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Invasive Mosquitoes a Concern as California Grapples With Zika Risk

Invasive Mosquitoes a Concern as California Grapples With Zika Risk

So far, no one has contracted Zika in California — but some travelers have returned to the state already infected. Epidemiologists say that it’s possible the virus could take hold in pockets of the state, if certain mosquitoes bite those with Zika infections, but the likelihood of a widespread epidemic is low.

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When Air Quality Dips, P.E. Moves Indoors in the Central Valley

When Air Quality Dips, P.E. Moves Indoors in the Central Valley

The Central Valley has long been plagued with some of the dirtiest air in the nation. It usually hits those with the most vulnerable lungs the hardest, including elementary school-age kids with asthma.

The post When Air Quality Dips, P.E. Moves Indoors in the Central Valley appeared first on California Health...

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Reclaiming Death: California’s End of Life Option Act

Reclaiming Death: California’s End of Life Option Act

By Matt Perry

“When we talk about death what we’re really talking about is life.” – Dr. Dawn Gross, host of the radio show “Dying to Talk”

“What happens when you die?  That to me is the only thing really that’s of any importance.” – George Harrison

California’s End of Life Option Act takes effect...

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Reclaiming Death: California’s End of Life Option Act

Reclaiming Death: California’s End of Life Option Act

By Matt Perry

“When we talk about death what we’re really talking about is life.” – Dr. Dawn Gross, host of the radio show “Dying to Talk”

“What happens when you die?  That to me is the only thing really that’s of any importance.” – George Harrison

California’s End of Life Option Act takes effect...

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Inspiration Over Fear: Where Health Really Happens

Inspiration Over Fear: Where Health Really Happens

By Matt Perry

Your physician hands you the surprising prescription. It’s not for an antidepressant. It’s not for a statin drug. Instead, it’s something completely different.

“Get connected with your community,” she says with a smile. “That’s the best health advice I can give you.”

This isn’t some utopian scenario off in the distant...

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Inspiration Over Fear: Where Health Really Happens

Inspiration Over Fear: Where Health Really Happens

By Matt Perry

Your physician hands you the surprising prescription. It’s not for an antidepressant. It’s not for a statin drug. Instead, it’s something completely different.

“Get connected with your community,” she says with a smile. “That’s the best health advice I can give you.”

This isn’t some utopian scenario off in the distant...

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Inspiration Over Fear: Where Health Really Happens

Inspiration Over Fear: Where Health Really Happens

By Matt Perry

Your physician hands you the surprising prescription. It’s not for an antidepressant. It’s not for a statin drug. Instead, it’s something completely different.

“Get connected with your community,” she says with a smile. “That’s the best health advice I can give you.”

This isn’t some utopian scenario off in the distant...

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Farmworkers in Sonoma County Face Health Disparities, Study Finds

Jun 6, 2016

By Hannah Guzik

Farmworkers in Sonoma County are more likely to have diabetes, be in poor health and not have health insurance compared to the general population, a new study reports.

Researchers in Sonoma County surveyed farmworkers there to identify health disparities, according to the study, published March 31 in the peer-reviewed journal Preventing Chronic...

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Farmworkers in Sonoma County Face Health Disparities, Study Finds

Jun 6, 2016

By Hannah Guzik

Farmworkers in Sonoma County are more likely to have diabetes, be in poor health and not have health insurance compared to the general population, a new study reports.

Researchers in Sonoma County surveyed farmworkers there to identify health disparities, according to the study, published March 31 in the peer-reviewed journal Preventing Chronic...

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Farmworkers in Sonoma County Face Health Disparities, Study Finds

Jun 6, 2016

By Hannah Guzik

Farmworkers in Sonoma County are more likely to have diabetes, be in poor health and not have health insurance compared to the general population, a new study reports.

Researchers in Sonoma County surveyed farmworkers there to identify health disparities, according to the study, published March 31 in the peer-reviewed journal Preventing Chronic...

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