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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...

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California & The Affordable Care Act

Find out how health reform affects you.

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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.

An undercover David Goldstein investigation explains how kids are getting their hands on medical marijuana. (creditL CBS)
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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.

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California Offers April 30 Sign-Up Extension For Uninsured

California will offer a special extension to buy health insurance through the state exchange for people who say they weren’t aware they would face a tax penalty for being uninsured.

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CBS2 Investigates: Patients Claim Doctor Has Not Paid Them For Research

More than a dozen people have filed small claims cases against an Agoura Hills doctor, stating that they were never paid as promised for participating in medical research.

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Live Bat Found In Huntington Beach Parking Lot Tests Positive For Rabies

Bats have very small teeth, and their bites could go unnoticed.

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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