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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

cracking autism

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

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The MERS Outbreak: Is The Government Doing Enough?

The CDC and WHO claim they are hard at work tracking 100 people that may have come in contact with the deadly MERS virus.

05/16/2014

VA center opening

New Mather Veterans Affairs Hospital Will Rely On Solar Power

The staff at the 19,000-square-foot, solar-powered facility is very proud of the new outpatient building at Mather.

04/29/2014