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Company Recalls Cucumbers for Salmonella Threat
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Company Recalls Cucumbers for Salmonella Threat

A San Diego-based produce company has voluntarily recalled garden cucumbers that may be contaminated with Salmonella. Read more »

4 minutes ago
Scripps Researchers to Test Wireless Health Sensor

Scripps Researchers to Test Wireless Health Sensor

Researchers with the Scripps Translational Science Institute have completed enrollment in the first clinical trial... Read more »

Sep 3, 2015
7 Dead From Legionnaires' Disease at Ill. Veterans Home

7 Dead From Legionnaires' Disease at Ill. Veterans Home

The death toll from a Legionnaires' disease outbreak at a western Illinois veterans home has climbed to seven, and... Read more »

Sep 2, 2015
Doctors Perform Strange Operation to Save Man's Hand

Doctors Perform Strange Operation to Save Man's Hand

Casey Reyes struggled for a way to explain the "sci-fi" surgery doctors were proposing to save her 87-year-old... Watch »

Sep 2, 2015
Your Heart May Be Older Than You Think: Report

Your Heart May Be Older Than You Think: Report

Nearly three out of four U.S. adults have a heart that's older than the rest of their body, according to government... Read more »

Sep 1, 2015
Diabetes Drugs Can Cause Severe Joint Pain: FDA

Diabetes Drugs Can Cause Severe Joint Pain: FDA

Certain diabetes drugs can cause severe and disabling joint pain, the Food and Drug Administration warned patients... Read more »

Aug 28, 2015
3 Generations Linked by Single Womb After Transplant

3 Generations Linked by Single Womb After Transplant

For one family in Sweden, a pioneering procedure has led to a baby being born from the same womb that nurtured his... Watch »

Aug 28, 2015
Deadly Amoeba 'Very, Very Rare': Doc

Deadly Amoeba 'Very, Very Rare': Doc

NBC 7's Candice Nguyen reports on the death of Kelsey McClain after the 24-year-old San Diego woman swam in the... Watch »

Aug 26, 2015
Clothes Carry Germs Into Newborn ICU: Study

Clothes Carry Germs Into Newborn ICU: Study

Parents and other people who come to visit babies in the newborn intensive care unit are sometimes carrying a... Read more »

Aug 25, 2015
More Kids Obese in U.S. Than Canada: Study

More Kids Obese in U.S. Than Canada: Study

American children are growing up fatter than their Canadian counterparts, according to a study released Tuesday... Read more »

Aug 25, 2015
Rare, Brain-Eating Amoeba Suspected in Woman's Death

Rare, Brain-Eating Amoeba Suspected in Woman's Death

A very rare form of meningitis caused by a brain-eating amoeba is suspected in the death of a 24-year-old San Diego... Watch »

Aug 26, 2015
FDA: Eggless Spread Doesn't Cut It as Mayo

FDA: Eggless Spread Doesn't Cut It as Mayo

A vegan spread called Just Mayo isn't actually mayonnaise, according to U.S. regulators, because it doesn't actually... Read more »

Aug 25, 2015
Del Mar Man Contracts West Nile Virus

Del Mar Man Contracts West Nile Virus

A 73-year-old man from Del Mar is the first confirmed locally-acquired case of West Nile Virus. Read more »

Aug 24, 2015
FDA Grants Local Co. Designation for Fungal Treatment

FDA Grants Local Co. Designation for Fungal Treatment

San Diego's Vical Inc. has won a "qualified infectious disease product" designation from the U.S. Food and Read more »

Aug 21, 2015
Carlsbad Doctor Accused of Sexually Assaulting Patient

Carlsbad Doctor Accused of Sexually Assaulting Patient

The doctor maintains a practice at Graybill Medical Group in Escondido, Riverside County Sheriff’s officials said. Watch »

Aug 20, 2015
Teens' E-Cigarette Use Linked With Later Smoking

Teens' E-Cigarette Use Linked With Later Smoking

Teens who use e-cigarettes are more likely than others to later smoke conventional cigarettes and other tobacco... Watch »

Aug 18, 2015
 Lawmakers Renew Push to Pass Right-to-Die Bill

Lawmakers Renew Push to Pass Right-to-Die Bill

The bill allowing doctors to prescribe life-ending drugs was renewed by legislators in a special session on health... Read more »

Aug 18, 2015
Souping: Hollywood's Latest Health Craze

Souping: Hollywood's Latest Health Craze

Health conscious Californians are abandoning their juice makers for the humble soup, which has been reinvented into... Watch »

Aug 18, 2015
Coffee Aids Colon Cancer Recovery, Study Finds

Coffee Aids Colon Cancer Recovery, Study Finds

Colon cancer patients who enjoy a few cups of coffee a day appear to survive their cancer better and are less likely... Read more »

Aug 17, 2015
FDA Approves OxyContin for Children 11 and Older

FDA Approves OxyContin for Children 11 and Older

Under the new approval for children who are suffering from severe, long-term pain, doctors are directed to only... Read more »

Aug 14, 2015

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