Health

Clayton Stoner #3 of the Anaheim Ducks skates against the Los Angeles Kings at Staples Center on September 25, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Stoner Is Latest Ducks Player With Possible Mumps

Anaheim Ducks defenseman Clayton Stoner will not play Sunday against the Arizona Coyotes because of a possible case of mumps.

11/23/2014

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Covered California Bus Tour Continues As Obamacare Enrollment Opens

As open enrollment for Obamacare started on Saturday, Covered California leaders continued their bus tour of spreading the word to educate people about how they can get health care.

11/15/2014

(credit: Glenn Adams)

LAPD Officer Seeks To Raise Awareness After Wife, Fellow Officer Dies From Rare Disease

An LAPD officer is working to raise awareness about a rare disease that killed his wife, who was also an LAPD officer.

11/14/2014

(credit: Katheryn Barton)

Woman Says Glendale Pharmacist’s Mistake Led To Mother’s Death

“She was very feisty and full of life,” but Katheryn Barton said her mother’s life was cut short, the day after she turned 90, after she was given the wrong prescription medication.

11/07/2014

Claire Wineland has cystic fibrosis and helps raise money to help other families cope with the disease. (credit: CBS)

Redondo Beach Teen Works To Help Families Deal With Cystic Fibrosis

“Since she was born, the doctors were telling us, she won’t live to be 10. She will never be a teenager,” says her mom Melissa Nordquist.

10/31/2014

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LA County Health Workers Call For Tougher Ebola Protocols

County health officials and health care providers Thursday called on the federal government to step up protection protocols in response to the Ebola crisis.

10/16/2014

The Exide Technologies plant has been closed since March. (credit: CBS)

CBS2 Investigation: Public Documents Show Hazardous Waste From Exide Plant Spilled Onto Highways, Into Storm Drains

Toxic contamination caused by a Vernon battery recycling plant may extend as far as Bakersfield, new documents show.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/14/2014

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Huntington Beach Students Expected To Resume Classes Thursday With Asbestos Abatement Underway

Affected schools in Ocean View School District have been shut down for the last seven days after an asbestos fiber was found in a wipe test at Hope View Elementary.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/14/2014

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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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Probe Sought In Award Of No-Bid Health Care Deals

California’s health insurance exchange faced calls Monday for a state investigation of its contracting practices.

10/13/2014

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AP: California Gives No-Bid Health Pacts

California’s health insurance exchange has awarded $184 million in contracts without the competitive bidding and oversight that is standard practice across state government.

10/12/2014

(credit: CBS)

1,600 Young Students Without Classrooms As Asbestos Cleanups Continue

Three elementary schools in Huntington Beach have been shut down due to concerns of asbestos, leaving hundreds of parents to figure out where their children will be going to class in the weeks ahead.

10/10/2014

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LA County Health Officials Update Supervisors On Ebola Preparedness

Health officials Tuesday told the Board of Supervisors that plans are in place to protect Los Angeles County residents against any potential outbreak – however unlikely – of the Ebola virus.

10/07/2014

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Breast Cancer 5K Fundraiser In Orange County Raises $150K For Research

A huge crowd gathered Sunday from across Southern California for the American Cancer Society’s 5th Annual “Making Strides Against Breast Cancer 5K,” a non-competitive walk in Costa Mesa.

10/05/2014

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Feds To Move Ahead With Consent Decree For LA County Jails

Federal officials have announced they will move forward with a federal consent decree to address mental health care problems in Los Angeles County’s jails.

10/03/2014

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