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Hundreds Possibly Exposed to TB at Eisenhower Video included

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The county health director and Eisenhower Medical Center's infection prevention specialist announced 500 staff and patients could have been exposed to active tuberculosis.   "We do have additional tests that go on but at this point we have no indication that they're linked they just, it's a coincidence at this point the three of them were here at the same time and no, we do not consider this an outbreak," said Barbara Cole, the public health director of the Rivers...

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Free Hepatitis C Testing at The DOCK Clinic in Palm Springs

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In an effort to help stem the growth in Hepatitis C infections in Coachella Valley, The DOCK sexual wellness clinic, a service of Desert AIDS Project (D.A.P.), is hosting free Hepatitis C testing from May 19 through May 31.  

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10 Newborns Contract Super Bug at One Southern California Hospital

A Southern California hospital has seen 10 infants in a neonatal intensive care unit become infected by a lethal bacteria over a span of eight months.

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Rod Carew's New Heart, Kidney Came From Late NFL player

Baseball Hall of Famer Rod Carew received a new heart and kidney from the late NFL player Konrad Reuland in what is believed to be the first such transplant involving pro athletes.

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No Health Insurance? No Problem. Free Health Clinic Offered in Indio Video included

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If you're in need of medical, dental or vision care, and don't have the money or insurance there is a free health clinic in Indio from Friday through Sunday.

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Coachella Valley Residents Rally At Eisenhower Medical Center Demanding Change

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Coachella Valley residents rallied outside the Eisenhower Medical Center to demand it change its policy prohibiting nearly 500 physicians from writing prescriptions for aid-in-dying medication to terminally ill adults who request it. This end-of-life option is authorized by the End of Life Option Act that took effect last June. The two other hospitals in Coachella Valley, Desert Regional Medical Center and John F. Kennedy Memorial Hospital, revised their policies last month and now a...

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Do you need an antibiotic?

Hoping to lessen their misery, most people would like to know whether the respiratory illness they've got could be helped by an antibiotic.

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A stressed life may mean a wider waistline

Days filled with stress and anxiety may be upping your risk of becoming overweight or obese, British researchers say.

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    New Device To Help Reverse Symptoms of Erectile Dysfunction

    It's been used in Europe for several years, and in the last year it's come to United States used to treat erectile dysfunction. It is a drug-free, non-invasive therapy that uses sound waves to help reverse the symptoms of E-D. Janet Zappala shows you more in this report.

    It's been used in Europe for several years, and in the last year it's come to United States used to treat erectile dysfunction. It is a drug-free, non-invasive therapy that uses sound waves to help reverse the symptoms of E-D. Janet Zappala shows you more in this report.

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    New Healthy Eatery in Coachella Valley

    New Healthy Eatery in Coachella Valley

    There are lots of places in the Coachella Valley where you can find healthy food items.  A new one has just popped up in Palm Desert, but this store has a twist. It's owned by a bona fide rock star. Janet Zappala reports.

    There are lots of places in the Coachella Valley where you can find healthy food items.  A new one has just popped up in Palm Desert, but this store has a twist. It's owned by a bona fide rock star. Janet Zappala reports.

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    How Your Hairstylist Could Save Your Life!

    How Your Hairstylist Could Save Your Life!

    Melanoma is the least common, but the most deadly form of skin cancer. You can check for any unusual looking moles or marks every month, as well as get annual check-ups by your dermatologist to make sure there are no indications of melanoma. And now there's another weapon in your arsenal, your hairstylist. Janet Zappala shows you more.

    Melanoma is the least common, but the most deadly form of skin cancer. You can check for any unusual looking moles or marks every month, as well as get annual check-ups by your dermatologist to make sure there are no indications of melanoma. And now there's another weapon in your arsenal, your hairstylist. Janet Zappala shows you more.

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