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Health

(Covered California)

Only 35,000 Enrolled In First Month Of California Healthcare Exchange

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.

11/13/2013

Food items which contain trans fat are shown on November 7, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today proposed a rule change that would eliminate trans fat from all processed foods. (Photo Illustration by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

FDA Moves To Ban Trans-Fats Over Heart Health Concerns

Heart-clogging trans fats were once a staple of the American diet, plentiful in baked goods, microwave popcorn and fried foods. Now, mindful of the health risks, the Food and Drug Administration is getting rid of what’s left of them for good.

11/07/2013

Jean and Casey Kasem (credit: Doug Benc/Getty Images)

Attorney: Casey Kasem Receiving Adequate Care

A judge delayed a decision on whether to create a temporary conservatorship for the ailing former radio host but refused to dismiss the case…

10/15/2013

(Photo Credit: Simon & Schuster)

Bethenny Frankel’s 10 Secrets for Your Suitcase

Follow Bethenny Frankel’s tips for packing light so that your luggage doesn’t slow you down on your next trip.

10/04/2013

Zach Greene and his younger brother Spencer have both been diagnosed with Oligodendroglioma or “Oligo,” a rare brain cancer. (CBS)

Marin Family Rallies After Brothers Struck With Rare Brain Cancer

There are more than 100 types of brain tumors. So when a North Bay family was told that both of their children had the exact same form of rare cancer it was both surprising and devastating.

09/27/2013

Linda Ronstadt (credit: Vince Bucci/Getty Images)

Linda Ronstadt On Living With Parkinson’s Disease

The 67-year-old singer opens up to The Associated Press about having to ask for help and the email she received from Michael J. Fox…

09/20/2013

Smoke rises from the Richmond Chevron refinery fire (CBS)

City Of Richmond Sues Chevron Over 2012 Refinery Fire

The city of Richmond sued Chevron Corp. in Contra Costa County Superior Court Friday for alleged negligence in last year’s massive refinery fire, accusing the oil company of “willful and conscious disregard of public safety.”

08/02/2013

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Heat Wave Causes South Bay Officials To Activate Emergency System

It’s the first time the reverse 911 system has been activated due to the hot weather.

07/03/2013

(CBS)

ConsumerWatch: California’s Health Care Exchange Explained

California is getting an early look at how President Barack Obama’s health care reform measure will work. The Golden State was the first in the nation to set up a health insurance exchange.

05/30/2013

(CBS)

13 Insurers To Compete On California Health Exchange

The state’s largest health insurers, including Anthem Blue Cross, Blue Shield and Kaiser Permanente, will be among 13 plans competing for policies on California’s new health care exchange.

05/23/2013

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