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New California Law Makes It Harder To Skip Vaccinations

A California law that took effect last year is making it harder for parents to opt out of vaccinating their children — an issue...

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California & The Affordable Care Act

Find out how health reform affects you.

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Some Disney Employees Test Positive For Measles, Theme Park Confirms

Some Disney theme park employees have contracted the measles, officials confirmed Tuesday.

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Doctor Suspects Measles-Inflicted Disney Employees Never Had Full Vaccination

A number of Disney employees have contracted the measles virus, even though some of them say they had previously received vaccination.

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Worried You’ve Been Exposed To The Measles?

While measles were declared virtually eradicated in the United States by 2000, roughly 60-70 cases will still occur every year.

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Strike Averted With Kaiser Nurses Signing Tentative Contract

The nurses union says the new contract will give their 18,000 members a 14 percent raise over three years.

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Q&A: Measles Pops Up In Outbreak Linked To Disneyland Parks

Measles cases have been popping up around California in an outbreak linked to visits to Disney theme parks in Orange County during the winter holiday.

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6 New Cases Of Measles Tied To Disneyland

California health officials confirmed that six new measles cases are connected to an outbreak at Disney theme parks last month, bringing the total number of illnesses to 32.

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Parents Stand Firm Against Vaccination Amid Measles Outbreak

Parents who have opted against vaccinating their children are standing firm with their decision amid California’s worst measles outbreak in 15 years.

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Measles Outbreak: To Vaccinate Or Not Vaccinate

With the potential to affect thousands, the recent outbreak of measles in the U.S. has placed a spotlight on a debate that’s raged for years.

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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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