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Polio-Like Illness Among Children a Mystery in California

Polio-Like Illness Among Children a Mystery in California

A 4-year-old Berkeley girl is among an alarming number of California children who have experienced... Watch »

Feb 25, 2014
Rash Outbreaks Halt Fitbit Wristband Sales

Rash Outbreaks Halt Fitbit Wristband Sales

Wearable technology maker Fitbit Inc. has stopped sales of its $130 Force wristband and is recalling it after... Read »

Feb 22, 2014
Possible Measles Exposure at Naval Medical Facilities

Possible Measles Exposure at Naval Medical Facilities

A person recently diagnosed with measles may have exposed others to the highly contagious disease at two... Watch »

Feb 22, 2014
Healthy Snacks for Every

Healthy Snacks for Every "Olympian"

NBC 7's Whitney Southwick is joined by nutritionist Katie Ferraro to discuss healthy snacks. Watch »

Feb 21, 2014
FDA to Overhaul Over-the-Counter Drug Rules

FDA to Overhaul Over-the-Counter Drug Rules

The Food and Drug Administration is looking to revamp its system for regulating hundreds of over-the-counter drugs... Read »

Feb 21, 2014
Pregnant Woman Dies of Flu-Related Illness

Pregnant Woman Dies of Flu-Related Illness

A pregnant woman has died in Los Angeles County after succumbing to influenza-related symptoms in what has been... Watch »

Feb 21, 2014
New Arm for OC Meningitis Survivor

New Arm for OC Meningitis Survivor

Kaitlyn Dobrow received her custom-made right arm (complete with a cheetah print cast) Wednesday. Read »

Feb 20, 2014
$220M Proton Therapy Center Opens

$220M Proton Therapy Center Opens

It's the first proton center in the United States to treat patients exclusively with pencil-beam scanning. Read »

Feb 20, 2014
8 New Flu Deaths Reported in San Diego

8 New Flu Deaths Reported in San Diego

County health officials say eight more people have died from complications of the flu in San Diego County... Read »

Feb 19, 2014
Suspected Meningitis Victim Remembered as 'Caring, Wonderful'

Suspected Meningitis Victim Remembered as 'Caring, Wonderful'

People at the Starbucks on Mast and Magnolia in Santee are remembering Jackie Lerma Billings, who health... Watch »

Feb 19, 2014
School Lunch Meat Supplier Shut Down by Feds

School Lunch Meat Supplier Shut Down by Feds

Federal inspectors shut down a central California slaughterhouse that supplies beef to the National School... Read »

Feb 19, 2014
Meningitis Suspected in Santee Woman's Death

Meningitis Suspected in Santee Woman's Death

A Santee woman who died suddenly may be the second person in a week to contract meningitis in San Diego County. Watch »

Feb 18, 2014
New Procedure Can Neuter Dogs with Shot, No Surgery

New Procedure Can Neuter Dogs with Shot, No Surgery

It costs hundreds of dollars to neuter a male dog, but a new injectable solution called Zeuterin could change that. Watch »

Feb 18, 2014
Scripps Buys Oceanside Land for New Facility

Scripps Buys Oceanside Land for New Facility

Scripps reportedly plans to build an outpatient surgical facility at the site, located at 2205 Vista Way Read »

Feb 17, 2014
U.S. Doctors Compete to Go to Olympics

U.S. Doctors Compete to Go to Olympics

The Olympics are all about the athletes, but there is an immense support staff as well, including hundreds... Read »

Feb 19, 2014
Nutriom Recalls Dried Egg Products

Nutriom Recalls Dried Egg Products

A Washington state company is recalling more than 100 tons of dried egg products over concerns about... Read »

Feb 16, 2014
Sniffing Out Drug Abuse

Sniffing Out Drug Abuse

A former firefighter and his dog, Chewy, are helping parents in California. Watch »

Feb 14, 2014
Measles Warning After Infected Cal Student Rides BART

Measles Warning After Infected Cal Student Rides BART

Bay Area Health officials are notifying the public about a possible measles exposure after a UC Berkeley... Watch »

Feb 14, 2014
Cal Study: Marriage Improves With Age

Cal Study: Marriage Improves With Age

A long-term, 25-year study of marriage led by a UC Berkeley professor reveals that couples with... Read »

Feb 13, 2014
Chick-Fil-A to Serve Chicken Without Antibiotics

Chick-Fil-A to Serve Chicken Without Antibiotics

Chick-fil-A said Tuesday it plans to serve only chicken raised without antibiotics within the next five Read »

Feb 12, 2014
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