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  • California expands lead soil testing area near Exide plant in Vernon

    California expands lead soil testing area near Exide plant in Vernon
    State regulators have greatly expanded the area of homes, schools and parks that will be tested for lead-tainted soil near a troubled battery recycling plant in Vernon. California toxic waste regulators blame air pollution from the Exide Technologies...
  • Morgan State settles lawsuit with man beaten by cannibal

    Morgan State settles lawsuit with man beaten by cannibal
    Morgan State University has settled a lawsuit contending that it did not do enough to protect a student who was beaten by Alexander Kinyua just days before Kinyua committed a cannibalistic murder. Joshua Ceasar sued the college after he was beaten by...
  • Top cardiologist touts vegan diet to patients

      Top cardiologist touts vegan diet to patients
    Dr. Kim Williams thought he followed a heart-healthy diet: He avoided red meat and fried foods. He ate his chicken breast without the skin. But in 2003, the Chicago cardiologist realized his level of LDL, the so-called "bad" cholesterol, was too high....
  • Tech investor gets five towns to join social-health experiment

    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Technology investor Esther Dyson thinks she has found the answer to America's growing health concerns, and has enlisted five smaller cities across the country to try and prove it. Dyson, an early investor in Square and board...
  • App developers hope to help veterans battling mental health issues

    Dave Smith hit his lowest low in March 2012. The retired Marine and Iraq combat veteran separated from his family and friends, broke up with his girlfriend and spent nights drinking himself into oblivion. One afternoon, he put a loaded shotgun in...
  • Bali slaying: Police files show daughter abused late mother repeatedly

    Bali slaying: Police files show daughter abused late mother repeatedly
    In the years before she would be implicated in the beating death of her mother on the resort island of Bali, Heather Mack was accused of locking her mother in a closet, stealing thousands of dollars from her, punching and biting her repeatedly, and once...
  • Should Florida spend more public dollars on mental-health care?

  • Few residents near Exide plant undergo testing for lead levels

    Few residents near Exide plant undergo testing for lead levels
    Los Angeles County's attempt to test lead levels in the blood of people living near a Vernon battery recycling plant has not drawn enough participants to be of use in measuring the effects of its air pollution, county officials and health experts say....
  • CHP submits freeway beating case for possible charges against officer

    CHP submits freeway beating case for possible charges against officer
    The California Highway Patrol officer who was videotaped punching a woman on the 10 Freeway has been stripped of his duties and could face "potentially serious charges," the agency announced Wednesday. CHP officials said in a statement that they had...
  • Mental Health First Aid course

    Mental Health First Aid course
    Mental Health First Aid classes teach professionals and lay people how to recognize mental illness and follow an action plan to get the individual the help they need. The course takes one full day. Nurse Marilyn Barton, RN, started teaching the...
  • Robin Williams: How to recognize suicide signs, where to get help

    Friends of comedian Robin Williams, who died Monday at age 63 in an apparent suicide, urged the public Monday to seek help if they have suicidal thoughts and encouraged friends to stay alert to any warning signs of depression. "Robin was as sweet a...