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Health CDC: Uninsured drop by 11 million since Obamacare CDC: Uninsured drop by 11 million since Obamacare
The number of uninsured U.S. residents fell by more than 11 million since President Barack Obama signed the health care overhaul five years ago, according to a pair of reports Tuesday from the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Health California launches ads to counter e-cigarettes California launches ads to counter e-cigarettes (Video)
It was just 25 years ago that California launched the first anti-smoking advertisements in the state. Now, the California Department of Public Health is introducing new ads to counter e-cigarettes.
Health 5 years of Affordable Care Act: There's no end to the debate 5 years of Affordable Care Act: There's no end to the debate (Video)
The polemic around "Obamacare" hasn't cooled much, and the permanence of the president's achievement remains in question as the nation awaits the outcome of a Supreme Court case that could jeopardize insurance for nearly 8 million people.
Health Lawsuit: Dangerous arsenic levels found in California wine Lawsuit: Dangerous arsenic levels found in California wine
Dozens of bottles of low-priced California wines sold under such labels as Franzia, Mogen David and Almaden contain dangerously high levels of arsenic, according to a lawsuit filed by four California residents.
Health Vin Scully headlines Hoffmann Hospice dinner Vin Scully headlines Hoffmann Hospice dinner
Legendary Dodgers announcer Vin Scully will be the keynote speaker Tuesday night for the Hoffmann Hospice annual "Voices of Inspiration" fundraising dinner.
Health UK, drugmakers establish $100 million Alzheimer's fund UK, drugmakers establish $100 million Alzheimer's fund
Major drugmakers, the British government and a top Alzheimer's research charity are pooling more than $100 million to create a global fund to accelerate efforts to find a treatment or even a cure for the mind-robbing disease within a decade.
Health Kids and pool safety: Expert advises having 'water watcher' Kids and pool safety: Expert advises having 'water watcher' (Video)
On Sunday, a Bakersfield family found their 3-year-old boy at the bottom of a swimming pool. Firefighters said that the family was in the backyard with him and stepped away for just a minute. The boy was last reported to be in critical condition.
Health Organ donors increase in California Organ donors increase in California (Video)
Reports show that the increase just might be linked to AB 60, the new law helping undocumented residents obtain driver's licenses. More than 60,000 people have been added to the California organ and tissue donor registry, bringing it up 29 percent from the same time last year.