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VIDEO: 40-Pound Woman Suffering From Anorexia Stands For The First Time In Months

Rachel Farrokh, a woman suffering from a severe case of anorexia made a video asking people to help her get to a hospital in California for treatment.


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Study Of ER Visits Suggests Lack Of Follow-Up Care

No one wants to make a repeat visit to the emergency room for the same complaint. But new research suggests it’s more common than previously thought — and people frequently wind up at a different ER the second time around.


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Police In Modesto Shoot Suspect Who Allegedly Fired At Officers

Police in Modesto are investigating an officer-involved shooting that left one suspect in critical condition.


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States Concerned Medicaid Costs Will Rise With New Federal Health Care Law

From California to Rhode Island, states are confronting new concerns that their Medicaid costs will rise as a result of the federal health care law.


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Sacramento Man In Critical Condition After Being Shot Multiple Times

Officers are investigating an early morning shooting that sent one victim to the hospital with multiple gunshot wounds.


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Inmate Being Housed At Sacramento County Main Jail Dies

An inmate who was being housed at the Sacramento County Main Jail has died following a long medical history.


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Local Doctor Describes Treating Victims Of Typhoon Haiyan

A Sacramento doctor is home tonight after helping thousands of Typhoon Haiyan victims in the Philippines.


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2nd Opinion Planned For Teen Declared Brain Dead

The family of a Northern California girl on life support after being declared brain dead was expected to appear with hospital officials in court Monday to announce the name of the independent physician they have chosen to provide a second opinion on the girl’s condition.



Lawyer Disputes SF Hospital Stairway Death Report

An attorney for the woman found dead in a San Francisco General Hospital stairwell disputed on Saturday a coroner’s report saying her death was probably due to a chemical imbalance related to chronic alcohol abuse.



Robots Expand Hospitals’ Limited Access To Specialists

A high-tech tool is changing the way some local hospitals are treating patients.


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Robots Let Doctors ‘Beam’ Into Remote Hospitals

Remote presence robots are allowing physicians to “beam” themselves into hospitals to diagnose patients and offer medical advice during emergencies.


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Sheriff’s K-9 Shot In The Line Of Duty Released From Hospital

The Sacramento sheriff’s K-9 officer shot in the line of duty is on the road to recovery. Drago was looking happy and healthy Saturday as he left a vet hospital one day after taking a bullet to the chest.