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1,600 Young Students Without Classrooms As Asbestos Cleanups Continue

Three elementary schools in Huntington Beach have been shut down due to concerns of asbestos, leaving hundreds of parents to figure out where their children will be going to class in the weeks ahead.

10/10/2014

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LA County Health Officials Update Supervisors On Ebola Preparedness

Health officials Tuesday told the Board of Supervisors that plans are in place to protect Los Angeles County residents against any potential outbreak – however unlikely – of the Ebola virus.

10/07/2014

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Breast Cancer 5K Fundraiser In Orange County Raises $150K For Research

A huge crowd gathered Sunday from across Southern California for the American Cancer Society’s 5th Annual “Making Strides Against Breast Cancer 5K,” a non-competitive walk in Costa Mesa.

10/05/2014

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Feds To Move Ahead With Consent Decree For LA County Jails

Federal officials have announced they will move forward with a federal consent decree to address mental health care problems in Los Angeles County’s jails.

10/03/2014

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‘Bait & Switch’ Suit Alleges Health Insurers Mislead Consumers

A lawsuit filed against Cigna and Blue Shield of California claims that health insurers engaged in a “bait and switch” scheme that left patients with a stack of medical bills and no coverage.

09/25/2014

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What Has The Affordable Care Act Accomplished A Year Later?

With almost a year under its belt, has the Affordable Care Act impact as many people as it originally set out to?

09/18/2014

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Water Through Food: Chef Shares Water-Rich Dishes To Help You Stay Hydrated

Whether due to the drought or personal preference, some people have a difficult time getting enough drinking water. However, a chef for celebrities is sharing tips and recipes to help people get more water through eating the right foods.

09/16/2014

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Local Man With West Nile Virus Warns Others Not To Ignore Flu-Like Symptoms

A local man who contracted and survived the dangerous West Nile virus says that ignoring the virus’s flu-like symptoms almost cost him his life.

09/15/2014

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Enterovirus D68: What Every Parent Should Know

Parents should be prepared for a new virus that is infecting the Midwest and looking to sweep the nation.

09/12/2014

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Local Dream Team Develops Cancer Treatment That’s Saving Lives

This Friday, CBS will air the annual star-studded telethon Stand Up To Cancer, which has raised millions for cancer research.

09/03/2014

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What Robin Williams’ Death Tells Us About Parkinson’s Disease

Williams passing has shed light on his overall health; both mental and physical.

08/14/2014

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An Epidemic: Top 10 Outbreaks In U.S. History

Throughout the years, epidemics and plagues have shaken up societies and cultures around the world.

08/07/2014

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California Sees First 2 West Nile Deaths Of Year

They were among the 35 Californians who have been diagnosed with West Nile in 2014, according to health officials. Sixteen of the cases were reported to the state this week.

08/06/2014

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The Ebola Outbreak: What Every American Needs To Know

The recent outbreak of the Ebola virus in Africa has begun attracting attention in the U.S. for good reason.

07/31/2014

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Running On Empty: Health Impact

Our prolonged drought is starting to impact some people’s health.

07/31/2014

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