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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Cops Review Controversial Cases of Students With Knives

Cops Review Controversial Cases of Students With Knives

A case involving two San Pasqual High School students who were found to have knives in their cars, which were parked on campus, is being investigated by police.

Dentist Shocked by Sex Crime Arrest of Assistant

Dentist Shocked by Sex Crime Arrest of Assistant

A San Diego dentist who employed an assistant accused of sexually assaulting a teenage patient says he’s baffled that something like this allegedly happened at his practice.

Tattoos May Hold Clues to Unidentified Man

Tattoos May Hold Clues to Unidentified Man

Several tattoos may help identify a man whose body was found in the ocean off the coast of Sunset Cliffs.

Couples Say 'I Do' Near Cupid's Day

Couples Say 'I Do' Near Cupid's Day

For newlyweds Brooklyn and Brendan Monge, the date was an important one.

Presidential Contenders Fight for Minority Voters in SC

Presidential Contenders Fight for Minority Voters in SC

Presidential candidates in both parties battled for the crucial backing of black and Hispanic voters Friday as the race shifted toward states with more minority voters. Republicans crisscrossed South Carolina...

Smoke From Hookah, Smoking Lounges Not Regulated

Smoke From Hookah, Smoking Lounges Not Regulated

Tobacco smoke from cigar and hookah lounges is endangering the health of customers and workers in adjoining businesses throughout San Diego county, according to the American Lung Association.