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All LA 'pregnancy centers' now comply with notification law

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| The law requires licensed clinics to post information about free and low-cost abortions, and unlicensed facilities must disclose their status.

On the front lines of the fight against Type 2 diabetes

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The work runs the gamut from farmers markets, fitness programs and diabetes summer camps to research on genes, vitamin D and gastric bypass surgery.

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A family's struggles with Type 2 diabetes

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The disease has hit three generations of the Torres-Montes family. The teenager has a hard time resisting fried food. Her mom admits she's not taking her meds.

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Not your typical city oil and gas watchdog

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Sure, Uduak-Joe Ntuk worked in the the oil and gas industry, but he's also worked with environmental groups and been tutored by Al Gore.

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Can you tell if a driver is stoned?

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As California voters ponder legalizing recreational marijuana, science complicates efforts to develop a reliable method for determining whether a driver is high.

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Clinic for people with sickle cell disease opens in LA

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The L.A. County clinic will provide comprehensive care to people with the inherited blood disorder, which mostly affects African-Americans.

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LA County treating few people for hepatitis C

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L.A. County says patients should be drug-free for at least six months before getting hepatitis C medication. Medi-Cal recommends treatment for IV drug users.

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LAUSD to remove lead-tainted soil from 2 schools near Exide

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Cleanup of contaminated tree wells at Lorena and Rowan Elementary Schools will start as soon as this weekend; work on lawn areas will come later.

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