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Water Through Food: Chef Shares Water-Rich Dishes To Help You Stay Hydrated

Whether due to the drought or personal preference, some people have a difficult time getting enough drinking water. However, a...

Health Reform

California & The Affordable Care Act

Find out how health reform affects you.

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Local Man With West Nile Virus Warns Others Not To Ignore Flu-Like Symptoms

A local man who contracted and survived the dangerous West Nile virus says that ignoring the virus’s flu-like symptoms almost cost him his life.

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Enterovirus D68: What Every Parent Should Know

Parents should be prepared for a new virus that is infecting the Midwest and looking to sweep the nation.

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Free Health Care Clinic Taking Place Through Sunday In Exposition Park

Southland residents without health insurance received free care Thursday as part of a four-day clinic at the Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena.

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City Councilmen Call For End To FDA Ban On Gay Blood Donors

Los Angeles city officials introduced a resolution Tuesday calling for the U.S. government to lift a longstanding prohibition on gay men giving blood at donation drives.

Actress Gwyneth Paltrow attends Hollywood Unites for the 4th Biennial Stand Up for Cancer (SU2C), a Program of the Entetainment Industry Foundation (EFI) at the Dolby Theatre on September 5, 2014 in Hollywood, California. (credit: Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

Stand Up To Cancer Telecast Brings In More Than $109M For Research

Stars, philanthropists, volunteers and activists came out in support of cancer research Friday for the “Stand Up To Cancer” telecast.

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Wristbands For Free Health Care Clinic To Be Handed Out Sunday

Wristbands for a free health care clinic coming to the Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena will be handed out Sunday morning.

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Long Beach Man Dies Of West Nile Virus

A Long Beach man in his mid-70s has died of West Nile virus, the city’s first death from the disease, health officials said Thursday.

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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.

KNX 1070 Healthcare Uncovered
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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.

WebMD Health News
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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.

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