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Health  Woman denied pain meds, new regulations to blame Woman denied pain meds, new regulations to blame (Video)
“The state board and the DEA have cracked down,” said Pat Person, the pharmacist at Ming & H Drugs. “There are more hoops that a patient needs to jump through in order to get the prescription.”
Health AED issue raised at Richland schools years before girl's death AED issue raised at Richland schools years before girl's death (Video)
Less than 24 hours after a 14-year-old girl died at Richland Junior High School in Shafter, a former employee of the school district reached out to Eyewitness News and told us that he thinks this death could have been prevented if certain action was taken years ago.
Health New Advances for People with Disabilities holds groundbreaking New Advances for People with Disabilities holds groundbreaking (Video)
New Advances for People with Disabilities held a groundbreaking ceremony Friday in Bakersfield for the 17,000-square-foot Center for Creative Achievement, a day program that provides a creative learning environment for more than 180 adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Health Listeria contamination in Blue Bell plants goes back 2 years Listeria contamination in Blue Bell plants goes back 2 years (Video)
Blue Bell Creameries knew there was listeria in one of the company's plants as far back as March 2013, according to a government investigation. But the company didn't issue any recalls or shut down its production until after the products were linked to listeria illnesses this year — including three deaths in Kansas.
Health Nurses at 6 hospitals across California strike over staffing
Registered nurses at six California hospitals went on strike Thursday over staffing levels and other issues during contract negotiations, a move the medical centers called "inappropriate" but said would not interrupt services.