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Local Company Offers Soup Concoctions To Kick-Start Health, Weight Loss

As women who were on-the-go and loved to eat healthy, Angela Blatteis and Vivienne Vella co-founded a company that delivers soup and soup cleanses to Los Angeles-area residents.

02/02/2015

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Once Courted By A Prince, Brentwood Woman Maintains Fresh Look On Not-So-Royal Budget

She once dated one of the world’s most eligible bachelors and, at the age of 50, Alison Read of Brentwood has managed to maintain her fresh look.

01/12/2015

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Video Of Boy Hearing For The First Time Goes Viral

The joy was so overwhelming that Jennifer Aprea and her husband Dave shared it online, and the video of their 2-year-old son Ryan hearing for the first time went viral.

12/18/2014

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Father Diagnosed With ALS Fulfills Dream Of Walking On Daughter’s Wedding Day

It’s a moment that every father looks forward to: walking his daughter down the aisle on her wedding day.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/21/2014

Yogurt, honey, snail excretion? You'd be surprised what women around the world put on their faces in search of beauty. (credit: CBS)

Beauty Secrets Women Across The Globe Swear By

Susan Yara of MixedMakeup.com has traveled the world to find the best of the best.

11/02/2014

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There’s Big Money — And Some Risk — In Being A Human Guinea Pig

Its a quick new way to make money while living a healthy lifestyle.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/31/2014

Claire Wineland has cystic fibrosis and helps raise money to help other families cope with the disease. (credit: CBS)

Redondo Beach Teen Works To Help Families Deal With Cystic Fibrosis

“Since she was born, the doctors were telling us, she won’t live to be 10. She will never be a teenager,” says her mom Melissa Nordquist.

10/31/2014

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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