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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...
Rethinking Cancer: During Breast Cancer Awareness Month we reach out to friends who have been diagnosed with breast cancer, celebrate remissions and comfort those who have lost loved ones. But we should also consider why the U.S. has one of the more...
Tennesean: People who need physicians who speak a second language are likely to have a harder time finding their language spoken in Nashville than many other cities across the nation. Nashville ranked at number nine in the top 10 metro areas with more...
The Inquirer: It is no secret that physicians sometimes struggle to translate the language of medicine for their patients. Imagine what it’s like when they literally speak different languages. A new survey suggests that type of communication barrier more...
The Daily Californian: The North Bay fires are affecting the daily life and health of students and community members, causing a spike in Tang Center visits related to smoke inhalation as of Wednesday. Pollutants from the fires have affected air more...
MedPageToday: The wildfires still ravaging Northern California had claimed the lives of at least 17 people as of Wednesday, and hundreds more were reportedly hospitalized with burns and respiratory issues related to smoke inhalation. The death toll more...
Bloomberg: Air quality in San Francisco sank to the level of smog-choked Beijing this week, as soot from more than a dozen wildfires in California’s wine country blanketed the Bay Area. As San Francisco residents woke up to a hazy sky for the fifth more...
SF Gate: The air quality in much of the Bay Area this week has at times been comparable to — or even worse than —Beijing, one of the most notoriously polluted cities in the world, as smoke from the Wine Country wildfires drifts south and settles more...
USA Today: Home Depot is sold out of face masks, people sleeping in shelters have bandanas tied around their faces and residents even 50 miles away from the fires in northern California find themselves coughing and hacking as smoke and haze blanket more...

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