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Measles Test Comes Back Negative For Placer County Patient

A Sacramento County man who was recently treated at an urgent care center and hospital in Placer County and suspected of having...

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California & The Affordable Care Act

Find out how health reform affects you.

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Two New Measles Cases Reported In Marin County

Two new cases of measles popped up overnight in Marin County. Health officials say the patients are siblings and were not vaccinated.

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California Declares Electronic Cigarettes A Health Threat

California health officials say electronic cigarettes are a health threat, especially to children, and should be strictly regulated like tobacco products.

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Frequently Asked Questions About Measles

With the recent measles outbreak at Disneyland, many people have had questions about the spread of measles in the U.S. Here are some the most frequently asked questions the CDC has received about the disease.

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People Not Vaccinated For Measles Urged To Avoid Disneyland

California health officials issue the warning after measles outbreaks reported at Disney’s Southern California theme parks.

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High Concentrations Of Unvaccinated Kids In Sacramento Area

A new study shows that there are extremely high concentrations of unvaccinated children in northern California, with three of the top five clusters of unvaccinated kids in our area.

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Measles Scare Closes San Diego Clinic

Several people showed up at the clinic with fevers and rashes, prompting health officials to shut down in case it turns out to be a measles outbreak.

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Measles Outbreak: To Vaccinate Or Not Vaccinate

With the potential to affect thousands, the recent outbreak of measles in the U.S. has placed a spotlight on a debate that’s raged for years.

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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?