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18-year-old Kaitlyn Dobrow has been hospitalized since February after contracting meningococcal disease. (courtesy Dobrow family)

OC Health Officials Issue Warning On Potential Disease Outbreak

Public health officials are warning of a potential outbreak of meningococcal disease after an 18-year-old Huntington Beach girl was diagnosed with the infection.

03/29/2013

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2 Men Undergoing Leg Amputations Following Possible Hate Crime At LA Strip Club

An argument at an L.A. strip club turned violent early Sunday when a man reportedly plowed his car into two men, requiring them to undergo leg amputations.

03/10/2013

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Man’s Arm Severed In Santa Ana Industrial Accident

A 60-year-old man is in critical condition Friday after his arm was severed in an industrial accident.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/18/2012

Hannele Cox will likely lose her right hand. (credit: CBS)

Hesperia Teen Might Lose Hand After Fish Tank Cut Gets Infected

A Hesperia teen has been fighting a rare bacterial infection for five years.

06/09/2011

Actress Zsa Zsa Gabor holding a beaded purse once owned by actress Marilyn Monroe. (credit: KIM KULISH/AFP/Getty Images)

Docs Trying To Avoid Amputation For Zsa Zsa Gabor

Doctors are treating Zsa Zsa Gabor with powerful antibiotics in hopes of avoiding amputating part of her leg.

01/03/2011