Monday, Jan 12, 2015

Scripps to Restrict Visitors During Flu Season

Scripps to Restrict Visitors During Flu Season

The temporary measures put in place Monday aim to prevent flu infections inside their hospitals.

Wednesday, Oct 17, 2012

Get Sleep, Lose Weight

Get Sleep, Lose Weight

A new study links sleep with the way human bodies burn fat. Compromising sleep can affect one's weight, vision, and organ function in the future.

Wednesday, Oct 17, 2012

Study Finds HPV Vaccine Safe

Study Finds HPV Vaccine Safe

The controversial vaccine was found to have minor side effects, but no major risks. The treatment is recommended to children as early as 8-years-old for both boys and girls to prevent cancers before becoming...

Wednesday, Oct 10, 2012

New HIV Test Kit Appears Over-the-Counter

New HIV Test Kit Appears Over-the-Counter

A new over-the-counter test kit is available for consumers, able to yield results in less than half an hour, but at the cost of roughly $40. While some experts welcome the procedure, some argue that the results...

Wednesday, Oct 10, 2012

Preventing Diabetes, Preventing Cancer

Preventing Diabetes, Preventing Cancer

Dr. Jorge Castillo, a doctor at The Miriam Hospital in Providence, Rhodes Island examines the link between diabetes and blood cancers in his extensive research based on 17,000 cases.

Wednesday, Oct 10, 2012

Soda Vending Machines to Show Calories

Soda Vending Machines to Show Calories

Coke, Pepsi and Dr Pepper are rolling out new vending machines that will put calorie counts right at your fingertips. The move comes ahead of a regulation that would require restaurant chains and vending...

Monday, Oct 8, 2012

Healthy Week: Diabetes

Healthy Week: Diabetes

Dr. Steve Edelman, a diabetes specialist and founder of Taking Control of Your Diabetes conference happening here in San Diego, stops by and talks with NBC 7's Whitney Southwick.

Monday, Oct 8, 2012

Still Cycling at 96 Years

Still Cycling at 96 Years

96-year-old cyclist Sam Cohen may be taking things a little slower these days but he still clocks hundreds of miles on a stationary bike each week.

Friday, Oct 5, 2012

Women Help Cancer Patients With "Bosom Buddies"

Women Help Cancer Patients With "Bosom Buddies"

Bosom Buddies of Wyoming began meeting regularly about a year ago, and volunteer knitter Cathy Jones has been knitting the alternative prosthetics ever since.

Friday, Oct 5, 2012

Hospital Goes High Tech

Hospital Goes High Tech

New apps, monitors and software work together to improve your hospital stay. A new state-of-the-art hospital in Fort Worth, Texas is using technology to make health care more convenient for patients.

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Homemade Bomb Explodes at School: Officials

Homemade Bomb Explodes at School: Officials

Authorities were called to an area near a school in Escondido Thursday to investigate a reported threat, the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department said.

Caught on Cam: Rescue of Dog Stuck in Tub Drain

Caught on Cam: Rescue of Dog Stuck in Tub Drain

The County of San Diego Department of Animal Services (DAS) was involved in a rare rescue operation Tuesday when a dog’s paw got stuck in a bathtub drain.

'I Knew It Was Him': Navy SEAL's Mom

'I Knew It Was Him': Navy SEAL's Mom

Call it a mother's intuition, but Krista Keating-Joseph said she had a sick feeling about her son Charlie the night before the news broke.

Students Rally to Make Cancer-Stricken Classmate's Dream Come True

Students Rally to Make Cancer-Stricken Classmate's Dream Come True

Classmates at Grossmont High School of an 18-year-old fighting cancer are hoping to lift his spirits by arranging a meet up with his heroes: the cast of “Captain America.”

Massive Warehouse Fire in Houston Under Control: Officials

Massive Warehouse Fire in Houston Under Control: Officials

A massive fire at a warehouse complex in Houston that spewed black smoke and hazardous materials Thursday was under control, according to fire officials, who also lifted a shelter in place advisory to residents....

Old Town's Cinco de Mayo Fiesta

Old Town's Cinco de Mayo Fiesta

San Diegans love Cinco de Mayo and perhaps the best place to celebrate the Mexican holiday is at Old Town State Historic Park – at least on this side of the border.