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Proposition 46’s Medical Malpractice Cap Generates Big Spending

California voters are deciding on an initiative to increase the state's medical malpractice cap — a campaign that has prompted a...

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California & The Affordable Care Act

Find out how health reform affects you.

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Gov. Brown meets with state officials about Ebola preparedness in California's medical facilities. (credit: Brad Alexander/Office Of The Governor)

Governor Brown Meets With State Health Care Experts About Ebola

Gov. Jerry Brown met with state agency heads, labor unions and leaders in the health care industry Tuesday to address Ebola preparedness at hospitals and other medical facilities throughout California.

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New App To Feature Medical Marijuana Home Delivery In LA

A new smartphone app is helping medical marijuana users have their medicinal pot delivered directly to their front door, through LA’s first legitimate medical marijuana delivery service.

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‘Get Home Safe’ Bracelets Program Is A Tribute To Riverside Man’s Late Wife

For Rich Gardner, the city of Riverside’s “Get Home Safe” program is a timeless tribute to his late-wife Debbie.

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Thousands Will Die From Flu This Year, Doctors Predict

Although concerns are mounting across the nation of Ebola exposure, doctors fear the focus could be diverting attention from another potential threat: the flu.

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Latest U.S. Ebola Case Raises Fear Of Flying For Some

Concerns over the transmission of the Ebola virus were heightened Wednesday after reports emerged that a second Texas nurse, who was diagnosed with the virus, had flown on a plane.

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Health Coverage Voided For 10,000 On U.S. Residency

California’s health insurance exchange is moving to cancel coverage for over 10,000 people who failed to prove they are U.S. citizens or legal residents.

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Metro Bus Passenger: ‘Don’t Mess With Me; I Have Ebola’

Sheriff’s deputies were searching for a man Monday who made threats while traveling on a Metro bus through Lincoln Heights.

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UCLA Medical Center Staff To Conduct Ebola Training Exercise Amid Increasing Scares

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center staff will practice diagnosing and treating patients with Ebola virus symptoms during a “big exercise” Friday.

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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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