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A new art and music program at Children's Hospital Los Angeles encourages young patients to get in touch with their inner Picasso or Kahlo. (credit: CBS)

Children’s Hospital LA Offers Oasis For Young Creative Artists

Children’s Hospital Los Angeles has begun a new program to encourage young patients to explore their inner Picasso and Kahlo.

09/17/2014

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Free Health Care Clinic Taking Place Through Sunday In Exposition Park

Southland residents without health insurance received free care Thursday as part of a four-day clinic at the Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/11/2014

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See-Through Organs Allow Researchers To See Trouble Spots Inside Body

Treatments for Parkinson’s Disease, Kidney Disease, Alzheimer’s and even some Cancers, may soon receive a tremendous enhancement after local scientists have discovered a way to make organs transparent.

08/11/2014

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LA City Attorney Fights To Close Marijuana Farmers Market

Los Angeles City Attorney Mike Feuer is trying to put a stop to the so-called “Farmers Market” for medical marijuana.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/14/2014

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Study Finds Medical Pot Farms Draining Streams Dry

State fish and wildlife officials say much of the marijuana being grown in northern counties under the state’s medical pot law is not being used for legal, personal use, but for sale both in California and states where pot is still illegal.

06/01/2014

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Initiative To Reform Calif. Medical Malpractice Lawsuits Qualifies For Ballot

A wide-ranging initiative that would dramatically alter medical malpractice lawsuits in California has qualified for the November ballot, officials said Friday.

05/16/2014

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Spears Sued By Back-Up Dancer Who Claims Singer Broke Her Nose

Dawn Noel Pignuola alleges battery and negligence in the suit filed in Los Angeles Superior Court against Spears and management firm Reign Deer Entertainment LLC.

05/05/2014

Attorneys for tenants at a commercial building located at 5700 South Hoover say only three showers served over three dozen residents. (Photo credit: Margaret Carrero)

Tenants Forced To Vacate South LA Building Say City Ignored Complaints

Dozens of residents under orders to vacate a building in South Los Angeles that has been deemed unsafe were granted a two-week extension Friday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/04/2014

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Panel Urges End To US Ban On Transgender Troops

The United States should join the dozen other nations that allow transgender people to serve in the armed forces, a commission led by a former U.S. surgeon general said in a report.

03/13/2014

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‘Octomom’ Pleads Not Guilty To Another Count Of Welfare Fraud

“Octomom” Nadya Suleman pleaded not guilty Tuesday to the latest count against her in a welfare fraud case.

03/11/2014

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City Attorney, LAPD To Partner With Realtors On Pot Shop Ban

City prosecutors are teaming up with the LAPD to to help property owners and real estate agents comply with a voter-approved measure regulating medical marijuana dispensaries.

03/10/2014

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Octomom Charged With Another Felony After Receiving Nearly $10K In MediCal Benefits

“Octomom” Nadya Suleman was charged Wednesday with another felony count in a welfare fraud case, Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office officials said.

02/05/2014

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Santa Monica To Hold Public Hearings On Plans To Allow Medical Pot Shops

A wave of medical marijuana dispensaries that have opened up throughout Los Angeles in recent years could soon be spreading to the Westside.

12/11/2013

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Care Harbor LA Holds Free Clinic Thursday Through Sunday

Care Harbor LA is holding a clinic Thursday through Sunday to provide free medical, dental and vision care to thousands of uninsured families.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/31/2013

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Care Harbor LA Draws Crowds For Massive Free Health Clinic

Hundreds of people lined up early Monday morning for wristbands guaranteeing admission to a free health clinic this week in Exposition Park.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/28/2013

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