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April Dembosky

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Health reporter for KQED public radio in the San Francisco Bay Area

April Dembosky on KCRW

There are several human casualties so far, but major fires are still burning in Northern California, and there could be more.

California's Wildfires: Reckoning and Recovery

There are several human casualties so far, but major fires are still burning in Northern California, and there could be more.

from Which Way, L.A.?

Should doctors have to take random drug tests? Should they have to make sure addicted patients can’t get too many prescriptions?

Will Prop 46 Opponents Thwart Doctor Drug Testing, Increased Cap on Negligence Suits?

Should doctors have to take random drug tests? Should they have to make sure addicted patients can’t get too many prescriptions?

from Which Way, L.A.?

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