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Orange County Register
Saddleback Memorial supporters plead its case as closing date nearsmembers said they have no authority to block the hospital’s closure, but said t
Saddleback Memorial supporters plead its case as closing date nears
Orange County Register / Posted yesterday
members said they have no authority to block the hospital’s closure, but said they would make a recommendation to the California Department of Public Health, which licenses hospitals. Friday’s hearing doesn’t change much for MemorialCare... Read more
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Los Angeles Daily News
30 US states at risk as Zika virus spreads through Puerto Rico, feds warnSan Bernardino and Orange counties each have two cases. There are none listed f
30 US states at risk as Zika virus spreads through Puerto Rico, feds warn
Los Angeles Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
San Bernardino and Orange counties each have two cases. There are none listed for Riverside County, according to the California Department of Public Health. Across the United States, there are 388 cases, all from people who visited countries... Read more
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Los Angeles Daily News
Zika virus is spreading in Puerto Rico -- and risk is rising for USThere are none listed for Riverside County, according to the
Zika virus is spreading in Puerto Rico -- and risk is rising for US
Los Angeles Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
There are none listed for Riverside County, according to the California Department of Public Health. Across the United States, there are 388 cases, all from people who visited... Read more
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Los Angeles Daily News
Sex is spreading Zika virus in Puerto Rico -- and risk is rising for USThere are none listed for Riverside County, according to the
Sex is spreading Zika virus in Puerto Rico -- and risk is rising for US
Los Angeles Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
There are none listed for Riverside County, according to the California Department of Public Health. Across the United States, there are 388 cases, all from people who visited... Read more
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FOX News
Yellow fever mosquito detected in Californiasince 2010, all contracted out of the country, said Dr. Vickie Kramer, chief of
Yellow fever mosquito detected in California
FOX News / Posted 4 days ago
since 2010, all contracted out of the country, said Dr. Vickie Kramer, chief of the vector borne disease section at the California Department of Public Health. She said the chance of disease transmission is low, but the state has warned county... Read more
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NBC Bay Area
East Bay Student Treated for Whooping Coughto have a case of (whooping cough) and unusual to have someone not vaccinated o
East Bay Student Treated for Whooping Cough
NBC Bay Area / Posted 4 days ago
to have a case of (whooping cough) and unusual to have someone not vaccinated on purpose," Manke said. Records from the California Department of Public Health show the two middle schools that feed students to Freedom High have immunization rates... Read more
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Ventura County Star
Gonorrhea increase sparks concern about protection, behavior170 cases of gonorrhea were reported in the county. The tally grew to 360 cases
Gonorrhea increase sparks concern about protection, behavior
Ventura County Star / Posted 5 days ago
170 cases of gonorrhea were reported in the county. The tally grew to 360 cases in 2014, according to reports from the California Department of Public Health. A separate state study focused on a three-year-period ending in 2014. It showed the... Read more
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Boston Globe
Firefighters seek new law to ban flame retardantsproven ineffective in reducing the spread of fire, is worth pursuing.” Saunder
Firefighters seek new law to ban flame retardants
Boston Globe / Posted 6 days ago
proven ineffective in reducing the spread of fire, is worth pursuing.” Saunders pointed to an ongoing study by the California Department of Public Health that has found that firefighters who have been on the job for more than a year have... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
April 23, 2016relaxes ban on Dungeness crab A health advisory about Dungeness crabs along pa
April 23, 2016
The Record Searchlight / Posted 8 days ago
relaxes ban on Dungeness crab A health advisory about Dungeness crabs along part of the North Coast has been lifted, the California Department of Public Health reported Friday. The advisory was for the North Coast in and south of the jetty of... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Big increase in suicides in state, nationincreased,” said Kristin Holland, a behavioral scientist with the CDC’s Divisio
Big increase in suicides in state, nation
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 8 days ago
increased,” said Kristin Holland, a behavioral scientist with the CDC’s Division of Violence Prevention. According to the California Department of Public Health, 694 suicides occurred in the Bay Area in 2013, the most recent year for which the... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Health advisory for Dungeness crabs lifted for North Coastacid found in Dungeness crabs. A health advisory about Dungeness crabs along p
Health advisory for Dungeness crabs lifted for North Coast
The Record Searchlight / Posted 8 days ago
acid found in Dungeness crabs. A health advisory about Dungeness crabs along part of the North Coast has been lifted, the California Department of Public Health reported today. The advisory is for the North Coast in and south of the jetty of... Read more
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Orange County Register
Aerial spraying for mosquitoes rejected for O.C. - at least for nowand New York City wasn’t tied to any diagnoses “for which exposure to insectici
Aerial spraying for mosquitoes rejected for O.C. - at least for now
Orange County Register / Posted 9 days ago
and New York City wasn’t tied to any diagnoses “for which exposure to insecticides has been implicated.” And, the California Department of Public Health says pesticides for mosquito control are “relatively safe when applied by (ultra low... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
Vectrol Control warns of West Nile threat before summerMosquito and Vector Control District is already spraying to help control the ad
Vectrol Control warns of West Nile threat before summer
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 10 days ago
Mosquito and Vector Control District is already spraying to help control the adult mosquito population. In 2015, the California Department of Public Health confirmed 783 cases of West Nile virus, three of which were in Shasta County. Fifteen... Read more
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Orange County Register
O.C. residents protest aerial spraying against mosquitos"associated with any of the known types of diagnoses for which exposure to thes
O.C. residents protest aerial spraying against mosquitos
Orange County Register / Posted 10 days ago
"associated with any of the known types of diagnoses for which exposure to these insecticides has been implicated." The California Department of Public Health says, "While the pesticides used for mosquito control can cause adverse health effects... Read more
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Orange County Register
Vector Control to vote on aerial spraying in mosquito battlefor possible health effects on humans – which is the main concern of residents
Vector Control to vote on aerial spraying in mosquito battle
Orange County Register / Posted 10 days ago
for possible health effects on humans – which is the main concern of residents who are opposed to aerial spraying – the California Department of Public Health says pesticides used for mosquito control can cause “adverse health effects under... Read more
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Ventura County Star
Cluster of mysterious heart cases may be overin February and March. Two people died. The apparent surge of cases triggered
Cluster of mysterious heart cases may be over
Ventura County Star / Posted 11 days ago
in February and March. Two people died. The apparent surge of cases triggered an investigation involving the county, the California Department of Public Health and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Not all cardiomyopathy cases... Read more
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Los Angeles Daily News
San Fernando Valley mosquitoes test positive for West Nile virusdied in California last year as a result of contracting West Nile virus, settin
San Fernando Valley mosquitoes test positive for West Nile virus
Los Angeles Daily News / Posted 12 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. West Nile virus is... Read more
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Rocklin & Roseville Today
Placer County Gears Up for West Nile Virusreduce the risks associated with mosquito bites and West Nile virus later in th
Placer County Gears Up for West Nile Virus
Rocklin & Roseville Today / Posted 15 days ago
reduce the risks associated with mosquito bites and West Nile virus later in the season" states Buettner. Last year, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) confirmed 783 cases of WNV in California. Of these, 544 developed the more... Read more
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Los Angeles Daily News
Deaths from fentanyl, stronger than morphine, on the rise in LA Countyand Cash, notes the National Institute of Drug Abuse. Los Angeles County’s adv
Deaths from fentanyl, stronger than morphine, on the rise in LA County
Los Angeles Daily News / Posted 15 days ago
and Cash, notes the National Institute of Drug Abuse. Los Angeles County’s advisory follows one issued last week by the California Department of Public Health which reported 48 overdoses and 10 deaths over a 10-day period in Sacramento County... Read more
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Los Angeles Daily News
Fentanyl-related deaths rise in LA County, health officials warnand Cash, notes the National Institute of Drug Abuse. Los Angeles County’s adv
Fentanyl-related deaths rise in LA County, health officials warn
Los Angeles Daily News / Posted 15 days ago
and Cash, notes the National Institute of Drug Abuse. Los Angeles County’s advisory follows one issued last week by the California Department of Public Health which reported 48 overdoses and 10 deaths over a 10-day period in Sacramento County... Read more
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Orange County Register
CSUF expert: Raising the smoking age has benefitsthe United States are at an all-time low – 16.8 percent of the population – the
CSUF expert: Raising the smoking age has benefits
Orange County Register / Posted 18 days ago
the United States are at an all-time low – 16.8 percent of the population – the use of electronic cigarettes is rising. A California Department of Public Health report states that in 2012, 2.2 percent of adults ages 18 to 24 used electronic... Read more
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Raw Story
City never told residents a neighborhood gun range was shut down due to hazardous lead levelsalso tested more than 20 times inside the building between 2006 and 2014. Each
City never told residents a neighborhood gun range was shut down due to hazardous lead levels
Raw Story / Posted 20 days ago
also tested more than 20 times inside the building between 2006 and 2014. Each test registered lead levels above what the California Department of Public Health considers to be hazardous to human health. Some tests even revealed levels hundreds of... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Shuttered gun range in south Sacramento park leaked toxic lead dustevery corner of the building, from the firing range floor to the kitchen, that
Shuttered gun range in south Sacramento park leaked toxic lead dust
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 21 days ago
every corner of the building, from the firing range floor to the kitchen, that registered above levels defined by the California Department of Public Health as hazardous to human health. The levels measured were sometimes hundreds of times... Read more
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Orange County Register
Higher lead levels found in children near Exide plantaway but lead paint in older homes may play a big role in the findings, accordi
Higher lead levels found in children near Exide plant
Orange County Register / Posted 22 days ago
away but lead paint in older homes may play a big role in the findings, according to a state study released Friday. The California Department of Public Health analyzed blood lead levels from nearly 12,000 children under the age of 6 who were... Read more
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Island Packet
Higher lead levels found in children near Exide plantaway, but lead paint in older homes may play a big role in the findings, accord
Higher lead levels found in children near Exide plant
Island Packet / Posted 22 days ago
away, but lead paint in older homes may play a big role in the findings, according to a state study released Friday. The California Department of Public Health analyzed blood lead levels from nearly 12,000 children under the age of 6 who were... Read more
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Los Angeles Daily News
Zika virus discussed at World Health Day talk at Loma Lindaif there are selected outbreaks, it’s not going to be here 10 years. It’ll just
Zika virus discussed at World Health Day talk at Loma Linda
Los Angeles Daily News / Posted 23 days ago
if there are selected outbreaks, it’s not going to be here 10 years. It’ll just come, and it’ll move on.” On March 25, the California Department of Public Health reported the first case of Zika virus being transmitted in the state. The disease was... Read more
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Eureka Times-Standard
Fishing the North Coast: Tough bite for Cove salmon anglerswith swells in the 5- to 6-foot range. The year’s first set of minus tides are
Fishing the North Coast: Tough bite for Cove salmon anglers
Eureka Times-Standard / Posted 24 days ago
with swells in the 5- to 6-foot range. The year’s first set of minus tides are currently in effect, but according to the California Department of Public Health, local razor clams are still off limits due to persistent dangerous levels of domoic... Read more
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Ventura County Star
Study shows rising Alzheimer’s death rate in Ventura Countyimproved in Ventura County from 2009 to 2014. Not for Alzheimer's disease. Of
Study shows rising Alzheimer’s death rate in Ventura County
Ventura County Star / Posted 24 days ago
improved in Ventura County from 2009 to 2014. Not for Alzheimer's disease. Of 11 illnesses assessed in a new study by the California Department of Public Health, the adjusted death rate worsened only for Alzheimer's and diabetes. The 14 percent... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
California hospital hacks reveal weak links in health cybersecurityrequiring hospitals to properly encrypt patient information and notify all affe
California hospital hacks reveal weak links in health cybersecurity
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 25 days ago
requiring hospitals to properly encrypt patient information and notify all affected patients when a breach occurs. The California Department of Public Health can fine hospitals $25,000 for each person’s information breach if they’ve failed to... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Shifting population in California nursing homes creates ‘dangerous mix’with mental illness, according to an email from Anthony Cava, a department spok
Shifting population in California nursing homes creates ‘dangerous mix’
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 28 days ago
with mental illness, according to an email from Anthony Cava, a department spokesman. He referred the matter to the California Department of Public Health. The Department of Public Health, which inspects skilled nursing facilities and... Read more
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The Mercury News
Santa Clara and San Mateo counties report first Zika virus caseslinked to individuals who contracted the mosquito-borne virus while traveling o
Santa Clara and San Mateo counties report first Zika virus cases
The Mercury News / Posted 28 days ago
linked to individuals who contracted the mosquito-borne virus while traveling outside the United States. According to the California Department of Public Health, which updates the number of Zika cases on its website each week, the Golden State now... Read more
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The Mercury News
Dungeness crab bonanza for Bay Area consumers this weekendby elevated levels of domoic acid, a potent neurotoxin. The substance has now d
Dungeness crab bonanza for Bay Area consumers this weekend
The Mercury News / Posted 28 days ago
by elevated levels of domoic acid, a potent neurotoxin. The substance has now declined to safe levels, according to the California Department of Public Health. Kim Nguyen, of San Jose, bought some crab off the boat at Pillar Point Harbor. (John... Read more
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Contra Costa Times Newspapers
Santa Clara and San Mateo counties report first Zika virus caseslinked to individuals who contracted the mosquito-borne virus while traveling o
Santa Clara and San Mateo counties report first Zika virus cases
Contra Costa Times Newspapers / Posted 28 days ago
linked to individuals who contracted the mosquito-borne virus while traveling outside the United States. According to the California Department of Public Health, which updates the number of Zika cases on its website each week, the Golden State now... Read more
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Contra Costa Times Newspapers
Dungeness crab bonanza for Bay Area consumers this weekendby elevated levels of domoic acid, a potent neurotoxin. The substance has now d
Dungeness crab bonanza for Bay Area consumers this weekend
Contra Costa Times Newspapers / Posted 28 days ago
by elevated levels of domoic acid, a potent neurotoxin. The substance has now declined to safe levels, according to the California Department of Public Health. Kim Nguyen, of San Jose, bought some crab off the boat at Pillar Point Harbor. (John... Read more
7 related stories
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The Daily Review
Santa Clara and San Mateo counties report first Zika virus caseslinked to individuals who contracted the mosquito-borne virus while traveling o
Santa Clara and San Mateo counties report first Zika virus cases
The Daily Review / Posted 28 days ago
linked to individuals who contracted the mosquito-borne virus while traveling outside the United States. According to the California Department of Public Health, which updates the number of Zika cases on its website each week, the Golden State now... Read more
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The Daily Review
Dungeness crab bonanza for Bay Area consumers this weekendby elevated levels of domoic acid, a potent neurotoxin. The substance has now d
Dungeness crab bonanza for Bay Area consumers this weekend
The Daily Review / Posted 28 days ago
by elevated levels of domoic acid, a potent neurotoxin. The substance has now declined to safe levels, according to the California Department of Public Health. Kim Nguyen, of San Jose, bought some crab off the boat at Pillar Point Harbor. (John... Read more
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KTVU 2 San Francisco
San Mateo County confirms case of Zika virusMATEO, Calif. (KTVU) - San Mateo County confirmed their first case of Zika viru
San Mateo County confirms case of Zika virus
KTVU 2 San Francisco / Posted 29 days ago
MATEO, Calif. (KTVU) - San Mateo County confirmed their first case of Zika virus Friday. The confirmation came from California Department of Public Health that a resident of the county was infected while travelling abroad, but has now fully... Read more
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KCRA 3 Sacramento
Health officials: Fentanyl overdose 'epidemic' is top prioritydoes not track fentanyl-related deaths because in some counties, coroners don’t
Health officials: Fentanyl overdose 'epidemic' is top priority
KCRA 3 Sacramento / Posted 29 days ago
does not track fentanyl-related deaths because in some counties, coroners don’t test for fentanyl, said a spokesman for the California Department of Public Health. Instead, deaths are blamed more generally on a class of drugs called opioids. That... Read more
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The Monterey County Herald
Crab-starved customers drawn to Pillar Pointby elevated levels of domoic acid, a potent neurotoxin. The substance has now d
Crab-starved customers drawn to Pillar Point
The Monterey County Herald / Posted 29 days ago
by elevated levels of domoic acid, a potent neurotoxin. The substance has now declined to safe levels, according to the California Department of Public Health. Once fishermen and wholesale buyers agreed Tuesday on a price per pound of $2.90,... Read more
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Inside Bay Area
Two South Bay counties report their first Zika virus caseslinked to individuals who contracted the mosquito-borne virus while traveling o
Two South Bay counties report their first Zika virus cases
Inside Bay Area / Posted 29 days ago
linked to individuals who contracted the mosquito-borne virus while traveling outside the United States. According to the California Department of Public Health, which updates the number of Zika cases on its website each week, the Golden State now... Read more
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The Mercury News
Two South Bay counties report their first Zika virus caseslinked to individuals who contracted the mosquito-borne virus while traveling o
Two South Bay counties report their first Zika virus cases
The Mercury News / Posted 29 days ago
linked to individuals who contracted the mosquito-borne virus while traveling outside the United States. According to the California Department of Public Health, which updates the number of Zika cases on its website each week, the Golden State now... Read more
5 related stories
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Contra Costa Times Newspapers
Two South Bay counties report their first Zika virus caseslinked to individuals who contracted the mosquito-borne virus while traveling o
Two South Bay counties report their first Zika virus cases
Contra Costa Times Newspapers / Posted 29 days ago
linked to individuals who contracted the mosquito-borne virus while traveling outside the United States. According to the California Department of Public Health, which updates the number of Zika cases on its website each week, the Golden State now... Read more
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Santa Cruz Sentinel
Half Moon Bay: Dungeness crab bonanza for consumers this weekendby elevated levels of domoic acid, a potent neurotoxin. The substance has now d
Half Moon Bay: Dungeness crab bonanza for consumers this weekend
Santa Cruz Sentinel / Posted 29 days ago
by elevated levels of domoic acid, a potent neurotoxin. The substance has now declined to safe levels, according to the California Department of Public Health. Once fishermen and wholesale buyers agreed Tuesday on a price per pound of $2.90,... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Fisherman’s Wharf feast celebrates belated crab season, but exposes woundscolossal algae blooms that lurked stubbornly offshore through October, lingered
Fisherman’s Wharf feast celebrates belated crab season, but exposes wounds
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 29 days ago
colossal algae blooms that lurked stubbornly offshore through October, lingered in the food chain until last week, when the California Department of Public Health gave the local delicacy a clean bill of health. The delay cost crabbers an estimated... Read more
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Contra Costa Times Newspapers
Dungeness crab bonanza for Bay Area consumers this weekendarea toward the end of December, but the toxin remained at higher levels elsewh
Dungeness crab bonanza for Bay Area consumers this weekend
Contra Costa Times Newspapers / Posted 29 days ago
area toward the end of December, but the toxin remained at higher levels elsewhere in Central and Northern California. The California Department of Public Health now assures the public that Dungeness crab caught south of Mendocino County are safe... Read more
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Inside Bay Area
Half Moon Bay: Dungeness crab bonanza for consumers this weekendarea toward the end of December, but the toxin remained at higher levels elsewh
Half Moon Bay: Dungeness crab bonanza for consumers this weekend
Inside Bay Area / Posted 29 days ago
area toward the end of December, but the toxin remained at higher levels elsewhere in Central and Northern California. The California Department of Public Health now assures the public that Dungeness crab caught south of Mendocino County are safe... Read more
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The Mercury News
Half Moon Bay: Dungeness crab bonanza for consumers this weekendarea toward the end of December, but the toxin remained at higher levels elsewh
Half Moon Bay: Dungeness crab bonanza for consumers this weekend
The Mercury News / Posted 29 days ago
area toward the end of December, but the toxin remained at higher levels elsewhere in Central and Northern California. The California Department of Public Health now assures the public that Dungeness crab caught south of Mendocino County are safe... Read more
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FOX News
California mulls assisted suicide hotlinethe state’s controversial assisted suicide law is being considered by the state
California mulls assisted suicide hotline
FOX News / Posted 29 days ago
the state’s controversial assisted suicide law is being considered by the state’s senate. The bill, that would require the California Department of Public Health to establish and operate the phone line, passed the State Senate Health Committee... Read more

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