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Local Mother On A Mission To Raise Funds For Ovarian Cancer Research After Losing Daughter To The Disease

Paulinda Babbini calls Robin a dream daughter – student body president, cheerleader, homecoming queen at Pacific Hills High School in West Hollywood. But at 20, she lost her battle with the disease.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/23/2014

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Facebook Comes Clean About Social Experiment On Nearly 700K Users

Facebook is coming clean about a social experiment it conducted on nearly 700,000 of its users two years ago.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/30/2014

A UCLA study says men might have an increased risk of heart attack by taking testosterone therapy. (credit: CBS)

UCLA Researchers Warn Testosterone Therapy May Double Risk Of Heart Attack

The study followed nearly 56,000 men who used the therapy for just three months.

01/29/2014

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UCLA Sued Over Primate Research Records

An animal rights group has sued the University of California, Los Angeles, for refusing to release records on its use of primates in lab experiments.

12/19/2013

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Young Children Consume Too Much Fast Food, UCLA Researchers Say

Young children are consuming too much fast food, according to researchers at the University of California, Los Angeles.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–11/25/2013

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Where The Jobs Are: City Of Hope Offers Perks — And A Purpose

Employees of the City of Hope Hospital know the perks and benefits are many.

11/20/2013

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Her Own Reflection Is A Mystery Due To Face Blindness

While it’s not unusual to have trouble recognizing someone, picture a world where you don’t recognize any faces at all, such as those of your spouse or kids.

11/01/2013

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Not Happy With Work? Wait Until You’re 50 Or Older

A study by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research finds that 9 in 10 workers who are age 50 or older say they are very or somewhat satisfied with their job.

10/27/2013

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2 Southland Walks To Benefit Brain Tumor Research

On Sunday morning, Frank Figueroa and Bryan Bishop visited KCAL9 to discuss two upcoming walks that will raise awareness and funds for brain tumor research.

09/15/2013

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Educator Sees I.T. As The Next Leading Job Sector In Los Angeles

Dr. Gustavo Vejarano works with his students to develop cutting-edge technologies in Los Angeles.

05/13/2013

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USC Researchers Link Autism With Breathing Air Pollution

USC researchers say they have evidence that links autism with breathing air pollution.

11/26/2012

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A-List Stars Line Up To ‘Stand Up To Cancer’

Hollywood’s biggest stars walked the red carpet Friday for the third Stand Up to Cancer telethon.

09/07/2012

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Breast Cancer Survivor Walks To Celebrate, Spread Hope To Others

Diagnosed with breast cancer 14 years ago, Leonor Gavina-Valls will be among the thousands taking part in the Susan G. Komen L.A. County Race for the Cure on Saturday.

03/23/2012

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Man Talks About Importance Of Support After Losing Wife To Breast Cancer

Germel Ford knows that cancer does not just affect the person diagnosed, but his or her loved ones as well. That is why he is speaking out to show why support is so important.

03/21/2012

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Woman Beats Breast Cancer With Medicine, Humor

This weekend 15,000 survivors, loved ones and supporters will be walking and running at the Susan G. Komen L.A. County Race for the Cure and we will be sharing some of their stories.

03/19/2012

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