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Tuesday, Apr 25, 2017 at 05:57 AM PDT

Colorado Abortion Law, 1st in US, Marks 50th Anniversary

Colorado Abortion Law, 1st in US, Marks 50th Anniversary

Tuesday marks 50 years since a groundbreaking Colorado law significantly loosened tight restrictions on legal abortions. Before the law, Colorado — like many states — allowed abortions only if a woman's life...

Tuesday, Apr 25, 2017 at 07:12 AM PDT

Overcoming Opioids: Special Schools Help Teens Stay Clean

Overcoming Opioids: Special Schools Help Teens Stay Clean

Youth is a drawback when it comes to kicking drugs. Only half of U.S. treatment centers accept teenagers and even fewer offer teen-focused groups or programs. After treatment, adolescents find little structured...

Monday, Apr 24, 2017 at 07:51 AM PDT

3 African Countries Chosen to Test 1st Malaria Vaccine

3 African Countries Chosen to Test 1st Malaria Vaccine

Three African countries have been chosen to test the world's first malaria vaccine, the World Health Organization announced Monday. Ghana, Kenya and Malawi will begin piloting the injectable vaccine next year...

Friday, Apr 21, 2017 at 06:39 PM PDT

Future of Revamped Health Care Bill Remains Dubious in House

Future of Revamped Health Care Bill Remains Dubious in House

President Donald Trump on Friday downplayed the significance of pushing Republican health care legislation through the House next week, a retreat from more bullish White House pronouncements a day earlier, which...

Friday, Apr 21, 2017 at 07:49 AM PDT

Drugmaker's Deal With Nat'l Cancer Institute Doubles to $6M

Drugmaker's Deal With Nat'l Cancer Institute Doubles to $6M

Local drugmaker IriSys LLC announced Thursday that its contract with the National Cancer Institute (NCI) has doubled in value from $3 million to $6 million.

Friday, Apr 21, 2017 at 07:46 AM PDT

CVS, Starbucks and the Love-Hate Relationship With Sugar

CVS, Starbucks and the Love-Hate Relationship With Sugar

Healthy foods are taking real estate from candy at some CVS stores, the store chain announced Thursday, a response to changing customer preferences and shopping habits, NBC News reported. In CVS Pharmacy's new...

Thursday, Apr 20, 2017 at 05:52 PM PDT

Germ in Raw Milk, Poultry Now Tops Food Poisoning List

Germ in Raw Milk, Poultry Now Tops Food Poisoning List

The U.S. government's latest report card on food poisoning suggests that a germ commonly linked to raw milk and poultry is surpassing salmonella at the top of the culprit list. The report counts cases in only 10...

Thursday, Apr 20, 2017 at 03:26 PM PDT

Sweet Drinks Linked to Dementia: Study

Sweet Drinks Linked to Dementia: Study

Don't be so fast to finish that soda. The latest report from the Framingham Heart Study found that people who frequently drink sodas and fruit juices are more likely to have a poorer memory and less brain...

Thursday, Apr 20, 2017 at 10:10 AM PDT

Skin Creams Sold in CA Contain Mercury: Health Dept.

Skin Creams Sold in CA Contain Mercury: Health Dept.

The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) is warning consumers to avoid using two skin creams sold at flea markets in the state – products that tested positive for high levels of mercury.

Thursday, Apr 20, 2017 at 02:23 PM PDT

NBC 7 Coverage on Testing for Lead in Drinking Water

NBC 7 Coverage on Testing for Lead in Drinking Water

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