Health Watchdog Put E-Cigarette Manufacturers On Notice

News Report, Viji Sundaram | New America Media

A California health watchdog put e-cigarette manufacturers on alert on September 2, warning them that if they don’t recall the products they have sold on the California market within 60 days, they could be sued.

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Nature Walk Draws Out Hundreds

By Luis Cubas

Clouds couldn’t stop the annual Walk to Nature, hosted by local nonprofit YES Nature to Neighborhoods, on August 29. Nearly four hundred people came out to attend this year’s walk, designed to introduce residents of Richmond’s flatlands to the regional parks that line the city’s 32 miles of shoreline.

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Have a Headache? You Might Not Be Drinking Enough Water

Commentary, Ronvel Sharper

More than half of American children aren’t drinking enough water. That’s according to a new study by Harvard’s T.H. Chan School of Public Health. Being under-hydrated can cause emotional and physical effects ranging from serious health problems to headaches and irritability. It can also affect your performance in school

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Three Years Later

By Tania Pulido

The memory is a vivid one for me. It was a beautiful day in Richmond; I was hanging out in my backyard in Richmond Annex when I heard sirens. My heart dropped, the first words that came out of my mouth were, “It’s not Wednesday.”

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Call for California Asians and Hispanics to Show United Front on Health4All

Viji Sundaram, News Report | New America Media

SAN FRANCISCO — Even as health care advocates are celebrating California’s recent “landmark victory” in getting its undocumented children health care, Latino and Asian and Pacific Islander (API) communities should show a united front and make sure that all of the state’s undocumented residents get the same benefit, urged Sen. Ricardo Lara, D-Bell Gardens.

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