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Ebola Outbreak Unlikely in California: Expert

Ebola Outbreak Unlikely in California: Expert

The Ebola virus has killed more than 700 people in Africa, but one San Diego doctor says an outbreak in California is very unlikely. Watch »

Jul 31, 2014
Xtreme Eating List Headlines Cheesecake Factory French Toast

Xtreme Eating List Headlines Cheesecake Factory French Toast

Cheesecake Factory’s maple-butter dripping Bruleed French Toast headlined this year’s Xtreme Eating list... Read »

Jul 31, 2014
Officials: Look Before You Lock

Officials: Look Before You Lock

Lt. Julius Faulkner with the San Diego County Sheriff's Department talks about the dangers of leaving children... Watch »

Jul 31, 2014
Pasta Sauce Recalled for Botulism Risk

Pasta Sauce Recalled for Botulism Risk

A "paralytic illness" known to have deadly consequences has California health officials warning consumers... Read »

Jul 31, 2014
Contractors Allowed to Fumble Obamacare Website: GAO

Contractors Allowed to Fumble Obamacare Website: GAO

A team at the Department of Health and Human Services failed to plan properly or watch over contractors hired to set... Read »

Jul 31, 2014
Sierra Leone Declares State of Emergency Over Ebola

Sierra Leone Declares State of Emergency Over Ebola

Sierra Leone has declared a state of emergency Wednesday to halt the spread of the largest outbreak of the... Read »

Jul 31, 2014
Meth Use Up Among Youth in Juvenile Hall

Meth Use Up Among Youth in Juvenile Hall

The use of methamphetamine has increased among youth booked into juvenile hall in San Diego County, a newly-released... Read »

Jul 30, 2014
Ebola Scare Briefly Closes Charlotte ER

Ebola Scare Briefly Closes Charlotte ER

A possible Ebola scare closed a Charlotte area emergency room briefly overnight amid heightened fears about... Read »

Jul 30, 2014
California Pharmacies Urged to Translate Drug Labels

California Pharmacies Urged to Translate Drug Labels

The push is on to make prescription translations mandatory in California. Watch »

Jul 30, 2014

"We Need More": Fight Against Ebola Is Thin on Ground

The biggest outbreak of Ebola in history is affecting over 1,200 people and continues to spread with no end... Watch »

Jul 30, 2014
Limb-Lengthening Surgery Creates Controversy

Limb-Lengthening Surgery Creates Controversy

College student Chandler Crews, who was born with dwarfism, underwent controversial surgeries to become taller. Watch »

Jul 30, 2014
Parents Desperately Seek Medical Marijuana

Parents Desperately Seek Medical Marijuana

California has the oldest and most liberal compassionate care law among the 23 states plus Washington, Watch »

Jul 29, 2014
Feeling the Pain of Lightning Strikes, Again and Again

Feeling the Pain of Lightning Strikes, Again and Again

A day after a lightning storm killed a one man and injured others on a California beach, survivors describe... Watch »

Jul 29, 2014
App Aims to Save Cardiac Arrest Victims

App Aims to Save Cardiac Arrest Victims

A free CPR smartphone app aims to help San Diegans take a beat and save victims of sudden cardiac arrest, one of the... Watch »

Jul 28, 2014
Fist Bumps Less Germy Than Handshakes: Study

Fist Bumps Less Germy Than Handshakes: Study

British researchers conducted an experiment that suggested that fist bumps are a cleaner way for people to... Watch »

Jul 29, 2014
Second American Diagnosed With Ebola in Liberia

Second American Diagnosed With Ebola in Liberia

A second U.S. citizen working in Liberia has tested positive for the deadly Ebola virus, a charitable... Watch »

Jul 28, 2014
The Case for Legalized Marijuana

The Case for Legalized Marijuana

On Sunday, The New York Times became the largest U.S. newspaper to support decriminalizing pot on the... Watch »

Jul 27, 2014
U.S. Doctor Contracts Ebola While Treating Sick in Liberia

U.S. Doctor Contracts Ebola While Treating Sick in Liberia

A 33-year-old American doctor helping fight Ebola in Liberia's capital has come down with the hemorrhagic... Read »

Jul 26, 2014
New York Times Endorses Marijuana Legalization

New York Times Endorses Marijuana Legalization

In a big win for legal weed, The New York Times on Saturday called for an end to the federal government's ban... Read »

Jul 27, 2014
7 Hours May Be the Optimal Amount of Sleep

7 Hours May Be the Optimal Amount of Sleep

Although experts have long recommended eight hours of sleep a night for adults, several new studies show that seven... Watch »

Jul 24, 2014
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