<![CDATA[NBC 7 San Diego - Health News]]> Copyright 2014 http://www.nbcsandiego.com/news/health http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/KNSD+RSS+Feed+logo+blue.png NBC 7 San Diego http://www.nbcsandiego.com en-us Mon, 01 Sep 2014 12:29:46 -0700 Mon, 01 Sep 2014 12:29:46 -0700 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Trans-Fat Labels on Food Deceiving: Study]]> Sun, 31 Aug 2014 11:03:59 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/181*120/transfat.jpg
New video taken from cameras at the yard that houses the Napa Valley Wine Train shows how strong the quake was felt in the area.

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<![CDATA[Kraft Recalls Some American Singles Cheese]]> Sat, 30 Aug 2014 08:57:36 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/AP091109173400.jpg
With gas prices at their lowest August price since 2010, 34.7 million Americans will travel this weekend for Labor Day, according to AAA.

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<![CDATA[West Nile Virus Cases Reported in East County]]> Sat, 30 Aug 2014 10:35:21 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/West+Nile+Virus2.jpg
A longtime friend of a San Diego nurse accused of molesting a 2-month-old foster child said she visited the suspect at his home before the graphic allegations came to light and he even showed her the nursery he...

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<![CDATA[Boston Marathon Dream Wedding]]> Thu, 28 Aug 2014 10:27:12 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/edt-KJWedding1.jpg
If something good could come out of the Boston Marathon bombing, James Costello and Krista D'Agostino seem to have found it.

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<![CDATA[Pack a Better Lunch]]> Mon, 25 Aug 2014 12:55:21 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/middayguest0825_1200x675_321859651621.jpg
It's time to prep those lunch boxes. Dietician Katie Ferraro will join us with more on how to make lunch delicious and nutritious for your kids.]]>
<![CDATA[Marijuana Use Among Juvenile Hall Youth at High: Study]]> Sat, 23 Aug 2014 09:23:04 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/marijuana-pot-smoke-inhale.jpg
A series of alleged sexual assaults and date rape cases believed to be linked to a college fraternity are being investigated at California State University San Marcos (CSUSM), officials revealed Friday.

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<![CDATA[Sam's Club Caesar Salads Recalled]]> Fri, 22 Aug 2014 11:28:39 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/sams_club1.jpg
Honey, nuts and cheese top the list of the most expensive — and delicious — food heists.

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<![CDATA[Whole Foods Pulls Yogurt Over Sugar]]> Fri, 22 Aug 2014 11:35:34 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/whole+foods+yogurt+allegations.JPG
A 5-day-old New Jersey boy is in critical but stable condition after he stopped breathing suddenly over the weekend, possibly because of a bacterial infection, his parents]]>
<![CDATA[CA Firm Recalls Chicken Caesar Salad Kits Sold at Sam's Clubs]]> Fri, 22 Aug 2014 13:58:25 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/465838521.jpg
Honey, nuts and cheese top the list of the most expensive — and delicious — food heists.

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<![CDATA[Sacramento Patient Tests Negative for Ebola]]> Fri, 22 Aug 2014 14:32:13 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/tlmd_ebola.jpg
Peanut and almond butters sold at Whole Foods, Trader Joe's and other grocers are being voluntarily recalled because of possible salmonella contamination. There have been reports of four illnesses that may...

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<![CDATA[Eating Healthy Seafood Has Its Limits]]> Thu, 21 Aug 2014 21:13:55 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/tuna+can.jpg
Two vehicles overturned in an accident in La Jolla, officials said.

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<![CDATA[Viral Video Shows Heartbreaking Reality of ALS]]> Fri, 22 Aug 2014 08:42:07 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/ALSchallenge.JPG
A shoplifting suspect who identified himself as former Stone Temple Pilots frontman Scott Weiland managed to mislead law enforcement for nearly four weeks and will likely face additional charges after...

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<![CDATA[Almond, Peanut Butter Recalled]]> Thu, 21 Aug 2014 13:04:50 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/160*120/100308-peanut-butter-attack.jpg
A Georgia-based meat company is recalling over 15,000 pounds of frozen chicken nuggets after reports surfaced that consumers found small pieces of plastic in the meat. Perdue Farms and the USDA's Food...

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<![CDATA[Mom: Nanny Saved My Drowning Child]]> Tue, 19 Aug 2014 07:24:35 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Gabriel-Clark-Near-Drowning.jpg
A Poway girl has died after falling 550 feet into a canyon at Yellowstone National Park Sunday morning.]]>
<![CDATA[Santa Clara Residents Test Positive for West Nile Virus]]> Fri, 15 Aug 2014 18:25:58 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/westnilevirus.jpg
Santa Clara County is reporting this year's first human cases of West Nile virus.

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<![CDATA[Embryo Scope is Breakthrough in Treating Infertility]]> Fri, 15 Aug 2014 09:59:11 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/243*120/Embryo_Scope_0814.JPG
A new procedure is proving to have dramatic effects and restore vision in children born with a serious eye condition known as Nystagmus, which causes a constant uncontrollable shaking of the eye.]]>
<![CDATA[New Procedure Helps Restore Vision in Kids ]]> Thu, 14 Aug 2014 12:57:49 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/eye+vision.PNG
The Food and Drug Administration is warning tattoo parlors, their customers and those buying at-home tattoo kits that not all tattoo ink is safe. Last month, California company White and Blue Lion Inc.

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<![CDATA[Whole Foods Lied About Sugar in Yogurt: Lawsuit]]> Thu, 14 Aug 2014 00:39:43 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/whole_foods.JPG
Dog walkers who don’t clean up after their pets on one Brooklyn street could find themselves in for a surprise nastier than the messes their pooches leave behind, thanks to a group of fed-up...

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<![CDATA[MRSA Breaks Out Among Firefighter Trainees in New York]]> Thu, 14 Aug 2014 04:10:37 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/randalls+island+mrsa.jpg
Robin Williams' grieving daughter Zelda Williams is taking a timeout from Twitter and Instagram after users sent her unkind comments and altered photos of her dad, which were supposedly taken after the...]]>
<![CDATA[Georgia Firm Recalls 15K Pounds of Chicken Nuggets]]> Wed, 13 Aug 2014 12:40:43 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/ApplegateRecall.jpg
A Georgia-based meat company is recalling over 15,000 pounds of frozen chicken nuggets after reports surfaced that consumers found small pieces of plastic in the meat. Perdue Farms and the USDA's Food...

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<![CDATA[Carlsbad HS Students Caught in Vaccine Controversy]]> Tue, 12 Aug 2014 09:54:14 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/carlsbad-hs-broadcast-group.jpg
For the first time in nearly a decade, three Chinese ships docked at Naval Base San Diego on Sunday.

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<![CDATA[Expert: More Grandmas, Grandpas Using Meth]]> Mon, 11 Aug 2014 10:38:37 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Meth-Generic-KNSD.jpg
A San Diego County man’s death highlights what one former addict considers a growing problem - more grandparents using meth.]]>
<![CDATA[School Lunches Around the World]]> Wed, 27 Aug 2014 08:54:50 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/LunchPakistan2.jpg
Photographers captured the lunch fare for students in several countries earlier this month, showing a range of foods, customs, and nutritional standards.

<![CDATA[Doc: I Was Taking 100 Pills a Day ]]> Fri, 08 Aug 2014 10:59:37 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Stephen-Loyd-Prop-46.jpg
Authorities have identified persons of interest in connection with the Brooklyn Bridge white flag mystery, Police Commissioner Bill Bratton tells NBC 4 New York, but the city's top cop won't say when arrests may...

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<![CDATA[Go Inside San Diego Lab Working to Cure Ebola Virus]]> Sat, 09 Aug 2014 09:26:33 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/inside-Ebola-lab-san-diego.jpg
San Diego-based Aethlon Medical Inc. addresses report that it offers a cure for Ebola.]]>
<![CDATA[9 Questions You Should Ask About the Drug "Molly"]]> Fri, 08 Aug 2014 09:00:47 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/shutterstock_191826866.jpg
A Tampa church cancelled a funeral service upon learning that the deceased was gay, NBC affiliate WFLA reported. Julie Atwood, the mother of Julion Evans, was told that holding her son's funeral in the...

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<![CDATA[Clean Pools, Sweep Gutters to Prevent West Nile: Officials]]> Thu, 07 Aug 2014 20:12:17 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/167*120/west+nile+virus+pool+2.JPG
Health officials are on alert for a debilitating virus that could spread around Southern California and potentially infect thousands of people. Chikungunya is a virus carried by the Asian tiger mosquito and has...

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<![CDATA[Aethlon Addresses "Ebola Cure" Report ]]> Thu, 07 Aug 2014 13:07:53 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/AP645337997349.jpg
San Diego-based Aethlon Medical Inc. addresses report that it offers a cure for Ebola.

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<![CDATA[Cancer Patient's One Direction Wish]]> Thu, 07 Aug 2014 08:21:17 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/6yo+cancer+patient.jpg
A woman accused of making it through airport security without a boarding pass and taking a Southwest Airlines flight from San Jose to Los Angeles pleaded no contest Wednesday to a misdemeanor trespassing charge...

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<![CDATA[Scientists Closer to Ebola Vaccine]]> Wed, 06 Aug 2014 19:23:12 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/NIH+Scientists+Ebola+Vaccine+080614.jpg
The Ebola outbreak in West Africa, which claimed at least 887 lives, has many people wondering whether the virus could be spread through air travel.

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<![CDATA[Obama Discusses New Ebola Drug]]> Wed, 06 Aug 2014 16:39:39 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Obama-Presser-Ebola.jpg
President Barack Obama said he doesn’t have enough data right now to consider fast-tracking a new, unapproved Ebola medicine created by a San Diego-based pharmaceutical company, he confirmed at a...

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<![CDATA[Unchanged Pillows Prone to Germs]]> Tue, 05 Aug 2014 19:23:17 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/pillow-generic.jpg
How often do you change your pillow? Experts suggest changing it out every six months because a host of germs, including oil, dead skin cells and even critters can get trapped]]>
<![CDATA[Safety Study: Dangers of Texting and Walking ]]> Tue, 05 Aug 2014 10:56:40 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/AP080729033573.jpg
Researchers discovered teenagers are more at risk of getting hit by cars while distracted than any other demographic they have studied in the past.]]>
<![CDATA[Mass. Doctor Going to Fight Ebola]]> Sun, 03 Aug 2014 19:22:21 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Nahid+Bhadelia.jpg
Kent Brantly, the Texas doctor who contracted Ebola while working in Liberia, was given an experimental serum before he was flown to the U.S., said Samaritan’s Purse, a Christian aid group.

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<![CDATA[Ebola Outbreak Unlikely in California: Expert]]> Thu, 31 Jul 2014 18:11:58 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/6PW_VO_EBOLA_MEETING_KNSD4HOQ_1200x675_313738307967.jpg
Police have now concluded that a Comic-Con cosplayer initially thought to have been brutally assaulted was not the victim of a sexual assault and beating.]]>
<![CDATA[Xtreme Eating List Headlines Cheesecake Factory French Toast ]]> Thu, 31 Jul 2014 15:48:11 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/cheesecake+factory_722.jpg
A "paralytic illness" known to have deadly consequences has California health officials warning consumers to stay away from various VR Green Farms jarred produce citing a possible botulism risk.]]>
<![CDATA[Officials: Look Before You Lock]]> Thu, 31 Jul 2014 09:39:03 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Lt.-Julius-Faulkner.jpg
Lt. Julius Faulkner with the San Diego County Sheriff's Department talks about the dangers of leaving children and animals in parked cars during the hot summer months.]]>
<![CDATA[Pasta Sauce Recalled for Botulism Risk ]]> Thu, 31 Jul 2014 09:01:05 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/tlmd_b_salsa_pasta_n.jpg
Exceptional drought conditions expanded this week to include more than half of California, marking a significant increase over just one week for a state in the middle of a third-consecutive dry year. The...

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<![CDATA[Meth Use Up Among Youth in Juvenile Hall]]> Wed, 30 Jul 2014 18:29:21 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Meth-Generic-KNSD.jpg
The use of methamphetamine has increased among youth booked into juvenile hall in San Diego County, a newly-released report confirms.

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<![CDATA[California Pharmacies Urged to Translate Drug Labels]]> Wed, 30 Jul 2014 08:55:02 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/4PM_PKG_PRESCRIPTION_DR_KNSD2RPS_1200x675_61258819722.jpg
Pacific Gas & Electric is accused of lying to regulators in connection with the fatal 2010 pipeline explosion that leveled a San Bruno neighborhood in 2010. The U.S. attorney in San Francisco announced...

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<![CDATA[Limb-Lengthening Surgery Creates Controversy]]> Wed, 30 Jul 2014 14:10:47 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/chandler+before+and+after+edited.jpg
College student Chandler Crews, who was born with dwarfism, underwent controversial surgeries to become taller.

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