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Patent for Smartphone Infrared Thermometer
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Patent for Smartphone Infrared Thermometer

Company gets second U.S. patent to augment any smartphone with an instant, non-contact infrared thermometer. Read »

3 hours ago
California Opens Ebola Hotline

California Opens Ebola Hotline

An Ebola hotline was established by the California Department of Public Health to answer questions about... Read »

4 hours ago
Doc Accused of Taking Nude Pics of Patients

Doc Accused of Taking Nude Pics of Patients

A state investigator said more than 1300 explicit photos were on the doctor's work cellphone, court documents show. Watch »

Oct 22, 2014
NBC 7 San Diego Special Section: Ebola
Gov. Meets With Health Care Experts About Ebola

Gov. Meets With Health Care Experts About Ebola

Gov. Jerry Brown met with state agency heads, labor unions and leaders in the health care industry Tuesday... Read »

Oct 21, 2014
Rabid Bat May Have Infected Children: Health Officials

Rabid Bat May Have Infected Children: Health Officials

San Diego County health officials are trying to find children or adults who may have handled a rabid bat outside... Watch »

Oct 21, 2014
Clinic Helps Retired NFL Player Qualify for Settlement

Clinic Helps Retired NFL Player Qualify for Settlement

Retired NFL tight end Boo Williams is getting help from a San Diego clinic to qualify for the league's... Watch »

Oct 21, 2014
Clinics Say They Are Not Equipped to Check for Ebola

Clinics Say They Are Not Equipped to Check for Ebola

The arrival of the deadly Ebola virus has put the spotlight on weak spots in American hospitals, but... Read »

Oct 19, 2014
Olympian, Coach Steve Scott Battling Prostate Cancer

Olympian, Coach Steve Scott Battling Prostate Cancer

The Carlsbad man who held the U.S. record for fastest mile for more than two decades is suffering from... Read »

Oct 18, 2014
Does Ebola Affect Dogs and Humans in the Same Way?

Does Ebola Affect Dogs and Humans in the Same Way?

Can dogs be carriers of or get Ebola? If they can get infected with the virus, are they contagious to humans and/or... Watch »

Oct 18, 2014
Ebola Fear Factor: Why U.S. Needs a Viral Reality Check

Ebola Fear Factor: Why U.S. Needs a Viral Reality Check

A national frenzy over the Ebola virus has led to school closings, congressional hearings and the quarantining... Read »

Oct 18, 2014
Nurses Claim Kaiser Unprepared for Ebola Outbreak

Nurses Claim Kaiser Unprepared for Ebola Outbreak

Hundreds of nurses hit the streets of Oakland on Thursday with a very troubling Watch »

Oct 17, 2014
Local Company's Device Used to Treat Ebola

Local Company's Device Used to Treat Ebola

NBC 7's Elena Gomez reports on the device made by San Diego company Aethlon Medical Watch »

Oct 15, 2014
Prof Holds Permit for SD's First Legal Pot Shop

Prof Holds Permit for SD's First Legal Pot Shop

San Diego will have its first legal medicinal marijuana dispensary within city limits. Watch »

Oct 15, 2014
Whole Foods to Rank Produce:

Whole Foods to Rank Produce: "Good, Better or Best"

Whole Foods plans to start rolling out a system that ranks fruits and vegetables as... Read »

Oct 15, 2014
SD Hospitals Take New Ebola Precautions

SD Hospitals Take New Ebola Precautions

San Diego County hospitals are rolling out new and improved training procedures for health care workers who may come... Watch »

Oct 16, 2014
Flight Attendants Express Concern About Ebola: Official

Flight Attendants Express Concern About Ebola: Official

After a sick passenger on a United Airlines flight caused an Ebola scare at Los Angeles International... Read »

Oct 14, 2014
Hillary Clinton Speaks to San Diego Convention

Hillary Clinton Speaks to San Diego Convention

NBC 7's Vanessa Herrera reports on how guests attending the American Academy of Pediatrics expo were treated to... Watch »

Oct 13, 2014
La Jolla Lab to Get Ebola Antibodies

La Jolla Lab to Get Ebola Antibodies

Samples of antibodies from new Ebola survivors are heading to a lab in La Jolla, California, for analysis and... Watch »

Oct 13, 2014
3 Kids Test Positive for Enterovirus in OC

3 Kids Test Positive for Enterovirus in OC

Three children in Orange County have tested positive for enterovirus D68 in cases “not linked with any... Read »

Oct 10, 2014

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