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Brittany Maynard, 29, died with dignity in Oregon. (credit: CBS This Morning)

California Native Brittany Maynard, 29, ‘Dies With Dignity’ In Oregon

“There isn’t a single person that loves me that wishes me more pain and more suffering.”

11/02/2014

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Local Health Officials On Alert Due To Ebola Scare

At the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center in Westwood, the head of infectious disease control acknowledges keeping health workers safe from the virus requires a difficult and complicated protocol.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/13/2014

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Malibu Doctor Working To Control Spread Of Ebola Virus Returns From Africa

A local doctor has returned to the Southland after traveling to Africa to help combat the spread of the Ebola virus.

10/01/2014

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Are House Calls The Latest Health Craze? Local Doctor Capitalizes On Time-Strapped Angelenos With HomeMD

L.A. is home to some pretty unique health crazes – and the newest one will make you feel right at home.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/15/2014

Riverside County Sheriff's Department says this man has scammed women on an online dating site. (credit: Riverside County Sheriff's Dept.)

Lawyer: Man Accused Of Sexual Assault, Fraud, Scamming Ex-Lovers Is Victim Of ‘Bad Breakups’

The attorney says Andrew Hernandez is simply the victim of angry ex-lovers and jealous ex’s.

07/31/2014

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Newport Beach Doctor Under Investigation For Prescription Drug Overdoses

An Orange County doctor was under investigation Wednesday in the deaths of two patients who died of prescription drug overdoses.

04/16/2014

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LA Doctor Charged With Drug Trafficking, Money Laundering

A Los Angeles-based doctor surrendered Thursday to federal authorities after being indicted on charges that he had illegally distributed drugs, including painkillers that are considered to be powerful and addictive.

04/10/2014

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Patient Safety Supporters Call For Mandatory Drug Testing For Doctors

Families who claimed to have been victimized by dangerous or intoxicated doctors announced Monday the delivery of hundreds of thousands of signatures for a ballot measure that would require mandatory drug testing for doctors.

03/24/2014

Does My Health Insurance Work Outside Of The United States?

Most health plans do not cover medical services outside of the United States.

03/20/2014

Who Can I Contact With Problems About My Insurer?

Under the Affordable Care Act, consumers have the right to appeal decisions made by their health insurance company.

03/20/2014

How Do I Choose A Doctor?

Finding a new primary care physician takes time, patience and research. Start by considering your personal needs.

02/26/2014

Where Can I Get Care?

Your insurance company and state government maintain directories of doctors. These can be great starting places for learning where to get care.

02/23/2014

Dr. Terry Stanger appears in court on February 19, 2014 (credit: CBS)

Agoura Hills Doctor Accused Of Drug Dealing Can Continue Practicing Medicine

Dr. Terry Stanger made his first court appearance Wednesday after being charged with 15 felony counts in what authorities are calling a drug distribution scheme.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/19/2014

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Elderly Man Accidentally Drives Car Into OC Medical Office

A doctor and a female patient were injured Tuesday after an elderly man accidentally drove his vehicle into an Orange County medical building.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/04/2014

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Agoura Hills Doctor Accused Of Alleged Drug Dealing, Money Laundering

Ventura County deputies claim an Agoura Hills doctor has spent years overprescribing prescription drugs and is linked to at least two overdoses.

01/28/2014

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