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Health California may restrict common pesticide
California regulators say they're taking steps to restrict the use of an insecticide widely sprayed on the state's biggest crops, including grapes and almonds.
Health U.S.: Ebola cases could hit 1.4 million by mid-January U.S.: Ebola cases could hit 1.4 million by mid-January (Photo Gallery)
New estimates by the World Health Organization and the U.S. health agency are warning that the number of Ebola cases could soar dramatically - the U.S. says up to 1.4 million by mid-January in two nations alone - unless efforts to curb the outbreak are significantly ramped up.
Health Guilty verdict in peanut trial should send warning Guilty verdict in peanut trial should send warning
Food safety advocates say a guilty verdict in a rare federal food-poisoning trial should send a stern warning to anyone who may be tempted to place profits over people's welfare.
Health Study: Artificial sweeteners may promote diabetes Study: Artificial sweeteners may promote diabetes
Using artificial sweeteners may set the stage for diabetes in some people by hampering the way their bodies handle sugar, suggests a preliminary study done mostly in mice.
Health Kids' poisonings linked to anti-addiction medicine
An anti-addiction drug used to fight the nation's heroin and painkiller abuse epidemics poses a threat to young children who accidentally swallow relatives' prescriptions, a federal study says. Some children have died.
Health CBCC has cutting edge breast cancer drug CBCC has cutting edge breast cancer drug (Video)
A breakthrough breast cancer drug made its debut in Kern County at the Comprehensive Blood and Cancer Center on Thursday, and it’s the first location in the United States to carry the drug.