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California Reports Thousands Of Workers Exposed To Elevated Lead Levels

California Healthline – More than 6,000 California workers in munitions, manufacturing and other industries have elevated levels of lead in their blood that... Read more »

If Obamacare Is Being Repealed, Do The Uninsured Still Face Penalties?

California Healthline – In some recent emails, readers asked about what to expect as Republicans move to overhaul the health law. Should people bother paying... Read more »

Experts Reveal Hidden Dangers Behind Supplements

A team of specialists has been working on a peer-reviewed paper to examine the detection of illegal ingredients in supplements. Their research found that over-the-counter... Read more »

Autism Risk Linked to Childbirth Complications

Children who were exposed to complications shortly before or during birth, including birth asphyxia and preeclampsia, were more likely to develop autism spectrum... Read more »

Residents Urged to ‘Check’ Before They Burn

During the recent cold spell, it’s likely many Los Angeles County residents cozied up next to their fireplaces to keep warm, unaware that burning wood could is... Read more »

Still Time to Get Flu Shot, Say Health Officials

Los Angeles County health officials reminded residents Tuesday that it’s not too late to get a flu shot. The virus is now widespread and has hit that point earlier... Read more »

Keep Pets Safe During New Year’s Festivities

(CNS) – While plenty of humans enjoy the New Year’s Eve festivities, their little pets may not enjoy the holiday nearly as much, Los Angeles Animal Services... Read more »

Couch Potatoes Take Note: If You Want to Stick to an Exercise Plan, Try High-Intensity

Having a hard time getting in shape? The key may lie in more intense, short bursts of exercise, according to new research from McMaster University. A team of kinesiologists... Read more »

Safe Hair Care Spares Hair, Johns Hopkins Dermatologists Report

Newswise – A common cause of hair loss and breakage known as acquired trichorrhexis nodosa, or TN —often more prevalent in African-Americans — can actually... Read more »

Could Legalizing Pot Diminish California’s Gains Against Smoking?

California Healthline – California’s decision to legalize marijuana was touted as a victory for those who had argued that the state needed a system to decriminalize,... Read more »

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