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Health Officials Alert Doctors, Hospitals Of Rare Mosquito-Borne Virus In LA County

Los Angeles County is alerting physicians and hospitals to be on the lookout for patients with symptoms of a rare mosquito-borne virus.

24 hours ago

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Baseball Coach At Santa Monica High Contracts Measles

It’s the 78th reported case reported nationwide with almost 90 percent of all cases in California.

01/24/2015

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Health Officials Warn About Measles Exposure At 2 Separate Locations

Measles is contagious from approximately four days before the rash first appears through four days after the rash appears.

01/23/2015

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Measles Outbreak: Doctor Says Kids Who Haven’t Been Vaccinated Should Avoid Major Public Places

Symptoms begin with a cough, runny nose, red watery eyes and a pink rash all over the body.

01/22/2015

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Doctor Suspects Measles-Inflicted Disney Employees Never Had Full Vaccination

A number of Disney employees have contracted the measles virus, even though some of them say they had previously received vaccination.

01/20/2015

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Worried You’ve Been Exposed To The Measles?

While measles were declared virtually eradicated in the United States by 2000, roughly 60-70 cases will still occur every year.

01/17/2015

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Measles Outbreak: To Vaccinate Or Not Vaccinate

With the potential to affect thousands, the recent outbreak of measles in the U.S. has placed a spotlight on a debate that’s raged for years.

01/14/2015

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‘Mystery’ Head Pain, Lack Of Sleep May Be Due To Dental Condition

A physical, mysterious head pain, experienced and suffered by millions, may not necessarily be identified in the doctor’s office, but rather, in the dentist’s chair.

01/07/2015

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

Redondo Beach Teen Refuses To Let Cystic Fibrosis Rule Her World

Claire Wineland is helping raise funds for families with children in hospitals — she’s helping them defray living and transportation costs so families can stick closer together.

12/31/2014

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New Year’s Weight Goals May Be Made Easier Through DNA Fitness Test

If you’re trying different approaches to losing weight or getting fit, and nothing seems to be working, the answer may be in your DNA, rather than your diet.

12/30/2014

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Health Care Exchange Sign-Ups Exceeding Last Year

More than 144,000 residents have selected Covered California plans this year on the marketplace, which was created as part of President Barack Obama’s health care reform law.

12/17/2014

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Holiday Gift Ideas For Fitness Lovers In Los Angeles

Not sure what to get for your favorite fitness fanatics for a holiday gift? Chances are, health is at the top of their lists, and we’ve got a few ideas from some of our favorite […]

12/09/2014

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How To Beat The Winter Blues And Avoid Cabin Fever

Winter is all fun and games…until after New Years’ Eve.

12/08/2014

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Supreme Court Justices Hear Pregnancy Discrimination Case

A pregnancy discrimination case is in front of the Supreme Court and its outcome could affect women across the country. A former UPS worker says she was forced into taking unpaid leave when she became pregnant.

12/04/2014

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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