Health

  • Senate Bill 649 would lead to a proliferation of cellular equipment such as this across the state. Photo Credit: Kevin Mottus/California Brain Tumor Association

    Health Advocates Urge Governor to Veto 5G Cell Tower Bill

    Suzanne Potter California News Service SACRAMENTO, Calif. – A bill that would lead to the proliferation of refrigerator-sized 5G cell tower boxes across the state is now on Gov. Jerry Brown’s desk – and health advocates are pressing for a veto. SB 649 would allow telecom companies to install...
  • Workers in Moreno Valley rallied Wednesday in favor of a bill that would mandate minimum staffing levels at dialysis clinics. Photo Credit: SEIU

    CA Patients, Workers Push Bill to Reform Dialysis Treatment

    Suzanne Potter California News Service LOS ANGELES – Dialysis centers up and down the state are drawing protests this week from patients and health-care workers who support a bill to require clinics to improve patient care. Senate Bill 349 would mandate higher staffing levels and annual state inspections of...
  • Mobile health units from California are serving 50 to 80 hurricane survivors per day in Texas this week. Photo Credit: Clinica Sierra Vista

    CA Health Centers Assist Hurricane Victims Despite Threat to Funding

    Suzanne Potter California News Service BAKERSFIELD, Calif. – California community health centers are sending teams and equipment to aid hurricane victims, even though the centers are staring down a funding cliff – at risk of losing 70 percent of their federal funding unless Congress takes action by the end...
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    Millennials prefer healthy habits, less likely to choose opioids to manage pain

    BPT Often spending their days hunched over phones, tablets or computers and their free time at spin class or playing sports, millennials are the next generation poised to experience chronic pain. Even at their young age, millennials say acute and chronic pain are already interfering with their quality of...
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    Consejos para calmar a bebés inquietos

    StatePoint Los padres que tratan con un bebé inquieto –especialmente uno que ha sido recientemente alimentado, cambiado y amado– están ansiosos por encontrar maneras de calmarlos. Afortunadamente, una experta en el sueño de los niños, Kim West, una licenciada enclínica social, más conocida como La Señora del Sueño, ha...
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    ¿Está protegido su hijo de enfermedades evitables en la escuela?

    BPT El otoño es una estación que entusiasma los niños, pues verán a sus viejos amigos, conocerán a otros compañeros de clase, aprenderán nuevas destrezas y explorarán las aulas. Pero en medio de tanta diversión e interacción, es importante recordar una de las mejores maneras de lograr que su...
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    Simple ways to add physical fitness to your daily routine

    BPT Being resourceful with your daily routine can deliver big payoffs when it comes to increasing your activity level. Incorporating physical fitness into your everyday activities can save you time and also burn calories, and it doesn’t have to take much time or effort. “For many people, the biggest...
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    How to Stay Hydrated Like a Pro All Summer

    NewsUSA Many of us spend our summer soaking up the sun. Kids are out of school, outdoor sports are plenty, and people are enjoying warm weather activities. However, spending a lot of time outside in the elements puts you at risk for dehydration-related concerns. While most people know that...
  • Familiar music brings out powerful emotions in people, and is one reason crowds still flock to see the bands they remember from their teen years. Photo Credit: nih.gov

    Music as Summertime Therapy

    Veronica Carter Public News Service ANNAPOLIS, Md. — For many people, summer means concert season – as bands and other musical acts hit the road and people flock to see them – even groups that might not have had a new hit in decades. And a music theory professor...