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Children Battling Life-Threatening Illnesses Treated To Special Holiday Cruise

Dozens of children battling illnesses were treated to a special cruise Monday evening to look at holiday lights.

12/09/2013

The winners of the nano physics Kavli Prize, Louis E. Brus, Columbia University, USA, (left) and Sumio Iljima, Meijo University, Japan (right) with the founder of the Kavli Prizes, Fred Kavli during the prize ceremony in Oslo Consert House in OsloTuesday September 9, 2008.  (credit: Larsen, Haakon Mosvold/AFP/Getty Images)

Science Research Supporter, Philanthropist Fred Kavli Dies At 86

Fred Kavli, who launched a foundation to support science research and award prizes of $1 million to scientists, has died. He was 86.

11/22/2013

The City of Hope is looking to hire. (credit: CBS)

Where The Jobs Are: City Of Hope Offers Perks — And A Purpose

Employees of the City of Hope Hospital know the perks and benefits are many.

11/20/2013

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Cancer Patient Says Insurer, Medical Group Denied Him Life-Saving Treatment

A 49-year-old man says his insurance company and health care administrator repeatedly denied him a medical procedure that could have prevented his cancer from advancing to the point where he’s now considered terminal.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/12/2013

Mo Carmody is a winner -- in more ways than just bodybuilding. (credit: CBS)

Bodybuilder Celebrates Life At Fitness Show A Year After Being Told He Wouldn’t Live 8 Months

A year ago, local bodybuilder Mo Carmody was told he wouldn’t live eight months.

11/09/2013

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Parents Of Girl Battling Leukemia Turn Hospital Trips Into Adventures

The parents of a girl, who has been diagnosed with Leukemia, have gone to great lengths in order to lift her spirits.

11/04/2013

Singer Stevie Nicks (L) and musician Lindsey Buckingham of Fleetwood Mac perform at The Staples Center on July 3, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Fleetwood Mac Cancels Shows For McVie’s Health

Fleetwood Mac is canceling planned performances in Australia and New Zealand as bassist John McVie is treated for cancer.

10/27/2013

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Orange Firefighters Shave Their Heads In Support Of Cancer Patients

Orange City firefighters Tuesday took their hats off and shave their heads to show support for patients at CHOC Children’s Hospital.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/22/2013

Craig Anderson #41 of the Ottawa Senators defends his net against the Philadelphia Flyers during the Hockey Fights Cancer Night at Scotiabank Place on October 18, 2011 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. (credit: Phillip MacCallum/Getty Images)

Ducks Host Hockey Fights Cancer Night At Honda Center

As part of a month-long, league-wide initiative, the Anaheim Ducks hosted Hockey Fights Cancer Night against the Dallas Stars at the Honda Center on Sunday evening.

10/20/2013

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Task Force Meets In Malibu High School Environmental Health Probe

A community task force met for the first time Thursday to help guide the investigation into whether environmental conditions at Malibu High School made dozens of teachers sick.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/17/2013

Teachers at Malibu High School wonder if working there is hazardous to their health. (credit: CBS)

Malibu High School Students, Teachers To Be Relocated Amid Environmental Investigation

Students and staff will be temporarily relocated from a building at Malibu High School that some believe is making them sick, the district superintendent announced Tuesday.

CBS Los Angeles–10/08/2013

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Students Back At Class In Wake Of Malibu High School Health Complaints

Students at Malibu Middle and High School were back in class Monday following reports that at least a third of the school’s teachers complained of serious illnesses.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/07/2013

Teachers at Malibu High School wonder if working there is hazardous to their health. (credit: CBS)

Malibu High Teachers Claim School Is Making Them Sick, Causing Cancer

A large number of teachers — as many as one third of the staff — say that Malibu High School is making them sick and causing an outbreak of cancers.

10/06/2013

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Women Turn Bras Into Art To Raise Money For Cancer Support Program

Two women turned bras into works of art to inspire and raise money for a local cancer support program.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/26/2013

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Technology Developed For Navy May Help Women In Fight Against Breast Cancer

Technology developed 15 years ago for the United States military may now help women in the fight against breast cancer.

09/24/2013

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