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Pumpjacks extract oil from the Inglewood Oil field, near where two test wells using Hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, revealed no threat to groundwater, air quality or added risk of induced seismic activity according to a study by the field’s...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Department of Veterans Affairs says it has reached out to nearly 140,000 veterans in the past two months to get them off waiting lists and into clinics for medical appointments. Acting VA Secretary Sloan Gibson revealed the...
Illustration by Getty ImagesChances are good that you’ll be munching on a hot dog this Fourth of July weekend. Last week at the PBS NewsHour offices, there was heated debate over whether or not ketchup belongs on a hot dog. Factions formed in...
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Dignity Health offers online ER booking at Saint Francis Memorial Hospital in San Francisco and Sequoia Hospital in Redwood City as a way to overcome the frequently grueling emergency room wait times. Photo by Flickr user brooklyn Scott Paul knew he...