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Proposition 46 Supporters Rally For Improved Patient Safety Protections

Families of victims of medical negligence gathered Monday to urge voters to support a political effort for greater patient safety protections.

10/20/2014

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Officials: ‘No Expectation Of Ebola’ Found At Chula Vista College Campus

San Diego college officials Thursday said there was no threat or indication that a student had Ebola after a portion of the school was cordoned off.

10/16/2014

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Passenger With Flu-Like Symptoms Causes Ebola Scare At LAX

Authorities say a passenger with flu-like symptoms, who was on board a United Airlines flight, has been assessed and is not believed to have been exposed to the Ebola virus.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/12/2014

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Health Worker 2nd In US To Test Positive For Ebola

A Texas health care worker who was in full protective gear while providing hospital care for an Ebola patient who later died has tested positive for the virus and is in stable condition, health officials said Sunday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/12/2014

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Patient At Inglewood Hospital Approved For Discharge After Testing Negative For Ebola

Authorities say a patient who was placed in isolation at a Southern California hospital this week has been approved for discharge after undergoing testing for the Ebola virus.

10/11/2014

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Fountain Valley Hospital Patient Charged With Attempted Murder Of Patient-Roommate

Thirty-six-year-old Ibrahim Yousef Battat, Laguna Niguel, is charged with one felony count of attempted murder, one felony count of elder abuse, according to the Orange County District Attorney’s office.

06/06/2014

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Chiropractor, 76, Arrested For Sexually Assaulting Patient

A chiropractor was arrested for sexually assaulting a patient, authorities said.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/03/2014

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Sun Valley Hospital To Pay $500K For Dumping Mentally-Disabled Homeless Person On Skid Row

A Sun Valley hospital accused of improperly discharging and transporting a homeless patient to Skid Row has agreed to pay $500,000 and adopt new patient discharge policies, city prosecutors announced Thursday.

05/29/2014

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Patient Safety Supporters Call For Mandatory Drug Testing For Doctors

Families who claimed to have been victimized by dangerous or intoxicated doctors announced Monday the delivery of hundreds of thousands of signatures for a ballot measure that would require mandatory drug testing for doctors.

03/24/2014

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Montebello Hospital To Pay $200K In Homeless Patient Dumping Settlement

A Montebello hospital has agreed to pay $200,000 in civil penalties and adopt new protocols for discharging homeless patients, the City Attorney’s Office said.

01/03/2014

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Bell Doctor Arrested For Allegedly Molesting Female Patient

Police Monday were seeking the public’s help in identifying additional victims of a doctor accused of molesting a female patient.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/28/2013

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Laptops Containing Patient Information Stolen From Hospital In Alhambra

Health information for approximately 729,000 Southland patients has been compromised following the theft of two computers in the San Gabriel Valley.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/22/2013

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OC Prosecutor: Physician’s Assistant Accused Of Sexually Assaulting Patient May Have Had More Victims

A physician’s assistant scheduled to be arraigned on charges of sexually assaulting a patient may have had other victims, the Orange County District Attorney’s Office said Tuesday.

CBS Los Angeles–10/22/2013

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Torrance Doctor Sued For Alleged Prank On Unconscious Patient

Dr. Patrick Yang used stickers to give his patient a black mustache and teardrops under her left eye and then the nurse’s aide took a picture, according to a report.

09/05/2013

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Ex-Cosmetic Surgeon Investigated By KNX 1070 Pleads Not Guilty In Patient’s Death

A former cosmetic surgeon Wednesday pleaded not guilty to involuntary manslaughter in the death of one of his patients.

CBS Los Angeles–08/21/2013

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