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  • First Ebola case diagnosed in U.S.: Here's why you don't need to panic

    With officials confirming the first Ebola case diagnosed in the United States, and the first case diagnosed outside of Africa during this outbreak, some Americans continue to express fear that the deadly disease -- which is believed to have killed at least 3,091 people in West Africa -- could spread in the United States.
  • Only 2 in 5 L.A. health clinics are ready for Obamacare patients

    Only 2 in 5 L.A. health clinics are ready for Obamacare patients
    Just 2 in 5 Los Angeles community health clinics are ready for the impacts of Obamacare, a new study found.  A May brief from the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research examined approximately 40 clinics in the Los Angeles area to determine how...

    Communities form to decrease infant mortality rate among blacks

    Communities form to decrease infant mortality rate among blacks
    When Kamela Beltran lost her third baby to yet another miscarriage, this one at 22 weeks of pregnancy, she was angry with God. "I asked why. I didn't do drugs. I was married. I didn't have an abortion. Why is God doing this to me?" Beltran said. Beltran...

    Moms who planned C-sections report high satisfaction, study says

    Moms who planned C-sections report high satisfaction, study says
    Dawn Cofiell was adamantly opposed to delivering her son Donovan by cesarean section three years ago, but a complication made it unavoidable. The experience was so smooth, pain-free and convenient that she surprised her doctor with requests to plan the...

    How extreme heat attacks the body

    How extreme heat attacks the body
    The moment you step into oppressive heat, the body senses life-threatening danger and starts fighting to keep things cool. The heart beats faster as it increases the flow of blood to the skin, trying to keep critical internal organs from overheating. But...