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  • First-ever condor cam now live in Big Sur; this ain't no panda cam

    The first California condor cam took flight in Big Sur Monday, allowing the public and scientists a glimpse of the endangered bird in the wild. The solar-powered webcam, installed by the Oakland Zoo and Ventana Wildlife Society, is the first to...
  • Imported hot sauces contain high levels of lead, study says

    Imported hot sauces contain high levels of lead, study says
    So you like your hot sauce south-of-the-border spicy, with that extra punch? Well, Nevada researchers have found that little added twang might not be an intended result of the recipe: Many imported hot sauces sold in the U.S. contain dangerous levels of...
  • Lead paint: All over but the lawsuits

    As if California and its municipalities were not already making life difficult for businesses and taxpayers, the Golden State's courts could pile on too. On July 15, a trial began in San Jose, in which seven California counties (Santa Clara, Alameda,...
  • Exide plant will pay for blood tests for residents

    Exide plant will pay for blood tests for residents
    The headline has been corrected, as noted below. Trying to address worries that a Vernon battery recycler has jeopardized the health of hundreds of thousands of residents in southeast Los Angeles, the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health...
  • Value of blood tests near Exide recycling plant questioned

    Value of blood tests near Exide recycling plant questioned
    Los Angeles County's plan to offer blood tests for lead poisoning to hundreds of thousands of people in southeast Los Angeles was greeted as a political victory in working-class communities that have long worried about the health effects of emissions from...
  • L.A. Now Live: Latest on Exide battery recycler, blood testing

    L.A. Now Live: Latest on Exide battery recycler, blood testing
    The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health will offer free blood testing on a massive scale for lead poisoning to address worries that a Vernon battery recycler has jeopardized the health of hundreds of thousands of residents in southeast Los...
  • Ban lead ammo, Gov. Brown: It's good for all California

    A bill that would ban the use of lead ammunition by all hunters throughout California awaits Gov. Jerry Brown’s signature. There’s no question that he should sign AB 711 into law. It’s smart, it’s measured and it protects animals...
  • Swift Justice: Injured on the job, fraudulent parents and bed bugs

    Dear Jackie, I am an EMT from New York and I was injured while working. The driver of a vehicle rear-ended the ambulance I was working in. Me and the lawyer working on my case are still unable to locate this guy. I have the police report and I have...
  • Slightly high lead tied to less reading readiness

    Slightly high lead tied to less reading readiness
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Children with even slightly elevated blood lead levels are less likely to be ready to read when starting kindergarten, according to a new study. Lead has been shown to affect school performance, but what's important in this...
  • South L.A. health clinic draws hundreds

    South L.A. health clinic draws hundreds
    Thirteen-year-old Stephanie Cota pulled up her sleeve and glanced at the needle. "Is it gonna hurt?" she asked. "You'll feel it, but you look like a strong girl," said Yadira Guerra, a licensed vocational nurse. "Just turn the other way." When Cota...
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  • Fox59 investigates why renter was not informed of possible lead contamination

    Fox59 investigates why renter was not informed of possible lead contamination
    In April, Fox59 introduced you to a concerned mother whose son had lead poisoning, possibly from their lead-contaminated rental home. Fox 59 wanted to know why the tenants were not told about the lead hazards before signing the lease and why people were...