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Rita Wilson Undergoes Double Mastectomy After Breast Cancer Diagnosis

Actress and singer Rita Wilson announced on Tuesday that she had a double mastectomy after being diagnosed with breast cancer.

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California & The Affordable Care Act

Find out how health reform affects you.

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5 Simple Exercises That Lower Stress

Looking for a way to lower stress? Try these five exercises from Dr. Tami Meraglia, author of “The Hormone Secret: Discover Effortless Weight Loss and Renewed Energy in Just 30 Days.”

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Study: Plucking Hair Can Help Treat Baldness

New research from the University of Southern California has shown that plucking 200 hairs from the back of a mouse in a specific pattern led to the growth of up to 1,300 hairs in their place.

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Anti-Vaccine Crowd Protests California’s Mandatory Vaccination Bill At Capitol

“We believe that God gave us the ability to heal from within and he gave us all the tools to heal naturally so we’re willing to risk a childhood illness over risking something more serious like autism,” Trisha Wimbs said.

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Study: Women Have Better Memory Than Men As They Age

In a win for women in the battle of the sexes, researchers have found that women have better memories than men as they age.

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Blue Shield Of California Loses State Tax Exemption

State officials have stripped Blue Shield of California of its tax-exempt status, an exemption the nonprofit health insurer has held since its founding in 1939.

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Utah Gonorrhea Infections Up 714 Percent Among Women, 296 Percent Among Men

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) – Infection rates for a common sexually transmitted disease have skyrocketed in Utah since 2011, according to a report released by the Utah Department of Health. From 2011 to 2014, the […]

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Health Officials Warning Of Incidents Of Ocular Syphilis Along West Coast

Los Angeles County health officials are warning doctors to be on the lookout for patients reporting unusual vision problems, after clusters of syphilis that cause blindness have been reported on the West Coast.

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Tamiflu Shortage Again

The liquid form of the flu drug Tamiflu is in short supply.

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DASH Diet Ranked Best Overall — Once Again

The new annual ‘‘best diets” list is out from U.S. News & World Report.

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What ‘Brain-Dead’ Means

What does it mean when doctors say a person is brain-dead?