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The Crown Princess cruise ship 'Hamilton' is at quay at Venice's port on December 2, 2012. The ban on cruise ships sailing too close to the coast in Venice and in nature reserves was imposed after the shipwreck of the Costa Concordia luxury liner off Giglio island in January, notably to protect the environment. (credit: VINCENZO PINTO/AFP/Getty Images)

More Than 100 Contract Virus On Calif. Cruise, Voyage To Continue

More than 100 passengers have now contracted the highly contagious norovirus on a ship that is touring the California coast and sat docked in San Diego on Thursday, but the cruise line says it has no plans to cancel the voyage.

04/10/2014

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CDC Reports 30 Percent Increase In Autism Diagnoses

New figures from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention now show one in 68 children in the U.S. have been identified with autism spectrum disorder (ASD).

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/27/2014

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How To Stay Healthy While Traveling

Whether it’s a business trip, vacation with family or a solo venture, there’s nothing much worse than feeling sick.

03/18/2014

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Boxer Asks CDC To Probe Mysterious Polio-Like Illness Affecting Calif. Children

Sen. Barbara Boxer is calling on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to investigate a rare polio-like illness that has so far affected at least 20 children in California.

02/27/2014

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1 Dead In California, 7 More Sickened By Listeria Linked To Hispanic-Style Cheese

One person has died and three newborns have become ill in an outbreak of listeria linked to Hispanic-style cheese.

02/21/2014

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More Young Students Using Electronic Cigarettes, Marijuana Oil To Get High During Class

More students are using electronic cigarettes, and it’s not uncommon for them to load the device with marijuana oil, allowing them to get high inconspicuously during class.

01/14/2014

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CDC: Young, Middle-Aged Adults May Be Hit Hardest By New Flu Strain

Flu season is taking hold across Southern California even as some counties have reported an uptick in the number of cases among healthy young and middle-aged adults, health officials warned Friday.

01/03/2014

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USDA Says Foster Farms Plants To Make Changes, Remain Open Despite Salmonella Link

Three poultry processing plants linked to an outbreak of drug-resistant salmonella will remain open after implementing immediate changes, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said Thursday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/10/2013

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USDA Threatens To Shut Down 3 Calif. Plants Linked To Salmonella Strain

The federal government is threatening to shut down three California poultry processing plants linked to a drug-resistant strain of salmonella that has sickened hundreds.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/09/2013

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Superbug Found In Los Angeles May Be Cause For Concern

A new threat emerges as a strand of untreatable and potentially deadly bacteria has begun spreading throughout the U.S., and health officials say one of these bugs is in Los Angeles.

03/05/2013

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Peanut Butter Recall Expands To Include 240 Sunland Products

The Sunland Company has announced a voluntary peanut butter recall over possible Salmonella concerns.

10/06/2012

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4 California Clinics Received Steroid Shots Linked To Deadly Meningitis Outbreak

Federal officials say four California clinics received steroid shots from a recalled batch linked to a deadly meningitis outbreak that has caused five deaths and 40 cases of the illness in other states.

10/05/2012

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Trader Joe’s Orders Recall Of Creamy Salted Valencia Peanut Butter

Trader Joe’s has announced a recall of one of their creamy peanut butter brands over a health-related concern.

09/22/2012

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Officials Warn West Nile Virus ‘Endemic’ In LA County

This year’s West Nile outbreak is on pace to become the biggest on record since the disease first was first recorded in the U.S. in 1999.

08/29/2012

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Flu Shots and Where To Get Them

Should I get a flu shot or not? Get the info here.

CBS Los Angeles–11/23/2011

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