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Report: Shortage Of Hospital Beds Cost LAFD $6M, 37K Hours In 2013

Ambulance crews with the Los Angeles Fire Department faced nearly 37,000 hours in delays last year due to hospital bed shortages,...

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California & The Affordable Care Act

Find out how health reform affects you.

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Robot Lends A Hand During Pioneering Hysterectomy Procedure

A breakthrough medical procedure relies on a robot and a single incision through the belly button.

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Frankly Speaking, Kraft Recalls 96,000 Pounds Of Hot Dogs

The hot dogs in question were shipped to Kraft distribution centers and in retail stores nationwide.

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California Obamacare Enrollees Exceed Projections By Nearly 100K

Overall, the Obama administration had projected California would enroll 1.3 million during the first enrollment period, which began Oct. 1. Covered California said the state had set a target of around 830,000.

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Local EMT Saves Same Man Twice While Off-Duty

An emergency medical technician saved the same man on two occasions while he was off the job.

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Woman Sentenced To Prison In $25M Health Scam

The former owner of a Los Angeles medical equipment company has been sentenced to more than six years in federal prison for submitting nearly $25 million in bogus Medicare bills.

The Crown Princess cruise ship 'Hamilton' is at quay at Venice's port on December 2, 2012. The ban on cruise ships sailing too close to the coast in Venice and in nature reserves was imposed after the shipwreck of the Costa Concordia luxury liner off Giglio island in January, notably to protect the environment. (credit: VINCENZO PINTO/AFP/Getty Images)

More Than 100 Contract Virus On Calif. Cruise, Voyage To Continue

More than 100 passengers have now contracted the highly contagious norovirus on a ship that is touring the California coast and sat docked in San Diego on Thursday, but the cruise line says it has no plans to cancel the voyage.

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KNX 1070 Investigation: More Calif. Doctors Illegally Charging Insured Patients Extra Fees

A growing number of California doctors are charging their insured patients extra fees to cover everyday office expenses – a practice that’s illegal under most health care policies, according to KNX1070′s investigative reporter Charles Feldman.

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Tips To Spotting Deadly Form Of Nail Cancer

An unusual-looking stripe under your nail can be just as dangerous as a shape-shifting mole — doctors say both could be signs of cancer.

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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.