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Recreational Marijuana Opponents Hit With Campaign Fines In CaliforniaThe Fair Political Practices Commission announced the actions against two campaign committees that unsuccessfully fought Proposition 64. About 57 percent of voters approved legalizing recreational pot in November.
At Least Two Students Diagnosed With Mumps At University Of The PacificThe last time San Joaquin County saw a case was in 2011, but now two students are confirmed to have the mumps, while seven more have symptoms and are being monitored by health officials.
2 UOP Students Confirmed To Have The MumpsHealth officials are investigating an apparent outbreak of the mumps at the University of the Pacific.
Cancer Comes Down To Luck More Often Than Not, Study FindsAccording to a study published in Science Magazine, two-thirds of cancer is completely random.
Smartphone Sperm Test Could Check Men's FertilityNew smartphone technology could help millions of men struggling with infertility.
EpiPen Batches Recalled Due To Potential Failure To ActivateFour batches of EpiPens have been recalled because they may fail to activate or require increased force.
SF Library Workers May Get Training To Stop Heroin OverdosesSan Francisco public library staffers may soon be trained to administer medication to reverse heroin overdoses among the growing number of opioid users mixing who are homeless.
South Sacramento Girl Spreading Happy Heart MessageSavanna Karmue wants to be a cardiologist when she grows up, and when she learned that one in five children are obese in this country, she felt she had a calling to change that.
Study: Fewer Heavy Americans Are Trying To Lose WeightFewer overweight Americans have been trying to lose weight in recent years, and researchers wonder if fat acceptance could be among the reasons.
What If There's No Affordable Health Insurance To Buy?Leslie Kurtz needed three plates, eight screws and a big assist from her insurer after breaking every bone in her ankle while white water rafting.
Exercise May Not Be Completely Linked To Weight Loss, Study FindsA study conducted at Loyola University found that weight loss isn't directly tied to exercise.
Call Kurtis Investigates: Data On Doctor Wait Times In DisarrayA state report says 90 percent of the data of the data health plans submitted to the state contained "significant data inaccuracies" making it "virtually impossible to measure individual health plan compliance."

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