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California measles cases still increasing

California health officials said Wednesday there are 79 confirmed measles cases in the state.

According to the California Department of Public Health website, 52 of those cases are linked to an outbreak at Disneyland.

There are four confirmed cases in...

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Vaccines Not Mandatory At Public Schools

Some people opposed to vaccinations send their children to private schools.

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Santa Barbara County Has Possible Measles Case

Santa Barbara County Public Health officials are looking into a possible case of measles.

Cal Poly Administrator Diagnosed with Meningitis

The San Luis Obispo County Public Health Officer says all necessary precautions involving the patient have been taken.

Santa Barbara County Measles Press Conference

Watch the full Press Conference held by Santa Barbara County Health officials on the measles outbreak occurring in California and a possible case in Santa Barbara County.

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California measles outbreak grows

California has reported more measles cases.

The number of cases has increased to 73, with 50 of those cases linked to an outbreak at Disneyland, the California Department of Public Health reported Monday.

Last week, public health officials reported 59...

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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.

Cal Poly Employee Has Meningitis

A campus health notification was sent to students and staff on Wednesday after an employee on campus contracted bacterial meningitis.

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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.

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

Jean-Michel Cousteau honored at SBIFF

Cousteau Family Honored At Film Festival

ean-Michel Cousteau and his grown children,Fabien, and Celine received the David…

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Vaccines Not Mandatory At Public Schools

Some people opposed to vaccinations send their children to private schools.

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Santa Barbara County Has Possible Measles Case

Santa Barbara County Public Health officials are looking into a possible case of…

Food News

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Fans call to #BoycottHershey after import ban

Hershey's move to choke off British chocolate has created a social media firestorm.

Shake Shack IPO heats up

Shake Shack is cooking up a hot IPO.

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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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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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St. Joseph Knights Celebrate 50th Anniversary

On Wednesday, St. Joseph High School in Orcutt celebrated its 50th anniversary.

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…

 
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