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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...

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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El Cajon Protests: Blocked Intersections, Smashed Windows

El Cajon Protests: Blocked Intersections, Smashed Windows

Two days after an unarmed man was shot and killed by El Cajon police, protests that sparked in this small city east of San Diego were far smaller than the days before.

2 Found Dead in Apparent Murder-Suicide in Bankers Hill: PD

2 Found Dead in Apparent Murder-Suicide in Bankers Hill: PD

Homicide detectives are on scene investigating.

'He Was Not Mentally Ill': Alfred Olango's Mother

'He Was Not Mentally Ill': Alfred Olango's Mother

A man shot and killed by police in El Cajon, California, was not mentally ill but was having a breakdown over the death of a close friend during his encounter with police, his mother said Thursday.

Who Was Alfred Olango?

Who Was Alfred Olango?

Friends say he was an Ugandan refugee who friends say came to the U.S. at the age of 12 in search of protection

Hackers Target Election Systems in More Than 20 States: Official

Hackers Target Election Systems in More Than 20 States: Official

Election systems in more than 20 states have been targeted in hacking attempts — far more than had been previously acknowledged — a senior Department of Homeland Security official told NBC News Thursday. The...

Man Killed by El Cajon Police Held Vaping Device: PD

Man Killed by El Cajon Police Held Vaping Device: PD

The object held by a black man shot and killed by El Cajon Police officers Tuesday was a type of vaping device, police sources told NBC 7.