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Lawmaker Calls For Day Care Workers Vaccinations

California State Sen. Tony Mendoza wants all day care workers to be vaccinated.

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Imported Laminate May Be Bad For Health

Lumber Liquidators could soon face a federal probe into its sale of imported laminate flooring from China.

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Coffee is now a health food: Myth or fact?

Myth or fact? Coffee is good for you.

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Deadly superbug scopes sold without approval

CNN has learned that the manufacturer of the endoscope involved in two superbug deaths at UCLA never obtained permission to sell the device, according to an official at the Food and Drug Administration.

Olympus started selling its TJF-Q180V duodenosc...

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Paragliders Talk About Safety Following Fatal Accident

A fatal paragliding accident in Santa Barbara County Sunday didn't lead to cancellations at Fly Above All Paragliding Tuesday.

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ACA enrollees see refund delays

The IRS is delaying the refunds of tens of thousands of Obamacare enrollees, said Nina Olson, the National Taxpayer Advocate.

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Supreme Court could kill affordable health care

Republicans have tried to kill the Affordable Care Act more than 50 times. But the Supreme Court could actually do it with a single ruling.

Justices will hear arguments Wednesday on whether most Affordable Care Act enrollees can keep their subsidies.

A ruling against the Oba...

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Pakistani parents arrested over polio vaccine

Police have arrested more than 500 parents in and around the northwestern Pakistani city of Peshawar for not allowing their children to get the polio vaccine, an official said Tuesday.

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Autistic man wins $2.5M after meds gave him 46DD breasts

An autistic man has been awarded $2.5 million in a lawsuit against the makers of a medicine he used to treat his condition, which also caused him to grow 46DD breasts.

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Texas nurse who got Ebola sues hospital chain

She was the first person to contract Ebola in the United States, and now she's suing the hospital where she got infected.

Nina Pham, a nurse at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas, filed a lawsuit Monday against the hospital's parent company, T...

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San Luis Obispo Food Bank Coalition Warehouses Could Consolidate

The shutdown of two food bank warehouses in San Luis Obispo County,  have some worried about how this will impact families in need.

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Too much Facebook leads to envy, depression

Constantly checking Facebook to see what your friends are doing could lead to some serious depression.

A recent study conducted by researchers at Nanyang Technological University, Bradley University and the University of Missouri Columbia found that h...

Health Features

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How to create at-home first aid kit

In case of an emergency, keep these essential first aid items in your home.

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Tips to protect your hearing

Follow these tips to protect your hearing.

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Which painkiller is right for you?

People often talk about taking aspirin to treat minor aches and pains, but other…

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Body needs food after workout; what works?

You may hit the gym to lose weight, but after a strenuous workout, your body craves…

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10 affordable ways to treat yourself

You’re thinking of everyone else this year, except the one person who matters most…

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Journals can help track your body

Keeping track of your body's statistics can help keep you healthy. But you…

Health Interactives

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Holiday food calculator

The holidays are a time to indulge at the dinner table. But how many calories will…

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Stay safe in the sun

It is important to stay safe in the summer sun. Here are a few tips to help you do…

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Calculate your blood-alcohol level

How much can you drink and not be legally drunk? It is something to think about as…

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Slim down your barbecue

As you’re getting ready to roll out the grill, take a look at a few ways you can…

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Tips on how to teach your kids to brush their teeth

Teaching children to brush their teeth can help set healthy habits that will last a…

Local Headlines

Week 8: Santa Maria Ibarra Murder Trial

The mother of the woman who testified earlier in the trial about driving the U-Haul…

Two Injured in Vehicle Rollover

Two people had to be cut from the wreckage of a crash at Victoria and San Andres…

Measles vaccine blurb

Lawmaker Calls For Day Care Workers Vaccinations

California State Sen. Tony Mendoza wants all day care workers to be vaccinated.

Food News

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McDonald's to cut back on chicken raised on antibiotics

McDonald's plans to cut back on chicken raised on antibiotics.

Keurig coffeemaker recall

Inventor of K-Cups regrets the idea

The inventor of K-Cups regrets that he ever invented them.

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Coffee is now a health food: Myth or fact?

Myth or fact? Coffee is good for you.

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Tipline Investigation Craigslist Rental Scam

Tipline Investigation: Craigslist Scam Targets Desperate Renters

In this Tipline investigation we expose a rental scam that will have you doing a…

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Tipline Investigation: Charities Struggle with Run or Dye Broken Promises

Trouble is brewing for the company that puts on the popular Run or Dye events. …

Santa Barbara City Council Agrees to ZIR Changes

The Santa Barbara City Council is moving ahead with changes to its Zoning…

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Central Coast Cities Have Best Commutes In California

Central Coast cities rank among the top commuter cities across the state of…

Santa Barbara Boys & Girls Club Receives Donation From 7-Eleven

In another example of 'What's Right in Your Community,' the Boys and Girls Club of…

Waze Navigation To Receive Amber Alert Notifications

The Waze navigation smartphone application will now be receiving Amber Alert…

 
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