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Memorial Held For Burn Treatment Pioneer Dr. Richard Grossman

A memorial service was held Sunday for Dr. Richard Grossman, a medical pioneer who died last month at 81.

04/13/2014

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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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Tips To Spotting Deadly Form Of Nail Cancer

An unusual-looking stripe under your nail can be just as dangerous as a shape-shifting mole — doctors say both could be signs of cancer.

04/09/2014

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Report: 40 Percent Of LA Food Trucks Go Uninspected After Initial Permits

L.A. County Director of Environmental Health Angelo Bellomo says inspectors are having a hard time tracking the estimated 3,200 restaurants on the road.

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Many Gay Men Concerned After LA Meningitis Deaths

Health officials this week announced a cluster of cases of invasive meningococcal disease that sickened eight people in the LA area. Among those who fell ill, half were gay or bisexual, including the three who died. Two of the victims were HIV-positive.

04/05/2014

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Officials Say Meningitis Kills 3 LA County Residents, Poses Higher Risk For Gay Community

LA County health officials say three of eight people who contracted bacterial meningitis this year have died — and all three had sex with other men.

04/03/2014

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$25K Reward For Stolen Computers Containing Patients’ Medical Records

A $25,000 reward has been offered to track down stolen computers carrying the medical records of nearly 340,000 patients in LA County.

04/03/2014

"The Gathering on Mental Health and the Church" will mark pastor Rick Warren's first public initiative since the death of his son Matthew last April. (Photo credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

Megachurch Pastor Unites Faith, Psychology Leaders To Raise Mental Health Awareness

A prominent Orange County pastor joined forces with other faith, health and psychology leaders to provide effective and compassionate care to those who suffer from mental illness.

03/28/2014

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Health Watch: OC Leading Nation In New Cases Of Measles

Concern is growing, and rapidly, about the outbreak.

03/26/2014

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Yoga-Ice Cream Cleanse May Be Best Diet Ever

Is a diet where all you eat is dairy-free ice cream too good to be true?

03/11/2014

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CBS2′s Lisa Sigell Explores Health Benefits, Drawbacks Of Most Popular Sleeping Positions

While it is no secret that your health, looks and general well-being are typically affected by your quality of sleep, these same areas are also impacted by the specific position in which you sleep.

03/10/2014

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NATA Releases New Youth Concussion Guidelines For Sports

On Monday, the National Athletic Trainers’ Association released new guidelines on the management of sports concussions.

03/10/2014

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7 Simple Tricks To Beat Jet Lag

No matter how seasoned you are as a traveler, you will get jet lag. Though jet lag can’t be avoided, it can be minimized on your next vacation with these seven tips.

03/07/2014

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Drought Pushing More Air Pollution Into Southern California As No-Burn Alerts Triple

Southern California has seen 16 no-burn alerts this winter – compared to five last year – with the hardest hit areas in the San Joaquin Valley.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–03/05/2014

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LGBT Study Finds High Rates Of Teen Smoking, Partner Violence

A first-of-its-kind health report is providing new insight into the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community in Riverside County.

03/05/2014

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