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Thursday, Oct 20, 2016 at 12:28 PM PDT

Key Finding in Zika Virus Research

Key Finding in Zika Virus Research

A key finding in San Diego may change the way researchers develop treatments and vaccines for the Zika virus.

Thursday, Oct 20, 2016 at 12:21 PM PDT

Woman With Cancer: '#JuJuOnThatChemo'

Woman With Cancer: '#JuJuOnThatChemo'

A Texas woman is not letting cancer and chemo get her down. Ana-Alecia Ayala, who’s battling a rare form of uterine sarcoma, has joined the viral dance craze — and has a heartwarming message to share In a...

Thursday, Oct 20, 2016 at 08:55 AM PDT

Where to Drop Off Unwanted Prescriptions

Where to Drop Off Unwanted Prescriptions

Unwanted or expired prescription medications can be disposed of safely Saturday, according to San Diego County health officials.

Thursday, Oct 20, 2016 at 12:05 PM PDT

Obama to Urge Young Adults to Sign Up For Health Care

Obama to Urge Young Adults to Sign Up For Health Care

President Barack Obama on Thursday defended his namesake health care program, long a target of Republicans and recently criticized by some Democrats, saying millions of Americans "now know the financial security...

Wednesday, Oct 19, 2016 at 01:47 PM PDT

3 Sexually Spread Diseases Hit Record High, CDC Says

3 Sexually Spread Diseases Hit Record High, CDC Says

Infections from three sexually spread diseases have hit another record high.

Tuesday, Oct 18, 2016 at 06:12 AM PDT

Mom Shares Emotional Update After Conjoined Twins Separated

Mom Shares Emotional Update After Conjoined Twins Separated

Nicole McDonald has reluctantly documented her family's experience as her twin sons who were attached at the head faced their most difficult surgery yet last week. But if supporters of her family read anything...

Monday, Oct 17, 2016 at 06:42 PM PDT

Study Examines Fridges' Chilling Effect on Tomato Taste

Study Examines Fridges' Chilling Effect on Tomato Taste

If you buy tomatoes from John Banscher at his farmstand in New Jersey, he'll recommend keeping them out of the fridge or they'll lose some of their taste. Now scientists have figured out why: It's because...

Monday, Oct 17, 2016 at 07:09 AM PDT

Survivor Walks to Make Strides Against Breast Cancer

Survivor Walks to Make Strides Against Breast Cancer

Hundreds gathered Sunday morning for the The Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk. Teams walked to support the continuous fight against breast cancer. NBC 7's Liberty Zabala speaks to one survivor about why...

Friday, Oct 14, 2016 at 11:42 AM PDT

Racial Disparities in Breast Cancer Rates, Report Finds

Racial Disparities in Breast Cancer Rates, Report Finds

Despite innovative technology for detection and treatment of breast cancer, black women continue to have the highest rate of mortality, a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention revealed....

Wednesday, Oct 12, 2016 at 10:22 AM PDT

Flu Shot, Not Nasal Spray: Docs

Flu Shot, Not Nasal Spray: Docs

You'll need the flu shot instead of the nasal spray, experts say.

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