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SF Lawmakers Float 2 Cent-Per-Ounce Soda Tax

San Francisco officials again are trying to improve residents’ health and raise money for government coffers by taxing soda and other sweetened drinks, an effort that’s previously failed to gain traction locally and in other U.S. cities.

02/01/2014

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Study: Men Who Marry At Age 25 Or Older Have Better Bone Health

According to a recent study out of UCLA, getting married at the age of 25 or older is good for a man’s bones.

01/24/2014

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Chef Claims State Law Requiring Gloves For Food Handlers Will Negatively Affect His Work

Ken Uechi has been making sushi for 8 years and considers himself an artist. But he says a new law is adding an unwanted layer to his work.

01/24/2014

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Target Cuts Health Insurance Coverage To Part-Time Employees

Target Corp. says it will no longer be offering health care coverage for its part-time workers. The discounter is citing new options now available through health care exchanges under the Affordable Care Act.

01/22/2014

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Number Of Flu-Related Deaths In Calif. This Season Jumps To 45

The number of confirmed deaths in California due to the flu this season has jumped to 45, an increase of 38 over last week, according to a statement by the California Department of Public Health.

01/17/2014

A judge ruled Jahi McMath can be moved to another facility as long as her mother accepts full responsibility for the consequences. (Credit: family photo)

Move Considered For Girl Declared Brain Dead

The family of 13-year-old Jahi McMath and a California hospital are in talks to move her to another facility.

01/04/2014

Thirteen-year-old Jahi McMath was declared brain dead after complications following a tonsillectomy. (Credit: Family Photo)

Talks Ordered In California Brain Dead Girl Case

A federal magistrate will oversee the mandatory talks between representatives of Children’s Hospital Oakland and the family of Jahi McMath,

01/03/2014

13-year-old Jahi McMath went in for tonsil surgery December 9th. (CBS Sacramento)

Family Finds Facility To Take ‘Brain-Dead’ Girl

Second nursing home offers to take Jahi McMath after the first one backed out.

12/27/2013

The study suggests why "manly men" are more susceptible to bad reactions from vaccinations. (Getty Images)

Study: Flu Vaccine Works Better For Women

Higher levels of testosterone linked with weaker antibody reaction.

12/26/2013

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Pet Medical Insurance Becoming More Attractive To Pet Owners As They Opt For Procedures

As Americans begin enrolling in health insurance to comply with the Affordable Care Act, what about those four-legged family members?

12/22/2013

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Best Healthy And Diet Books For The New Year

With New Year’s just around the corner, you’re ready to be fitter, trimmer, and healthier. These great books from Simon & Schuster will help you kick off 2014 the right way—and stick to your health resolutions this year.

12/20/2013

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Obamacare Key Dates In 2014

Implementation of the health reform law continues through 2014 with these key dates.

11/25/2013

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