Yolo County Local News: Health


All Local Health News articles contributed by our local media allies and other local newsrooms.

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09/28/2023
A long-awaited, controversial report weighs updates to standards that state officials say have failed to protect fish and wildlife. But environmentalists, Native tribes and others already are furious about how long this has taken—and the state is years away from taking action.

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09/27/2023
GOP leaders and activists will hear Friday from Donald Trump and other presidential candidates before deciding whether to change the party platform on abortion and same-sex marriage.

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09/24/2023
Surrounded by a field of wildflowers and crops, roughly 50 people stretched their way through Three Sisters Gardens’ first “Yoga on the Farm” event to celebrate the arrival of fall.

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09/22/2023
A CDC advisory committee has been updating its 2007 standards for infection control in hospitals this year.

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09/21/2023
Several anti-abortion crisis pregnancy centers are advertising abortion pill reversal. California Attorney General Rob Bonta calls the claims false advertising that mislead vulnerable patients.

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09/21/2023
Companies set the original test dates arbitrarily due to these diagnostic at-home tests being developed rapidly. So, check your boxes before you toss them.

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09/20/2023
Outbreaks have wreaked havoc on the state’s river ecosystems for years. But this year was different. Faster, colder river waters led to fewer outbreaks of the harmful algae.

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09/14/2023
California voters likely will see a mental health ballot measure on the March 2024 election. One would issue a $6 billion bond to create housing for people with mental illnesses.

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09/13/2023
Cases are on the rise, and so are hospitalizations and deaths. So the federal government's release of new, updated COVID boosters feels like good timing.

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09/12/2023
About 5,300 companies would file annual emissions reports. The aim is to hold corporations accountable for the role they play in climate change.

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09/12/2023
Last week, the San Joaquin County Mosquito and Vector Control District said high numbers of Aedes aegypti mosquitoes have shown up in traps around South Stockton, Manteca, Escalon and Ripon.

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09/12/2023
Naloxone, a nasal spray that can reverse the adverse effects of opioids, became available in drug stores last week. The drug is sold under the brand names Narcan and RiVive and can be purchased over the counter.

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09/11/2023
The vaccines from Moderna and Pfizer and its partner BioNTech were approved Sept. 11 for people 12 and older and under an emergency use authorization for children ages 6 months to 11 years old.

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09/11/2023
A last-minute legislative deal would raise pay for California health care workers while giving medical providers a guarantee that they won’t have to battle local measures on employee compensation.

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09/07/2023
It’s the first of its kind in the California State University system, and joins just over 20 similar spaces across the country.

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09/06/2023
Nearly a third of K-12 students statewide were chronically absent in 2020-21, more than three times the pre-pandemic rate. Some school officials fear that pattern is becoming the new normal.

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09/04/2023
California wildfires every year emit as much carbon as almost 2 million cars, posing a threat to efforts to battle climate change.

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09/04/2023
Many Californians have seen short-term health impacts from wildfire smoke. But experts say new research is necessary to understand the longer-term effects of regular exposure.

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09/02/2023
Heat-related illness and deaths are on the rise along with temperatures, and an increase in drug use and homelessness is a significant part of the problem.

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09/01/2023
In rapid-fire votes in suspense file hearings, lawmakers determined the fate of hundreds of bills on crime, transgender students and more.