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Air Pollution Kills 7 Million People a Year: WHO

Air Pollution Kills 7 Million People a Year: WHO

Air pollution kills about 7 people throughout the world each year, the World Health Organization said in a... Read »

Mar 25, 2014
Chefs Fight Against Mandatory Gloves

Chefs Fight Against Mandatory Gloves

California legislators may reverse a new law banning bare hand contact with food at restaurants and bars. Read »

Mar 24, 2014
 Wounded Pa. Soldier Seeks Chinese Stem Cell Cure

Wounded Pa. Soldier Seeks Chinese Stem Cell Cure

A York County, Pa., soldier left partially paralyzed when he was shot in Afghanistan nearly two years ago is banking... Read »

Mar 23, 2014
Listeria Recall Affects Parkers Farm Products

Listeria Recall Affects Parkers Farm Products

A major recall out of Minnesota is affecting foods sold at Costco, Wal-Mart, Target, Whole Foods and more... Read »

Mar 23, 2014
Baby Girl With Rare Disease Inspires Nationwide Support

Baby Girl With Rare Disease Inspires Nationwide Support

A fundraiser is set to take place next month for a Levittown baby girl who captured the hearts of... Read »

Mar 23, 2014

"Polio-Like" Illness Claims SoCal Victim

After another case of a polio-like illness was discovered in Ventura County, doctors are trying to learn more about... Watch »

Mar 21, 2014
Docs Forced to Alter Surgery Plans for Obese Girl

Docs Forced to Alter Surgery Plans for Obese Girl

Doctors operating on a Texas girl suffering from rare medically-induced obesity had to alter their plans in... Read »

Mar 21, 2014
New Technology Means Better Knee Surgeries

New Technology Means Better Knee Surgeries

New digital mapping technology is allowing doctors to drastically improve the outcome of knee surgeries and improve... Watch »

Mar 21, 2014
California Regulators Restrict Sale of Rat Poisons

California Regulators Restrict Sale of Rat Poisons

California consumers won't be able to purchase some types of rat poisons after July 1. Read »

Mar 21, 2014
Strangers Step Up to Help Sick Toddler

Strangers Step Up to Help Sick Toddler

Hundreds of San Diegans gathered on the roof of the Hard Rock Hotel in Downtown San Diego to help a little girl most... Watch »

Mar 21, 2014
New Procedure Means Quicker Recovery from Hysterectomy

New Procedure Means Quicker Recovery from Hysterectomy

Hysterectomies are the second most common surgery for women after C-sections. Now, Scripps has performed the... Watch »

Mar 19, 2014
Obama Reveals NCAA Picks, Touts

Obama Reveals NCAA Picks, Touts "ACA Bracket" GIFs

President Barack Obama picked Michigan State to beat defending champions Louisville in the NCAA men's... Watch »

Mar 31, 2014
Legal Victory for Ramona Couple in Pot Case

Legal Victory for Ramona Couple in Pot Case

Dennis and Deborah Little say law enforcement has made them feel like criminals for the last two years. Watch »

Mar 19, 2014
Krave Beef Jerky Recalled Due to Safety Concerns

Krave Beef Jerky Recalled Due to Safety Concerns

Krave Jerky has issued a recall for its Garlic Chili Pepper Beef Jerky following safety concerns with the... Read »

Mar 18, 2014
Student's Death Sparks Call for Vaccine Approval

Student's Death Sparks Call for Vaccine Approval

After a 19-year-old Drexel University student died suddenly of a fast-moving infection, a drugmaker says it... Read »

Mar 15, 2014
Warm Winter Brings More Rattlesnake Calls

Warm Winter Brings More Rattlesnake Calls

San Diego hasn't had much of a winter this year, and the warm weather has resulted in more than triple the number of... Watch »

Mar 14, 2014
Costco Recalls Kirkland Signature Real Sliced Fruit

Costco Recalls Kirkland Signature Real Sliced Fruit

Costco has recalled 59,780 cases of Kirkland Signature Real Sliced Fruit from shelves after it determined that... Read »

Mar 14, 2014
FDA Chief Defends Approval of Controversial Painkiller

FDA Chief Defends Approval of Controversial Painkiller

The head of the Food and Drug Administration, Dr. Margaret Hamburg, on Thursday defended her agency's decision... Read »

Mar 13, 2014
Tanya Brown: Face Stuff as it Happens

Tanya Brown: Face Stuff as it Happens

Tanya Brown, sister of homicide victim Nicole Brown Simpson, visits NBC 7 to discuss an upcoming San Diego... Watch »

Mar 13, 2014
4th Measles Victim Linked to Same Original Case

4th Measles Victim Linked to Same Original Case

San Diego County health officials have announced that a fourth person has been diagnosed with measles. Read »

Mar 12, 2014
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