Health

Reports focusing on the latest health news and trends along California's Central Coast.

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The State of California is preparing to update residents of San Luis Obispo County who have well water that recently tested positive for the industrial solvent trichloroethylene, or TCE.

James Gathany

Concern over the Zika virus is growing in California as an outbreak of the disease continues to spread in Central and South American countries. 

Broadcast date: 1/12/2016

What goes into leaving a legacy? 

Finding fulfillment when the pressure is on

Jan 7, 2016

Broadcast date: 1/5/2016

What does it mean to be fulfilled in one's work? 

The water at Central Coast beaches should be avoided over the next few days, the San Luis Obispo County Department of Public Health said on Monday.

Broadcast Date: 12/15/2015 

One of our most influential relationships is the one we have with our father. 

City of Santa Barbara

Results are now in for chemical testing of a local police department. 

In August, the City of Santa Barbara said it would look into what could be causing a spike in health problems, following some employee concerns. 

Santa Barbara County is in the process of contacting a 260 Central Coast residents after a data breach exposed their medical records. 

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The E. coli outbreak connected to Chipotle restaurants is now thought to be in California. 

City of Morro Bay

City officials in Morro Bay say they are working to notify homeless residents regarding a creek cleanup planned for next month. 

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San Luis Obispo County health officials are issuing a public health alert in response to a number of viral meningitis cases on the Cal Poly campus. 

Kirsten Macintyre, California Department of Fish and Wildlife

UPDATE: Thursday, November 5, 2015 at 9:55 a.m.

The California Fish and Game Commission voted 3-0 on Thursday morning in favor of an emergency rulemaking to delay recreational Dungeness crab season by up to 180 days.

Broadcast date: 11/3/2015

Lucia Capacchione has spent over 35 years teaching the life- saving magic of creative journaling. 

Broadcast date: 10/27/2015

If mental health was strictly a medical condition then treatment and care would be consistent world wide. But Eastern and Western cultures approach wellness and normal from different perspectives. 

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The City of San Luis Obispo said Monday that its most recent water quality testing results show the city's drinking water now meets state and federal regulatory compliance levels for Trihalomethanes (TTHMs).

Broadcast date: 09/22/2015

Elation, relief, shock, sadness, grief, despair, joy, fear, freedom and opportunity are just some of the emotions that accompany the life stage known as The Empty Nest. 

Broadcast date: 09/15/2015

Suicide is not an individual act. Taking one's life affects family, friends, colleagues and community. 

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The California Department of Public Health is warning you not to eat a specific lot of Salinas based organicgirl baby spinach. 

Broadcast date: 09/08/2015

How can we expect young people to be responsible about their intimate encounters when they haven't received proper sex education? 

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A gene variant that could delay the onset of Alzheimer's Disease by as much as ten years has been discovered by scientists at UC Santa Barbara. 

Broadcast: 09/1/2015

Now that the United States experiences an average of one mass shooting per day and claims the highest rate of mental health disorders in the world, it may be time to talk about a connection. 

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Santa Barbara County is implementing e-cigarette and smoking rules that are tougher than laws on the books in most of the cities in the area. 

The Anxiety Dance

Aug 12, 2015

Broadcast date: 08/18/2015

Anxiety is the most common mental health complaint and challenge for adults and children. 

Broadcast date: 08/11/2015

Where do you feel most at home? Being rooted in a sense of place and belonging has a deep connection to our mental health and well-being. 

City of Santa Barbara

The City of Santa Barbara is investigating levels of radon at one of its police stations. The testing follows several months of searching for a possible link between employee health and the condition of the building located at 215 East Figueroa Street.

Broadcast Date: 07/21/2015

Today, Elizabeth is joined in the studio by her daughter Kelly as the two discuss their recent experience viewing Disney and Pixar's newest movie, 'Inside Out,' an animated exploration of emotional development. 

Broadcast Date: 07/14/2015

It's the season of sunshine, shorts, swimming and socializing, but for many it's a time filled with self-loathing and shame. 

Broadcast Date: 06/30/2015  

Sometimes the best medicine for what ails us is a good old-fashioned heart-to-heart with someone who is able to just listen and offer love.

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Many San Luis Obispo residents have expressed concern about a recently mailed notice regarding a lapse in water quality standards in the city. Tests revealed levels of a chemical that exceeded Safe Drinking Water Act requirements.  

So you know your Sun sign but what about your Soul sign?

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