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Health 2 dead, over 170 potentially exposed in LA 'superbug' outbreak 2 dead, over 170 potentially exposed in LA 'superbug' outbreak (Video)
Contaminated medical instruments are suspected in a "superbug" outbreak at a Los Angeles hospital that has infected at least seven patients, two of whom died. More than 170 others may have been exposed to the antibiotic-resistant bacteria.
Health Flurry of sign-ups at health law deadline; web glitch fixed
After a computer glitch was patched up, supporters of President Barack Obama's health care law were out in force Sunday trying to get uninsured people signed up by the official deadline for 2015 coverage.
Health Amid measles outbreak, few rules on teacher vaccinations Amid measles outbreak, few rules on teacher vaccinations
While much of the attention in the ongoing measles outbreak has focused on student vaccination requirements and exemptions, less attention has been paid to another group in the nation's classrooms: Teachers and staff members, who, by and large, are not required to be vaccinated.
Health Vaccine opposition has ebbed and flowed over centuries Vaccine opposition has ebbed and flowed over centuries
They're considered one of mankind's greatest medical achievements, yet people have balked at vaccines almost since the time of the first vaccination - in 1796, when an English country doctor named Edward Jenner inoculated an 8-year-old boy against smallpox.
Health 10 California hospitals cited, fined
State health officials have cited and fined 10 California hospitals over so-called "immediate jeopardy" incidents — preventable errors that cause or have the potential to cause serious injuries or death.