San Diego County Jail Slashes Opioid Prescription Rates
The jail has seen a 98 percent drop from the beginning of 2013, when nearly 1,000 inmates were prescribed more than 77,000 narcotic painkiller pills. But officials also say they're seeing an uptick in attempts to smuggle heroin in to prisoners.
Patients With Eating Disorders Crying Out For Help, But In Bakersfield Services Are Scarce
Residents are having to go to different parts of the state to get comprehensive services. In other public health news: wildfires and heart attacks; decoding a baby's DNA; driving while under the influence; and STD testing.