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California Obamacare Enrollees Exceed Projections By Nearly 100K

Overall, the Obama administration had projected California would enroll 1.3 million during the first enrollment period, which...

Health Reform

California & The Affordable Care Act

Find out how health reform affects you.

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Local EMT Saves Same Man Twice While Off-Duty

An emergency medical technician saved the same man on two occasions while he was off the job.

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Woman Sentenced To Prison In $25M Health Scam

The former owner of a Los Angeles medical equipment company has been sentenced to more than six years in federal prison for submitting nearly $25 million in bogus Medicare bills.

The Crown Princess cruise ship 'Hamilton' is at quay at Venice's port on December 2, 2012. The ban on cruise ships sailing too close to the coast in Venice and in nature reserves was imposed after the shipwreck of the Costa Concordia luxury liner off Giglio island in January, notably to protect the environment. (credit: VINCENZO PINTO/AFP/Getty Images)

More Than 100 Contract Virus On Calif. Cruise, Voyage To Continue

More than 100 passengers have now contracted the highly contagious norovirus on a ship that is touring the California coast and sat docked in San Diego on Thursday, but the cruise line says it has no plans to cancel the voyage.

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KNX 1070 Investigation: More Calif. Doctors Illegally Charging Insured Patients Extra Fees

A growing number of California doctors are charging their insured patients extra fees to cover everyday office expenses – a practice that’s illegal under most health care policies, according to KNX1070′s investigative reporter Charles Feldman.

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Tips To Spotting Deadly Form Of Nail Cancer

An unusual-looking stripe under your nail can be just as dangerous as a shape-shifting mole — doctors say both could be signs of cancer.

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Possible 2nd Case Of Tuberculosis Reported At Vista Murrieta High

Vista Murrieta High School may have its second case of tuberculosis in less than six months.

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Many Gay Men Concerned After LA Meningitis Deaths

Health officials this week announced a cluster of cases of invasive meningococcal disease that sickened eight people in the LA area. Among those who fell ill, half were gay or bisexual, including the three who died. Two of the victims were HIV-positive.

A team at Children's Hospital of Los Angeles is helping kids deal with pain in new, and old, ways. (credit: CBS)

Eastern Approach Helps Western Kids Cope With Pain Management At Children’s Hospital

The pain management team — known as the Heart Touch Project — consists of doctors, psychiatrists, social workers, psychologists, massage therapists, physical therapists and acupuncturists.

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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.