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How heavy metal- and pesticide-contaminated weed affects your …

WEBConsuming weed that is contaminated with dangerous chemicals can have severe impacts on health including neurological damage, endocrine disruption, …

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Omicron sweeping through California with staggering speed, …

WEBIn the coming days, COVID-19 hospitalizations will be a more relevant way to determine actions that local authorities may need to take, said Ali Mokdad, a …

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Obamacare open enrollment 2022: What you need to know

WEBFor the record: 11:54 a.m. Nov. 5, 2021 An earlier version of this story incorrectly stated that the deadline is Dec. 15 for obtaining coverage that goes into effect at the start of the …

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New California law takes a step toward single-payer healthcare

WEBOct. 8, 2023 3 AM PT. Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a bill Saturday that sets the stage for California to work toward universal healthcare, such as a single-payer system that …

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Op-Ed: For youth mental health, pandemic is far from over

WEBA recent study from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that mental-health-related visits to emergency rooms between April and October …

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What is involuntary treatment

WEBTypes of involuntary holds. 5150 or “72-Hour Hold”. The 5150, which is the number of the section of the California Welfare and Institutions Code, gives psychiatric …

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California public health spending, boosted during COVID, on …

WEBPublic health officials lobbied Newsom hard in 2020 and 2021 to get more resources and secured additional annual funding of $100 million for the state …

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California COVID reopening: Everything you need to know

WEBCalifornia has already approved $2.6 billion to help tenants to pay back rent amid hardship caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Newsom has proposed to double the …

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How to get a COVID-19 vaccine dose in Riverside County

WEBYou can also call 2-1-1 from within the county to get help, in English or Spanish, scheduling an appointment. Jose Arballo Jr., senior public information …

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Medi-Cal is ending some people's benefits. Here's what to know

WEBCalifornia. Medi-Cal will soon end some people’s benefits. What this means for you. Dr. Juan Montes, whose medical clinics treat many Medi-Cal enrollees, takes …

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TikTok is helping Gen Z with mental health. What it can and can't …

WEBHere’s what it can and can’t do. TikTok videos with the hashtag #mentalhealth have accumulated more than 20 billion views. And that’s not counting # anxiety, which …

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L.A. General is closing a mental health clinic this summer

WEBLongtime patients have worried about moving to other sites as the Los Angeles County Department of Health Services prepares to close an outpatient psychiatric clinic …

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Medication error 'probably caused' SoCal patient's brain bleed

WEBSept. 25, 2023 3 AM PT. State regulators faulted two hospitals in Southern California for medication errors that put patients at risk, including an elderly patient who suffered a …

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‘Gimme Shelter’: Why it’s so hard for

WEBThe latest estimate of California’s homeless population tops 173,000, but less than one-third who are enrolled in the state’s healthcare program for low-income …

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Opinion: Why LAUSD should ban smartphones in schools

WEBIn school after school, the story is the same: Students’ smartphones are distracting them from learning and eroding mental health and in-person social …

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Under Fire: An Afghan Odyssey

WEBIn July 1985, IMC set up a training center in neighboring Pakistan. There U.S. doctors and nurses trained Afghans to return to their homeland as surgically …

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WEBDr. Simi, the lab-coated cartoon mascot of Mexico's largest pharmacy chain, speaks to the failures of the nation's public health system.

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But FBI Thinks It Knows Killers : After 10 Years, Hoffa Case Still

WEBIn the summer of 1975, all the signs pointed to Hoffa’s success in court. A feud between Hoffa and Anthony (Tony Pro) Provenzano, a former Teamsters vice …

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June gloom break for SoCal: 'Significant warming' this weekend

WEBA short but significant shift in Southern California weather will bring noticeable warming across the region as the marine layer weakens considerably.

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Drinking Death Stirs Many Frats to Close Bars and Bring Back …

WEBThe 14 newly pinned college fraternity pledges, roused by the members' speeches and their own desire to belong, were led downstairs into the darkened …

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Magnitude 4.8 earthquake shakes N.J., N.Y. and Northeast

WEBApril 5, 2024 Updated 5:15 PM PT. NEW YORK —. A rare magnitude 4.8 earthquake rattled New Jersey on Friday, shaking buildings in Manhattan and sending …

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How independent will Mexico's next president be

WEBWhen Claudia Sheinbaum won election in a landslide this month to become Mexico’s next leader, many wondered how independent she would be from her mentor …

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Stanley Cup Final: Panthers beat Oilers to take a 3-0 series lead

WEBAleksander Barkov and Sergei Bobrovsky led the way as the Florida Panthers moved within a victory of their first Stanley Cup title, holding on to beat the …

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Norman Reedus salutes 'Walking Dead' dog: 'Best tv buddy'

WEBNorman Reedus, who played Daryl Dixon in AMC's zombie-apocalypse drama, pays tribute to canine actor Seven after learning of the dog's death.

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Barrington Plaza evictions did not meet legal requirements, judge …

WEBThe eviction of hundreds of tenants at the massive Westside apartment complex Barrington Plaza failed to meet the requirements of state and local law, a judge …

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Suspect arrested after AutoZone ransacking and police chase

WEBA man was arrested in connection with the ransacking of an AutoZone earlier this week and leading police on a car chase through Los Angeles, authorities said …

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