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.

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.

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...

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...

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.

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...

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.

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.

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.

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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Doctor Admits to Sexually Assaulting Patients

Doctor Admits to Sexually Assaulting Patients

A San Diego-area doctor admits he sexually assaulted female patients and took photos of their naked bodies

Suspect Surrenders to SWAT Team in Chula Vista

Suspect Surrenders to SWAT Team in Chula Vista

A SWAT team arrested a suspected shooter who refused to come out of his Chula Vista condo after witnesses say he shot at a building, police say.

Pitcher Watches Baby's Birth on FaceTime, Then Plays

Pitcher Watches Baby's Birth on FaceTime, Then Plays

Bad weather delayed Ian Kennedy's flight to Southern California, and he wound up pitching seven innings as the San Diego Padres beat the Miami Marlins 8-3 in 11 innings Friday night.

San Ysidro Wants to Use Bond Funds to Settle Lawsuit

San Ysidro Wants to Use Bond Funds to Settle Lawsuit

The San Ysidro School District plans to repurpose bond money budgeted for the reconstruction of Beyer Elementary to settle a $12 million lawsuit against the district – a maneuver that may run afoul of the state...

S.C. Church Shooter Wants to Plead Guilty, Lawyer Says

S.C. Church Shooter Wants to Plead Guilty, Lawyer Says

The South Carolina man accused of gunning down nine parishioners at a historically black church in Charleston has told his defense lawyers that he wants to plead guilty, NBC News reported. However, they...

Gov. Declares State of Emergency in California Due to Wildfires

Gov. Declares State of Emergency in California Due to Wildfires

Gov. Jerry Brown declared a state of emergency Friday in response to severe wildfires burning across the state, exacerbated by severe drought conditions and extreme weather.