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Students, Teachers At Simi Valley Preschool Exposed To Disneyland-Linked Measles

Students and teachers at a preschool in Simi Valley were tested this week for measles after a girl was exposed to the disease...

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California & The Affordable Care Act

Find out how health reform affects you.

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Health Care Providers Take Action To Stop Further Spread Of Measles

Health care providers in California are taking a stand against the spread of measles.

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Amid Measles Outbreak, Riverside County High School Students Told To Stay Home Or Get Vaccinated

Officials say 66 students at a Riverside County high school have been told to stay home through the end of next week because they may have been exposed to measles and are not vaccinated.

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66 Unvaccinated Students Barred From Returning To Palm Desert High For 2 Weeks

A possible case of measles at Palm Desert High School prompted school district and county health officials Wednesday to bar 66 students from campus.

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California Health Officials Declare E-Cigarettes A Health Threat

California health officials say electronic cigarettes are a health threat, especially to children, and should be strictly regulated like tobacco products.

A measles outbreak has health officials concerned. (credit: CBS)

Measles Outbreak That Began At Disneyland Grows To 87 Cases

A measles outbreak that originated at Disneyland has grown to 87 cases.

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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 that has taken new prominence as the state deals with an outbreak of measles.

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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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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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