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Doctors Urge Southland Residents To Get Flu Vaccines As Death Toll Rises

CBS2′s Lisa Sigell reports doctors are once again urging Southland residents to get vaccinated, with the total number of flu-related deaths in L.A. County now at 52.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/20/2014

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Worst Flu Season In Years?

Flu cases are on the rise across the country. CBS2′s Lisa Sigell explains the signs of the flu virus compared to the average cold.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/08/2013

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Thanksgiving Safety Tips From Whole Foods Market

Ever had food poisoning? Trust us, it’s not pretty.

11/21/2012

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Local Swim Teacher Believes It’s Never Too Early To Learn

They may have to change that phrase about ducks taking to water.

08/22/2012

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More Mothers Using Placenta Pill To Combat Postpartum Depression

Having a baby changes everything. But for one in five mothers those changes involve a serious, and often silent disease — postpartum depression. Now, more moms are fighting that fate by putting a new spin on an age-old practice.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/23/2012

Adele performs onstage at the 54th Annual GRAMMY Awards held at Staples Center on February 12, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Getty Images)

Adele’s Famous Throat Doctor Made Tonight’s Soaring Return Possible

It was an amazing performance that got the Grammy audience on their feet.

02/12/2012

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More And More Women Finding Fertility Problems Associated With Age

Technological advances have made it possible to give older women a change to conceive a child.

02/02/2012

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Fellas, Feeling Tired And Depressed? Doctor Sheds Light On ‘Man-opause’

Tired? Moody? Hot flashes? It sounds like menopause but doctors say men can experience their own version of hormonal change which some are calling “man-opause”.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/07/2011

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Photo Proof: How Living Naked, Adds to Your Life

The naked mole rat apparently lives ten-times longer than … uh…. un-naked mole rats. And as an added bonus, it’s cancer resistant. So scientitsts are studying it, to see if it can teach anything to humans.

10/13/2011

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Skin Guru Dr. Murad Reveals What Lifestyle Choices Cause Wrinkles

Skin guru Dr. Howard Murad has dedicated his life to improving people’s skin and years of experience have taught him that it’s lifestyle, not genetics, that’s the main factor behind wrinkles.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/05/2011

The eyes have it. You no longer have to go under the knife to look younger. (credit: AP)

The Liquid Eyelift Keeps You From Going Under The Knife

Do people call you Puffy and your last name isn’t Diddy? Tired of people thinking you’re tired when you’re not?

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/29/2011

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At-Home Tests Make It Easier To Diagnose Sleep Apnea

Sleep Apnea is typically diagnosed in a sleep center, but now there is a much cheaper option — an at-home test.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/10/2011