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‘No Chance Of Ebola’ School Officials Say After SoCal College Quarantine

School Officials are cordoning off an area of the Southwestern College Campus after reports that a student who may have been in contact with someone from the same flight as the most recent U.S. ebola patient has vomited in class.

10/16/2014

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Bay Area Nurses Blame Texas Hospital For Mishandling Ebola Cases

Bay Area nurses are blaming the Texas hospital after the second health care worker tested positive for Ebola Tuesday.

10/15/2014

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Covered California Cancelling More Than 10,000 Enrolled Over Failure To Prove Residency

California’s health insurance exchange is moving to cancel coverage for over 10,000 people who failed to prove they are U.S. citizens or legal residents.

10/14/2014

Health workers in protective suit put their equipment on, on October 1, 2014 at MSF's (Doctors Without Borders) Ebola treatment center in Monrovia. Liberia has been hit the hardest by the worst-ever outbreak of Ebola, which has killed more than 3,000 people in west Africa. The latest UN data released on September 27, 2014 said 1,830 people have died from the killer virus in Liberia so far, and 3,458 people have been infected.  (Photo PASCAL GUYOT/AFP/Getty Images)

Bay Area Procedures Already In Place; CDC Urges U.S. Hospitals To Look For Ebola Symptoms

The CDC urged all hospitals across the U.S. to be on the lookout for patients with Ebola-like symptoms after a Texas nurse contracted the deadly virus. UCSF said hospital workers are regularly trained in infection prevention.

10/13/2014

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New Healthy-Eating Program In San Jose Makes Fresh Food ‘Good to Go’

A new program called “Good to Go” in San Jose is designed to tie together farmers markets, stores and food carts in an effort to make fresh produce more affordable and accessible.

10/12/2014

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Narsai David: Eat Your Fruits And Veggies, But Is One Better Than The Other?

If you eat your veggies, can you skip the fruit? We so often see the phrase: eat your fruits and vegetables. The University of California Berkeley Wellness Letter has an interesting article that makes the case for fruit.

10/10/2014

Health workers in protective suit put their equipment on, on October 1, 2014 at MSF's (Doctors Without Borders) Ebola treatment center in Monrovia. Liberia has been hit the hardest by the worst-ever outbreak of Ebola, which has killed more than 3,000 people in west Africa. The latest UN data released on September 27, 2014 said 1,830 people have died from the killer virus in Liberia so far, and 3,458 people have been infected.  (Photo PASCAL GUYOT/AFP/Getty Images)

East Bay Congressman Swalwell In Dallas For Hearing On How To Curb Ebola Outbreak

East Bay Congressman Eric Swalwell will be attending a congressional hearing in Dallas Friday to review international, local and federal responses to the Ebola crisis.

10/10/2014

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Uptick In Algae Leaving Moldy Aftertaste In East Bay Water

Residents who live in the Contra Costa Water District say their tap water has been tasting strange lately.

10/10/2014

Lizzy Craze was the first pediatric heart transplant patient at Lucille Packard Children's Hospital 30 years ago when she was 3 years old. (photo credit: Mike Colgan)

KCBS Cover Story: Bay Area Survivor Of Historic Heart Transplant Runs Half Marathons; Lives Life To The Fullest

30 years ago Lucille Packard Children’s Hospital performed an historic heart transplant on Lizzy Craze, she’s 33 now and the longest living pediatric heart-transplant recipient in the U.S. to survive with an original donor heart.

10/08/2014

Dr. Nancy Snyderman when she was a reporter with KPIX 5 in the 1990s. (CBS)

CDC: Former KPIX 5 Reporter Quarantined For Deadly Ebola Virus Is “Risk Free”

A former KPIX 5 reporter who was quarantined after possibly being exposed to the deadly Ebola virus, has been cleared according to the Centers for Disease Control.

10/04/2014

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