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Bird Flu Claims 163rd Indonesia Fatality

Updated: 11/18/2013 - A 31-year-old Indonesian woman has died from bird flu, bringing the death toll to 163 in the country hardest-hit by the deadly virus.

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House OKs Coverage Plans Short of Obamacare Rules

Posted: 11/15/2013 - The Republican-controlled House has passed legislation letting insurance companies sell individual coverage to all comers, even if it falls short of standards set in "Obamacare."

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Sandoval: Health Reform Law "Unworkable"

Posted: 11/15/2013 - Gov. Brian Sandoval says President Obama's about face to allow people to keep their old health insurance policies has made federal health reform unworkable.

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Student Brings Epilepsy Awareness to Classroom

Posted: 11/14/2013 - It's not every day that the students at Our Lady of the Snows get to wear something other than their uniform. They traded it in for the day to sport some purple to support their classmate with epilepsy.

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Obama Administration Posts Low Health Care Signups

Updated: 11/13/2013 - The administration says fewer than 27,000 people managed to enroll for health insurance last month in the 36 states relying on the problem-filled federal website for President Barack Obama's overhaul.

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TB Reported at Henderson High School

Posted: 11/13/2013 - A Henderson high school plans to test some students and staff for tuberculosis after a person there was diagnosed with the contagious illness.

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CA Health Exchange Enrolls Fraction of Target

Posted: 11/13/2013 - California's new health insurance exchange tentatively enrolled 35,000 people during its first month of operation, a fraction of the eventual goal in the state with the nation's largest uninsured population.

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Anthem Extends 104,000 Health Insurance Policies

Posted: 11/12/2013 - Health insurer Anthem Blue Cross of California has agreed to a two-month extension of about 104,000 individual policies after failing to give the required 90-day cancellation notice.

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Clinton: Obama Should Honor Health Care Pledge

Posted: 11/12/2013 - Former President Bill Clinton says President Barack Obama should find a way to let people keep their health coverage, even if it means changing the new insurance law.

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Plum Organics Recalls Baby Food

Posted: 11/11/2013 - Plum Organics is recalling some of its baby food because of a manufacturing defect that may cause some packages to swell and the product to spoil.

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ABC's Amy Robach Diagnosed After On-Air Mammogram

Updated: 11/11/2013 - ABC's Amy Robach agreed to do a live mammogram for GMA's "Go Pink" campaign to bring awareness to breast cancer. She had no idea what she was really going up against. The article below is in her own words.

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CA Company Recalls Prepackaged Salad, Sandwich

Posted: 11/11/2013 - More than 90 tons of prepackaged salads and sandwiches by a California catering company are being recalled because a bacterial strain of E. coli has been linked to its products.

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Preventing Accidental Overdose

Updated: 11/07/2013 - It's estimated Americans take more than 27 billion doses of Acetaminophen annually. The popular medication is most often referred to as a name brand “Tylenol,” but it comes in other forms, as well. When taken as directed, it relieves pain and reduces fever. But many people can easily overdose on this drug accidentally. It's happening about 300 times a year.

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FDA to Phase Out Trans Fats

Updated: 11/07/2013 - The FDA is announcing Thursday that it will require the food industry to gradually phase out trans fats, saying they are a threat to people's health.

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Sutter to Pay $46M in Anesthesia Case

Posted: 11/05/2013 - One of the state's largest hospital chains has agreed to pay $46 million to settle allegations that its method for billing for anesthesia services was false and misleading.

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Local Beer Benefits 'Movember'

Posted: 11/05/2013 - Brew Brothers donated beer to 7 local bars; all proceeds from sales will go to men's health awareness.

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High Court Could Take Up New Abortion Case

Updated: 11/04/2013 - The Supreme Court on Monday declined for now to jump back into the long-running legal fight over abortion, but a flood of new state restrictions has increased the chances that the issue soon will be back before the justices.

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Lawsuit Over Gynecologist's Recording of Patients Moves Forward

Posted: 11/01/2013 - Thousands of women who visited a Baltimore gynecologist who secretly photographed and videotaped patients will be allowed to join together for settlement talks in a class action lawsuit against Johns Hopkins Hospital, which employed him.

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