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Laptop Stolen Containing Private Medical Data For Over 1,200 UCLA Health Patients

UCLA Health is sending out letters to over 1,200 patients after a faculty member’s laptop containing private medical data was stolen, officials announced Tuesday.

09/01/2015

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Issue Of Deadly Overdoses Raised At Event In Orange County

Every person in the room has lost a loved one to an overdose.

08/29/2015

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Report: Pasadena Hospital Tied To Another Outbreak From Tainted Scopes

Officials at Huntington Memorial Hospital in Pasadena may be dealing with a superbug outbreak found on the same type of medical scopes that have caused these infections across the country, the Los Angeles Times reports.

08/19/2015

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Parents, Beware: Head Lice Growing Resistant To Many OTC Treatments

A new study finds the critters have developed a genetic resistance to over-the-counter treatments.

08/18/2015

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CVS Drops 2 Dozen Drugs, Including Viagra, From Its Approved List For 2016

In the case of Viagra, CVS will only cover that drug’s main competitor — Cialis.

08/06/2015

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Cost Of Healthcare Coverage Going Up For California Plans

Californians buying individual health plans on the state insurance exchange will see an average increase of about 4 percent in premiums for the second year in a row.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/27/2015

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Displaced Residents Raise Asbestos Concerns After Roof Collapse At Huntington Beach Apartment Complex

The roof went down on the Casa Del Sol apartment complex on Brookhurst Street over the weekend. Kate Marks and about three dozen other displaced families are waiting for environmental test results on the debris.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/21/2015

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UCLA Health Targeted In ‘Criminal’ Cyber Attack; 4.5 Million Potentially Affected

The personal data of as many as 4.5 million people may have been affect by a “criminal” cyber attack on computer systems at UCLA, officials announced Friday.

07/17/2015

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LA County Health Officials To Review ABC Grading System For Restaurants

Los Angeles County health officials could soon be serving up some changes to the restaurant grading system.

07/10/2015

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Catholic Church Helps Defeat ‘Death With Dignity’ Proposal In Calif. Senate

The Catholic Church, often out of step with California’s liberal Legislature, notched a prominent win at the statehouse this week defeating a proposal to allow terminally ill patients to legally end their lives.

07/08/2015

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2 UCLA Grads Work With Watts High Schoolers To Bring Fresh Produce To The Community

Sanna Alas and Claudia Varney are working with Jordan High School to build a community garden that would provide healthy food to the community and educate students.

07/02/2015

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Officials Plan For New Trauma Center In San Gabriel Valley

Claremont City Councilman Sam Pedroza supports the idea — and for a very personal reason.

06/20/2015

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Good Samaritan With Heart Condition, Herniated Disc Stops Carjacking

Even with a debilitating heart disease that makes it hard for her to walk — let alone run — Maria Metts sprang into action in the Wal-Mart parking lot on Murrieta Hot Springs Road.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/16/2015

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California Takes First Step To Regulate Medical Marijuana

California took the first step Thursday to regulate its nearly 20-year-old medical marijuana industry, one that lawmakers said currently resembles something out of the “wild, wild West.”

06/04/2015

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Former Quadriplegic Runs, Walks To Show Others They Can

The worst day of Aaron Baker’s life wasn’t when the then-20-year-old professional motocross racer crashed his bike one spring day in 1999, flew over the handlebars and hit the ground head-first, paralyzing him from the next down.

05/30/2015

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