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Texas Law Would Restrict When Children Could Get VaccinationsVaccination critics are trying to build a foothold in Texas, and the state's Republican-controlled House has now signed off on prohibiting doctors from administering any immediate immunizations- other than for tetanus - for children newly taken into state custody.
Gas Station Nacho Cheese Sauce Linked To Botulism Outbreak This week four more people have become sick. And now, a 10th person is being tested after showing similar symptoms related to the rare and potentially fatal illness.
Running Opens New Paths For Sacramento Autistic Man John Almeda’s world has opened up and we’ve been proud to be along for his journey.
Court Strikes Down Stricter Chromium-6 Limits In California Drinking WaterThe cancer-causing element is naturally occurring in some communities across California, including those in Solano County.
Eating Full-Fat Cheese Won't Raise Chance Of Heart Attack, Study FindsA long term study found that consuming dairy products does not raise the risk of a stroke or heart attack.
Energy Drinks Put Consumers With Heart Condition At Risk, Study FindsAccording to study, researchers found that energy drinks can trigger a potentially fatal heart condition for those who consume.
5 People Sent To Hospital In Botulism OutbreakSacramento County Public Health officials have issued a warning about a botulism outbreak that sent five people to the hospital over the past two weeks.
White House Budget Would Slash Funds For Fighting Opioid EpidemicThe proposed $364 million cut would leave a budget of just $24 million for the office and would eliminate its two major grant programs.
Could Marijuana Help Solve Opioid Epidemic?Searching for a way to ease the pain, some people in California with chronic illnesses are turning to marijuana products instead of opioids.
Norovirus Outbreak Closes 3 Sacramento County SchoolsThree elementary schools in Sacramento County have been closed after a norovirus outbreak sickened some of the students and faculty.
WEB EXTRA: Hear What a Child With Sensory Processing Disorder Hears"A Touch of Understanding" plays an audio recording for participants.
WEB EXTRA: Study Could Unlock Key to Cure Autism, Alzheimer's and Cancer11-year-old Jordan lang is a Sacramento girl who could hold the key to a cure for autism, Alzheimer's and cancer.

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