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Some Doctors Prescribe Food Instead Of Pills To Treat Certain Patients
The physicians take their patients grocery shopping to help treat their illnesses.
Cold Weather Alert Issued For Mountains, Valleys
A cold weather alert has been issued for the mountains and Santa Clarita and Antelope valley areas of Los Angeles County.
Santa Monica School Cancels Activities In Effort To Stop Spreading Norovirus
"I like that the school is being proactive," said a father.
Whittier Woman Serves As Surrogate Of Twins For Sister Who Had Cancer
The twins were born on Tuesday at PIH Health hospital in Whittier.
Exercise May Not Be Completely Linked To Weight Loss, Study Finds
A study conducted at Loyola University found that weight loss isn't directly tied to exercise.
Women Wear Red To Raise Awareness About Heart Disease
Heart disease is the leading killer of women, according to the American Heart Association.
Crews Clean Middle School Campus After Norovirus Outbreak
A Santa Monica middle school was closed Friday while crews work to eradicate all traces of a gastrointestinal norovirus.
Santa Monica Middle School Closed In Norovirus Scare
District officials said they are working with the county Department of Public Health, which believes the gastrointestinal illness, possibly norovirus, originated in Yosemite and may affect students from "dozens of school districts.''
3 Heart Surgery Patients In LA County Get Bacterial Infection
The infection has in the past been traced to a specific type of heater-cooler device used during open heart surgery.
First Reported 'SuperBug' Case In California Found In L.A. County Resident
That person might have contracted it while traveling overseas, and there is no evidence it has spread in the local community, the county health department says.
Janet Napolitano In Hospital With Side Effect Of Cancer Care
Her condition had not previously been made public and emerged after a side effect from treatment sent her to the hospital Monday.
Chewbacca Actor Helps Star Wars Fan Get Lifesaving Lung Transplant
Kathlyn Chassey says she owes her life to Peter Mayhew, who plays Chewbacca.
Prozac-Themed Urn For Carrie Fisher's Ashes Raises Awareness And A Few Chuckles
Even in death, her family is making sure her legacy and humor live on.
Investigation Into LA Measles Outbreak
County health officials say most of the cases "are epidemiologically linked."
Children's Hospital L.A. Marks Milestone After Completing Its 300th Pediatric Liver Transplant
The hospital celebrated its accomplishments by bringing its youngest and oldest liver transplant patients together.
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