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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.

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California & The Affordable Care Act

Find out how health reform affects you.

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Woman Claims She Ended Up In ICU After Procedure At Clinic She Says Doctor Co-Owned

A San Pedro couple says they never had time to grieve the recent miscarriage of their daughter because of the events that transpired after.

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Woman With Mouth Cancer Faces New Battle After Having Tongue Removed

A mother of a 25-year-old woman, who recently had her tongue removed due to Stage 4 mouth cancer, says her daughter’s insurance carrier has refused to pay for the formula she requires.

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Bono, Affleck Stay Silent In Ad On Ebola Response

Bono, Matt Damon, Ben Affleck, Morgan Freeman and “The Walking Dead” actress Danai Gurira are among the celebrities playing the waiting game in a new online campaign calling for a unified response to the Ebola epidemic in West Africa.

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Bono, Affleck Stay Silent in PSA on Ebola Response

Celebrities are playing the waiting game in a new online campaign calling for a unified response to the Ebola epidemic in West Africa.

(left) Alysia Padilla-Vacarro and daughter Evangelina on the day of her gene therapy treatment. Evangelina, now two years old, has had her immune system restored and lives a healthy and normal life. (Photo courtesy UCLA)

UCLA Doctors Hail Potential Cure For ‘Bubble Baby’ Syndrome

Doctors say a groundbreaking stem cell therapy treatment out of UCLA may have cured “Bubble Baby” syndrome once and for all.

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More Than 170 Fall Ill To Norovirus On Cruise Ship Based In San Pedro

Federal health officials investigated an outbreak of Norovirus on board the Crown Princess when it returned from a month-long cruise in the Pacific Ocean on Sunday morning.

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Covered California Bus Tour Continues As Obamacare Enrollment Opens

As open enrollment for Obamacare started on Saturday, Covered California leaders continued their bus tour of spreading the word to educate people about how they can get health care.

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LAPD Officer Seeks To Raise Awareness After Wife, Fellow Officer Dies From Rare Disease

An LAPD officer is working to raise awareness about a rare disease that killed his wife, who was also an LAPD officer.

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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.

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