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As West Africa Ebola Outbreak Worsens, KCAL9 Takes A Look Inside SoCal’s ‘Quarantine Center’ For Infectious Disease

Infectious disease specialists took KCAL9’s Serene Branson inside Olive View – UCLA Medical Center in Sylmar – one of the largest isolation units in the Southland dedicated to decontamination.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/06/2014

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KNX 1070 Investigation: More Calif. Doctors Illegally Charging Insured Patients Extra Fees

A growing number of California doctors are charging their insured patients extra fees to cover everyday office expenses – a practice that’s illegal under most health care policies, according to KNX1070’s investigative reporter Charles Feldman.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–04/10/2014

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Controversy Surrounds Proposal That Would Increase Malpractice Damage Cap

A proposal that would increase the malpractice damage cap, which has remained at $250,000 for several decades, has gotten mixed reactions in California.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/21/2014

Can My Health Insurance Cover My Children?

Whether or not your health insurance can cover your children depends on your specific policy.

03/20/2014

Can My Health Insurance Cover My Spouse?

Whether or not your health insurance can cover your spouse depends on your specific policy.

03/20/2014

How Does My Health Insurance Work At The Hospital?

The Affordable Care Act requires that all health insurance policies cover 10 essential benefits, including emergency treatment.

03/06/2014

How Do I Use My Health Insurance When I Visit A Doctor?

To maximize the benefits of your insurance policy, you will likely need to choose a doctor from within your health plan’s network.

03/06/2014

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Small Number Of Children In California Get Strange, New Polio-Like Illness

The symptoms sometimes occur after a mild respiratory illness.

02/23/2014

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Will Obamacare Lead To Longer Wait Times At The Doctor’s Office?

Sweeping changes to the health care system are underway now that the Affordable Care Act, aka Obamacare, is now law.

10/03/2013

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Doctors Bolster AEG’s Claims Michael Jackson Was Responsible For His Medical Care

Dr. Stephen Gordon revealed a conversation he had with the singer that made him extremely uncomfortable in a video deposition played for jurors hearing testimony Wednesday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/21/2013

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Ventura County Has 1 Confirmed Case Of Measles

Authorities Friday confirmed one case of the measles in Ventura County and some doctors are urging parents to have their children vaccinated against the potentially deadly disease.

07/19/2013

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Doctors Make Progress Toward ‘Artificial Pancreas’

Doctors are reporting a major step toward an “artificial pancreas,” a device that would constantly monitor blood sugar in people with diabetes and automatically supply insulin as needed.

06/22/2013

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Opinion: A Doctor’s Opinion Of Obamacare

Good, hard-working Americans shouldn’t be forced to contemplate leaving their chosen profession as they are with federal laws such as Obamacare.

07/09/2012

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Patients, Doctors Sue Aetna For Alleged Coverage Denials

Thousands of doctors and patients in Southern California and throughout the state filed a lawsuit Tuesday against one of the nation’s largest health insurers.

07/03/2012

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Study Finds Aspirin Therapy Not For Everyone

Many adults take one aspirin a day to prevent heart attacks or stroke. But a new study has found that only people at high or moderate risk for those diseases should be taking aspirin.

01/09/2012

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