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Health Is measles back as a common disease for children? Is measles back as a common disease for children? (Video)
Measles was declared eliminated in the United States 15 years ago. Though, as the number of those infected hit at least 166 cases across 18 states Wednesday, parents want to know if the disease is back for good.
Health Health officials warn parents against 'measles parties" Health officials warn parents against 'measles parties" (Video)
Officials with the California Department of Public Health issued a warning to parents this week against intentionally exposing their children to measles, which could worsen the outbreak in the state and lead to life-changing health complications for children who are exposed.
Health California permitted oil field discharge in protected water California permitted oil field discharge in protected water
Regulators in California, the country's third-largest oil-producing state, have authorized oil companies to inject production fluids and waste into what are now federally protected aquifers more than 2,500 times, risking contamination of underground water supplies that could be used for drinking water or irrigation, state records show.
Health Hackers access records for millions of Anthem customers Hackers access records for millions of Anthem customers (Video)
The nation's second-largest insurer said it has yet to find any evidence that medical information like insurance claims or test results was targeted or taken in a "very sophisticated" cyberattack that it discovered last week. It also said credit card information wasn't compromised, either.
Health California lawmakers aim to limit vaccine exemptions California lawmakers aim to limit vaccine exemptions
California lawmakers proposed legislation Wednesday that would require parents to vaccinate all school children unless a child's health is in danger, joining only two other states with such stringent restrictions.