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Gluten-free pastries are displayed in a specialized patisserie, on March 8, 2012 in Paris. The intolerance to gluten -- a protein found in cereals such as wheat -- can cause chronic diarrhoea and vomiting. AFP PHOTO / MARINA HELLI (Photo credit: MARINA HELLI/AFP/Getty Images)

KNX Spotlight: A Gluten-Free Program

Millions of Americans say they feel better when they don't eat foods that contain the protein gluten, found in wheat and some...

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California & The Affordable Care Act

Find out how health reform affects you.

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Southland Firefighter Says Popular Antibiotic Poisoned His Body, His Life

A Southland firefighter wants to warn others about a prescription drug that he says poisoned him and stripped him of the ability to do what he loves.

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Skin Care For Cancer Patients Becomes Part Of Healing Process

A cancer diagnosis may mean changes to every aspect of one’s life, including skin care, and one local woman has made it her mission to help patients find their glow again.

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131 Confirmed Measles Cases In California

Health officials say there have been 131 confirmed cases of measles since December with most of them linked to an outbreak that originated at Disneyland.

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6 Students Kept From Riverside County School After Measles Scare

Riverside County Department of Public Health officials confirmed Friday that a student at Amelia Earhart Middle School contracted the measles.

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From Pain Alleviation To Relaxation, Some Are Floating Their Way To Relief

Flotation therapy is offering a wide-range of benefits for some who’ve experienced everything from pain relief to a better night’s sleep.

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Fertility Specialist Known As ‘Egg Whisperer’ Holds Egg-Freezing Party In Westwood

Egg-freezing soirees are offering women the chance to gather and learn about the ways in which they can push “stop” on their biological clocks.

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Rep. Ted Lieu Wants Hearing On Superbug Outbreak

A California congressman wants an investigation into what the Food and Drug Administration is doing to prevent additional superbug infections after a deadly outbreak at a Los Angeles hospital linked to contaminated medical scopes.

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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