5.7 earthquake off the northern CA coast

5.7 Earthquake hits off northern California coast

A magnitude 5.7 quake hit in Humboldt County Wednesday afternoon according to the USGS.


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Ambulance Ebola patient arrives in Atlanta

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What's more contagious than Ebola? Anxiety

Kisha Bell walks into the Neighborhood Medical Center in Dallas complaining of abdominal pain. But she has a much more pressing concern weighing on her mind.

"Ebola -- can you tell me, I guess, as far as like the symptoms?" she asks the doctor.


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California measles outbreak grows

California has reported more measles cases.

Obamacare Complaints - Generic

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Millions to owe Affordable Care Act tax penalty

Some 3 million to 6 million Americans will have to pay an Affordable Care Act tax penalty for not having health insurance last year, Treasury officials said Wednesday.

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Study: Love may be key to losing weight

If you are still working on those popular New Year's resolutions to lose weight or quit smoking there is a real secret to that successful behavior change.

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Importer recalls uninspected pork products

A food importer from Key Biscayne, Florida has recalled pork products from Spain after determining the products were not fully inspected at the port of entry. The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service say consumers may have health consequences from eating the pork.

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Santa Clara County records first flu death, patient under 65

The Santa Clara County Public Health Department has reported the first flu death for
the 2014/2015 season.

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Sit smarter with yoga

You've probably heard that "sitting is the new smoking." Not only does it lead to aches and pains, edema, varicose veins, sciatica and more -- according to a new study, too much sitting can actually kill you.

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Santa Clara County Health updates extent of two measles patients

The Santa Clara County Public Health Department has confirmed two cases of measles in Santa Clara County.


Understanding Health

15 of history’s deadliest disease outbreaks

POSTED: 07:36 AM PDT Oct 22, 2014 

Throughout history, hundreds of millions of lives have been lost to epidemics and pandemics.  Here are 15 of the deadliest.

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