<![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 Thu, 18 Sep 2014 01:11:16 -0700 Thu, 18 Sep 2014 01:11:16 -0700 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Doctor Infected With Ebola Expected to Make Full Recovery]]> Wed, 17 Sep 2014 23:01:20 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/214*120/Sacra+1.jpg
The Massachusetts doctor who contracted Ebola is steadily improving, and doctors have Ben & Jerry's Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough ice cream to thank. Rick Sacra is getting his appetite back, according to...

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<![CDATA[CDC Confirms Case of Enterovirus in Connecticut]]> Wed, 17 Sep 2014 21:40:30 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/yale+new+haven+children+hospital+2.jpg
Authorities have confirmed a case of enterovirus EV-D68 in New Jersey, the first case documented in the Garden State and the latest in an outbreak of the potentially severe respiratory illness, according to the...

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<![CDATA[Cases of Enterovirus Confirmed in NYC, LI, NJ: Officials]]> Wed, 17 Sep 2014 22:44:12 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/CDC-generic.jpg
Hours after reversing course and benching Adrian Peterson indefinitely, Minnesota Vikings owner Zygi Wilf said Wednesday that the team "made a mistake" in bringing back their superstar running back following his...

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<![CDATA[30 Cases of Flu Already Reported]]> Mon, 15 Sep 2014 15:16:03 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/flugeneric.jpg
Running back Ryan Mathews will be out for four to five weeks, NFL sources reported on Monday.

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<![CDATA[Where to See The Race for Rady]]> Mon, 15 Sep 2014 12:27:39 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/RadyMID0915_1200x675_329407555878.jpg
The Race for Rady, a regatta for San Diego's Rady Children's Hospital will take place on San Diego Bay this weekend. VP of Development at Rady Children's Hospital Carol Damon-Scherer and San Diego Yacht...]]>
<![CDATA[Enterovirus Puts Bay Area Health Officials on Alert]]> Tue, 09 Sep 2014 12:03:16 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Will-Cornejo.jpg
The Yosemite National Park's "Meadow" fire hit 2,600 acres on Monday - about four times larger than previously estimated by federal fire crews, and evacuation orders were still in place for many hikers...]]>
<![CDATA[What You Need to Know About Enterovirus]]> Tue, 09 Sep 2014 07:18:53 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/enterovirus+fear.jpg
An outbreak of an uncommon virus, Enterovirus D68, has made children in a dozen states ill and has left some hospitalized, according to NBC News. Children with asthma are particularly]]>
<![CDATA[Enteroviruses: What You Need to Know]]> Wed, 10 Sep 2014 06:10:41 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Will-Cornejo.jpg
An outbreak of an uncommon virus, Enterovirus D68, has made children in a dozen states ill and has left some hospitalized, according to NBC News. Children with asthma are particularly]]>
<![CDATA[New Drug Fights Melanoma]]> Tue, 09 Sep 2014 05:30:40 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/160*120/melanoma_448x336.jpg
When a bracelet commemorating an FDNY firefighter killed on Sept. 11 washed up on a local beach, the woman who stumbled upon it had no idea it belonged to a family who turned out to be closer than she could have...]]>
<![CDATA[Rady Kids Get to See Stanley Cup Up Close]]> Fri, 05 Sep 2014 13:29:18 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Rady-Stanley-Cup-0904_8.jpg
It’s a rare thing for a hockey player to get to hold the Stanley Cup and even rarer if you’ve never put on skates or carried a stick.]]>
<![CDATA[Therapist Accused of Sex With Ex-Patient]]> Fri, 05 Sep 2014 21:10:27 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Michael-Mantell-psychologis.jpg
NBC 7's Danya Bacchus talks with San Diegans who remember Joan Rivers as so much more than the comedian seen on stage.

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<![CDATA[Kids' Sunglasses Recalled]]> Fri, 05 Sep 2014 05:36:14 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/kids-glasses-recall2.jpg
A Rhode Island-based sunglasses company on Thursday issued a recall of more than 200,000 sunglasses due to an excessive amount of lead in the paint. The glasses are made by FGX and feature designs from...

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<![CDATA[Water Service Disrupted to 4 San Diego Hospitals]]> Thu, 04 Sep 2014 07:01:08 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/kearny+mesa+water+break+hi+rez.jpg
For hours, a main resource needed in medical care - water - was not available to several San Diego-area hospitals, cut off by a major water main break.

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<![CDATA[FDA: Little Evidence to Support Testosterone Drugs]]> Wed, 03 Sep 2014 09:51:26 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/medical_generic.jpg
Little evidence that testosterone-boosting drugs taken by millions of American men are beneficial, FDA says.]]>
<![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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