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  • State clears movie fund of fault in nursing home transfers

     
    The California Department of Public Health has reversed its earlier finding that the Motion Picture and Television Fund broke state law when the charity transferred dozens of residents out of its nursing home. The department said this month that the......
  • FDA: All Estrella cheeses put consumers at risk for Listeria monocytogenes

     
    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is warning consumers to discard cheeses from Estrella Family Creamery of Montesano, Wash., because they may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. Environmental samples and one product sample collected by the...
  • Ninth infant confirmed dead from whooping cough in state epidemic

     
    A ninth baby in California has died from whooping cough, state officials said Tuesday. The death of the infant, who lived in San Bernardino County and was less than 2 months old, makes this year’s epidemic more deadly than 2005's.......
  • Q&A on whooping cough: Are illegal immigrants fueling the outbreak? State officials say no

     
    A number of readers have contacted The Times wanting to know more about the whooping cough outbreak and who has been affected by the severe bacterial disease. State officials said this week that the epidemic is now the worst in......
  • Q&A on whooping cough: What steps are needed to protect newborns' health?

     
    A number of readers have contacted The Times wanting to know more about the whooping cough outbreak and who has been affected by the severe bacterial disease. The epidemic, now the worst in the state for pertussis in 55 years,......
  • Sea otters: In a warmer, sicker world

     
    This photo, taken earlier this month, shows the state of Pinto Lake, a small body of water in Santa Cruz County that suffers a seasonal bloom of microcystis. The strain of freshwater cyanobacteria is on the rise around the world......
  • Schwarzenegger signs environmental bills

     
    It's been nearly two years since California enacted its green chemistry initiative, which was designed to change the environmental zeitgeist in Sacramento from a chemical-by-chemical approach to a more comprehensive scheme that would identify compounds of...
  • Google Logs 140,000 Driverless Miles

     
    We???ve been hearing that the age of the robotic car is just upon us ever since the car was invented, it seems. After all that hot air, a company announced it has tested a driverless car over 140,000 miles on......
  • Hispanics live longer than whites and blacks, study finds

     
    By MIKE STOBBE AP Medical Writer ATLANTA (AP) — U.S. Hispanics can expect to outlive whites by more than two years and blacks by more than seven, government researchers say in a startling report that is the first to calculate Hispanic life expectancy...
  • State health officials warn public about tainted shellfish, crustaceans from Channel Islands

     
    State health officials are warning the public to avoid eating sport-harvested shellfish, lobsters and crab caught offshore from the Channel Islands because of high levels of toxins. The warning applies only to shellfish, crustaceans and small fin fish...
  • Report: Number of Teens in Fatal Crashes Plummets

     
    The number of teen drivers involved in fatal crashes fell by nearly a third between 2004 and 2008, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported today. The spread of graduated driver licensing, which is now used in 49 states,......