At least 1 million people that are incarcerated suffer from mental illness, and of these only 15% of local inmates and 27% of state prisoners currently receive some treatment in the form of psychotropic drugs.

A dozen people across three states had to be hospitalized due to an E. Coli bacterial infection they contracted after receiving stem cell injections using umbilical cord blood..

These chemicals are most commonly found in our drinking water all over the country and pose some of the greatest risks to the health of our families.

Fresno Unified Will Consider A Ban On Roundup Citing Cancer Risks To Staff And Students. The long term health impact from to exposure to the weed killer is of concern to many parents and school district employees. The district board of trustees voted unanimously to “investigate the use of alternative weed control products and methods,”…

Contra Costa County, CA — Roundup cancer lawsuits pile up. The political tug-of-war over Roundup cancer research rages. And day after day, Latino workers in California’s rich farm country are exposed to higher levels of a chemical their own state says is known to cause cancer. Researchers link Roundup to cancers like non-Hodgkin lymphoma, B…

MAUI, HI — After a devastating two weeks in January in which three East Bay men drowned off the island of Maui, families of victims are asking authorities to investigate an “unprecedented spike” in one-piece snorkel mask deaths. Two of the East Bay victims were wearing one-piece, full-face snorkel masks when they died. Six other…

MIAMI, FL – Forty Sorin cases are now one. A panel of judges in Miami has granted medical device maker LivaNova’s request to combine a raft of lawsuits against them into a single case. Forty complaints against the German company, whose Sorin 3T Heater-Cooler is suspected of having exposed surgery patients to potentially deadly bacteria,…

MIAMI, FL – Medical device maker LivaNova has asked a panel of judges to combine 42 lawsuits against them into one single case. Plaintiffs say the company’s Sorin 3T Heater Cooler, used in open-heart surgery, exposed them to potentially deadly bacteria. The device is also known as the Stӧckert 3T Heater Cooler System. The German…

MAUI, HI – Three East Bay men have drowned in waters off Maui since Jan. 18, prompting authorities to question the safety of the full face snorkel mask. A 71-year-old Berkeley man died Saturday off Maluaka Beach in Makena. His name has not been released. Earlier this month, a 50-year-old man from Oakland and a…

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