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SoCal Man With ALS Shows Why Ice Bucket Challenge Matters in Viral Video
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SoCal Man With ALS Shows Why Ice Bucket Challenge Matters in Viral...

A Southern California man shares in a new YouTube video about a family history of ALS and how he was diagnosed with the debilitating disease earlier this year at age 26. The video, which has more than 4 million views, is a challenge to naysayers of the ubiquitous ALS Ice Bucket... Read »

6 minutes ago
Device Helps Sinusitis Sufferers Breathe Easy

Device Helps Sinusitis Sufferers Breathe Easy

If you are having trouble breathing on a regular basis, don’t assume it’s just allergies. Read »

4 minutes ago
Ask Dr. Bruce

Ask Dr. Bruce

Tune in to NBC4 on Tuesdays and Thursdays at noon to Ask Dr. Bruce. http://4.nbcla.com/1qcLDrC Read »

May 6, 2014
Cured of Ebola: What to Know About Americans' Recovery

Cured of Ebola: What to Know About Americans' Recovery

Two American aid workers have recovered from Ebola and left an Atlanta hospital, after weeks of intensive treatment... Read »

36 minutes ago
What Cured Ebola Patients Kent Brantly and Nancy Writebol?

What Cured Ebola Patients Kent Brantly and Nancy Writebol?

The two U.S. Ebola patients left an Atlanta hospital on Thursday infection free, after becoming the first human... Read »

2 hours ago
UC Berkeley Student Diagnosed with West Nile Virus

UC Berkeley Student Diagnosed with West Nile Virus

A woman who contracted the West Nile Virus and fell ill while on BART has been identified as a UC Berkeley student... Read »

5 hours ago

"Thrilled to Be Alive": U.S. Doctor Beats Ebola

The American doctor who became infected with the Ebola virus while serving as a missionary in Africa said he is... Watch »

19 minutes ago

"Suicide Tourism" to Switzerland Doubles

The number of people who traveled to Switzerland for a voluntary assisted death doubled between 2008 and 2012,... Read »

Aug 20, 2014
Experimental Drug Cures Ebola-Like Virus in Monkeys

Experimental Drug Cures Ebola-Like Virus in Monkeys

Researchers in the fight against Ebola are hopeful after an experimental drug cured monkeys infected with the... Read »

Aug 20, 2014
Costco Donates $10M to Help Young Heart Patients

Costco Donates $10M to Help Young Heart Patients

Costco is putting its money where the heart is. Read »

Aug 20, 2014
Calif. Patient May Have Been Exposed to Ebola: Officials

Calif. Patient May Have Been Exposed to Ebola: Officials

A patient admitted to a South Sacramento hospital may have been exposed to the Ebola virus, health officials said... Watch »

Aug 20, 2014
Almond, Peanut Butter Sold at Whole Foods, Trader Joe's Recalled

Almond, Peanut Butter Sold at Whole Foods, Trader Joe's Recalled

Peanut and almond butters sold at Whole Foods, Trader Joe's and other grocers are being voluntarily recalled because... Watch »

4 hours ago
Slum Residents Loot Ebola Clinic in Liberia

Slum Residents Loot Ebola Clinic in Liberia

Residents of a large slum looted an Ebola quarantine center in Liberia's capital on Saturday, raising fears that... Read »

Aug 18, 2014
Liberia Overwhelmed by Ebola, Opens 2nd Center in Capital

Liberia Overwhelmed by Ebola, Opens 2nd Center in Capital

Liberian authorities opened a second Ebola treatment center in the country's capital after the first became... Read »

Aug 16, 2014
Embryo Scope is Breakthrough in Treating Infertility

Embryo Scope is Breakthrough in Treating Infertility

Couples who are having trouble getting pregnant often turn to fertility specialists for help. Watch »

Aug 15, 2014
New Procedure Helps Restore Vision in Kids

New Procedure Helps Restore Vision in Kids

A new procedure is proving to have dramatic effects and restore vision in children born with a serious eye condition... Watch »

Aug 14, 2014
Whole Foods Lied About Sugar in Yogurt: Lawsuit

Whole Foods Lied About Sugar in Yogurt: Lawsuit

Whole Foods Market knowingly sold its store brand yogurt containing a sugar content that was nearly six times the... Read »

Aug 14, 2014
MRSA Breaks Out Among Firefighter Trainees in New York

MRSA Breaks Out Among Firefighter Trainees in New York

A handful of probationary firefighters training on New York's Randall's Island have contracted the... Read »

Aug 14, 2014
Eating More Salt Is Okay, New Study Finds

Eating More Salt Is Okay, New Study Finds

A new study suggests that it's safe for healthy people to eat about twice as much salt as currently recommended,... Read »

Aug 13, 2014
American With Ebola Getting Stronger, Husband Says

American With Ebola Getting Stronger, Husband Says

The U.S. woman who contracted Ebola while working as an aid worker in Liberia is gaining back her strength, her... Read »

Aug 13, 2014
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