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Californians With Terminal Illness Now Have The Right To Die On Their Own Terms
Health & Wellness  (tags: Right to Die, California, law, terminal illness )

- 133 days ago -
The law was inspired by Brittany Maynard, a 29-year-old California resident who was diagnosed with terminal brain cancer. Maynard made national news for her decision to move to Oregon and seek care under that stateâEUR(TM)s right-to-die law.
A Tale of Two Leaks Fixed in California Ignored in Alabama
Health & Wellness  (tags: California, Alabama, affluent white, Aliso Canyon, poor blacks, gas leaks, health hazard, Eight Mile )

- 218 days ago -
The responses in CA and AL differ because of who got hurt in each community. The neighborhoods in CA are affluent largely white the million-dollar homes belonging to politicians and doctors. The affected area of Eight Mile is mostly black n working class
Monsanto Stunned - California Confirms 'Roundup' Will Be Labeled "Cancer Causing"
Health & Wellness  (tags: USA, California, state Environmental Protection Agency, Monsanto, glyphosate, carcinogenic, Roundup, good news, Proposition 65, Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforceme, International Agency for Research on Can )

- 238 days ago -
California has just dealt a blow to Monsanto as the state's Environmental Protection Agency has decided to list glyphosate, the highly toxic main ingredient used in Roundup, as a known carcinogenic.
California Just Announced It Will Label Monsantos Rroundup As Cancer Causing
Health & Wellness  (tags: california, Monsantos, RoundUp carcinogenic, cancer causing, Proposition 65, cancer, environment, health, humans, illness, risks )

- 356 days ago -
Under the Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986 âEUR" usually referred to as Proposition 65, its original name âEUR" chemicals that cause cancer, birth defects, or other reproductive harm are required to be listed and published by the state.
500 Homeless Mental Patients Were Given Bus Pass California By Nevada Government Program
Health & Wellness  (tags: Berkeley Patients Group, California, homeless, Nevada, San Francisco )

- 363 days ago -
Over the past 5 years, Nevada has transferred to other states approximately 1,500 patients discharged from its state-run Rawson-Neal Psychiatric Hospital, including 500 patients that Nevada sent by Greyhound bus to cities and counties in California.
Chevron Making A Killing With Water In California But at What Cost?
Health & Wellness  (tags: wastewater, fracking, Chevron, California, chemicals, irrigation, acetone, methylene chloride )

- 527 days ago -
Chevron is selling treated oil field wastewater to the state which in turn is being used for irrigation on crops. Analysis of water tested revealed high levels of dangerous chemicals acetone and methylene chloride. In our food and risk to farm workers.
Oil Industries Toxic Wastewater Threatens California Water Supplies
Health & Wellness  (tags: California, drinking water, wastewater. fracking, oil industry, flowback, toxins, Gov. Brown )

- 601 days ago -
Every year the states oil industry produces some 130 billion gallons of wastewater. But where do oil companies put this dirty fluid? Injected into protected California aquifers clean enough to drink and to irrigate crops.
Prevent the Dangerous Psychotropic Drugging of California's Foster Care Youth
Health & Wellness  (tags: kids, children, foster care, drugs, medicine, California, petitions )

- 613 days ago -
Nearly 25% of adolescents in CaliforniaâEUR(TM)s foster care system are prescribed mind-altering psychotropic drugsâEUR"sometimes two to four or more drugs at a timeâEUR"and 3 1/2 times the rate for all adolescents nationwide.
State, Federal Health Officials Continue to Investigate Deadly Listeria Outbreak
Health & Wellness  (tags: California, Maryland, listeria outbreak, food, illness, death, warning, safety )

- 969 days ago -
One death in California and seven illnesses in Maryland are blamed on the outbreak. All the victims are Hispanics, and among them are two mother-infant pairs and a newborn. All but one of the victims required hospitalization.
Senate Bill Proposes GE Labeling in California
Health & Wellness  (tags: California, GE food labeling, Senate Bill 1381, food, protection, health, environment, government )

- 969 days ago -
State Sen. Noreen Evans (D-Santa Rosa) has reignited the GE labeling discussion in California. Evans has introduced Senate Bill 1381, a bill that would require GE food labeling.
Mystery Polio-Like Virus Paralyzes Children in California
Health & Wellness  (tags: California, polio like virus, children, paralysis, research, warning, news, medicine, health, disease, illness )

- 969 days ago -
Between August 2012 and July 2013, sudden paralysis beset five children in California: Sofia and four others who fared even worse - one child lost control of all four limbs.
The Most (and Least) Fake Extra Virgin Olive Oil Brands
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, diet, extra virgin olive oil, California, Australia, Italyresearch, study, interesting, news, nutrition )

- 1078 days ago -
Frauds! An estimated 69% of all store-bought extra virgin olive oils in the US are probably fake, according to tests by the University of California. UC Davis tested samples from the top-selling extra virgin olive oil brands to find the ones that are...
Castro Valley: Sheriff's Office Opens Probe of Senior Care Facility
Health & Wellness  (tags: Valley Springs Manor, Castro Valley, California, assisted living home, Alameda County Sheriff, investigation, CA DSS, closed facility, patients abandoned, horrific history, 3 operators, "Hilda" N. Manuel, Mary Julleah N. Manuel, HNM Enterprises LLC )

- 1089 days ago -
Authorities were aghast this weekend when they found 14 assisted-living home patients virtually abandoned, with bedridden seniors -- including amputees and residents with dementia -- all but left to fend for themselves for two days.
Plague Detected In California Squirrel, Campgrounds Close
Health & Wellness  (tags: Plaque, California, squirrel, camping, humans, children, medicine, healthcare, family, research, treatment, warning, study, prevention, illness, interesting, government, protection, risks, safety, science, disease, death, health )

- 1180 days ago -
A ground squirrel found in a Los Angeles-area campground has tested positive for plague, causing authorities to shut down part of the Angeles National Forest for at least a week, according to a public health advisory

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