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LA County Dept. Of Public Health Prepared For Potential Ebola Outbreak

Local health officials are prepared if Ebola hits the Southland after the first confirmed case of the virus was diagnosed in th...

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California & The Affordable Care Act

Find out how health reform affects you.

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Choosing The Right Skin Care For Your Age

Glowing, beautiful skin is key to slowing the hands of time. But with skin changing over time dermatologists say it’s important to use the right products for your age.

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7-Eleven Pairs With P90X Creator To Roll Out Healthier Options

Convenience store chain 7-Eleven rolled out a line of healthful foods Tuesday in more than 100 of its Southland stores.

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Long Beach Doctor Treats LA County’s First Case Of Enterovirus

A child from Long Beach was diagnosed with enterovirus this week, the respiratory virus that’s infected children in more than 40 states, the first confirmed case of the virus in Los Angeles County.

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Experts Fear Outbreak As Polio-Like Enterovirus Strikes Children Across Country

Experts fear an outbreak as children across the country are being attacked by the rare, p0lio-like Enterovirus, right as flu season is set to begin.

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Local Liberian-Americans Doing Their Part In Fight Against Ebola

Though most of its victims are thousands of miles away, the Ebola virus is having a profound impact in Southern California. With plans by the Liberian government to open more than two dozen treatment centers within the next few months, locals like David Beyan are working tirelessly to gather supplies.

Wine

When Drinking Wine Can Take A Turn For Unhealthy

CBS2’s Pat Harvey talked to a local mom and wine enthusiast — who drank two glasses of wine a day for the last 25 years — about her decision to moderate her drinking.

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‘Road To Recovery’ Gives Cancer Patients A Lift, Literally

While the program is free you could say it is invaluable to the driver and the passenger.

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Spike In Mosquitos Carrying West Nile Reported In 3 Valley Cities

Authorities say there has been a spike in the number of mosquitos testing positive for West Nile Virus in the San Fernando Valley.

KNX 1070 Healthcare Uncovered
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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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