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Enteroviruses: What You Need to Know

Enteroviruses: What You Need to Know

An outbreak of an uncommon virus, Enterovirus D68, has made children in 22 states ill and has left... Watch »

Sep 19, 2014
FDA Approves Breakthrough Drug That Fights Melanoma

FDA Approves Breakthrough Drug That Fights Melanoma

The FDA approved a new drug Thursday that could change the way melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer,... Watch »

Sep 9, 2014
Silent Killer: How to Prevent Cardiomyopathy Among Athletes

Silent Killer: How to Prevent Cardiomyopathy Among Athletes

As schools open across the country, an estimated 2,000 Americans under the age of 25 can be expected to die... Read »

Sep 6, 2014
Rady Kids Get to See Stanley Cup Up Close

Rady Kids Get to See Stanley Cup Up Close

It’s a rare thing for a hockey player to get to hold the Stanley Cup and even rarer if you’ve never put on skates or... Read »

Sep 5, 2014
Therapist Accused of Sex With Ex-Patient

Therapist Accused of Sex With Ex-Patient

Respected San Diego psychologist Michael Mantell is accused of having sex with a former patient. Watch »

Sep 5, 2014
Kids' Sunglasses Recalled for Excessive Lead

Kids' Sunglasses Recalled for Excessive Lead

A Rhode Island-based sunglasses company on Thursday issued a recall of more than 200,000 sunglasses due to... Read »

Sep 5, 2014
Water Service Disrupted to 4 San Diego Hospitals

Water Service Disrupted to 4 San Diego Hospitals

For hours, a main resource needed in medical care - water - was not available to several San Diego-area... Watch »

Sep 4, 2014
FDA: Little Evidence to Support Testosterone Drugs

FDA: Little Evidence to Support Testosterone Drugs

Little evidence that testosterone-boosting drugs taken by millions of American men are beneficial, FDA says. Read »

Sep 3, 2014
Junior Seau's Family Opts Out of NFL Concussion Settlement

Junior Seau's Family Opts Out of NFL Concussion Settlement

The family will continue its wrongful death lawsuit against the league. Read »

Sep 3, 2014
CVS Renames Itself, Goes Tobacco Free Early

CVS Renames Itself, Goes Tobacco Free Early

CVS, the nation's second-largest drugstore chain, will tweak its corporate name and stop the sale of tobacco nearly... Read »

Sep 9, 2014
Driving Stoned: 5 Things to Know

Driving Stoned: 5 Things to Know

What's not clear about new marijuana legislation is whether access will translate into an increase in... Read »

Sep 1, 2014
U.S. Judge Blocks Enforcement of New La. Abortion Law

U.S. Judge Blocks Enforcement of New La. Abortion Law

A federal judge on Sunday temporarily blocked enforcement of Louisiana's restrictive new abortion law,... Read »

Aug 31, 2014
Widow: Defibrillator Not Used on Husband Because of Hairy Chest

Widow: Defibrillator Not Used on Husband Because of Hairy Chest

A New Mexico woman is asking Southwest Airlines to review its training policies after her husband suffered a... Read »

Aug 31, 2014
Trans-Fat Labels on Food Deceiving: Study

Trans-Fat Labels on Food Deceiving: Study

You may be eating more bad fat than you think. Researchers at the New York Health Department checked... Watch »

Aug 31, 2014
Kraft Recalls Some American Singles Cheese

Kraft Recalls Some American Singles Cheese

Kraft is voluntarily recalling 7,691 cases of four varieties of its regular American Singles cheese Watch »

Aug 30, 2014
West Nile Virus Cases Reported in East County

West Nile Virus Cases Reported in East County

Health officials believe two East County patients have contracted West Nile virus after they were both bitten... Read »

Aug 30, 2014
Danger in La. Water: What to Know About Brain-Destroying Amoeba

Danger in La. Water: What to Know About Brain-Destroying Amoeba

A rare but potentially deadly brain-destroying amoeba was found in a parish water supply in Louisiana, putting... Read »

Aug 29, 2014
Ebola Outbreak Likely Started From 1 Person: Study

Ebola Outbreak Likely Started From 1 Person: Study

One infected person likely started the Ebola outbreak that is devastating West Africa, a new genetic... Read »

Aug 28, 2014

Boston Marathon Dream Wedding

If something good could come out of the Boston Marathon bombing, James Costello and Krista D'Agostino seem to... View »

Aug 28, 2014
1st Human Trials of Ebola Vaccine to Start

1st Human Trials of Ebola Vaccine to Start

The U.S. government and drug maker GlaxoSmithKline will announce Thursday that they are starting the first... Read »

Sep 2, 2014
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