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Representatives from CDPH spoke to the media Wednesday about the patient at Kaiser South. (Credit: Peter Roney/CBS13)

Ebola Outbreak: California Patient ‘Low Risk’ For Ebola Virus, Extreme Precautions Taken Anyway

California health officials say it is unlikely the Ebola virus poses a significant public health risk to the state, and the...

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California & The Affordable Care Act

Find out how health reform affects you.

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Sacramento Hospital Taking Extra Precautions As Patient Is Tested For Ebola Virus

A Sacramento hospital treating a patient who may have been exposed to the deadly Ebola virus is taking extra precautions.

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Peanut, Almond Butters Sold At Trader Joe’s, Whole Foods Recalled Over Possible Salmonella Contamination

Whole Foods and Trader Joe’s shoppers may want to check their cupboards after peanut and almond butter sold at the stores were recalled over possible salmonella contamination.

Livestock inside a pen at a slaughterhouse in Petaluma.

4 Petaluma Slaughterhouse Officials Indicted On Charges Of Processing Diseased Animals

A federal grand jury has indicted four officials at the Rancho Feeding Corp. slaughterhouse, alleging they slaughtered diseased cows while inspectors were on their lunch breaks and distributed the cattle.

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5 Infected With West Nile Virus In Santa Clara County

Five residents of Santa Clara County have been infected with the West Nile virus, including two who developed the severe neuroinvasive form that can lead to death.

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Study Finds $10 To $10,000 Price Range For Same Blood Test At Different California Hospitals

A study of prices for common blood tests in California has discovered patients are along an extreme range of price differences, some as little as $10 all the way up to more than $10,000 for the same test.

Robin Williams attends the CW, CBS And Showtime 2013 Summer TCA Party on July 29, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Jason Kempin/Getty Images)

Was Parkinson’s Disease To Blame For Robin Williams’ Suicide? Bay Area Expert Explains Link After Illness Revelation

Dr. Carrolee Barlow, CEO of the Parkinson’s Institute and Clinical Center in Sunnyvale, explains the connection between Parkinson’s disease and depression.

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Stanford Researchers Looking For Chocolate Milkshake Drinking Volunteers

Children between the ages of 4 and 8 are needed for a study on how the brain responds to milkshakes to better understand how individual differences in anticipating and tasting pleasurable foods influence risks of becoming overweight or obese.

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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.

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