Health

Johnny Lopez
November 11, 2019 - 7:52 am
Ten people in Oklahoma wound up in the hospital after being given the wrong medication. Eight residents and two staff members at Jacquelyn House, a care facility for people with intellectual disabilities, became unresponsive after being injected with insulin instead of the flu shot, reported USA...
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Doug Sovern
November 08, 2019 - 2:22 pm
California's stricter childhood vaccine law will have only a modest impact, according to a new study, but KCBS Radio's Doug Sovern says the author of the controversial measure disputes the findings.
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A view of a freeway passing through Fremont.
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Jennifer Hodges
November 07, 2019 - 3:18 pm
Two Bay Area cities have been named among the least-stressed cities in the U.S.
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The Maria Fire burns on a hillside as it expands up to 8,000 acres on its first night on November 1, 2019 near Somis, California.
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KCBS Radio Afternoon News
October 31, 2019 - 4:01 pm
Two Bay Area representatives in Congress have introduced legislation to help state and local governments protect communities from the risks of wildfire smoke. Rep.Anna Eshoo (D-Palo Alto) and Rep. Mike Thompson (D-Napa) unveiled the Smoke Planning and Research Act, which would establish four “...
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Danny Care lifts a barbell during the England training and weights session held at Pennyhill Park on July 20, 2011 in Bagshot, England.
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Holly Quan
October 31, 2019 - 3:23 pm
A recent study conducted by researchers from Keele University in the UK and Long Island University Brooklyn suggests that swearing during physically extraneous tasks can boost your performance and may even help to manage pain. The secret to the surprising findings is all about distraction. “What we...
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Elderly residents of the Riverside Heights Healthcare Center in Jurupa Valley, Calif., are evacuated from their care facility as flames and smoke from the Hill Fire approach Wednesday Oct 30, 2019. (Will Lester/The Orange County Register via AP)
AP News
October 30, 2019 - 7:00 pm
JURUPA VALLEY, Calif. (AP) — A wildfire pushed by gale-force winds moved with terrifying speed toward a psychiatric nursing care facility Wednesday, leaving caregivers just 15 minutes to evacuate more than five dozen residents, many of them elderly and confined to wheelchairs and beds. They copied...
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