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CA Cities Vote to Ban E-Cigarettes

Updated: 12/04/2013 - Two California cities have voted to ban electronic cigarettes in public places and Los Angeles has moved to limit their sale to keep the devices out of the hands of minors.

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LA County Death Rate Dips 19%

Posted: 12/02/2013 - Los Angeles County's death rate has dropped 19 percent in a decade - greater than the national decline of 13 percent.

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Hospital Worker Gets 39 Years in Hepatitis Case

Posted: 12/02/2013 - A traveling medical technician has been sentenced to 39 years in prison for infecting dozens of patients in four states with hepatitis C through tainted syringes.

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White House: 375K Visits to Health Care Website

Updated: 12/02/2013 - The White House says the government's health care website received 375,000 visitors on Monday by noon. That's a surge in use on the first business day since Obama administration officials declared that the government's beleaguered online insurance service was now able to accommodate a vast majority of users.

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Tests Confirm Norovirus Behind Vegas Outbreak

Updated: 12/02/2013 - Health officials have confirmed norovirus is behind an outbreak at a youth football tournament in Las Vegas last week that sent more than two dozen people to the emergency room.

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Officials: Healthcare.gov Making Strides

Posted: 12/01/2013 - The government claims more than 50,000 people can log on to its troubled health care website and more than 800,000 people will be able to shop for insurance coverage each day.

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White House: On Track for Health Care Website Goal

Posted: 12/01/2013 - The Obama administration says it will meet its self-imposed deadline of fixing the troubled health care website so that 50,000 people can log in at the same time starting Saturday. Yet questions remain about the stability of the site, the volume of traffic it can handle and the quality of the data it is delivering to insurers.

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Health Law Biz Insurance Site Delayed One Year

Posted: 11/27/2013 - President Barack Obama's administration has announced yet another delay in the rollout of the health care law. An online health insurance marketplace for small businesses is being put off until November 2014 to make sure the HealthCare.gov website gets fixed first.

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Gene Mapping Out Your Future

Posted: 11/27/2013 - A gene testing company has been ordered to stop selling its home gene testing kits by the FDA, pending approval. KOLO 8 News Now was able to look at what the experience like before the government stopped the sales.

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Supreme Court to Take Up New Health Law Dispute

Posted: 11/26/2013 - The Supreme Court has agreed to referee another dispute over President Barack Obama's health care law, whether businesses can use religious objections to escape a requirement to cover birth control for employees.

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New Wiggle Room for Health Plan Signups

Posted: 11/22/2013 - The Obama administration says people will have another eight days this year to sign up for insurance under the health care law and still get coverage by Jan. 1.

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REMSA Maps Emergency Calls for Speed

Updated: 11/22/2013 - Chances are when you need an ambulance, you don't care how it gets there. But our area's ambulance service tries to be on scene within 8 minutes. That requires more than just driving fast.

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CA Health Exchange Upholds Policy Cancelations

Updated: 11/21/2013 - A new report by California's online health insurance marketplace shows 30,000 people enrolled for policies under the federal health care reforms in October, most of them older.

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NV Insurance Commissioner Asks AG for Guidance

Posted: 11/21/2013 - Nevada Insurance Commissioner Scott Kipper has asked the attorney general's office for guidance on whether the state can allow people to keep their canceled insurance policies for another year.

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Health Insurance Confusion in Nevada

Posted: 11/20/2013 - It's estimated 3,000 Nevadans have signed up for health insurance using Nevada Health Link. The exchange is run by Nevada, not the federal government. But many people don't know that and may be discouraged about signing up for coverage.

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