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More Arizona Patients Exposed To Measles

Posted: 02/01/2015 - Health officials have disclosed that patients at a health center in Mesa were exposed to a measles outbreak that originated at California's Disney parks nine days before the first alerts to the public.

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Toxic Algae At California Lake Linked To 3 Dog Deaths

Updated: 02/02/2015 - A San Francisco Bay Area park district plans to install bigger signs warning people to keep their dogs away from an algae-filled lake after three dogs that were exposed to its waters died.

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Measles, Emergency Rooms And Adults

Updated: 02/04/2015 - In Arizona, health officials are telling anyone who is ill and not vaccinated: do not attend the Super Bowl there this Sunday. This comes after 1,000 Arizona residents could have come in contact with a confirmed measles patient in that state.

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GOP: House to Begin Work on Health Care Alternative

Posted: 01/29/2015 - The House will vote next week to repeal the health care law Republicans have vowed to undo. They'll also direct work to start on a replacement bill the GOP promised more than four years ago.

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Governor's School Breakfast Challenge

Updated: 01/28/2015 - It's the most important meal of the day: Breakfast. If you feel sluggish without your morning meal, imagine how a grade school child feels trying to learn math or spelling. That's why Nevada's governor is challenging our schools to improve their breakfast programs.

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Study: Insurers May Use Drug Costs to Discriminate

Posted: 01/28/2015 - A new report warns that insurance companies - perhaps more than initially thought - may be charging the sickest patients extra for drugs under the federal health law to discourage them from choosing certain plans.

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CA Declares E-Cigarettes a Health Threat

Posted: 01/28/2015 - California health officials say electronic cigarettes are a health threat, especially to children, and should be strictly regulated like tobacco products.

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Donors Pledge $7.5M for Global Vaccine Program

Posted: 01/27/2015 - Governments and private donors, among them the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, have pledged a record $7.5 billion to replenish a global vaccination program for the poor.

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Adults May Feel Impact Of Measles Outbreak

Updated: 02/04/2015 - The number of Measles cases related to Disneyland in southern California stands at 87 as of January 26. The disease has spread to seven states. One local Infectious Disease specialist talks about why this is happening and how now adults could be at risk for the disease.

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Canada Finds Case of Bird Flu in Traveler

Posted: 01/26/2015 - Canadian health authorities say they have diagnosed a case of bird flu in a British Columbia woman who recently returned from China.

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Union Says Kaiser Nurses Reach Agreement

Posted: 01/26/2015 - A union says Kaiser Permanente nurses in California have approved a new contract that boosts pay and improves patient care along with health and safety protections for nurses.

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Website Allows Veterans to Check Health Records

Updated: 01/22/2015 - It is called “My Health Vet” and the website www.myhealth.va.gov is designed to allow veterans enrolled in VA health care to check their health records, make and cancel appointments, or refill prescriptions from a computer or tablet.

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