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SACRAMENTO, CA, July 20, 2016 – Federal records show drug and medical-device manufacturers in 2015 made payments of more than a quarter of a billion dollars that – in one way or another - went directly or indirectly into the pockets of tens of thousands of California doctors, even as the leadership of the...
SAN FRANCISCO July 21, 2016 - Attorney General Kamala D. Harris today announced that California, along with 11 other states and the District of Columbia, has joined the United States Department of Justice in filing a civil antitrust lawsuit to block the proposed $48.3 billion merger of two major insurance companies, Anthem and Cigna.
By Hannah Guzik
California children and their mothers are exposed to higher levels of flame retardants than researchers have found in a past study, according to a report released Monday.
SACRAMENTO July 21, 2016 - The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) is reporting increased West Nile virus activity across the state and is investigating numerous suspect cases in humans. While the first human case has not been confirmed by CDPH, a resident of Los Angeles County has symptoms consistent with West Nile virus...
Three California researchers are asking the directors of the state's stem cell agency today to reject the decisions of its blue-ribbon scientific reviewers and grant them awards ranging up to $2 million.
The scientists are Alysson Muotri, director of the UC San Diego stem cell program; Birgitt Schuele, director of gene discovery and stem cell...
I can’t get myself to throw away some old love letters I have stored in the garage, even though I have no interest in rereading them. The oldest go back 50 years to my college days. They reflect several long-term … Continue reading →
By Hannah Guzik
About 10 percent of California teenagers have used electronic cigarettes, a rate that is higher than national estimates, according to a new study.
Scientists from the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research analyzed data from the 2014 California Health Interview Survey, which interviewed 1,052 adolescents ages 12–17.