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Reports: No FDA Approval For Device At Center Of UCLA Superbug Outbreak

A piece of medical equipment blamed for a so-called “superbug” outbreak at UCLA Medical Center was reportedly never approved for sale to hospitals by the Food and Drug Administration.

03/04/2015

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Deadline Looms For Affordable Care Act Sign-Up

Covered California hopes to get 500,000 additional California residents enrolled.

02/14/2015

Fire Forces Evacuations At Culver City Hospital

Evacuations were ordered Thursday at a Westside hospital due to a structure fire, authorities said.

01/29/2015

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Public’s Help Sought In Search For Theft Suspect Who Targeted Huntington Beach Medical Building

Authorities say a male suspect forced entry into the Hoag medical building, located in the 19000 block of Beach Boulevard, around 12:25 a.m. December 6.

12/30/2014

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Health Care Exchange Sign-Ups Exceeding Last Year

More than 144,000 residents have selected Covered California plans this year on the marketplace, which was created as part of President Barack Obama’s health care reform law.

12/17/2014

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Medical Investigation Underway On Metro Bus In Mid-City

Los Angeles sheriff’s deputies were called to the scene in the 4100 block of West Venice Boulevard near Crenshaw, where a Metro bus had been pulled over and taped off shortly after 4 p.m. Tuesday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/04/2014

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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