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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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Veterinarians Serve Peaceful Passings For Pets In Comforts Of Home Through Hospice Euthanasia

A growing number of veterinarians, specializing in care for old or terminally ill pets, are providing support and comfort through hospice for pets in their final days.

03/04/2014

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New Treatment Uses Modified HIV To Kill Lymphoma Cancer Cells

A new treatment takes a lymphoma patient’s extracted T cells and injects them with a crippled strain of HIV programmed to kill cancerous cells.

02/25/2014

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Cook Healthy Soul Food Without Losing Traditional Taste

Robert Ferguson, CEO of Diet Free Life, stopped by KCAL9 Monday to show viewers ways to cook healthy soul food.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/24/2014

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Small Number Of Children In California Get Strange, New Polio-Like Illness

The symptoms sometimes occur after a mild respiratory illness.

02/23/2014

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California Bill Seeks To Put Warning Label On Soda, Sugary Drinks

California would become the first state to require warning labels on sodas and other sugary drinks under a proposal a state lawmaker announced Thursday.

02/13/2014

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There’s No Cure For Complex Regional Pain Syndrome But Doctors Say Treatment Offers Hope

Imagine a world where even touch is too painful to bear. That is what life is life for thousands suffering from Complex Regional Pain Syndrome.

02/04/2014

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‘Alarming’ Flu Epidemic Escalates, Cedars Sinai Has Visitors Wear Surgical Masks To Slow Spread

In an effort to help quell Southern California’s flu epidemic, one local hospital is asking all visitors to wear surgical masks while in the building.

01/27/2014

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Family Promise Gave Life To Man In 31-Year Coma

Although he would never emerge from the persistent vegetative state caused by a car crash, Mikey Cortez’s family was not only there for him but also gave him a full life.

01/25/2014

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California’s Flu Crisis Getting Worse By The Day

The number of flu deaths across California have more than doubled since last week and hospitals are packed with patients.

01/25/2014

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Researchers Say Lingonberries May Fight Weight Gain

A new study in Sweden says overweight mice who were fed lingonberries for three months experienced an improvement in their overall health, including weight loss and lower blood sugar and cholesterol levels.

01/24/2014

A young boy anticipates the prick of a pertussis, or whooping cough, vaccination.

Whooping Cough Cases Spike Across California

KNX1070′s Mike Landa reports the number of whooping cough cases statewide increased in 2013 to more than 1,600 — that’s 600 more cases than 2012.

01/20/2014

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Best Day Spas In Orange County

Orange County has many day spas ready to cater to your beauty and health needs.

CBS Los Angeles–01/20/2014

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2014 Beauty And Style Must-Haves From Coco Eco Magazine

Founder & Editor in Chief of Coco Eco Magazine, Anna Griffin, visited the KCAL9 studios Friday to show viewers the 2014 style must-haves when it comes to hair, fashion, beauty and health.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/17/2014

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Study: LAX Neighbors May Be Exposed To Toxic Particles From Airport Activity

Residents living near LAX may be exposed to extremely tiny particles from airport activity that carry toxins into the lungs, according to a City Council member.

01/09/2014

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