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Lake County News
CDPH urges caution on how to avoid hantavirus following diagnosis in Northern California man SACRAMENTO – The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) reminds indivi
Lake County News / Posted yesterday
SACRAMENTO – The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) reminds individuals to take precautions when entering cabins, trailers and other buildings... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Valley Fever cases in Calif. rise to record level; highest in farm areasfactors” could have increased the risk of exposure to the airborne spores that
Inquirier.net / Posted 2 days ago
factors” could have increased the risk of exposure to the airborne spores that cause the disease, according to the California Department of Public Health. ADVERTISEMENT Global warming link Climatologists and other researchers have... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
California Valley Fever cases highest on recordfactors" could have increased the risk of exposure to the airborne spores that
News-Medical-Net / Posted 3 days ago
factors" could have increased the risk of exposure to the airborne spores that cause the disease, according to the California Department of Public Health. Climatologists and other researchers have theorized that intensified dust storms or... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Hantavirus survivor’s dad says Bodie living quarters scrubbed as son lay in his roomor rangers instructed them to do so. She stressed that State Parks is cooperat
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 4 days ago
or rangers instructed them to do so. She stressed that State Parks is cooperating with the ongoing investigation by the California Department of Public Health and Mono County. Johnson said Friday that he knew the living quarters had been cleaned... Read more
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Los Angeles Daily News
Valley fever cases spike in Los Angeles Countydidn’t know it or go to their physicians. The increase in cases also was noted
Los Angeles Daily News / Posted 5 days ago
didn’t know it or go to their physicians. The increase in cases also was noted statewide this week. Officials with the California Department of Public Health said there were 5,372 cases across the Golden State in 2016, a figure unseen since... Read more
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Gridley Herald
Sutter-Yuba Mosquito finds first West Nile evidencein full operation and mosquito control efforts are at maximum capability. Resid
Gridley Herald / Posted 6 days ago
in full operation and mosquito control efforts are at maximum capability. Residents are asked to report dead birds to the California Department of Public Health website at www.westnile.ca.gov or by calling 877-968-2473. It is very important to... Read more
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Lake County News
Harmful algal bloom discovered in Copsey CreekPortal: California Cyanobacteria and Harmful Algal Bloom (CCHAB) Network: Cal
Lake County News / Posted 6 days ago
Portal: California Cyanobacteria and Harmful Algal Bloom (CCHAB) Network: California Surface Water Ambient Monitoring Program Freshwater HAB webpage: California Department of Public Health: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency: CyanoHAB Web... Read more
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Lake County News
Valley fever cases increase in California in 2016 SACRAMENTO – The California Department of Public Health has announced a large
Lake County News / Posted 6 days ago
SACRAMENTO – The California Department of Public Health has announced a large increase in the number of reported valley fever cases in California with illness onset in 2016. From January through... Read more
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The Mercury News
Valley Fever cases increase in Californiaknow what’s behind the increase. From January through December 2016, 5,372 new
The Mercury News / Posted 6 days ago
know what’s behind the increase. From January through December 2016, 5,372 new cases of Valley Fever were reported to California Department of Public Health corresponding to an incidence rate of 13.7 cases per 100,000 people. Officials said... Read more
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WPXI Pittsburgh
Man in ICU with potentially deadly respiratory disease spread by micea dangerous infection that comes from exposure to hantavirus-infected rodents,
WPXI Pittsburgh / Posted 7 days ago
a dangerous infection that comes from exposure to hantavirus-infected rodents, their urine or their droppings. The California Department of Public Health explained that patients become infected by breathing in air contaminated with dried... Read more
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New York Post
Man contracts deadly disease after staying at park cabinthe disease during his stay at the state park, but his family said the guides k
New York Post / Posted 8 days ago
the disease during his stay at the state park, but his family said the guides knew there were deer mice in the cabins. California Department of Public Health reported one person died in 2011 after contracting the disease during his visit at... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Man in ICU with potentially fatal respiratory disease spread by micea dangerous infection that comes from exposure to hantavirus-infected rodents,
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 8 days ago
a dangerous infection that comes from exposure to hantavirus-infected rodents, their urine or their droppings. The California Department of Public Health explained that patients become infected by breathing in air contaminated with dried... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Man in ICU with potentially fatal respiratory disease spread by micea dangerous infection that comes from exposure to hantavirus-infected rodents,
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 8 days ago
a dangerous infection that comes from exposure to hantavirus-infected rodents, their urine or their droppings. The California Department of Public Health explained that patients become infected by breathing in air contaminated with dried... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Man in ICU with potentially fatal respiratory disease spread by micea dangerous infection that comes from exposure to hantavirus-infected rodents,
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 8 days ago
a dangerous infection that comes from exposure to hantavirus-infected rodents, their urine or their droppings. The California Department of Public Health explained that patients become infected by breathing in air contaminated with dried... Read more
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ajc.com
Man in ICU with potentially fatal respiratory disease spread by micea dangerous infection that comes from exposure to hantavirus-infected rodents,
ajc.com / Posted 9 days ago
a dangerous infection that comes from exposure to hantavirus-infected rodents, their urine or their droppings. The California Department of Public Health explained that patients become infected by breathing in air contaminated with dried... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
Man in ICU with potentially fatal respiratory disease spread by micea dangerous infection that comes from exposure to hantavirus-infected rodents,
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 9 days ago
a dangerous infection that comes from exposure to hantavirus-infected rodents, their urine or their droppings. The California Department of Public Health explained that patients become infected by breathing in air contaminated with dried... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Man in ICU with potentially fatal respiratory disease spread by micea dangerous infection that comes from exposure to hantavirus-infected rodents,
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 9 days ago
a dangerous infection that comes from exposure to hantavirus-infected rodents, their urine or their droppings. The California Department of Public Health explained that patients become infected by breathing in air contaminated with dried... Read more
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FOX News
Man contracts hantavirus after staying in cabins at California park, family saysthe disease during his stay at the state park, but his family said the guides k
FOX News / Posted 9 days ago
the disease during his stay at the state park, but his family said the guides knew there were deer mice in the cabins. California Department of Public Health reported one person died in 2011 after contracting the disease during his visit at... Read more
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The Mercury News
Bay Area doctors learn to navigate California’s right-to-die law— just 173 California doctors wrote lethal prescriptions for 191 patients in th
The Mercury News / Posted 11 days ago
— just 173 California doctors wrote lethal prescriptions for 191 patients in the last half of 2016, according to the California Department of Public Health. Of those who got prescriptions, 111 ingested the lethal drug and died. The... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
County Reports This Year's First Find Of West Nile Virusthe first find this year, county officials said today. A dead American Crow wi
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 12 days ago
the first find this year, county officials said today. A dead American Crow with an acute infection was sent to a California Department of Public Health office on July 6. A Santa Cruz resident found the bird near Soquel Avenue and... Read more
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Bay Area Reporter
LGBT data collection underway in CA, SFand gender identity that has been tested in the field and easy for people to un
Bay Area Reporter / Posted 14 days ago
and gender identity that has been tested in the field and easy for people to understand and yield accurate results." The California Department of Public Health declined the Bay Area Reporter's interview requests for this article. In response to... Read more
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New America Media
Filipinos Sound Off on California’s Legalized Assisted Suicidepatients. Some 111 individuals have died after ingesting prescribed aid-in-dyi
New America Media / Posted 15 days ago
patients. Some 111 individuals have died after ingesting prescribed aid-in-dying drugs by the end of 2016, reported, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) pursuant to California’s End of Life Option Act (EOLA) that became effective on... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Filipinos sound off on California’s legalized assisted suicide111 individuals have died after ingesting prescribed aid-in-dying drugs by the
Inquirier.net / Posted 16 days ago
111 individuals have died after ingesting prescribed aid-in-dying drugs by the end of 2016, reported, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) pursuant to California’s End of Life Option Act (EOLA) that became effective on... Read more
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Lake County News
St. Helena Hospital Clear Lake name change to Adventist Health Clear Lake finalizeddirection in March, as Lake County News has reported. This week, the hospital
Lake County News / Posted 16 days ago
direction in March, as Lake County News has reported. This week, the hospital reported that it now has permission from the California Department of Public Health to use its new name: Adventist Health Clear Lake. As Adventist Health Clear Lake, the... Read more
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Lake County News
Supervisors to consider resolutions to sell Holiday Harbor, Lucerne visitor center LAKEPORT, Calif. – The Board of Supervisors this week will consider resolutio
Lake County News / Posted 17 days ago
LAKEPORT, Calif. – The Board of Supervisors this week will consider resolutions regarding the proposed sale of the Holiday Harbor marina property in Nice and the... Read more
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Lake County News
CDPH reminds Californians about safe food handling during summer seasonThe California Department of Public Health is reminding Californians about the
Lake County News / Posted 17 days ago
The California Department of Public Health is reminding Californians about the importance of safe food handling to prevent foodborne illness while enjoying picnics, barbecues and other outdoor activities during the summer season. Salmonella, E. coli... Read more
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FOX40 Sacramento
Patients Living Without Air Conditioning at Sacramento Health Care Facilityprocess a little more cringeworthy," Jackson said. Briarwood is a private nurs
FOX40 Sacramento / Posted 18 days ago
process a little more cringeworthy," Jackson said. Briarwood is a private nursing facility that also contracts with the California Department of Public Health to see MediCal and Medicare patients. "There’s a lot of older people in this home... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
County to receive funds for Zika detection equipmentto cover the cost of laboratory equipment that permits health officials to iden
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 19 days ago
to cover the cost of laboratory equipment that permits health officials to identify carriers of the Zika virus. The California Department of Public Health is providing the funds, which originated from a federal program, under an agreement... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
This police department has a new tool to deal with the opioid epidemicthat aims to educate and prevent opioid abuse. The opioid overdose kits are als
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 19 days ago
that aims to educate and prevent opioid abuse. The opioid overdose kits are also funded through this program. “(The California Department of Public Health) told us we didn’t have enough deaths for funding,” Gregory said. “It’s not about... Read more
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Rocklin & Roseville Today
UC Davis Health Reports Email BreachDavis Health has notified, or will be notifying, several government agencies ab
Rocklin & Roseville Today / Posted 20 days ago
Davis Health has notified, or will be notifying, several government agencies about the breach, including the California Department of Public Health, the California Office of the Attorney General, and the U.S. Department of Health and... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Mountain water may look clear, but don’t trust it100,000 Californians contract a giardia infection each year, according to the m
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 23 days ago
100,000 Californians contract a giardia infection each year, according to the most recent surveillance report from the California Department of Public Health. The incidence has gradually declined since 2001 as more people become educated about... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
California assisted suicide patients likely to be white, well-educatedthe decision to end their own lives. In 2016, 111 individuals died from ingest
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 26 days ago
the decision to end their own lives. In 2016, 111 individuals died from ingesting aid-in-dying drugs, according to the California Department of Public Health. Ninety more had been prescribed drugs but ultimately did not take them, while a total... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Californians use aid-in-dying lawcalls the "end-of-life option process," making two verbal requests for aid-in-d
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 28 days ago
calls the "end-of-life option process," making two verbal requests for aid-in-dying drugs, according to the report by the California Department of Public Health. Of those people, 191 received prescriptions written by 173 different... Read more
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FOX 43 Harrisburg
111 people died under California’s new right-to-die lawtheir doctor if they are suffering from a terminal illness and want to set thei
FOX 43 Harrisburg / Posted 28 days ago
their doctor if they are suffering from a terminal illness and want to set their own timetable for their death. CREDIT: California Department of Public Health/ CNN One hundred eleven people died last year under California’s new right-to-die... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Rendon was right to block universal health care bill; aid-dying bill is workinglaw in its first six months, 111 ingested them and died, according to the first
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 29 days ago
law in its first six months, 111 ingested them and died, according to the first official count out Tuesday. The California Department of Public Health said that of the people who died, 84 percent had been in hospice care and 87 percent... Read more
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Raw Story
111 terminally ill patients ended their lives in six months under California right to die lawto die” law, of 191 patients who received life-ending medication from their doc
Raw Story / Posted 29 days ago
to die” law, of 191 patients who received life-ending medication from their doctors. The data, released Tuesday by the California Department of Public Health, looked at demographic information of qualified patients who obtained and used... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
111 Californians terminated lives under aid-dying law last yearof the 111 people who took the life-ending prescription drugs were white and co
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 29 days ago
of the 111 people who took the life-ending prescription drugs were white and college educated, according to the California Department of Public Health report. Two-thirds of those who died had cancer, the most common of which were lung... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
State: 111 terminally ill end lives under new California lawterminally ill people took drugs to end their lives in the first six months aft
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 30 days ago
terminally ill people took drugs to end their lives in the first six months after a 2016 law made the option legal. The California Department of Public Health issued its first report Tuesday on the law that went into effect June 9, 2016. The... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
State: 111 terminally ill end lives under new California lawterminally ill people took drugs to end their lives in the first six months aft
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 30 days ago
terminally ill people took drugs to end their lives in the first six months after a 2016 law made the option legal. The California Department of Public Health issued its first report Tuesday on the law that went into effect June 9, 2016. The... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
State: 111 terminally ill end lives under new California lawterminally ill people took drugs to end their lives in the first six months aft
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 30 days ago
terminally ill people took drugs to end their lives in the first six months after a 2016 law made the option legal. The California Department of Public Health issued its first report Tuesday on the law that went into effect June 9, 2016. The... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
State: 111 terminally ill end lives under new California lawterminally ill people took drugs to end their lives in the first six months aft
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 30 days ago
terminally ill people took drugs to end their lives in the first six months after a 2016 law made the option legal. The California Department of Public Health issued its first report Tuesday on the law that went into effect June 9, 2016. The... Read more
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WFMJ Youngstown
State: 111 terminally ill end lives under new California lawterminally ill people took drugs to end their lives in the first six months aft
WFMJ Youngstown / Posted 30 days ago
terminally ill people took drugs to end their lives in the first six months after a 2016 law made the option legal. The California Department of Public Health issued its first report Tuesday on the law that went into effect June 9, 2016. The... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
State: 111 terminally ill end lives under new California lawterminally ill people took drugs to end their lives in the first six months aft
KHQ Spokane / Posted 30 days ago
terminally ill people took drugs to end their lives in the first six months after a 2016 law made the option legal. The California Department of Public Health issued its first report Tuesday on the law that went into effect June 9, 2016. The... Read more
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The Mercury News
Woman finds frog in salad at Southern California BJ’s restaurantidentified in the inspection report as True Leaf Farms, was not located in the
The Mercury News / Posted a month ago
identified in the inspection report as True Leaf Farms, was not located in the county, so the issue was forwarded to the California Department of Public health for further investigation. The restaurant manager told health officials a meeting with... Read more
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New York Post
Diner claims restaurant served a dead frog in her saladsuppliers and distributors to ensure that nothing like this happens in the futu
New York Post / Posted 1 months ago
suppliers and distributors to ensure that nothing like this happens in the future.” The case has also been referred to the California Department of Public Health, an investigator for the Los Angeles Department of Public Health confirmed to the San... Read more
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5News Ft. Smith-Fayetteville
Woman Finds Frog In Restaurant Salad, Says She Still Feels Sick A Week Lateran employee of the restaurant confirmed that a frog was in the customer’s salad
5News Ft. Smith-Fayetteville / Posted 1 months ago
an employee of the restaurant confirmed that a frog was in the customer’s salad.” The investigation was sent to the California Department of Public Health because the produce supplier was not located in the country, Martel told the... Read more
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FOX 17 Grand Rapids
Woman finds frog in restaurant salad, says she still feels sick a week lateran employee of the restaurant confirmed that a frog was in the customer’s salad
FOX 17 Grand Rapids / Posted 1 months ago
an employee of the restaurant confirmed that a frog was in the customer’s salad.” The investigation was sent to the California Department of Public Health because the produce supplier was not located in the country, Martel told the... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
Woman finds frog in restaurant salad, says she still feels sick a week lateran employee of the restaurant confirmed that a frog was in the customer’s salad
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 1 months ago
an employee of the restaurant confirmed that a frog was in the customer’s salad.” The investigation was sent to the California Department of Public Health because the produce supplier was not located in the country, Martel told the... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
Woman finds frog in restaurant salad, says she still feels sick a week lateran employee of the restaurant confirmed that a frog was in the customer’s salad
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 1 months ago
an employee of the restaurant confirmed that a frog was in the customer’s salad.” The investigation was sent to the California Department of Public Health because the produce supplier was not located in the country, Martel told the... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
Woman finds frog in restaurant salad, says she still feels sick a week lateran employee of the restaurant confirmed that a frog was in the customer’s salad
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted 1 months ago
an employee of the restaurant confirmed that a frog was in the customer’s salad.” The investigation was sent to the California Department of Public Health because the produce supplier was not located in the country, Martel told the... Read more
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