| Mar 20, 2013
| 3:52 AM
Are we at risk for lead poisoning?
Do I need to keep my young child away from poinsettias?
It is National Poison Prevention Week and CT Poison Control wants to answer your questions.
Tonight, there will be a live chat on the Poison Control...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 8:20 PM
WASHINGTON When Arkansas won federal approval to use Medicaid expansion dollars to help low-income people purchase private health insurance, officials on both sides of the aisle applauded the compromise.
For supporters of the Affordable Care Act, it...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 6:30 PM
The head of Los Angeles County's public health department — one of the largest agencies of its kind in the nation — announced he is retiring, now that a controversial campaign to break apart his agency has been abandoned.
| Mar 27, 2014
| 12:26 PM
The head of Los Angeles County's public health department has announced his intention to retire.
In a letter sent to department employees Thursday, department director Jonathan Fielding wrote, "After considerable thought, I have decided to leave...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 12:59 PM
We like to think of our home as a safe haven where we can rest, unwind and enjoy times with friends and family.
But there's danger lurking where you least expect it.
More than half a million Marylanders suffered injuries that required hospital...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 5:20 AM
MEMPHIS, Tenn. Bill Cox remembers what it was like when lead shot was finally outlawed nationwide for waterfowl hunting during the early 1990s in favor of biodegradable steel shot.
Cox, a Collierville, Tenn., resident who serves on the Tennessee Fish and...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 7:24 PM
A Northern California judge Monday ordered three companies to pay $1.1 billion to remove lead-based paint from inside California homes, concluding a 13-year legal case.
Santa Clara County Superior Court Judge James P. Kleinberg ruled that ConAgra, NL...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 11:02 PM
A Northern California judge Monday found three paint companies liable for exposing children to a known poison and ordered them to pay $1.1 billion into a fund to remove lead from inside California homes.
Santa Clara County Superior Court Judge James P....
| Oct 22, 2013
| 2:27 PM
The first California condor cam took flight in Big Sur Monday, allowing the public and scientists a glimpse of the endangered bird in the wild.
The solar-powered webcam, installed by the Oakland Zoo and Ventana Wildlife Society, is the first to...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 7:30 AM
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded $30,000 to help educate Baltimore families about the risks to young children of lead poisoning, which despite progress made in reducing exposure over the years still affects nearly 3,000 youngsters...
| Oct 27, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Most people spend more than 50% of their time indoors, so it is important to pay attention to the quality of the air in your home. And that means more than installing a few carbon monoxide detectors or testing for radon.
Mold can cause severe health...