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Asthma (INACTIVE)

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  • A menacing air in the Central Valley

    A menacing air in the Central Valley
    FRESNO — On bad-air days here in the Central Valley, school officials hoist red flags to warn parents and pupils that being outside is officially deemed “unhealthful for all groups.” This winter, though, the most polluted on record,...
  • Entrepreneur program helps South L.A. students realize potential

    Entrepreneur program helps South L.A. students realize potential
    The 17-year-old high school senior lives in a neighborhood south of downtown where crime is still high, police sirens are ever-present, and fast-food joints line the block. She rarely leaves the area, never once having been to the beach with her family....
  • Ailments diminish, air improvements are notable after oil field closes

    Ailments diminish, air improvements are notable after oil field closes
    Maria de la Cruz is doing something these days she says she hasn't done in years. She lets her grandchildren play in the living room — and even opens the windows to let air circulate. Ever since Allenco Energy Inc. shut down its oil field across...
  • The 50-year war on smoking

    The 50-year war on smoking
    The 1964 U.S. Surgeon General's report on smoking — the first official acknowledgment by the federal government that smoking kills — was an extraordinarily progressive document for its time. It swiftly led to a federal law that restricted...
  • L.A. sues to block oil field near USC from reopening

    L.A. sues to block oil field near USC from reopening
    The Los Angeles city attorney filed a lawsuit Tuesday to stop Allenco Energy Inc. from reopening in South Los Angeles, accusing the company of ignoring years of evidence that fumes from its oil fields were sickening residents of the surrounding...
  • Hiccups persist in California health insurance exchange

    Hiccups persist in California health insurance exchange
    Paperwork and computer glitches are still tripping up some eager consumers who are seeking coverage through California's insurance exchange and its 11 health plans. On Monday, the Covered California exchange said that all the applications it received...
  • Brazil's president imports Cuban doctors to ease shortage

    Brazil's president imports Cuban doctors to ease shortage
    RIO BRANCO, Brazil — Dr. Alberto Asael Reyes speaks Portuguese carefully when talking to his patients. He arrived in the Amazon region only recently from Cuba, and his accent remains strong. But in an area where there has long been no available...
  • Nausea, dizziness, fainting are most common theme park ailments

    Nausea, dizziness, fainting are most common theme park ailments
    Injuries and ailments from Southern California amusement park rides are rare. But when they do occur, the most common are fainting, nausea and dizziness. People are more likely to get sick or hurt on older attractions than on newer rides. And about 1 in...
  • Seeing the positive changes brought by the federal health law

    Seeing the positive changes brought by the federal health law
    This was the year that millions of Americans learned that health insurance is complicated. The landscape they discovered is ugly. Paying a premium doesn't mean your costs are over. Lower premiums mean higher deductibles, higher fees at the doctor's...
  • U.S. contractor kidnapped in Pakistan pleads for Obama's help

    U.S. contractor kidnapped in Pakistan pleads for Obama's help
    An American contractor kidnapped by Al Qaeda in Pakistan two years ago appears in a video that surfaced Thursday pleading with President Obama to negotiate for his release and saying he feels "totally abandoned." Warren Weinstein, who was snatched...
  • Pediatricians advise pregnant women, children against drinking raw milk

    Pediatricians advise pregnant women, children against drinking raw milk
    The American Academy of Pediatrics on Monday warned that pregnant women and children should not drink raw milk and said it supports a nationwide ban on the sale of raw milk because of the danger of bacterial illnesses. The group's statement said it...