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KNX On Your Corner: Citrus Valley Health Partners

When it comes to medical care in the eastern San Gabriel Valley, people rely on a family of hospitals that make up the Citrus Valley Health Partners.

06/13/2014

Jean and Casey Kasem attend a Hollywood event in November 2003. (credit: Doug Benc/Getty Images Entertainment)

Kasem Children Ask For Privacy As Casey’s Health Continues To Decline

Casey Kasem, now 82, has been in failing health for some time.

06/06/2014

Researchers say particle emissions near LAX are  10 times higher than in other parts of LA. (Photo courtesy American Chemical Society)

Study: Air Pollution From LAX Affects Residents Up To 10 Miles Away

Residents near Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) are exposed to the same amount of toxic chemicals in the air as is found in hundreds of miles of freeway traffic, researchers said Thursday.

05/29/2014

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Bill Would Require Condoms During Porn Filming

Porn performers in California must wear condoms during film shoots and their employers must provide regular testing under a bill that passed the state Assembly on Tuesday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/27/2014

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Calif. Senate Holds Immigrant Health Coverage Bill

The state Senate is holding legislation that seeks to extend health care coverage to immigrants who are in the country illegally until lawmakers find a way to pay for it.

05/23/2014

The deadly MERS virus as seen under a microscope. (credit: CBS)

16 Being Monitored In LA County For Possible Exposure To Deadly MERS

The California Department of Public Health says the 16 people were all passengers on a flight with a man who is now hospitalized with the disease in Florida.

05/22/2014

Showa University Introduces Dental Patient Robot

Celebrity Dentist Dr. Sam Saleh Shares Tips For A Red Carpet Smile

Celebrity dentist Dr. Sam Saleh of ORA Dentistry Spa visited KCAL9 Wednesday to show viewers how to get the perfect red carpet smile at home.

05/21/2014

Jean and Casey Kasem attend a Hollywood event in November 2003. (credit: Doug Benc/Getty Images Entertainment)

Judge Expands Casey Kasem’s Daughter’s Power As Conservator

A judge is expanding the powers of Casey Kasem’s daughter to determine whether her father is receiving adequate medical care and says he still has concerns about the ailing radio personality’s health and welfare.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/20/2014

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May Is Melanoma Awareness Month

After the long winter, it’s not a surprise everyone is gearing up to enjoy some fun outdoors this summer. Before heading out to catch some rays, think about protecting your skin.

05/19/2014

"Face Mapping" doesn't just allow you to look better -- it could allow you to feel better, too. (credit: CBS)

By Learning ‘Face Mapping’ You Could Prevent Disease, Look Better

“When you have a dysfunction in a part of your body, it will show up on your face,” Dr. Mao says.

05/18/2014

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Kaiser Permanente Pharmacists Could Strike As Early As Monday

A strike would mean no one available to fill prescriptions.

05/17/2014

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Clinics To Offer Free Blood Tests During Hepatitis Awareness Month

Viral Hepatitis is a common blood borne infection that slowly destroys the liver. A person can’t live without their liver, yet few know if they are even infected with one of the viruses.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/16/2014

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Cases Of Whooping Cough Up Dramatically In California

In 2010, a whooping cough epidemic killed 10 infants in the state.

05/16/2014

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The MERS Outbreak: Is The Government Doing Enough?

The CDC and WHO claim they are hard at work tracking 100 people that may have come in contact with the deadly MERS virus.

05/16/2014

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Your Best Beach Body In 5 Easy Moves

Summer is upon us, but if the thought of slipping into a bikini puts your stomach in knots, you may want to try a workout to tighten and tone.

05/15/2014

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