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200 Exposed to Superbug, May have Role in Two Deaths

Feb 20
In a major new health scare in Southern California, a deadly superbug may have infected nearly 200 people at the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center. Seven people are known to have been exposed since October, and two of them died.

Los Angeles Hospital 'Superbug' Takes Toll on Infected

By Alicia Chang and John Rogers | Feb 20
Among the seven people infected by a "superbug" outbreak tied to medical instruments at a Los Angeles hospital is an 18-year-old student who has spent nearly three months in the hospital and is in grave condition, his attorney said.

CAP Report Shows Difficulties Facing Transgender Teens

By EDGE | Feb 20
At least one in five transgender young people have experienced homelessness, and many of them have encountered discrimination, harassment, and abuse in shelters and other services meant to serve as safe spaces when there is nowhere else to go.

Speedos and Drag Queens and Bears, Oh My!

By EDGE | Feb 20
GLBTQ Domestic Violence Project is still eager to take their "11th Annual Winter Plunge" into the icy waters of South Boston's Carson Beach, Sunday Feb 22 at 12 noon, in spite of record levels of snow.

7 Infected, 2 Dead After 'Superbug' Outbreak at Hospital

By Robert Jablon | Feb 19
Contaminated medical instruments are to blame for infecting seven patients - including two who died - with an antibiotic-resistant and potentially deadly "superbug" at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, hospital officials said.

Dan Savage on Having "the Talk" with His Son

Feb 19
The nationally-syndicated advice columnist on romance and relationships explains to correspondent Erin Moriarty how to talk to your kids about sex, even when - especially when - they don't want to hear it from you.

10 Tips to Stop the Diet-Binge Cycle

By EDGE | Feb 18
Lisa Ferentz, LCSW-C, shares her tips on how to avoid binge-eating and crash diets, while still meeting your goals.

'No More Meth' Task Force Continues Education Efforts

By John McDonald | Feb 18
Members of the No More Meth Task Force presented another panel discussion at the Pride Center recently, but attendance was sparse.

Hold Your Health in the Palm of Your Hand with Healthvana

By Winnie McCroy | Feb 17
Healthvana, a new app that hooks healthcare providers with their clients via smartphone, lets you hold your HIV test results in the palm of your hand.

Debate Over Mandatory Vaccination Laws

Feb 17
Mississippi has some of the strictest laws in the country requiring vaccines for children against measles and other diseases, but some parents think the state has gone too far. CBS News' Omar Villafranca reports.

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