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Study: City Of Hope Therapy Successfully Using Salmonella Bacterium To Fight Pancreatic Cancer

Researchers at the City of Hope say they have created a therapy that uses Salmonella bacterium to combat an aggressive form of...

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California & The Affordable Care Act

Find out how health reform affects you.

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Animals Can Be ‘Key To Understanding Host Of Human Problems,’ Doctor Says

Did you know gorillas can experience depression and eating disorders? Humans and animals actually share many of the same medical conditions.

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Lawmakers Send Contentious Vaccination Bill To Gov. Brown

California lawmakers on Monday sent the governor a contentious bill that would impose one of the strictest school vaccination laws in the country after a series of emotionally charged debates.

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Nation Of Islam Leader Voices Opposition To Mandatory Vaccine Bill

A leader of the Nation of Islam is voicing his opposition to Senate Bill No. 177, which would require public school students to be immunized regardless of their parents’ personal beliefs.

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Study: Skinny Jeans Can Damage Muscle, Cut Off Circulation To Legs, Feet

Fashion hurts from time to time, but a new study has found that skinny jeans can damage muscle and nerve fibers in the legs, making it difficult to walk.

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Happiness, Smiles Abound At Annual ‘Stephanie’s Day’ Event In Studio City

Stephanie’s Day, a unique resource fair for families with children impacted by autism and other special needs, was hosted by CBS2/KCAL9 for a fifth consecutive year.

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L.A. Couple Battling Cancer Find Laughter, Hope In Midst Of Daunting Challenges

When they took the vows in sickness and in health, a local couple never imagined their love would be tested so soon.

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Passengers Treated For Nausea, Vomiting On Fiji Airways Flight At LAX

Paramedics were responding Monday to an undetermined medical issue involving passengers on a Fiji Airways flight at Los Angeles International Airport.

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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.