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Kaci Hickox's boyfriend speaks out

The boyfriend of a Maine nurse who defied an Ebola quarantine is speaking out, saying isolating returnees from West Africa will affect their partners as well.

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Survivors of Domestic Violence Hope to End the Cycle of Abuse

It's been making national headlines in the past few months, football players, even police officers accused of domestic violence.

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Garden Court Halloween Sweets Help a Friend Living with Cancer

The Garden Court Independent Living Center in Santa Barbara has been raising money through a bake sale this week to help a former director who is living with cancer.

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Maine: No deal with nurse in Ebola dispute

In the tense standoff between a Maine nurse and state officials, it was a surreal scene.

Nurse Kaci Hickox, who recently returned to the United States after treating Ebola patients in Sierra Leone, went on a bike ride with her boyfriend Thursday -- fo...

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Chronic fatigue syndrome is real, study says

People with chronic fatigue syndrome are exhausted, no matter how much rest they get, for more than six months at a time.

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Clif Bar pays workers to exercise 2.5 hours a week

Would you work out more if your company paid you to do it? One firm in California does just that.

Kaci Hickox

Nurse refuses Ebola quarantine

Not long ago, Kaci Hickox was fighting Ebola in West Africa, doing what she could to treat those with the deadly disease. Now, she's in the middle of a different fight -- this time, in Maine.

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From Doctors Without Borders

Ebola: Patient zero was a toddler in Guinea

Before the virus ravaged West Africa, before the deaths soared into the thousands, before the outbreak triggered global fears, Ebola struck a toddler named Emile Ouamouno.

Virtually no one knew the 2-year-old by name. Now the world knows him as patie...

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Mukpo: Ebola 'more intense than anything'

Ashoka Mukpo had seen the horrible things Ebola can do.

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Brittany Maynard: Waiting for 'right time' to die

Brittany Maynard says she hasn't decided yet when she'll end her life, but it's a decision she's still determined to make.

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Nation torn on returning Ebola workers

Nurse Kaci Hickox says it's her right to roam outside her home, but leaders in Maine warn she could be a threat to public welfare.

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Govt. says it won't admit Ebola patients

The State Department discussed plans to transport non-U.S.citizens infected with Ebola to the United States for medical treatment, but decided to shelve the proposal and insists it was never considered at senior levels.

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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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…

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Men's Health Month: Prostate Health

June is Men's Health Month. Find out some interesting facts about prostate health.

Local Headlines

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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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UCSB Students Warned About Sexual Violence

University police issued alerts warning students about sexual assaults on and off…

Isla Vista Businesses Beef Up Security for Halloween

To keep stores safe and secure during the madness, many Isla Vista business owners…

Food News

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Bloody red punch

Scare up some cold refreshment at your Halloween party!

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5 strange facts about candy corn

With National Candy Corn Day approaching on Thursday, here are some things you may…

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Taco Bell's new app to deliver fast food faster

Taco Bell is the latest company to jump into the app craze.

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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…

Plea for Help from Family of Murdered Santa Maria Man

As Javier Limon Jr. stares at a collection of photographs of his late father Javier…

What's Right

Sweets Help a Friend with Cancer

Garden Court Halloween Sweets Help a Friend Living with Cancer

The Garden Court Independent Living Center in Santa Barbara has been raising money…

Rescue Mission Needs 800 Turkeys for Holiday Season

Thanksgiving may be five weeks away, but the Santa Barbara Rescue Mission is in…

Goleta Woman Raises Thousands For Friend

Goleta Woman Raises Over $22,000 For Friend With Stage 4 Breast Cancer

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a Goleta woman decided to raise…

 
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