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Parents Protest Against Vaccine Law At Golden Gate Bridge; Vow To Overturn It In 2016

Over a hundred parents with their children marched across the Golden Gate Bridge to protest California's new mandatory vaccine...

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California & The Affordable Care Act

Find out how health reform affects you.

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Mark Bertolini, chairman, president and chief executive officer of Aetna Inc. (Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images)

Aetna To Buy Humana For $35 Billion

Aetna will spend about $35 billion to buy rival Humana and become the latest health insurer bulking up on government business as the industry adjusts to the federal health care overhaul.

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Jim Carrey Calls Gov. Brown A ‘Fascist’ For Signing Mandatory School Vaccination Bill

The actor, who believes there is a link between vaccinations and autism, took to Twitter to let his 14 million followers know how much he truly hates the bill, calling Governor Jerry Brown a “corporate fascist.”

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Gov. Brown Signs Strict Vaccine Legislation For California Schools

The governor of California has signed a contentious bill to impose one of the strictest school vaccination laws in the country.

The green space in front of the planned Warriors Arena. (Pfau Long Architecture and AE3 Partners/San Francisco Business Times)

UCSF Nurses Say Mission Bay Can’t Handle Traffic From Proposed Warriors Stadium

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — A new 18,500-seat Golden State Warriors basketball arena that developers have proposed to build on 11 acres in San Francisco’s Mission Bay neighborhood is likely to exacerbate existing gridlock near […]

Kids play in the Dry Dock pool in Mahattan's East Village on the first day of the city's outdoor pool season on June 27, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

CDC: Blame It On The Pee If Your Eyes Are Red After Swimming

Health experts and the swimming pool industry have a message for pool swimmers with irritated eyes who blame it on the chlorine: blame it instead on the urine.

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5 Signs of Dementia

Keeping our seniors safe Aegis Living has innovative safety measures…

Six-year old boys Clemens (L) and Niko dive in a basin of the Freibad Lister Bad public swimming pool in Hanover, central Germany, on July 24, 2012. Meteorologists forecast sunny summer weather with temperatures reaching up to 30 degrees Celsius and even more in most parts of the country. AFP PHOTO / JULIAN STRATENSCHULTE GERMANY OUT (Photo credit should read JULIAN STRATENSCHULTE/AFP/GettyImages)

Experts Warn Kids Can Drown Hours After Leaving Pool

This particular drowning doesn’t occur while swimming though. It happens hours after the child has left the water.

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Strong Demand Leads To Liquid Tamiflu Shortage

The liquid form of the flu drug Tamiflu is in short supply.

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DASH Diet Ranked Best Overall — Once Again

The new annual ‘‘best diets” list is out from U.S. News & World Report.

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What ‘Brain-Dead’ Means

What does it mean when doctors say a person is brain-dead?

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Expert Q&A: Childhood Vaccine Safety

For parents, childhood vaccines are a source of reassurance, but also anxiety about side effects and reactions.