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Record Number of Booster Seats Are

Record Number of Booster Seats Are "Best Bets": IIHS

A record number of booster seats have earned the highest rating for safety belt fit from the Insurance Institute for... Read »

Nov 6, 2014
8 Million U.S. Women Skip Cervical Cancer Screening

8 Million U.S. Women Skip Cervical Cancer Screening

As many as 8 million adult women in the U.S. who should be screened for cervical cancer haven't had that checkup in... Watch »

Nov 5, 2014
Needle-Free Ebola Vaccine Tested

Needle-Free Ebola Vaccine Tested

A needle-free Ebola vaccine is getting a lot of attention at a convention taking place this week in San Diego. Watch »

Nov 4, 2014
Study: Too Frequent Baths Could Be Bad for Babies' Skin

Study: Too Frequent Baths Could Be Bad for Babies' Skin

A recent study suggests that too many baths and lack of emollient therapy on newborns heightens the chance for... Read »

Nov 5, 2014
CA Suspends License for Doc Accused of Nude Pics

CA Suspends License for Doc Accused of Nude Pics

While he is being investigated, Dr. Jeffrey Abrams has agreed to an interim suspension. Read »

Nov 3, 2014
UCSD Shows Off Ebola Isolation Unit

UCSD Shows Off Ebola Isolation Unit

Reporters were given a tour Friday of University of California San Diego Health System’s new infectious disease care... Read »

Oct 31, 2014
3 Locals Being Monitored for Ebola Exposure

3 Locals Being Monitored for Ebola Exposure

County health officials described those individuals as showing no symptoms. Watch »

Oct 30, 2014
Quarantined Nurse:

Quarantined Nurse: "We Have to Make Decisions Based on Science"

Nurse Kaci Hickox, who recently returned from treating Ebola victims in West Africa and has challenged the legality... Watch »

Oct 30, 2014
Vaccine Approved for Deadly Meningococcal Strain

Vaccine Approved for Deadly Meningococcal Strain

Federal health regulators have approved the first vaccine to prevent a potentially deadly form of bacterial... Read »

Oct 29, 2014
San Marcos Adopts E-Cigarette Ban

San Marcos Adopts E-Cigarette Ban

Puffing on an electronic cigarette is now banned wherever regular smoking is prohibited in San Marcos. Read »

Oct 28, 2014
Yellow Fever Mosquitoes Found in SD County

Yellow Fever Mosquitoes Found in SD County

A rare and potentially dangerous mosquito has been found in San Diego County. Read »

Oct 28, 2014
Have a Healthy Halloween (Snacks, That Is)

Have a Healthy Halloween (Snacks, That Is)

Registered Dietician Katie Ferraro visits NBC 7's Whitney Southwick with some ideas on how to successfully navigate... Watch »

Oct 28, 2014
Nurses Union: UC Hospitals Not Ready for Ebola Patients

Nurses Union: UC Hospitals Not Ready for Ebola Patients

California Nurses Association/National Nurses United, which represents 12,000 RNs at the five UC medical center... Watch »

Oct 28, 2014
Beverly Hills Mom Drives Crowdfunding Marijuana Venture

Beverly Hills Mom Drives Crowdfunding Marijuana Venture

A Beverly Hills mom has started a crowdfunding website, Canna-dabba-do, in hopes to help bring medical marijuana to... Watch »

Oct 28, 2014
Race and Breast Cancer Mortality

Race and Breast Cancer Mortality

A new study finds in Los Angeles a black woman with breast cancer is about 70 percent more likely to die from the... Watch »

Oct 27, 2014
Living with Diabetes

Living with Diabetes

It's a fact that you or someone you know is living with diabetes. Dr. Steve Edelman visits with NBC 7's Whitney... Watch »

Oct 27, 2014
Sheriff Issues Warning on Pot Candy in Halloween Bags

Sheriff Issues Warning on Pot Candy in Halloween Bags

The San Diego County Sheriff’s Department issued a warning for parents Monday that candies infused with marijuana... Read »

Oct 27, 2014
Local Doc Defends NY Ebola Patient's Actions

Local Doc Defends NY Ebola Patient's Actions

A San Diego doctor is defending the actions of Dr. Craig Spencer, the man hospitalized for Ebola in New York City. Watch »

Oct 28, 2014
More than 31,000 Pounds of Chicken Products Recalled

More than 31,000 Pounds of Chicken Products Recalled

Food may be contaminated with Staphylococcal bacteria, which may cause stomach cramps, nausea, vomiting or... Read »

Oct 27, 2014
UCSD Named Ebola Treatment Hospital

UCSD Named Ebola Treatment Hospital

The UC San Diego Medical Center has been named one of five California hospitals ready to treat Ebola, state... Read »

Oct 25, 2014

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