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Monday, Apr 25, 2016 at 05:30 AM PDT

More Kids Harmed by Ingesting Laundry Pods: Study

More Kids Harmed by Ingesting Laundry Pods: Study

Despite warnings about the dangers laundry detergent pods pose to children, calls to poison control centers continue to rise, NBC's "Today" show reported, citing a new study published Monday. The study...

Sunday, Apr 24, 2016 at 02:41 AM PDT

Medical Marijuana Users Protest CBD-Only Laws

Medical Marijuana Users Protest CBD-Only Laws

Many people who would benefit from the legalization of medical marijuana are beginning to rise up to protest the new laws, NBC News reports. They say “CBD-only” laws allow residents with specified conditions...

Friday, Apr 22, 2016 at 02:46 PM PDT

Warning Signs Your Child Is Being 'Groomed'

Warning Signs Your Child Is Being 'Groomed'

Grooming is done in person or online and is done by 89 percent of sex offenders, experts say.

Friday, Apr 22, 2016 at 09:44 AM PDT

3rd of US Suicides Among Middle-Aged Whites: CDC

3rd of US Suicides Among Middle-Aged Whites: CDC

Middle-aged white people now account for a third of all suicides in the U.S., a new government report shows. Suicide is the nation's 10th leading cause of death, and the overall rate rose 24 per cent in...

Thursday, Apr 21, 2016 at 09:59 AM PDT

Irregular Periods May Raise Ovarian Cancer Risk: Study

Irregular Periods May Raise Ovarian Cancer Risk: Study

Women who had irregular periods in their 20s were more likely to develop ovarian cancer decades later, according to a new study, NBC News reported. Researchers reported in the International Journal of...

Wednesday, Apr 20, 2016 at 02:19 PM PDT

Local Lab to Test Zika Virus Samples

Local Lab to Test Zika Virus Samples

When someone in San Diego shows symptoms that may be considered the Zika virus, there will be a local lab available to process the test.

Wednesday, Apr 20, 2016 at 08:57 AM PDT

Doc Learns Fate for Fake Prescriptions

Doc Learns Fate for Fake Prescriptions

A San Diego dermatologist has been sentenced for writing fraudulent prescriptions.

Wednesday, Apr 20, 2016 at 07:59 AM PDT

Researchers Use 3D Printer to Make Heart

Researchers Use 3D Printer to Make Heart

Researchers use a 3D printer to make an exact model of a patient's heart prior to a complicated surgery. KARE's Janel Klein reports.

Tuesday, Apr 19, 2016 at 04:26 PM PDT

Doctors Hail 'Revolutionary' Stroke Treatment

Doctors Hail 'Revolutionary' Stroke Treatment

A new study finds more than 90 percent of patients who are able to undergo stent retrieval within two and a half hours of an acute ischemic stroke have minimal to no lasting disability.

Tuesday, Apr 19, 2016 at 03:38 AM PDT

States Seek Ways To Regulate Steep Air-Ambulance Costs

States Seek Ways To Regulate Steep Air-Ambulance Costs

As the air ambulance industry has grown, so too have complaints about costs and the lack of regulations.

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