May 2008 Health Care Stories Archive


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  • Kelley Weiss
    Kelley Weiss
    A Different Kind Of Drug Problem Part 1
    When you go to a flea market, you expect to find clothing, furniture, jewelry -- maybe a Star Trek lunch box. But in California’s Latino community some people go to swap meets to buy prescription drugs that are sold illegally.
    Friday, May 30, 2008
  • Tougher Air Quality Standards for San Joaquin Valley
    The state Air Resources Board has approved what some are calling a controversial air quality plan for the San Joaquin Valley – from commuting to fireplaces.
    Thursday, May 22, 2008
  • Improving Online Health Records
    California’s Insurance Commissioner wants to make it easier for people to access their health records online.
    Tuesday, May 20, 2008
  • Little Funding, Awareness about Hepatitis
    Local health adovates are raising awareness about viral hepatitis.
    Monday, May 19, 2008
  • Kelley Weiss
    Kelley Weiss
    Extreme Allergies
    The common advice is to stay indoors to avoid irritants during allergy season. But, some people are always outside for their jobs. At a rice drying factory north of Sacramento one veteran employee fights dust, weeds and grass allergens everyday.
    Friday, May 16, 2008
  • Report: Smoking, Drinking and Heart Attacks High in Central Valley
    The health of Central Valley residents is getting a little better but is poor in many areas according to a report released Thursday.
    Thursday, May 8, 2008
  • Almost $300 million for Stem Cell Research
    The California stem cell institute awarded almost $300 million dollars Wednesday to research institutions around the state.
    Wednesday, May 7, 2008
  • More Air Pollution in Sacramento
    So what does more air pollution mean for Sacramento? As air quality gets worse in the area health officials say children’s asthma rates are increasing.
    Thursday, May 1, 2008