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Health Serious respiratory illness hits hundreds of kids Serious respiratory illness hits hundreds of kids (Video)
Hundreds of children in more than 10 states have been sickened by a severe respiratory illness that public health officials say may be caused by an uncommon virus similar to the germ that causes the common cold.
Health CVS changes name, stops tobacco sales early CVS changes name, stops tobacco sales early (Video)
As CVS sharpens its focus on customer health, the nation's second-largest drugstore chain will tweak its corporate name and stop the sale of tobacco nearly a month sooner than planned.
Health Tax forms could pose challenge for HealthCare.gov Tax forms could pose challenge for HealthCare.gov
If you got health coverage through President Barack Obama's law this year, you'll need a new form from your insurance exchange before you can file your tax return next spring.
Health Free symposium to address concussions in student-athletes Free symposium to address concussions in student-athletes (Video)
With the school year underway, a new group is about to hold a concussion symposium to address student-athlete safety in Kern County. Every year, student-athletes suffer concussions, which may not be properly diagnosed or treated.