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Calif. Supreme Court Rules Large Retailers Not Required To Have Defibrillators

The California Supreme Court on Monday ruled that large retailers aren’t required to have defibrillators on hand to help treat customers and workers who suffer sudden cardiac arrest.

06/23/2014

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May Is Melanoma Awareness Month

After the long winter, it’s not a surprise everyone is gearing up to enjoy some fun outdoors this summer. Before heading out to catch some rays, think about protecting your skin.

05/19/2014

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The MERS Outbreak: Is The Government Doing Enough?

The CDC and WHO claim they are hard at work tracking 100 people that may have come in contact with the deadly MERS virus.

05/16/2014

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FDA Discourages Common Medical Procedure in Women, Warning About Risk of Spreading Cancer

It’s a relatively common medical procedure, but now the FDA is discouraging it, saying it could spread an undetected, deadly form of cancer. Unfortunately some, including a Sacramento woman, have already lost their lives.

05/01/2014

Google Glass can be programmed with timely reminders and cues to help Parkinson's patients navigate their illness. (Getty Images)

Google Glass Can Help Parkinson’s Patients

Google Glass can be programmed to help Parkinson’s patients manage their illness.

04/09/2014

Study: Women With Irregular Menstrual Cycles At Greater Risk For Ovarian Cancer

SACRAMENTO (CBS Sacramento) – Women with irregular menstrual periods may be at greater risk of dying from ovarian cancer, says a new study reported on by Live Science. Researchers considered a menstrual cycle as “irregular” if […]

04/09/2014

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California Makes Final Drive For Health Coverage

Whether it’s a chance for a subsidy or to avoid a tax penalty, Californians are making a last-minute dash to sign up for health coverage.

03/31/2014

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Schools Increasingly Check Students For Obesity

Chula Vista school district among schools working to calculate BMI for students.

03/29/2014

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CDC Warns Antibiotics Linked To Deadly Bacterial Infection For Children

The Centers For Disease Control and Prevention are warning that antibiotics are being linked to a severe and deadly bacterial infection in kids.

03/07/2014

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7 Simple Tricks To Beat Jet Lag

No matter how seasoned you are as a traveler, you will get jet lag. Though jet lag can’t be avoided, it can be minimized on your next vacation with these seven tips.

03/07/2014

RED VINE MORNING

Hungry Hippo

My appetite has increased big time!  This is what the table behind the CBS13 anchor desk has looked like every morning this past week. Ron caught me eating during one of the commercial breaks.  I finished that […]

02/28/2014

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Oregon Officials Hope New Law Leads To More Child Vaccinations

Oregon leads the nation in the percentage of kids entering kindergarten with non-medical waivers for one or more vaccinations. State health officials hope a law taking effect March 1 changes that by requiring parents to get the facts before opting out.

02/23/2014

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