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California measles outbreak grows

California has reported more measles cases.

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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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Obamacare website reins in personal data sharing

The government has stopped openly sharing your personal information from the Obamacare website with private companies.

Earlier this week, the government came under fire after the Associated Press showed that Healthcare.gov was relaying users' personal...

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1st person diagnosed with Ebola in UK discharged

The first person diagnosed with Ebola in the United Kingdom is heading home.

London's Royal Free Hospital announced Saturday that "Pauline Cafferkey has been discharged from the Royal Free following her recovery from Ebola."

On December 29, the 39-year...

CSU Channel Islands Confirms a Case of Measles

Cal State Channel Islands has confirmed that a student who does not live on campus has been diagnosed with a case of measles.

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California measles outbreak growing

The measles outbreak in California is growing. The number of cases has increased to 68, with 48 of those cases linked to an outbreak at Disneyland, state health officials reported Friday.

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Ebola vaccine is on its way to Africa

The first doses of the Ebola vaccine were on a commercial flight to West Africa and were expected to arrive on Friday, according to a spokesperson from GlaxoSmithKline.

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51 measles cases linked to Disneyland

Happiness isn't the only contagious thing at Disneyland in California.

There's an outbreak of measles linked to the theme park, and one of California's top public health officials recommended that children under 12 months and people who've never had a...

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CDC: Flu still hitting hard in most of US

The flu is still hitting the U.S. hard, but the number of new infections seems to be slowing down from week to week.

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CNN/ CDC

California measles outbreak growing

The measles outbreak in California is growing.

The number of cases has increased to 68, with 48 of those cases linked to an outbreak at Disneyland, state health officials reported Friday.

Two days ago, the health department reported 59 cases, 42 with ...

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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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Tax preparers ready to give bad Affordable Care Act news

Are you thinking about tax day yet? Your friendly neighborhood tax preparer is.

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

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Crews Act Quickly And Put Out Boat Fire In Santa Barbara Harbor

Santa Barbara City Firefighters acted quickly and put out a boat fire in the Santa…

Alan Rose Takes The Skydiving Plunge With His Dad In Lompoc

Alan Goes Skydiving

KEYT Chief Meteorologist Alan Rose and his father, Louis, decided to take thrill…

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SBIFF Rolls Out The Red Carpet For 30th Opening Night

Stars shined bright on the Santa Barbara International Film Festivals Red Carpet on…

Food News

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Super Bowl? Super munchies!

Your Super Bowl spread will be a hit with these easy-to-make, flavor-packed munchies.

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$7.54 for a Big Mac? Only in Switzerland

If you get a craving for the Golden Arches in Switzerland, it'll cost you.

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Why digital cookie sales are good for Scouts

Digital cookie sales are opening new frontiers and bringing new profits for Girl…

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Run or Dye Event Cancelled Under Cloud of Suspicion

The Run or Dye event scheduled for Ventura this Saturday, November 8, will not…

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Tipline Exclusive: SoCal Edison Accused Of Delaying Solar Applications

A nasty feud is brewing between many solar companies and Southern California Edison.

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Father of Los Osos Woman Found Dead in Nevada Speaks Out

"Margay touched so many lives, and was so outgoing and gregarious", says Jeff…

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Duffy Holds Fundraiser For Lompoc Valley Programs

Danny Duffy Helps Youth Baseball, AYSO & Homeless Shelters in Lompoc Valley

Cabrillo High School alum Danny Duffy signed autographs at Pizza Garden to raise…

Choir Concert Delights Onlookers

Choir Concert Delights Onlookers

Students from the Santa Barbara Unified School District participated in the 2nd…

Santa Barbara High students built homes for people in need

Santa Barbara Students Return From Mexico Home-Building Trip

Students from Santa Barbara High returned home from Mexico after a trip to help…

 
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