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California Drought Creates Worse Outlook For West Nile Virus Spread

Luis Rodriguez with Sacramento-Yolo Mosquito Control says since the drought took hold in 2012, the state has seen West Nile cases...

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California & The Affordable Care Act

Find out how health reform affects you.

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UC Davis Student Diagnosed With Meningococcal Disease

A UC Davis student is being treated at a local hospital after being diagnosed with having meningococcal disease.

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Covered California Enrollment Deadline Extended Until April 30

California will offer a special extension to buy health insurance through the state exchange for people who say they weren’t aware they would face a tax penalty for being uninsured.

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The Story Of Sharing America’s Marrow

Sam Kimura, her sister and her best friend are on a mission to help people around the country in need of life saving blood marrow. See how these three young women are going about making a real difference.

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1.4 Million Californians Sign Up Or Renew Obamacare Coverage

A state official says more than 1.4 million Californians have either signed up or renewed their coverage for individual private insurance in the second year of the federal health expansion.

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States’ Insurance Departments Investigating Anthem Data Breach

Insurance departments in several states plan to lead an investigation into the recent data breach at Anthem.

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Patients Say Popular Antibiotic Caused Devastating Side Effects

Fluoroquinolones are among the most widely prescribed type of antibiotics. Many patients say instead of helping them heal, however, these powerful drugs have made them sicker.

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Kraft’s Capri Sun To Drop High-Fructose Corn Syrup

Kraft Foods says it will start sweetening its Capri Sun drinks with sugar instead of high-fructose corn syrup.

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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?