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1-Inch Grill Brush Wire Surgically Removed From Woman’s Throat After BBQ

A woman was spending her Saturday barbequing with friends, with a sudden grill-related hazard prompted a rush to the emergency...

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California & The Affordable Care Act

Find out how health reform affects you.

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Scientists At UC Riverside Point At Enzyme For Critical Role In Development Of Autism

After years of work the new discovery could help children with Fragile X who also have autism.

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Critical Blood Shortage Hits Children’s Hospital Especially Hard

The shortage happens every summer. People who normally donate go on vacation.

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LA Students Undergo ‘Baseline’ Tests To Measure Concussion Effects

As concerns grow over brain injuries in teenagers and their relation to team sports, a landmark program aims to increase sport safety.

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NCIS Star Pauley Perrette Issues Hair Dye Health Warning After Severe Allergic Reaction

KCAL9’s Kristine Lazar spoke with Perrette, whose character, Abby Sciuto, is known for her raven locks. But the actress may soon be wearing a wig.

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Cutting-Edge Microneedle Helps Treat Acne Scars, Skin Conditions In Patients

People suffering from skin conditions, such as wrinkles, acne scars, and skin discoloration are turning to the treatment of a “space age” looking pen, called the Dermapen, to improve their skin through natural healing.

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School Safety Tips For Younger Kids

School is back in session, so take some time to go over these important safety tips with your children. This is just the beginning of the conversation, but it’s a great place to get started.

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Time-Saving Tips For Healthy School Lunches

With creative planning and the right containers, packing a quick and healthy lunch can be as easy as ABC and 123!

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Study: Young People Downplay Health Risks Of Hookah Smoking

Researchers say over half of young adults believe smoking tobacco out of water pipes is not harmful to their health, despite warnings from federal health officials to the contrary.

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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.