RoseAnn DeMoro, executive director of the California Nurses Association, told hundreds of nurses and health care advocates gathered for a rally at the Capitol that Democrats need to support a public-funded universal health care system in California.
Forever Glass in Placerville hires autistic adults to help run the business while giving them workplace experience. Some people with autism face big challenges building careers that could let them live independently.
Seasonal allergies can leave you with a cough, itchy and runny eyes and stuffed up nose. For many with pollen or grass allergies, spring and summer can be uncomfortable. Mayo Clinic allergist Dr. Nancy Ott says over-the-counter remedies such as antihistamines for itchy eyes and noses, and corticosteroid nasal spray for congestion often help. If those treatments don't ease symptoms, it's time to see an allergist.
Celebrating Sacramento Lab Week, staff members at Sutter Medical Center show off their best moves to these tunes: "24K" by Bruno Mars, "Side to Side" by Ariana & Nicki, "Cheap Thrills" by Sia, and Ed Sheeran's "Shape of You."
Lincoln woman Shelly Hoover, who suffers from Lou Gehrig's disease, said she plans to take advantage of California's new Right to Try law, which would let her use drugs that haven't yet received full Food and Drug Administration approval.
Doctors and caregivers applaud new California and federal guidelines aimed at earlier and easier diagnoses of Alzheimer's disease. More than 630,000 California are living with Alzheimer's, the most common form of dementia.
More teens are turning to fruit- and candy-flavored tobacco, raising concerns that sweetened e-cigarettes and cigarillos are a gateway to nicotine addiction. A California anti-tobacco campaign targeting teens has ramped up in high schools and at a recent state Capitol rally on Kick Butts Day.