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Wednesday, May 25, 2016
CA Attorney General Sues Johnson & Johnson Over Transvaginal Mesh

CA Attorney General Sues Johnson & Johnson Over Transvaginal Mesh

California Attorney General Kamala Harris filed a lawsuit against Johnson & Johnson on Tuesday, accusing the company of false advertising and knowingly concealing the risks associated with surgical mesh designed to treat health... Read More

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Tuesday, May 24, 2016
Runner Treated for Flu, Ankle Injury Leaves Hospital as Amputee

Runner Treated for Flu, Ankle Injury Leaves Hospital as Amputee

A doctor diagnosed Mario Guzman with the flu and also treated him for what was thought to be a sprained ankle, but those symptoms were related to a common bacterial infection. By the time Guzman went to the ER he was in septic... Read More

Investigations
Monday, May 23, 2016
Taxpayers Pay Out Millions to Settle Lawsuits Involving CHP Officers

Taxpayers Pay Out Millions to Settle Lawsuits Involving CHP Officers

An NBC Bay Area investigation discovered pay outs on 45 different lawsuits filed against the State of California involving 51 CHP officers, 35 of whom were still on the payroll through 2015 Read More

Investigations
Friday, May 20, 2016
Illegal Short-Term Rentals Can be Nightmare for Neighbors

Illegal Short-Term Rentals Can be Nightmare for Neighbors

An NBC Bay Area investigation into the illegal use of short-term rental platforms In San Francisco found dozens of ads for hostel-like accommodations on websites such as Airbnb, VRBO and Craigslist. Many appeared to be in violation Read More

Investigations
Thursday, May 19, 2016
Thousands Violate SF Housing Laws Using Airbnb, Few Face Penalties

Thousands Violate SF Housing Laws Using Airbnb, Few Face Penalties

With rent prices soaring, more and more San Francisco residents are looking to earn some extra cash by renting out their homes to tourists through websites like Airbnb and Craigslist. But as the NBC Bay Area Investigative... Read More

Investigations
Thursday, May 19, 2016
EPA Sets New Health Advisory for Toxic Chemicals in Drinking Water

EPA Sets New Health Advisory for Toxic Chemicals in Drinking Water

The Environmental Protection Agency has established a new lifetime health advisory for toxic chemicals in drinking water. The chemicals are perfluorinated compounds called PFOA and PFOS, which are linked to cancer. Read More

Investigations
Tuesday, May 17, 2016
Toxic Chemical Linked to Firefighting Foam Found in Water

Toxic Chemical Linked to Firefighting Foam Found in Water

Firefighters keep life-saving fire foam on standby at airports in case there’s a crash. For decades, the Army, Navy and Air Force trained with foam at military bases across the country. But now the government is concerned... Read More

Investigations
Monday, May 16, 2016
'Loophole' Allows SF Restaurants to Hide Past Health Violations

'Loophole' Allows SF Restaurants to Hide Past Health Violations

San Francisco diners can log onto the city’s website to check inspection records for restaurants across the city, but the NBC Bay Area Investigative Unit discovered a “loophole” that allows some restaurants to wipe away their dirty... Read More

Investigations
Friday, May 13, 2016
NBC Bay Area Tracks Where Your Water Bond Money Really Goes

NBC Bay Area Tracks Where Your Water Bond Money Really Goes

An NBC Bay Area analysis of projects funded by California’s $7.5 billion water bond found little high-tech, innovative projects that some say are needed to upgrade the State’s aging water infrastructure. Read More

Investigations
Thursday, May 12, 2016
State Finds Mentally Ill Improperly Denied Coverage

State Finds Mentally Ill Improperly Denied Coverage

State and federal laws have helped end the stigma of mental illness, but thousands of Californians are still facing roadblocks to care. An NBC Bay Area review of state data finds health plans and insurers are improperly denying... Read More

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