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 California Magazine: We’re still living large. Very large. According to the latest statistics from the Centers for Disease Control, 39.8 percent of adult Americans and 18.5 percent of American youths were obese in 2016. While these rates aren’t more...
SF Chronicle: University of California researcher Rachel Morello-Frosch will begin taking blood and urine samples this week from 175 San Francisco, Santa Clara County and North Bay firefighters as part of a study into what types of toxic chemicals more...
Journal Sentinel: Best Babies Zone, a national initiative to reduce racial disparities in infant death rates, announced that it has added Milwaukee's Westlawn neighborhood to its list of communities that will receive its support.  While no funding more...
NY Times: In 2013, scientists discovered a new way to precisely edit genes — technology called Crispr that raised all sorts of enticing possibilities. Scientists wondered if it might be used to fix hereditary diseases, for example, or to develop new more...
Science News: Et tu, antibody? In humans, dengue can be more severe the second time around. Now, a study implicates an immune system treachery as the culprit. The study suggests that the amount of anti-dengue antibodies a person has matters. In a 12 more...
WIRED: The Big Show Journal is no ordinary gun magazine. The print periodical, which appears on newsstands nationwide six times a year, is also, according to its website, "America’s most interesting gun and knife magazine" and "America’s most more...
SFGate: Under the regulations issued by the Trump administration in early October, more employers, based on their religious beliefs or moral convictions, could choose to deny contraceptive coverage to their employees. In the Bay Area, women's health more...
The Daily Californian: High lead levels were found in water fixtures at three San Francisco public schools in October, according to the San Francisco Unified School District, raising questions about the quality of Berkeley’s own tap water. Professor more...
Voice of OC: In this op-ed, Kala Ghoory, a MPH student, writes about Santa Ana City Council voting on an ordinance that would make homelessness functionally illegal in the Civic Center. The ordinance bans possession of basic survival essentials and more...
Citylab: “It is completely unsafe to be here at this moment,” said Jennifer Franco, a resident of Fairfield, California, on Wednesday afternoon, as massive wildfires ripped through Santa Rosa and Napa a few miles west. But she wasn’t talking about more...

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