Posts Tagged ‘health’

Man killed while cleaning machine at Gardena manufacturing facility

An employee at a Gardena manufacturing plant was fatally injured Monday when a machine he was cleaning somehow turned on, authorities said. The California Division of Occupational Safety and Health was notified of the accident at German Machined Products Inc

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Tuesday’s TV highlights: ‘Project Blue Book’ on History

SERIES The Flash Nora (Jessica Parker Kennedy) is injured in a battle with Cicada (Chris Klein) and her speed healing isn’t working, leaving Barry and Iris (Grant Gustin, Candice Patton) stressing over her health in this new episode of the superhero series. 8 p.m

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Santa Cruz marijuana company fined $50,000 for explosion that badly burned employee

A Santa Cruz-based marijuana manufacturing company is being fined more than $50,000 by state regulators for safety violations after an employee was severely burned in a propane explosion, officials have announced. An employee at Future2 Labs Health Services was working alone inside a 128-square-foot…

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Global-Warming White, Offred Red and other 2019 Pantone Color of the Year picks that never were

It’s almost impossible to ignore the political subtext of Wednesday’s big reveal that Pantone’s 2019 Color of the Year is Living Coral, described in the announcement as “an animating and life-affirming shade of orange with a golden undertone.” That’s because the health of the planet’s coral reefs…

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Uncle Sam wants you to sit less and move more. Here’s how you can meet the new exercise guidelines

Listen up, Americans! The government has been recommending you get 150 minutes of exercise a week for a decade now. That’s just 20 minutes a day — and not even one in four of you can handle it

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Anthem’s effort to punish patients for ‘unnecessary’ ER visits has been a bust–but still burdens patients

In the last few years, Anthem Blue Cross has made a strong bid for the award for the most heartless and senseless coverage policy in the health insurance business. Its competition entry is a policy that penalizes patients for seeking “unnecessary” treatment at an emergency room

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Review: Bronx middle schoolers practice better nutrition in documentary ‘The Health of Hope’

More likely to be viewed in classrooms than theaters, “The Health of Hope” plays like an entertaining, hour-long public service announcement. Produced by both the American Heart Assn. and the students of a Bronx middle school, the documentary lacks the polish of films made by a more experienced..

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A Democratic congressman defends his vote for lighter regulation of credit unions and local banks

To he editor: David Lazarus critically cites my vote for the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief and Consumer Protection Act in his column, “ Amid high fees and record profits, banks are desperate for ‘much-needed regulatory relief.’ ” It is important to look at the health of our nation’s economy….

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A mystic sensation and a ghost race: Just a few of the wellness events arriving in October

Here are four upcoming events that can help inspire you to do something good for your health — and for others: Visionary Women hosts female empowerment events in and around L.A., and you can always expect standout speakers. Past get-togethers have seen talks with British attorney Cherie Blair,…

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Verity Health files for bankruptcy protection. Its six California hospitals will stay open

Verity Health System, the nonprofit operator of six California hospitals, filed for bankruptcy protection Friday, blaming mounting losses and debt that had forced it to seek a buyer for some or all of the facilities.

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