Oct 4, 2012

Naturally Rebuilding Breasts

Naturally Rebuilding Breasts

A new procedure involving liposuction and extracting stem cells in fat from a patient's own body is being used to rebuild breasts. Colleen DeVito chose this approach, which is considered experimental and not FDA...

Oct 4, 2012

Paraplegics Walk With Exoskeleton Technology

Paraplegics Walk With Exoskeleton Technology

Argo Technologies, an Israeli firm opening its headquarters in Boston, Massachusetts, introduces a new technology that allows paraplegics to stand and walk on their own. Theresa Hannigan, who was stricken by an...

Oct 4, 2012

Spare Parts Make a New Hand

Spare Parts Make a New Hand

A hand surgeon and a foot-ankle specialist teamed up to rebuild a man's hand that was injured due to a terrible industrial accident. The two doctors rebuilt the hand using the patient's bones, nerves and...

Oct 4, 2012

Patients Warned over Drugs Linked to Deadly Meningitis

Patients Warned over Drugs Linked to Deadly Meningitis

As the outbreak of a rare form of fungal meningitis widened Thursday and claimed more lives, health officials ratcheted up their warnings to patients over drugs sold by the specialty pharmacy to which the...

Sep 26, 2012

Tanning Beds Ups Skin Cancer Risk by 69%

Tanning Beds Ups Skin Cancer Risk by 69%

Dr. Bruce Hensel reports on a new study shows that young people who use tanning beds have 69% increased risk of developing skin cancer.

Sep 26, 2012

Preventing Miscarriages and Stillbirths

Preventing Miscarriages and Stillbirths

Dr. Bruce Hensel looks at a new study.

Oct 4, 2012

FDA Says Teva Antidepressant is Ineffective

FDA Says Teva Antidepressant is Ineffective

Teva Pharmaceuticals has stopped shipping its generic version of a popular antidepressant after a federal analysis showed the pill does not work properly.

Oct 3, 2012

What Everyone Should Know About Suicide

What Everyone Should Know About Suicide

Suicide has overtaken traffic deaths as the nation's leading cause of injury-related death. Dr. Joshua Weiner discusses ways to help prevent suicide.

Oct 4, 2012

Meningitis Outbreak Has Steroid Link

Meningitis Outbreak Has Steroid Link

Tennessee and federal health experts are investigating an outbreak of meningitis that infected 14 people who received steroid injections, killing two of them, the state's chief medical officer said Tuesday.

Oct 2, 2012

Dermatologists Vs. Spas

Dermatologists Vs. Spas

Dr. Cheryl Burgess explains which procedures you can have done at spas -- and which you should probably leave to the doctors.

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Kayakers Capture Close Encounter With Hammerhead

Kayakers Capture Close Encounter With Hammerhead

A group of kayakers captured their close encounter with a hammerhead shark off the San Diego coast on Saturday, which prompted lifeguards to close down nearby beaches.

Rat Droppings, Urine Found at Chuck E. Cheese's

Rat Droppings, Urine Found at Chuck E. Cheese's

San Diego County health officials say they will conduct a follow-up inspection of the Chuck E. Cheese’s Grossmont Center location after “fresh and old droppings” from rats were found under storage racks and the...

Brush Fire Off I-8 in Alpine Contained

Brush Fire Off I-8 in Alpine Contained

A brush fire sparked in Alpine Saturday morning, officials confirmed.

Local Coast Guardsmen Remember Katrina 10 Years Later

Local Coast Guardsmen Remember Katrina 10 Years Later

As the whole country reflects on the devastation wrought by Hurricane Katrina a decade later, two local Coast Guard rescue swimmers described seeing a submerged New Orleans and thousands in need of help.

Suspect Charged in Killing of Texas Sheriff's Deputy

Suspect Charged in Killing of Texas Sheriff's Deputy

A 30-year-old man has been charged with capital murder in the fatal shooting of a deputy at a suburban Houston gas station, the sheriff's office said Saturday afternoon, NBC News reported. Shannon J. Miles, 30,

Pilot Killed in Crash was Helping Wounded Veterans

Pilot Killed in Crash was Helping Wounded Veterans

A pilot who died in a small plane crash in the desert northeast of Los Angeles was giving free glider rides to wounded military veterans.