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Formerly Conjoined Twin From Panama Is All Smiles After Surgery

A 2-year-old girl from Panama, who underwent surgery at a local hospital in Los Angeles, is on the road to recovery.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/07/2014

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Enterovirus Mimics A Bad Cold, Hits Children With Breathing Problems Harder

The now-deadly enterovirus that caused paralysis-like symptoms in one Southern California child initially appears to mimic a bad cold and trigger hospitalization in children with breathing disorders such as asthma, a doctor said Monday.

10/06/2014

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Congress Decides To Investigate Soaring Prices Of Some Generic Drugs

“Where a bottle of 500 pills may have been $40 last year, that bottle is now $1,000,” says Pharmacist Ellis Merz.

10/03/2014

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Two-Time Cancer Survivor Lost A Leg But Not Her Desire To Compete

With every swing and hit, Adrienne Slaughter is one step closer to her dream of returning to the tennis court to compete.

10/03/2014

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Choosing The Right Skin Care For Your Age

Glowing, beautiful skin is key to slowing the hands of time. But with skin changing over time dermatologists say it’s important to use the right products for your age.

09/30/2014

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Long Beach Doctor Treats LA County’s First Case Of Enterovirus

A child from Long Beach was diagnosed with enterovirus this week, the respiratory virus that’s infected children in more than 40 states, the first confirmed case of the virus in Los Angeles County.

09/30/2014

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Local Liberian-Americans Doing Their Part In Fight Against Ebola

Though most of its victims are thousands of miles away, the Ebola virus is having a profound impact in Southern California. With plans by the Liberian government to open more than two dozen treatment centers within the next few months, locals like David Beyan are working tirelessly to gather supplies.

09/29/2014

Stephanie Deagle volunteers her time to help cancer patients stay on the "Road to Recovery." (credit: CBS)

‘Road To Recovery’ Gives Cancer Patients A Lift, Literally

While the program is free you could say it is invaluable to the driver and the passenger.

09/26/2014

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Celeb Stylists Making Beauty House Calls At Fraction Of Cost

Love the look of some of the hottest celebrities but aren’t sure how to get it?

09/21/2014

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Local Dream Team Develops Cancer Treatment That’s Saving Lives

This Friday, CBS will air the annual star-studded telethon Stand Up To Cancer, which has raised millions for cancer research.

09/03/2014

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Bone Marrow Transplant Cures Young Golfer Of Sickle Cell Anemia

A 10-year-old girl once held captive by excruciating headaches caused by sickle cell anemia has a new life that’s healthy and active thanks to a bone marrow transplant from her little sister.

08/18/2014

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Man Living 14 Years With Parkinson’s Disease Stresses There Is Hope

As news spread on Thursday that actor Robin Williams was in the beginning stages of Parkinson’s when he committed suicide this week, one man is coming forward to share his struggle with the disease and what’s on the horizon to treat it.

08/14/2014

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Critical Blood Shortage Hits Children’s Hospital Especially Hard

The shortage happens every summer. People who normally donate go on vacation.

07/24/2014

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Paying It Forward: Woman’s Donated Kidney Will Not Only Save Sister’s Life, But Dozens More

CBS2’s Lisa Sigell was there as two sisters on Tuesday rolled into surgery at UCLA Medical Center: one to save the life of a total stranger, the other to receive the gift of a new life through a program called a kidney chain.

07/11/2014

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‘The Aerial Classroom’ Offers Circus Training, Daring Workouts

Students at a local school are learning how to get in shape while using equipment more often seen in shows like Cirque du Soliel.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/02/2014

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