With a new chairman, Jonathan Thomas, the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine claims it has turned a page. Thomas has vowed to be aggressive in avoiding conflicts in dispersing millions of public dollars for stem cell research.
El Dorado County health officials are warning residents and visitors to stay away from chipmunks and squirrels because of renewed fears of the plague.
Nevada's largest psychiatric facility should hire more staff and shore up discharge protocols to guard against practices that resulted in some patients being bused alone out of state, with no shelter or family waiting at their destination, two consultants hired by the state concluded in a report Thursday.
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Two interesting studies have come up over the past month on heart attacks. Scientists have found a temporary condition that can quadruple your chance of having a heart attack. Scientists have found that job stress leads to more heart attacks, but there is a treatment that can reduce job stress-related heart attacks by 50 percent.
A group of 225 bicycle riders and crew raised $330,000 for 11 AIDS research and related groups during a four-day trip in Northern California.
Becoming an American can be bad for your health.
Sacramento's UC Davis Medical Center and four other large University of California hospitals have begun canceling elective surgeries because of a two-day strike planned by some workers next week.
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Alameda Health System of Oakland says it has signed a letter of intent with Sacramento's Sutter Health to take over Sutter's San Leandro Hospital.
San Francisco-based Dignity Health's imminent departure from the outpatient lab business will result in 148 layoffs in the Sacramento area next month.
The UC Davis Center for Reducing Health Disparities and the Sacramento Employment and Training Agency have a million reasons to celebrate after the state agency overseeing a federal health care overhaul Tuesday announced 48 winners of education and outreach grants.
In a report that undercuts years of public health warnings, a prestigious group convened by the government says there is no good reason based on health outcomes for many Americans to drive their sodium consumption down to the very low levels recommended in national dietary guidelines.
Sacramento area residents are invited today to attend the premiere of "The Chain," a short documentary about events set in motion by a kidney donor and the "chain" of transplants sparked by her donation.
The federal government has certified the Service Employees International Union's recent election victory at Kaiser Permanente, the union announced Monday, capping a bitter fight with an upstart union.
A new Senate report is calling for more regulation of California's substance abuse counselors amid disclosures that sex offenders and other convicted criminals are working in the industry.
With the rate of Alzheimer's disease projected to rise as baby boomers age, more people will face the problem of caring for loved ones with dementia.