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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 sexually active.

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 do not reflect an accurate picture of one's infection status to the virus.

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. About 150,000 people are diagnosed with leukemia, non-Hodgkin lymphoma and leukemia each year. Taking steps to prevent type 2 diabetes could translate into 7,000 fewer blood cancer 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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Arrest in Mysterious Killing of North County Woman

Arrest in Mysterious Killing of North County Woman

Investigators have made an arrest in the mysterious killing of a young woman whose body was found dumped on the side of a road in San Diego's North County more than one month ago.

Coast Guard Searches for Possible Missing Boater

Coast Guard Searches for Possible Missing Boater

U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) crews in San Diego have launched a search for a possible missing boater whose vessel was found near Mission Bay – empty but with his identification left behind.

Transit Officer Hit, Dragged by Cab Driver: PD

Transit Officer Hit, Dragged by Cab Driver: PD

A cab driver was arrested Wednesday in San Diego after he allegedly assaulted a transit officer with his taxi, hitting the officer and dragging him down the street in downtown’s Marina area.

Trump Administration Lifts Transgender Bathroom Guidance

Trump Administration Lifts Transgender Bathroom Guidance

Transgender students on Wednesday lost federal protections that allowed them to use school bathrooms and locker rooms matching their gender identities, as the Trump administration stepped into a long-simmering national debate. The administration came down on the side of states' rights, lifting Obama-era federal guidelines that had been characterized by Republicans as an example of overreach.

Sample Questions Immigrants Must Answer to Become Citizens

Sample Questions Immigrants Must Answer to Become Citizens

Immigrants who want to become citizens must go through a long list of requirements, including passing a 10-question civics test. Check out some sample questions here.

22-Year-Old Texts Dad for Help During Home Invasion Robbery

22-Year-Old Texts Dad for Help During Home Invasion Robbery

A 22-year-old woman texted her dad for help after hearing an intruder inside the family's home, the Escondido Police Department confirmed.