Water board officials want to limit TCP, a former pesticide ingredient and human carcinogen that has contaminated water supplies. Groundwater in other states is contaminated as well.
A program designed to address the shortage of doctors in rural and poor urban areas could be in peril unless Congress acts.
Doctors are beginning to pay attention to injuries, such as brain damage or kidney failure, that can afflict people who survive an overdose.
Bill would require disclosure of potentially harmful chemicals used in hair treatments, nail polish and other substances used in salons.
A proposed ordinance would block access to menthol cigarettes, as well as e-cigarettes and smokeless tobacco with flavors such as chocolate, cherry or popcorn. Studies show such products are overwhelmingly favored by teenagers and some minorities.
Nuevos hallazgos ponen de relieve los esfuerzos de la comunidad científica por identificar los peligros potenciales de otro subproducto de los cigarrillos que está al alcance de la mano de un niño.
Sales of sugary drinks dropped in the city by nearly 10 percent a year after tax took effect in 2015, while bottled water sales rose, researchers report.
The drugs, approved by the FDA for children earlier this month, can run $100,000 for a course of treatment.
The chemical residue from cigarette smoke that can cling to walls, clothes and skin may present a danger to children.
Denti-Cal has been criticized for not paying dentists enough to care for low-income Medicaid recipients.