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Dallas Patient Tests Positive For Ebola Virus

A person in Dallas has been confirmed as having the Ebola virus, according to health officials.

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California & The Affordable Care Act

Find out how health reform affects you.

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Bay Area Girl, Colorado Children Suffer Paralysis Symptoms Possibly Linked To Rare Enterovirus Strain

Health officials are investigating a cluster of 10 children in Colorado who have developed muscle weakness or partial paralysis, following a severe respiratory infection – a similar situation which has affected a Bay Area girl.

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Doctors Medical Center In San Pablo Gets $3M Funding After Governor Brown Signs Bill

Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a bill to give $3 million to Doctors Medical Center in San Pablo, which has faced closure in recent months due to its ongoing financial problems.

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Governor Gives Doctors Medical Center A $3M Shot In The Arm

Governor Brown has signed a measure that will give $3 million to cash-strapped Doctors Medical Center.

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Acne App Lets Skin Condition Sufferers Skip The Doctor’s Appointment

A San Francisco firm has unveiled an app designed for people with acne that will connect them with doctors and a treatment plan, while offering a vision in an emerging market of telemedicine.

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Advocates Sue State Over Massive Medi-Cal Backlog, Low-Income Residents Waiting Months

Advocates have filed suit against the state, saying hundreds of thousands of low-income Californians are being denied medical care because of a huge backlog of Medi-Cal applications.

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Enterovirus Outbreak Reaches California With First Children Diagnosed In SoCal

California’s first cases of the uncommon respiratory infection enterovirus D68 have been reported by San Diego County health authorities.

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Best CrossFit Gyms In San Francisco

The multi-faceted CrossFit program is designed to bring out the best in anyone looking to improve their level of fitness. Here is a list of five of the best CrossFit gyms in San Francisco.

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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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