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CDPH: Syphilis Cases On The Rise Among Women In SoCal

Most of the cases have been reported within Los Angeles County and the Central Valley.

07/14/2015

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31 Californians Sickened By Salmonella Officials Say Might Be Linked To Raw Tuna In Sushi

State public health officials are investigating the source of a multistate outbreak of a strain of Salmonella that has sickened 31 California residents.

05/21/2015

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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 originated at Disneyland.

03/02/2015

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Calif. Announces 1st Flu Death Of A Person Under 65

The state Department of Public Health Friday announced the first flu death of a person under the age of 65 for the 2014-2015 season.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/09/2015

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California Battling Its Worst Whooping Cough Epidemic In 70 Years

California is battling the worst whooping cough epidemic recorded in the state in seven decades.

12/11/2014

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Measles On The Rise In SoCal, Health Officials Say

Measles are on the rise in Southern California, according to health officials.

02/21/2014

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Officials: Infant Dies From Whooping Cough, Flu Deaths Jump to 202

California health officials say an infant has died from whooping cough, a highly contagious disease.

02/07/2014

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Sriracha Maker Forced To Halt Shipments Due To Health Concerns

A Sriracha maker has been forced to halt shipments of the popular hot sauce until mid-January due to health concerns.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/11/2013

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Burbank Bakery Recalls Products That Exclude Wheat Allergy Warnings

A bakery in Burbank is recalling products that exclude wheat allergy warnings on the packaging, according to state health officials.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/11/2013

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4 Southland Hospitals Fined For Serious Errors In Patient Care

Four Southland hospitals were fined Thursday after investigations discovered that they didn’t comply with licensing requirements, which caused, or was likely to cause, serious injury or death to patients.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/15/2013

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Ventura County Reports First Frozen Berry-Related Case Of Hepatitis A

Ventura health officials Wednesday confirmed the county’s first documented case of hepatitis A associated with a frozen berry blend sold at Costco.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/05/2013

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Calif. Anti-Smoking Advocate Debi Austin Dies At 62

Tobacco educator and motivational speaker Debi Austin has died at the age of 62.

02/27/2013

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Up To 10,000 Yosemite National Park Visitors At Risk Of Rodent-Borne Virus

Up to 10,000 people who were guests in certain lodging cabins at Yosemite National Park might have been exposed to a deadly mouse-borne virus, park officials confirmed Friday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/31/2012

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6 Yosemite National Park Visitors Have Rodent-Borne Virus

Two more Yosemite National Park visitors have been found with a mouse-borne virus blamed for the deaths of two people, bringing the total number of infections to six, state health officials said Thursday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/30/2012

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13 California Hospitals Fined For Safety Violations

The California Department of Public Health has released its list of hospitals they have find for safety violations.

06/01/2012

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