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A woman breastfeeds her child. (File photo. HECTOR RETAMAL/AFP/Getty Images)

Study: Women Who Breastfeed Less Likely To Have Breast Cancer Return

OAKLAND, Calif. (CBS Sacramento) — Women who breastfeed their children and later develop breast cancer are less likely to have the cancer come back or die from it than women who do not breastfeed, new research […]

04/29/2015

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Sacramento State Biomedical Team’s Breakthrough Could Change The Way You Heal

The device is called an autologous thrombin device, and it uses the patients’ own plasma to create a seal so wounds are less likely to get infected.

09/23/2014

Researchers say the highly symbolic language of Twitter may create the perfect environment for those with a predisposition for psychotic behavior. (KIMIHIRO HOSHINO/AFP/Getty Images)

Study: Twitter Has Potential To ‘Induce Psychotic Symptoms’

LONDON (CBS Sacramento) – A new study finds that the downside to global social networks is the potential to ‟aggravate or even induce psychotic symptoms” in psychologically vulnerable patients. Five doctors examined the real-life case of a […]

08/11/2014

Eduardo Rosas Cruz

Search On In Stockton For Homeless Man With Tuberculosis

Eduardo Rosas Cruz, 26, first came on health officials’ radar in March, after he was diagnosed with a severe and contagious strain of TB. According to the court complaint, he didn’t comply with treatment.

07/24/2014

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UC Davis Researchers Find Farm Pesticides May Increase Chances Of Having Autistic Child

Always interested in finding clues, Andrew Rigopoulis and his wife took close notice of the autism study that found pregnant women who lived near farms where pesticides were used had a two-thirds higher risk of having children with autism.

06/24/2014