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Pastor Creates Potentially Life-Saving Device

Pastor Creates Potentially Life-Saving Device

After boy drowns in his swimming pool, a local pastor creates a device he says will help prevent drownings. Watch »

Apr 17, 2014
Heart Attacks, Strokes Caused by Diabetes Declining

Heart Attacks, Strokes Caused by Diabetes Declining

Heart attacks, strokes and other complications from diabetes are declining, a new federal study shows,... Read »

Apr 17, 2014
Obamacare Helped Nearly 10M Get Insurance: Gallup

Obamacare Helped Nearly 10M Get Insurance: Gallup

A new Gallup survey out on Wednesday shows that Obamacare has helped nearly 10 million Americans get new... Read »

Apr 17, 2014
Most Supplements Don't Work, But Americans Still Love Them

Most Supplements Don't Work, But Americans Still Love Them

Although there isn't a lot of evidence that supplements are effective, Americans still love them. Read »

Apr 16, 2014
Ebola Outbreak in West Africa Kills at Least 100

Ebola Outbreak in West Africa Kills at Least 100

Over 100 people have died from the latest Ebola outbreak in West Africa. Read »

Apr 14, 2014
Low Blood Sugar Tied to

Low Blood Sugar Tied to "Hangry" Fights With Spouses

Could low blood sugar make you so "hangry" you'd be more prone to abusing your spouse? That's what a... Read »

Apr 14, 2014
ACT Today for Military Families

ACT Today for Military Families

ACT executive director Nancy Alspaugh-Jackson visits NBC 7 News Midday to discuss an event planned for... Watch »

Apr 14, 2014
Boy Behind Playground Wish Loses Cancer Battle

Boy Behind Playground Wish Loses Cancer Battle

A San Diego boy who inspired so many when he used a “Make-a-Wish request” to build a school playground has lost his... Read »

Apr 14, 2014
Fussy Kids Watching More Television, Study Finds

Fussy Kids Watching More Television, Study Finds

Parents of fussy kids may be creating a generation of television binge-watchers by using screen time to soothe their... Read »

Apr 14, 2014
Sebelius: Health Care Launch

Sebelius: Health Care Launch "Terribly Flawed"

Outgoing Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius said the administration's own predictions that... Read »

Apr 13, 2014
10 New Whooping Cough Cases Confirmed

10 New Whooping Cough Cases Confirmed

The spread of the persistent whooping cough – also known as pertussis – continues in San Diego County as... Read »

Apr 14, 2014
Tick Carrying Disease Found at Lopez Canyon

Tick Carrying Disease Found at Lopez Canyon

A tick carrying an extremely rare disease was recently found in Mira Mesa’s Lopez Canyon. Watch »

Apr 10, 2014
California Woman Helping to Change the Stigma of Lung Cancer

California Woman Helping to Change the Stigma of Lung Cancer

Lung cancer is not jut a smoker's disease. NBC Bay Area's Stephanie Chuang profiles a Menlo Park woman who... Watch »

Apr 11, 2014
Cruise Ship with Sick Passengers Sails Into San Diego Bay

Cruise Ship with Sick Passengers Sails Into San Diego Bay

Some passengers aboard a cruise ship touring the West Coast are having a rough trip. Watch »

Apr 10, 2014

"Teen Mom" May Have Helped Lower Teen Birth Rate

The teen birth rate in the United States has reached a new low, causing some psychologists to wonder if they... Read »

Apr 8, 2014
Eatery Cancels Autism Fundraiser Due to Backlash

Eatery Cancels Autism Fundraiser Due to Backlash

Chili’s canceled fundraisers for over 1200 restaurants nationwide for a group that says that autism can be triggered... Watch »

Apr 8, 2014
Stimulator Helps Paralyzed Patients Move Legs

Stimulator Helps Paralyzed Patients Move Legs

Four men paralyzed after severe spinal cord injuries can all move their legs again after treatments with... Watch »

Apr 7, 2014
Viagra May Boost Risk of Deadly Skin Cancer: Study

Viagra May Boost Risk of Deadly Skin Cancer: Study

Viagra may be a boon for men with erectile dysfunction, but it may come with a trade-off: A new preliminary... Read »

Apr 7, 2014
Burns Drugs Is Closing

Burns Drugs Is Closing

Burns Drugs, one of La Jolla's oldest independently-owned retail stores, will close on April 15. Read »

Apr 7, 2014
Local Company Defends Controversial New Painkiller

Local Company Defends Controversial New Painkiller

A San Diego-based company has set up a board of experts to guard against abuse of its powerful new painkiller... Read »

Apr 4, 2014
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