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Thursday, Nov 10, 2016 at 12:41 PM PST

Repealing The Affordable Care Act Could Be More Complicated Than It Looks

Repealing The Affordable Care Act Could Be More Complicated Than It Looks

Promising to make the law go away and actually figuring out how to do it, are two very different things.

Tuesday, Nov 1, 2016 at 04:55 PM PDT

Kids Can Sell Halloween Candy to Donate to Troops

Kids Can Sell Halloween Candy to Donate to Troops

Kids in San Diego County can “sell” their Halloween candy to dentists and physicians across San Diego County to, in turn, be shipped to military members serving overseas.

Tuesday, Nov 1, 2016 at 11:50 AM PDT

Facebook Use Linked to Longer Life: UCSD Study

Facebook Use Linked to Longer Life: UCSD Study

A new UCSD study contends those active on Facebook live longer lives.

Monday, Oct 31, 2016 at 12:41 PM PDT

Dos & Dont's of Decorative Lenses

Dos & Dont's of Decorative Lenses

It is illegal to buy and sell contact lenses of any kind without a valid prescription in the state of California.

Friday, Oct 28, 2016 at 06:58 AM PDT

Baby Powder Lawsuit: Woman Awarded More Than $70M

Baby Powder Lawsuit: Woman Awarded More Than $70M

A St. Louis jury on Thursday awarded a California woman more than $70 million in her lawsuit alleging that years of using Johnson & Johnson's baby powder caused her cancer, the latest case raising concerns about...

Thursday, Oct 27, 2016 at 07:31 AM PDT

Children With 3-Way DNA Are Healthy: Study

Children With 3-Way DNA Are Healthy: Study

More than 15 years ago, 17 babies were born after an experimental infertility treatment that gave them DNA from three people: Mom, Dad and an egg donor. Now researchers have checked up on how the babies are...

Wednesday, Oct 26, 2016 at 12:05 PM PDT

Experts Hope Mosquito-Borne Bacteria Can Beat Zika Virus

Experts Hope Mosquito-Borne Bacteria Can Beat Zika Virus

Researchers are trying to infect mosquitoes in Brazil and Colombia with a type of bacteria that could prevent them from spreading the Zika virus and other dangerous diseases. British and American governments are...

Wednesday, Oct 26, 2016 at 11:38 AM PDT

FDA Steps Up Warnings About Testosterone Use

FDA Steps Up Warnings About Testosterone Use

The FDA announced Tuesday that it is increasing warnings against testosterone and other steroids, NBC News reported. In addition to existing concerns about personality changes and other health issues, the drugs...

Wednesday, Oct 26, 2016 at 09:15 AM PDT

Chipotle Sales Fall Again as It Tries to Win Back Customers

Chipotle Sales Fall Again as It Tries to Win Back Customers

Chipotle is still struggling to bring back customers to its restaurants after a food safety scare last year. The burrito chain said Tuesday that sales fell 21.9 percent at established restaurants during the...

Tuesday, Oct 25, 2016 at 07:22 AM PDT

Babies Should Sleep in Same Room as Parents: Pediatricians

Babies Should Sleep in Same Room as Parents: Pediatricians

The American Academy of Pediatrics is calling for infants to be kept in their parents' bedroom at night for six months to a year to reduce the risk of sleep-related death. The new recommendations say babies...

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