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Algae Taking Over San Joaquin County Delta Waterways Could Pose Health Risk

It's green and smelly, and now health officials say it's also toxic. San Joaquin County's algae problem is so bad the health...

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California & The Affordable Care Act

Find out how health reform affects you.

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California’s Mentally Ill Inmates To Get Special Units

State corrections officials on Friday agreed to shift mentally ill inmates into separate specialized housing that will offer them more treatment instead of placing them in the same isolation units as other inmates, a decision that marks a major shift in how the system deals with such prisoners.

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Dogs Get The Blues When Youngsters Go Back To School

Young people aren’t the only ones who get back-to-school blues. Pooches used to months of constant playtime can get upset when their best buddies disappear with the dog days of summer.

BERLIN, GERMANY - AUGUST 11:  A doctor for tropical medicine prepares a blood sample for analysis during a demonstration for the media of ebola treatment capabilities at Station 59 at Charite hospital on August 11, 2014 in Berlin, Germany. The specialized quarantine unit at Station 59 is among a handful of facilities in Germany nationwide that are capable of handling ebola cases. According to media reports a German medical student currently in Ruanda is showing signs of the disease, though should he in fact have ebola it is so far unclear whether he would be flown to Germany for treatment. The disease has so far claimed over 1,000 lives in western Africa in recent weeks.  (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Sacramento Kaiser Permanente Patient Being Tested For Ebola After Possible Exposure

The medical center emphasizes all measures are being taken to protect the staff, and that the samples have been sent to the Centers For Disease Control and Prevention, who will test them.

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What Robin Williams’ Death Tells Us About Parkinson’s Disease

Williams passing has shed light on his overall health; both mental and physical.

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 [...]

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An Epidemic: Top 10 Outbreaks In U.S. History

Throughout the years, epidemics and plagues have shaken up societies and cultures around the world.

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Patients Visiting Chiropractor For Migraines, Old Sports Injuries

Patients are seeking chiropractic care for more than just back and neck pain—some are using chiropractors for sports injuries and migraine relief.

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Tamiflu Shortage Again

The liquid form of the flu drug Tamiflu is in short supply.

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DASH Diet Ranked Best Overall — Once Again

The new annual ‘‘best diets” list is out from U.S. News & World Report.

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What ‘Brain-Dead’ Means

What does it mean when doctors say a person is brain-dead?