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New Telehealth Broadband Network Set to Connect More than 800 California Medical Facilities

More than 800 California health clinics, hospitals and medical facilities in underserved urban and rural communities are set to be connected via a pioneering broadband network known as California Telehealth Network (CTN), announced Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, state health officials and the United States Chief Technology Officer Aneesh Chopra at a press conference held Tuesday, Aug. […]

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UC Davis School of Medicine Awarded $1 Million Grant for Healthcare Programs Targeting Northern California Native Americans Communities

The University of California, Davis received a $1 million grant for healthcare initiatives targeting Native American communities in Northern California, confirmed a press release issued Aug. 9 on the School of Medicine website. The Sacramento-based medical education institution will receive the funds through a research grant awarded by the National Institute of Diabetes and Kidney […]

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California Department of Health Reports First Human West Nile Virus Cases for 2010

California’s first 2010 human cases of the disease West Nile Virus (WNV) were recently confirmed by the California Department of Public Health (CDPH). The infections were discovered in two women from central California’s Stanislaus County through routine blood testing. The tests were conducted when the women attempted to donate blood to an area blood bank. […]