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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

Thursday, Apr 20, 2017 at 05:21 PM PDT

White House Pushes Uncertain Bid to Revive Health Care Bill

White House Pushes Uncertain Bid to Revive Health Care Bill

Eager for a victory, the White House expressed confidence Thursday that a breakthrough on the mired Republican health care bill could emerge in the House next week. The chamber's GOP leaders, burned by a...

Wednesday, Apr 19, 2017 at 01:21 PM PDT

CDC to Launch Awareness Campaign Warning of Opioid Dangers

CDC to Launch Awareness Campaign Warning of Opioid Dangers

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention plans to launch a new ad campaign to raise awareness about the dangers of opioid addiction. CDC acting director Anne Schuchat discussed the problem at the National...

Monday, Apr 17, 2017 at 03:59 AM PDT

Overcoming Opioids: The Quest for Less Addictive Drugs

Overcoming Opioids: The Quest for Less Addictive Drugs

Tummy tucks really hurt. Doctors carve from hip to hip, slicing off skin, tightening muscles, tugging at innards. Patients often need strong painkillers for days or even weeks, but Mary Hernandez went home on...

Friday, Apr 14, 2017 at 11:41 PM PDT

Mosquito Season Is Fast-Approaching; Tips on How to Protect Your Home

Mosquito Season Is Fast-Approaching; Tips on How to Protect Your Home

How to protect yourself against the pesky insects and the dangerous illnesses they carry.

Friday, Apr 14, 2017 at 02:15 PM PDT

How Trump Insurance Changes Could Affect Coverage Next Year

How Trump Insurance Changes Could Affect Coverage Next Year

A much tighter sign-up deadline and coverage delays will be waiting for some health insurance customers now that President Donald Trump's administration has finished a plan designed to stabilize shaky insurance...

Friday, Apr 14, 2017 at 02:06 PM PDT

Hyland's Teething Tablets Recalled Over Levels of Toxic Herb

Hyland's Teething Tablets Recalled Over Levels of Toxic Herb

The maker of Hyland's teething tablets has issued a recall for any remaining packages at the urging of U.S. regulators, who say the medicine has inconsistent levels of a herb that can be poisonous. Standard...

Friday, Apr 14, 2017 at 10:02 AM PDT

Lupus Stole Her Legs, Not Her Heart

Lupus Stole Her Legs, Not Her Heart

Stacey Kozel is hiking the 2,650 mile Pacific Crest Trail despite losing the use of her legs to Lupus.

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