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Assisted Living Fines Go Uncollected With Lack Of Late Penalties, Facilities Shuttering

California isn’t collecting most assisted living fines as facilities opt to close instead, and if they do pay, they’re mostly late.

12/15/2013

Asthma

Asthma a Bigger Concern for Some Valley Children

Asthma hits school-aged kids at higher rates than other age groups, according to the California Department of Public Health. It is especially hard to breathe for students in the San Joaquin Valley, and administrators are asking parents to take action before it’s too late.

12/02/2013

More California couples tied the knot in July following the U.S. Supreme Court's historic ruling allowing same-sex marriages in the state than in any other month since 2006.

California Nuptials Increase After Gay Marriage Ruling

More California couples tied the knot in July following the U.S. Supreme Court’s historic ruling allowing same-sex marriages in the state than in any other month since 2006.

11/25/2013

School kurtis

Call Kurtis Investigates: More Career College Students Told Their Class Location Was Unapproved

A Call Kurtis investigation looks into viewers who took classes, but now can’t start their careers. When they learned a career college’s courses were worthless in the eyes of the state, it was time to call Kurtis Ming.

10/04/2013

Medical Generic

Valley Fever Hospitalizations Increase In Calif.

The annual rate of hospitalizations for valley fever, a potentially lethal but often misdiagnosed disease, has doubled over the past 12 years in California, according to a study published on Wednesday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

09/11/2013

UC Davis

Area Hospitals Among 10 Penalized By CDPH

UC Davis Medical Center is one of 10 hospitals being penalized by the California Department of Public Health for noncompliance with licensing requirements.

08/15/2013

Hantavirus

State Health Department: Proceed With Camping Plans Despite Hantavirus Outbreak

The state’s Public Health Department says we should continue with our plans this holiday weekend even if they include camping at Yosemite National Park.

08/30/2012

Red-Vines

State Health Department Warns Of High Lead In Red Vines Black Licorice

The California Department of Public Health issued a warning Wednesday of high levels of lead in a Red Vines candy product.

08/22/2012

California Department of Health’s Web Page On Whooping Cough

09/14/2011

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Stockton Nursing Home Blamed For Death Of Resident

A Stockton nursing home must pay a $100,000 fine after a state investigation concluded that inadequate care led to the death of a resident.

07/29/2011