News / Posted 6 days ago
in California or the United States and there is no risk to the public at large. The latest numbers released by the California Department of Public Health on Friday show seven confirmed Zika cases in Alameda County, seven in San Francisco,... Read more
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Los Angeles Daily News
Echo Park man struck with West Nile virus is first in LA County, sparking warningsdied in California last year as a result of contracting West Nile virus, settin
Echo Park man struck with West Nile virus is first in LA County, sparking warnings
Los Angeles Daily News / Posted 8 days ago
died in California last year as a result of contracting West Nile virus, setting a state record. That’s the most since the California Department of Public Health began recording cases in 2003, and the most in any U.S. state. Of the those deaths in... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
In a blast from the past, hula hoops catch on again at festivals, gymslike it’s sticking around this time,” she said. Miller sold 30 of her custom-d
In a blast from the past, hula hoops catch on again at festivals, gyms
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 9 days ago
like it’s sticking around this time,” she said. Miller sold 30 of her custom-decorated hoops to the employee gym at the California Department of Public Health after teaching classes there in 2013. She also hoops and gives lessons at parties. One... Read more
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Ventura County Star
Four more birds test positive for West Nile viruscollected during the last week of June and the first week of July and environme
Four more birds test positive for West Nile virus
Ventura County Star / Posted 11 days ago
collected during the last week of June and the first week of July and environmental health received confirmation from the California Department of Public Health that the tests for the virus were positive. Nine birds have tested positive so far... Read more
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ABC Action News Tampa Bay
Deadly E. Coli Outbreak Is A Reminder To Wash Your Salad Mixa listeria outbreak was blamed for the death of one person. Several others repo
Deadly E. Coli Outbreak Is A Reminder To Wash Your Salad Mix
ABC Action News Tampa Bay / Posted 11 days ago
a listeria outbreak was blamed for the death of one person. Several others reportedly fell ill from the mixes, too. The California Department of Public Health advises, "If the product is not labeled 'washed,' 'triple washed' or 'ready-to-eat,'... Read more
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KIVI Boise
Deadly E. Coli Outbreak Is A Reminder To Wash Your Salad Mixa listeria outbreak was blamed for the death of one person. Several others repo
Deadly E. Coli Outbreak Is A Reminder To Wash Your Salad Mix
KIVI Boise / Posted 11 days ago
a listeria outbreak was blamed for the death of one person. Several others reportedly fell ill from the mixes, too. The California Department of Public Health advises, "If the product is not labeled 'washed,' 'triple washed' or 'ready-to-eat,'... Read more
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Newsweek
Geographic cancer clusters are rampant but impossible to proveaverage,” says Dr. Raymond Neutra, former chief of the Division of Environmenta
Geographic cancer clusters are rampant but impossible to prove
Newsweek / Posted 11 days ago
average,” says Dr. Raymond Neutra, former chief of the Division of Environmental and Occupational Disease Control with the California Department of Public Health. “The investigations of cluster towns have been very unproductive—yet this is the kind... Read more
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FOX40 Sacramento
Dangerous Algae Bloom in Pit River Arm of Shasta LakePets can be especially susceptible since they tend to drink the water and lick
Dangerous Algae Bloom in Pit River Arm of Shasta Lake
FOX40 Sacramento / Posted 15 days ago
Pets can be especially susceptible since they tend to drink the water and lick their fur after going in the water. For more information, please visit the California Department of Public Health website below: Brookelynn Graditi filed this... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Why Sacramento largely has stayed peaceful amid racial strifeto address the disproportionate number of African American children who die in
Why Sacramento largely has stayed peaceful amid racial strife
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 16 days ago
to address the disproportionate number of African American children who die in this county every year. According to California Department of Public Health data analyzed by The Sacramento Bee, 9.1 African American children per 10,000 under... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
The Food-Sharing Economy Is Delicious And Illegal--Will It Survive?the California Retail Code. What Josephine didn’t realize then was that, possi
The Food-Sharing Economy Is Delicious And Illegal--Will It Survive?
Fast Company Magazine / Posted 22 days ago
the California Retail Code. What Josephine didn’t realize then was that, possibly at that very moment, officials from the California Department of Public Health were covertly ordering meals from Josephine cooks in order to prove they were... Read more
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KTLA-TV Los Angeles
Riverside County Confirms 1st Case of Zika Virus in Local Man Who Traveled to Caribbeanbrain development. There is no vaccine for Zika, which has not been acquired a
Riverside County Confirms 1st Case of Zika Virus in Local Man Who Traveled to Caribbean
KTLA-TV Los Angeles / Posted 24 days ago
brain development. There is no vaccine for Zika, which has not been acquired anywhere within the United States. The California Department of Public Health has warned travelers to Latin America and the Caribbean to take measures to avoid... Read more
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FOX News
West Nile virus gets boost from US droughtside effect of the dry weather: a greater likelihood of contracting West Nile v
West Nile virus gets boost from US drought
FOX News / Posted 24 days ago
side effect of the dry weather: a greater likelihood of contracting West Nile virus. This week, officials from the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) confirmed that a 65-year-old woman in Nevada County, California, died from an... Read more
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The Signal
Bermite water cleanup to be discussedinvolved in the cleanup. A representative of the Department of Toxic Substance
Bermite water cleanup to be discussed
The Signal / Posted 24 days ago
involved in the cleanup. A representative of the Department of Toxic Substance Control which oversees the cleanup and the California Department of Public Health frequently participate in CAG meetings. Wednesday’s session is expected to feature a... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
LGBT community aims to trim its higher tobacco usesmoking rate is 27 percent, compared with a heterosexual smoking rate of 13 per
LGBT community aims to trim its higher tobacco use
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 24 days ago
smoking rate is 27 percent, compared with a heterosexual smoking rate of 13 percent, according to a 2013 report from the California Department of Public Health. More than 40 percent of lesbian, gay and bisexual respondents said they allowed... Read more
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Los Angeles Daily News
Pregnant women left in limbo as Valley health program closesbut throughout life — can have dramatic, adverse effects on a woman’s own healt
Pregnant women left in limbo as Valley health program closes
Los Angeles Daily News / Posted 29 days ago
but throughout life — can have dramatic, adverse effects on a woman’s own health and that of her baby,” experts with the California Department of Public Health noted. The closure leaves Marlene Rowlett, program manager at Black Infant Health for... Read more
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The Advocate
Declaring War Against a Silent LGBT EpidemicLesbian, gay and bisexual Californians smoke at two to three times the rate of
Declaring War Against a Silent LGBT Epidemic
The Advocate / Posted 29 days ago
Lesbian, gay and bisexual Californians smoke at two to three times the rate of heterosexual Californians, according to the California Department of Public Health. That’s a smoking rate of 27.4 percent among the LGBT community in California,... Read more
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Los Angeles Daily News
Program for African American moms-to-be shut down amid funding cutsbut throughout life — can have dramatic, adverse effects on a woman’s own healt
Program for African American moms-to-be shut down amid funding cuts
Los Angeles Daily News / Posted 29 days ago
but throughout life — can have dramatic, adverse effects on a woman’s own health and that of her baby,” experts with the California Department of Public Health noted. The closure leaves Marlene Rowlett, program manager at Black Infant Health for... Read more
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iol.co.za
Dennis Quaid’s wife files for divorce againreached a $750,000 settlement with Los Angeles Cedars-Sinai hospital, while the
Dennis Quaid’s wife files for divorce again
iol.co.za / Posted 30 days ago
reached a $750,000 settlement with Los Angeles Cedars-Sinai hospital, while the facility was also fined $25,000 by the California Department of Public Health over the blunder. The hospital also started taking steps to improve staff training,... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Campground squirrels test positive for plague in San Jacinto MountainsRiverside County Environmental Health Vector Control Program was notified about
Campground squirrels test positive for plague in San Jacinto Mountains
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted a month ago
Riverside County Environmental Health Vector Control Program was notified about the positive blood tests by the California Department of Public Health, which were collected on June 8 and June 13. The U.S. Forest Service district rangers... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Woman suing hospital after alleged sexual assault by nursing assistantits policy by removing the employee, cooperating fully with law enforcement in
Woman suing hospital after alleged sexual assault by nursing assistant
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted a month ago
its policy by removing the employee, cooperating fully with law enforcement in its investigation, and self-reporting to the California Department of Public Health. Additionally, when CDPH investigated the matter, they reviewed the patient’s medical... Read more
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Ventura County Star
Three birds in Simi Valley test positive for West Nile virusfor the West Nile virus. On Friday, the Ventura County Environmental Health Di
Three birds in Simi Valley test positive for West Nile virus
Ventura County Star / Posted 1 months ago
for the West Nile virus. On Friday, the Ventura County Environmental Health Division received confirmation from the California Department of Public Health that three wild birds collected during the third week of June had tested positive. So... Read more
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FOX News
California health officials issue meningococcal disease advisoryThe California Department of Public Health has issued a health advisory in Sout
California health officials issue meningococcal disease advisory
FOX News / Posted 1 months ago
The California Department of Public Health has issued a health advisory in Southern California linked to an outbreak of invasive meningococcal disease, primarily among adult gay and bisexual men. Meningococcal disease is caused by a bacteria and can... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Desert Aids Project offers free meningitis vaccineThe California Department of Public Health has issued a health advisory in Sout
Desert Aids Project offers free meningitis vaccine
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 1 months ago
The California Department of Public Health has issued a health advisory in Southern California linked to an outbreak of invasive meningococcal disease. In response, the Desert Aids Project will offer a free Meningitis Vaccine to anyone requesting... Read more
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New Now Next
Meningitis Outbreak In L.A. Triggers Health Warning For Gay Menand bisexual men in Southern California may be at increased risk for meningococ
Meningitis Outbreak In L.A. Triggers Health Warning For Gay Men
New Now Next / Posted 1 months ago
and bisexual men in Southern California may be at increased risk for meningococcal disease,” said Dr. Karen Smith of the California Department of Public Health. Men who have sex with men are being urged to get a meningitis vaccination. Since... Read more
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KTLA-TV Los Angeles
Meningococcal Outbreak in Los Angeles and Orange Counties Triggers Health WarningOrange counties have fallen ill with a meningococcal infection, according to Dr
Meningococcal Outbreak in Los Angeles and Orange Counties Triggers Health Warning
KTLA-TV Los Angeles / Posted 1 months ago
Orange counties have fallen ill with a meningococcal infection, according to Dr. Karen Smith, public health officer for the California Department of Public Health. Most of the men were gay or bisexual. One of them has died from the infection. “We... Read more
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KTVN Reno
California News Digest 1:30 pmexpected to survive. SENT: 260 words. UPCOMING: Photo planned. MENINGITIS WARN
California News Digest 1:30 pm
KTVN Reno / Posted 1 months ago
expected to survive. SENT: 260 words. UPCOMING: Photo planned. MENINGITIS WARNING-SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA LOS ANGELES - The California Department of Public Health has issued a health advisory in Southern California linked to an outbreak of invasive... Read more
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Orange County Register
State health officials warn of Southern California meningococcal outbreakdetected in men in Orange and Los Angeles counties since May, including in one
State health officials warn of Southern California meningococcal outbreak
Orange County Register / Posted 1 months ago
detected in men in Orange and Los Angeles counties since May, including in one patient who died from the infection, the California Department of Public Health announced Friday. In a health advisory, the CDPH warned that the outbreak of the rare... Read more
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Los Angeles Daily News
California Department of Public Health issues health advisory for invasive meningococcal diseaseLOS ANGELES >> The California Department of Public Health has issued a health a
California Department of Public Health issues health advisory for invasive meningococcal disease
Los Angeles Daily News / Posted 1 months ago
LOS ANGELES >> The California Department of Public Health has issued a health advisory in Southern California linked to an outbreak of invasive meningococcal disease, primarily among adult gay and bisexual men. Meningococcal disease is caused by a... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Department of public health warns of meningococcal diseaseLOS ANGELES (AP) - The California Department of Public Health has issued a heal
Department of public health warns of meningococcal disease
KTVN Reno / Posted 1 months ago
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The California Department of Public Health has issued a health advisory in Southern California linked to an outbreak of invasive meningococcal disease, primarily among adult gay and bisexual men. Meningococcal disease is caused by... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Department of public health warns of meningococcal diseaseLOS ANGELES (AP) - The California Department of Public Health has issued a heal
Department of public health warns of meningococcal disease
The Record Searchlight / Posted 1 months ago
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The California Department of Public Health has issued a health advisory in Southern California linked to an outbreak of invasive meningococcal disease, primarily among adult gay and bisexual men. Meningococcal disease is caused by... Read more
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Nevada Appeal
Fallen Leaf to close for plague treatmentclosed while officials spray for fleas. The U.S. Forest Service Lake Tahoe Bas
Fallen Leaf to close for plague treatment
Nevada Appeal / Posted 1 months ago
closed while officials spray for fleas. The U.S. Forest Service Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit, under direction from the California Department of Public Health, will temporarily close Fallen Leaf Campground to allow county and state public health... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Fallen Leaf Campground to close for insecticide treatmentas a public safety precaution by the U.S. Forest Service’s Lake Tahoe Basin Man
Fallen Leaf Campground to close for insecticide treatment
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 1 months ago
as a public safety precaution by the U.S. Forest Service’s Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit, under direction of the California Department of Public Health. The gate to the campground will close at 7 p.m. Monday, but campers must check out... Read more

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