A large number of young children, 2 to 5 years old, are eating fast food at least once a week. Researchers at the Public Health Institute were surprised by the findings. Phil and Lisa discussed […]
LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Los Angeles County’s top public health official today ordered all healthcare personnel in acute care hospitals and other licensed medical facilities to get a flu shot or wear a protective mask. […]
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Amar Jones knows that high-salt Chinese takeout isn’t good for his high blood pressure. But the lure of shrimp with broccoli is hard to resist. So he was heartened recently to hear […]
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Do your kids love chocolate milk? It may have more calories on average than you thought. Same goes for soda. Until now, the only way to find out what people […]
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — California has failed to spend $455 million of federal money meant to improve water infrastructure in the state, while thousands of people rely on groundwater laced with nitrates and other contaminants.
(AP) – Here is a list of estimated cuts facing California as a result of the automatic spending cuts scheduled to kick in on Friday.
LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Automatic spending cuts that would take effect Friday if Congress cannot resolve a dispute over the federal budget would have minimal impact on Los Angeles County overall, except for social- welfare programs, county officials said today.
NEW YORK (AP) — Faced with the high cost of caring for smokers and overeaters, experts say society must grapple with a blunt question: Instead of trying to penalize them and change their ways, why not let them die?
LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Los Angeles County health officials warned today that people planning to go to the beaches should be careful of swimming, surfing or playing in ocean waters around discharging storm drains, creeks and rivers until Saturday.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The Obama administration will impose new air quality standards in the first major regulation since the election.
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) – Smoked salmon tainted with salmonella bacteria has sickened hundreds of people in the Netherlands and the United States, sparking a major recall, health authorities said Tuesday. The National Institute for […]
BOSTON (AP) – A Massachusetts chemist accused of faking drug results, forging paperwork and mixing samples at a state police lab in a case that has thrown thousands of criminal cases into doubt was arrested […]