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  • There are no outward signs of fibromyalgia, patients may go years before getting the correct diagnosis.
  • There are no outward signs of fibromyalgia, patients may go years before getting the correct diagnosis.
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health, health care, health & food
  • A woman gets a breast examination in this undated file photo.
  • An experimental breast cancer drug is showing promising results in treating patients with advanced stages of the disease.
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cancer, health care, health, health & food
  • The meningitis vaccine is seen in this undated file photo.
  • Eight people have been diagnosed with bacterial meningitis in Los Angeles County in 2014. Three people have died.
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health, health care, health & food
  • Get help understanding the Covered California health insurance initiative.
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  • People are seen at a Covered California enrollment event in Commerce on Monday, March 31, 2014.
  • Covered California announced a new policy Monday that effectively extends the sign-up deadline until April 15.
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health care, health insurance, california news
  • People are seen at a Covered California enrollment event in Commerce on Monday, March 31, 2014.
  • Covered California announced a new policy Monday that effectively extends the sign-up deadline until April 15.
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health insurance, health care, eyewitness news
  • A simple test appears very good at ruling out heart attacks in people who go to emergency rooms with chest pain.
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health, health care, health & food
  • A patient is being pushed down a hospital hallway in this undated file photo.
  • Hospital medical errors are the third leading cause of death. See which Los Angeles hospitals rate highest in safety.
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health, health care, save money / consumer news, ric romero
  • A patient is being pushed down a hospital hallway in this undated file photo.
  • Medical errors in hospitals are the third leading cause of death after heart disease and cancer.
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health, health care, save money / consumer news
  • State officials are pushing people to sign up for health insurance before the deadline.
  • The deadline to get mandatory health insurance coverage is coming up soon. Find out what you need to know.
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health care, health insurance, eyewitness news
  • State officials are pushing people to sign up for health insurance before the deadline.
  • Officials are working to get more people enrolled for Covered California before the health insurance deadline.
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health care, health insurance, eyewitness news
  • President Barack Obama joked with comedian Zach Galifianakis while promoting his health care plan on Funny or Dies Between Two Fern.
  • President Barack Obama joked with comedian Zach Galifianakis while promoting his health care plan on Funny or Die.
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president barack obama, health care, entertainment
  • A sign for the pharmacy chain CVS is shown in this undated file photo.
  • CVS is facing a maximum fine of $29 million after losing track of 37,000 prescription painkillers in Northern California.
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california, health, health care, california news
  • The Google search engine is shown in this undated file photo.
  • What if you found out your doctor was looking up information about you online? Is it a violation of privacy?
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health, health care, health & food
  • File photo of a vaccine.
  • Four cases of measles have been confirmed in Orange County, and potential exposure locations were released Friday.
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health, health care, orange county news
  • At the new high-end restaurant Republique in Los Angeles, the bill comes with an added charge to pay for health insurance for all its employees.
  • At Republique in Los Angeles, the bill comes with an added charge to pay for health insurance for all its employees.
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health care, health insurance, business, leanne suter
  • Sending a cellphone selfie of a suspicious mole or rash may lead to the same diagnosis as an in-person doctor visit.
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health, health care, healthy living, denise dador
  • The Covered California website is seen in this undated file photo.
  • For a second time, the Covered California health insurance exchange has pulled the error-plagued doctors directory.
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health, health care, health insurance, california news, carlos granda
  • A vial of influenza vaccine is shown in this undated file photo.
  • The number of people who have died from the flu in California has grown to 202, it was announced Friday.
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flu, health, health care, health & food
  • The EndoBarrier is a medical device that may help treat people living with type-two diabetes and obesity.
  • The EndoBarrier is a medical device that may help treat people living with type-two diabetes and obesity.
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health, health care, healthy living, denise dador
  • The Covered California website is seen in this undated file photo.
  • People who signed up for Covered California now have until Jan. 15 to pay for coverage that began Jan. 1.
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health, health care, health insurance, california news
  • A new technique is giving some type 1 diabetes patients back their lives without the need for a transplant.
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health, health care, medical research, healthy living, denise dador
  • The Covered California website is seen in this undated file photo.
  • Days after the official deadline, Covered California is working to sign people up for health care coverage.
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health, health care, health insurance, save money / consumer news, carlos granda
  • A man is seen getting the flu shot in this file photo.
  • The CDC urges people to get flu shots after the number of states reporting flu activity more than doubled in the last week.
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health, flu, health care, healthy living, denise dador
  • The Covered California website is seen in this undated file photo.
  • As the deadline to sign up for Covered California loomed, a heavy volume of last-minute shoppers overwhelmed the website.
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health, health care, health insurance, save money / consumer news
  • The Silk Road Procedure helps clear blocked carotid arteries and is being tested by physicians at UCLA Medical Center.
  • The Silk Road Procedure helps clear blocked carotid arteries and is being tested by physicians at UCLA Medical Center.
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health, health care, ucla, healthy living, denise dador
  • The rate of cancer mortality in the United States has fallen 29 percent since 2001, according to a national report.
  • The rate of cancer mortality in the United States has fallen 29 percent since 2001, according to a national report.
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health, health care, cancer, healthy living, denise dador
  • The US government says it has found no evidence that anti-bacterial soaps prevent the spread of germs.
  • The US government says it has found no evidence that anti-bacterial soaps prevent the spread of germs.
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fda, health, health care, health & food
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  • Pacemakers for pain are giving some patients relief if they are willing to be awake for spinal surgery.
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health, health care, healthy living, denise dador
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  • Covered California announced it's offering coverage for small businesses. It may help small-business owners save money.
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health, health care, health insurance, save money / consumer news, ric romero
  • A marketing professional's work may be the reason your primary care doctor recommends the next specialist you see.
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health, health care, healthy living, denise dador
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  • Now some hospitals and doctors' offices are offering ways to check your symptoms online.
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health, health care, healthy living, denise dador
  • A sign for Covered California is seen in this undated file photo.
  • Covered California will keep its deadline to phase out policies that don't meet the standards of the Affordable Care Act.
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health, health care, health insurance, california news, carlos granda
  • UC health care workers held a one-day walkout on Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2013, to protest staffing problems and alleged harassment issues.
  • UC health care workers held a one-day walkout to protest staffing problems and alleged harassment issues.
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health care, protest, california news
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  • There's an option that might make shopping for new health care coverage a whole lot easier.
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health care, health insurance, save money / consumer news, ric romero
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  • Those same glasses that you put on to see a 3-D movie are now being utilized in the operating room.
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health, health care, technology, healthy living, denise dador
  • The University of California has reached a tentative labor agreement with nearly 12,000 nurses at its medical facilities.
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health, health care, california news
  • Doctors warn that women who get breast implants need to be especially vigilant about getting screened for breast cancer.
  • Doctors warn that women who get breast implants need to be especially vigilant about getting screened for breast cancer.
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health, cancer, health care, healthy living, denise dador
  • A sign for Covered California is seen in this undated file photo.
  • Data for the first month of health care enrollment was released Wednesday. Covered California sign-ups are expected to rise.
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health, health care, health insurance, national news, jovana lara
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  • The next time you visit your doctor, don't be surprised if you get offered cholesterol-lowering drugs.
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health, health care, health & food
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  • Traditional biopsies are blind, meaning doctors randomly remove pieces of the prostate in hopes of locating a tumor.
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health, health care, medical research, healthy living, denise dador
  • A man plays a harmonica in this undated photo.
  • Playing a musical instrument can be fun, but for people with lung problems, it can also offer them a big health benefit.
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health, health care, healthy living, denise dador
  • In case of an emergency, theres a new high-tech way to get crucial health info from your smartphone to your doctor.
  • In case of an emergency, there's a new high-tech way to get crucial health info from your smartphone to your doctor.
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health, cancer, health care, healthy living, denise dador
  • Doctors are seen in this undated file photo.
  • A new report from the CDC finds more than 20 million Americans, ages 50 to 75, have not had a colonoscopy.
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health, cancer, health care, healthy living, denise dador
  • A patient gets his blood pressure checked at the Care Harbor health clinic at the Los Angeles Sports Arena in Exposition Park on Thursday, Oct. 31, 2013.
  • Free health services are being offered for uninsured and underserved people all thanks to a local non-profit group.
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health, health care, los angeles news
  • A patient gets his blood pressure checked at the Care Harbor health clinic at the Los Angeles Sports Arena in Exposition Park on Thursday, Oct. 31, 2013.
  • Free health services are being offered for uninsured people Thursday, all thanks to a local non-profit group.
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health care, health, vod
  • Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius testifies before the House Energy and Commerce Committee on Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2013.
  • The president's top health official was confronted Wednesday with security concerns about the faulty website.
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health, health care, health insurance, vod
  • A still image from the HealthCare.gov website is shown in this undated file photo.
  • Many are getting hit with cancellation notices because their current health care plans don't quality under the new law.
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health, health care, health insurance, health & food, carlos granda
  • A still image from the HealthCare.gov website is shown in this undated file photo.
  • Many are getting hit with cancellation notices because their health care plans don't quality under the new law.
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health, health care, health insurance, health & food
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  • Of the 3,000 breast tissue samples banked so far, the vast majority are Caucasian women.
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health, health care, cancer, healthy living, denise dador