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...

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

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...

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.

Oct 5, 2012

Free Birth Control Slashes Abortion Rate: Study

Free Birth Control Slashes Abortion Rate: Study

Abortion and teen pregnancy rates both drop sharply when birth control is free, a new study found Thursday. The large study, which studied more than 9,000 in St. Louis, Mo., found that when price wasn't...

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Judge Backs SD Cat Owner in Dog Mauling Case

Judge Backs SD Cat Owner in Dog Mauling Case

A judge has ruled in favor of a San Diego woman who was sued by a cat rescue group after her cat was mauled to death by an errant dog.

Caught on Camera: Thieves Smash Cell Phone Store Window

Caught on Camera: Thieves Smash Cell Phone Store Window

Tens of thousands of dollars in electronics were stolen after three men broke into a cell phone store in Garden Grove early Tuesday morning, police said.

4.7M Americans Told to Fix Air Bags

4.7M Americans Told to Fix Air Bags

A potential crisis over defective air bags widened Monday as the U.S. government issued an urgent plea to more than 4.7 million people to get their cars fixed. The inflator mechanisms in the air bags...

Death Threat Made to Daughter of Prop 46. Co-Author

Death Threat Made to Daughter of Prop 46. Co-Author

The co-author of a California ballot proposition says he will continue to support the initiative despite receiving a death threat against his young daughter.

Minimum Wage Increase Headed to Ballot

Minimum Wage Increase Headed to Ballot

San Diego City Council voted unanimously to let voters decide whether to raise the city’s minimum wage.

City Council Approves Mandatory Water Restrictions

City Council Approves Mandatory Water Restrictions

As parched California continues to run dry, the San Diego City Council hopes to increase the region’s conservation through mandatory water restrictions, voted into action Monday.