Denise Dador
Denise Dador is the Eyewitness News Health specialist whose Circle of Health reports can be seen on ABC7 Eyewitness News at 3 p.m., 4 p.m. and 5 p.m.

Since joining ABC7 in 1998, Denise's mission has been to help Southern Californians improve their lives with timely medical information and advice. Through her reports, L.A's top medical experts become accessible and relatable. Throughout the coronavirus pandemic, her stories played a pivotal role in helping Angelenos navigate their changing world. Besides volunteering to help groups that fund medical research and patient care. Denise also represents KABC in her work with various Asian Pacific Islander and Filipino-American community organizations.

Denise grew up in San Francisco. She attended Long Island University in Brooklyn and graduated from Mills College with a degree in communication. At WXYZ-TV in Detroit, she anchored the weekend news and hosted a weekly talk show. At KMPH in Fresno, she was the main anchor of their 10pm news.

Denise has received numerous journalism and community service awards including national recognition for her work with Asians for Miracle Marrow Matches. She received Emmy awards for News Feature Reporting and Outstanding Children's Programming.

Outside of work, Denise is a wife and mother of a teenaged son and daughter who both have big dreams. While she would like to say she is an avid runner or skier, streaming historical documentaries and period dramas has become her latest obsession.

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Denise's Stories
Spot the symptoms: Doctors decode the differences between RSV, flu and COVID
Flu, COVID and RSV are all viruses that may all seem like the common cold at first, but there are slight differences that can help parents get a sense of what is going on.
Lost your vaccine card and your digital record is wrong? Here's how to stay up to date
Many Californians have received three or four COVID boosters, but it can be hard to keep track - especially if you've misplaced or lost your vaccine card or your digital record is not up-to-date or difficult to retrieve.
After COVID infection, 3-year-old suffers rare and severe brain swelling
A 3-year-old boy is facing a long recovery after contracting COVID-19 on a family vacation. Now, a Sylmar family hopes his story will help others.
LAUSD addresses parents about rising absences due to respiratory illness
Los Angeles County Public Health officials say this is the earliest start to flu season the county has seen in five years.
Gaining an hour won't help you catch up on lost sleep, new study shows
The best part of changing our clock is that we gain an hour of sleep -- or do we? Sleep experts say new evidence shows that doesn't make up for all the other hours we've lost.
Pfizer announces testing for combination vaccine to target COVID and flu
The drugmakers that developed the first COVID-19 vaccines hope to save Americans from an extra trip to the pharmacy with a single shot that targets both COVID and the flu.
RSV vaccine under development as pediatric cases surge at SoCal hospitals
Pfizer's vaccine for RSV might be only a year away, providing some hope as cases surge at SoCal hospitals this year.
RSV, flu and COVID: With new brew of viruses, doctors warn of reinfections and triple infections
"Those are the big three that we're really worried about this winter," said a doctor in Long Beach. "We wouldn't want to see any child with all three or more at the same time."
29-year-old with surprising breast cancer diagnosis shares message: 'Young breast cancer does exist'
Being diagnosed with breast cancer without a family history is not uncommon. In fact, the majority of cases occur in women without a family history, but one young breast cancer fighter was told something that was hard to believe.
RSV symptoms in kids: SoCal doctor shares how to spot breathing difficulties, signs of distress
"RSV has come with a vengeance." RSV cases are pummeling pediatric wards in SoCal. Here are symptoms to look out for, plus other signs of respiratory distress.