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  • Federal suit filed to block massive cuts to in-home supportive services

     
    Advocates for more than 130,000 elderly and disabled recipients of in-home supportive services this morning filed suit in federal court in San Francisco to block more than $53 million in state budget cuts that, as of today, would eliminate or......
  • Lawsuit seeks to block cuts to in-home care for the elderly and disabled

     
    Advocates for the elderly and disabled announced Thursday that they have filed a federal lawsuit in San Francisco to block cuts to California???s home care program, a month before more than 130,000 recipients are scheduled to have their services reduced.....
  • Ratings report: 'Glee' starting to really sing for Fox

     
    Fox's quirky 'Glee' hit a record high in viewers this season on Wednesday and powered the network to a strong night. The comedy/drama/musical (I'm waiting for someone to invent one word that fits) drew 7.32 million viewers and won the......
  • Michelle Obama brings green thumb, campaign against childhood obesity, to 'Sesame Street'

     
    The numbers are frightening. Nearly 1 in 3 children, ages 2 to 19, are obese or overweight. Around the country, school districts scrapped for funds, have canceled recess. Kids being kids hit vending machines filled with fattening soft drinks, candy......
  • Tamiflu for infants: CDC and FDA tell pharmacists to get it right

     
    The Food and Drug Administration and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention called today for pharmacists to be more careful in how they dispense a liquid suspension of the antiviral agent Tamiflu for infants who have contracted the pandemic......
  • How moviegoers at different ages use technology

     
    Digital media is changing the behavior of all moviegoers, but it's doing so very differently for varying age groups. That's what a group of around 100 online and studio marketing executives, as well as journalists, learned this afternoon yesterday at........
  • WIC program gets its first overhaul -- to include fresh produce

     
    There is rejoicing today at agencies that work with recipients of food vouchers through the Women, Infants and Children program. "We're in seventh heaven," said Laurie True, executive director of the Cal WIC Assn., based in Sacramento. Starting Thursday,...
  • Still no plan for fixing billing system for youth in L.A. County detention

     
    Earlier this year, Los Angeles County probation officials vowed to fix their system for billing parents of youth in county detention after county supervisors questioned why the department had mistakenly billed low-income and foster parents. Supervisors...
  • Ratings report: NBC's 'Trauma' in pain. Showtime's 'Dexter' kills! Fox News on top.

     
    It's only been one episode and NBC's medical drama 'Trauma' already needs some CPR. The network finished fourth in viewers and adults 18-49 Monday night, and 'Trauma' drew just 6.9 million viewers and a 2.3 rating in the key 18-49......
  • Jaundice in newborns is common; chronic condition isn't. So what to do?

     
    To reduce the number of newborns who develop severe jaundice, screen them all for high amounts of a blood pigment known as bilirubin. That's the word from researchers at UC San Francisco Children's Hospital and Kaiser Permanente. If the conclusion......
  • Egghead Prof. Doesn't Want Babies, Wife Sobs

     
    Sept. 28, 1909: Prof. Zorn doesn't want babies! The secret life of John Fitzgerald is finally revealed....