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West Hollywood Woman Sues Insurance Over Company’s Alleged Refusal To Pay For Drug

A West Hollywood woman is fighting her insurance company after she says it refused to cover the cost of an expensive drug she says...

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California & The Affordable Care Act

Find out how health reform affects you.

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31 Californians Sickened By Salmonella Officials Say Might Be Linked To Raw Tuna In Sushi

State public health officials are investigating the source of a multistate outbreak of a strain of Salmonella that has sickened 31 California residents.

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New Laser Treatment May Help Those Dealing With Snoring, Sleep Apnea

Upland Dentist Dat Nguyen is an expert at fixing battered teeth but he’s seeing more of his patients ask for help with their snoring and sleep apnea.

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Medical Association No Longer Opposes ‘End-Of-Life Option’ Act As Bill Goes Through Legislature

The California Medical Association has altered its position on a state bill that covers terminal patients seeking medical assistance to end their own lives.

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Charcoal Becoming Hot New Commodity In Beauty, Health Products

Activated charcoal is no longer a summer staple for barbecues; beauty and health product manufacturers are touting it as a way to purify the body inside and out.

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Long Beach City Council Approves ‘Meatless Mondays,’ But Not Everyone’s On Board

There is an effort for Long Beach to voluntarily go vegetarian at least once a week and, on Tuesday, the City Council voted in favor of the “Meatless Monday” resolution.

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Acro Yoga For Many Offers Benefits Beyond Strengthening One’s Body

Acro Yoga for many is about making connections while strengthening one’s body and perhaps even one’s love life.

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Only On 2: Grammy-Nominated Star Outraged When 24-Hour CVS Refuses Her Rx ‘Because Of The Neighborhood’

Kelly Price lives in Carson and is convinced the pharmacist meant the vicinity is unsafe because it’s in a low-income area. She saw what happened as an attack on the community.

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Leonard Nimoy’s Daughter Carries On Legendary ‘Star Trek’ Star’s Final Mission

Leonard Nimoy — a legend in the world of television, film, stage and the arts — passed away just 2 ½ months ago. He was known to generations of fans as Mr. Spock on “Star Trek,” but to his daughter, he was so much more. Tonight, Julie Nimoy shared with our Lisa Sigell precious memories of her father, never-before-seen photos, and how she is fulfilling one of his final wishes in an exclusive interview.

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KNX 1070 Healthcare Uncovered: RomneyCare

The Affordable Care Act is often compared to RomneyCare in Massachusetts.

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KNX 1070 Healthcare Uncovered: Pharmacists

Your local pharmacy could be playing a much larger role in your life under ObamaCare.

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KNX 1070 Healthcare Uncovered: Smokers

In some states, smokers will face up to a 50 percent increase in their insurance premiums under ObamaCare .

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KNX 1070 Healthcare Uncovered: Undocumented Immigrants

The Affordable Care Act is not for everybody.

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KNX 1070 Healthcare Uncovered: Medi-Cal

The new system will enroll more people in Medi-Cal, but that could cause huge challenges.

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Tamiflu Shortage Again

The liquid form of the flu drug Tamiflu is in short supply.

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DASH Diet Ranked Best Overall — Once Again

The new annual ‘‘best diets” list is out from U.S. News & World Report.

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What ‘Brain-Dead’ Means

What does it mean when doctors say a person is brain-dead?

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Expert Q&A: Childhood Vaccine Safety

For parents, childhood vaccines are a source of reassurance, but also anxiety about side effects and reactions.