Denise Dador, ABC7 Eyewitness News

Denise Dador

ABC7 Eyewitness News

Los Angeles, CA, United States

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Recent articles by Denise:

Coronavirus raises concerns about LA-area Lunar New Year celebrations

With news of novel coronavirus cases in the U.S., many with relatives and friends visiting from China to celebrate Lunar New Year have questions and concerns. → Read More

Coronavirus: SoCal toddler battling alternate, more-common strain of virus

A 3-year-old SoCal girl is battling a strain of coronavirus that is a more common variation than the one that is currently spreading in China. → Read More

LA County taking precautions amid spread of new coronavirus

Southern California health officials are taking precautions to protect local residents from a new coronavirus that has infected hundreds in China but has not been detected in LA. → Read More

Eating differently on weekends can lead to 'metabolic jet lag,' health problems, experts say

Eating on a different schedule on weekends can lead to "metabolic jet lag" - a shift in hormone release and sleep patterns, doctors say. → Read More

SoCal mom urges taking precaution after infant son hospitalized with the flu

A mother is speaking out about the importance of getting vaccinated after her infant son was hospitalized with the flu. → Read More

Child born deaf receives gift of hearing after life-changing cochlear implant

A mom was told to wait for a cochlear implant for her son who was born deaf, but she fought back to get the implant while the child was still young. → Read More

Potent strain of influenza B surging in SoCal

A potent B strain of influenza is surging in Southern California, resulting in a high number of hospitalizations. → Read More

SoCal blood supply critically low, Red Cross offers donors chance to win trip to Super Bowl

Experts say blood bank levels are usually lower than average in January after the holidays. → Read More

USC program studying best ways to provide healthcare to LA's homeless

USC researchers are training doctors in the best ways to provide healthcare for the thousands of homeless people on LA's streets. → Read More

Cellphone injuries on the rise, especially among teens, young adults, data shows

In the past 20 years, cellphone related injuries have increased steadily and significantly - including injuries to the head and neck as a result of cellphone use. Many involved cuts, bruises, concussions and even internal organ injuries, research reveals. → Read More

Searching for cheaper medications online: How to tell which sites are safe

Prices for many prescription drugs have soared in the last several years, driving people to go online for cheaper meds. But there are dangers in using sites that aren't legit, like getting expired or counterfeit pills. → Read More

Murrieta singer Dayanna Garcia uses her voice to unlock memories for grandfather with dementia

Dayanna Garcia of Murrieta is using music to connect with her grandfather, who has dementia. In one breakthrough - Garcia sang a song from her grandfather's youth, which unlocked memories. This moment was captured in a video that has since gone viral. → Read More

Loma Linda hospital staff pays tribute to teen who donated organs after battle with rare genetic mutation

Honor walks held for hospital patients about to donate their organ to others is a fairly new tradition. In the Inland Empire, one local family wanted to share their daughter's story to bring awareness about the desperate need for organ donation → Read More

Breast cancer survivor recounts uphill battle ahead of 'More Than Pink' walk in Newport Beach

A breast cancer survivor who battled a severe diagnosis is working through the struggle by volunteering for the Susan G. Komen Orange County's fundraiser "More Than Pink" walk, which is kicking off this weekend in Newport Beach. → Read More

Teen vaping: As government looks at restrictions experts say epidemic is driven by flavors

The Trump administration is proposing to ban thousands of flavors used in vaping devices. → Read More

Corona del Mar athlete shares story about surviving breast cancer twice

At the age of 30, Kandace McMenomy had just run her personal best for a marathon and she was a successful fitness trainer. Then, she discovered a lump in her underarm. She was diagnosed with stage 2 breast cancer. → Read More

Public health officials confirm 1st known vaping-associated death in Los Angeles County

Public health officials are investigating the first known death in Los Angeles County related to the use of e-cigarettes, also known as vaping. → Read More

Blue light blocking glasses

If you've been shopping around for glasses, you may have noticed a new trend popping up on store shelves: blue light blocking glasses. They're designed to block blue light from electronic devices and screens, but do you really need them? → Read More

CBD cream: What you should know before trying it

Experts are encouraging consumers to do their homework before buying into the CBD trend. → Read More

SoCal agency distributes opioid overdose kits containing naloxone to homeless care providers

Opioid drug use is a major factor driving the surging numbers of homeless people in L.A. The drug naloxone can help reverse an opioid overdose, and local experts trained homeless service providers on how to administer it. → Read More