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Crab Meat Recalled For Possible Listeria Contamination

Crab Meat Recalled For Possible Listeria Contamination

A company that sold crab meat in several states has recalled it after finding it may have been contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes bacteria. The Rhode Island Department of Health says on Friday that Rome Packing Co. Inc., of East Providence, issued the voluntary recall... Read »

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NYC Doctor Tests Positive for Ebola

NYC Doctor Tests Positive for Ebola

A doctor who recently returned from West Africa on an Ebola for Doctors Without Borders tested positive for... Watch »

Oct 23, 2014
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 »

Oct 16, 2014
Ebola: Full Coverage

Ebola: Full Coverage

The deadly virus' arrival to the U.S. sparks concerns. Read »

Oct 13, 2014

"Miracle Oil" Heals Texas Girl of Chronic Seizures

A North Texas family is touting a "miracle oil" and praising researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas... Watch »

Oct 23, 2014
Most Hospitals Can't Handle Ebola: Health Official

Most Hospitals Can't Handle Ebola: Health Official

Texas' top health official said Thursday that most hospitals can't handle Ebola patients and that they... Read »

Oct 23, 2014
Herbalife Exec Denies Pyramid Scheme Allegations

Herbalife Exec Denies Pyramid Scheme Allegations

In an interview with Los Angeles Magazine, Herbalife CEO Michael Johnson rebutted claims that the company has... Read »

Oct 24, 2014
Breast Density Screenings Urged for Cancer Prevention

Breast Density Screenings Urged for Cancer Prevention

Many doctors and patients alike will tell patients that diagnosing breast cancer early saves lives, and part of that... Watch »

Oct 21, 2014
Flu Vaccine Urged Over Ebola Worries

Flu Vaccine Urged Over Ebola Worries

With all the news and worry about Ebola, doctors say many people are ignoring a much greater health threat in... Watch »

Oct 22, 2014
Dallas Nurses Speak Out on Ebola Care

Dallas Nurses Speak Out on Ebola Care

Initially criticized for their handling of the first Ebola case on U.S. soil, a group of nurses at... Watch »

Oct 20, 2014
Dallas Community Overcoming Fears of Spread of Ebola

Dallas Community Overcoming Fears of Spread of Ebola

There have been no new infections reported among those who worked directly with the three Ebola patients treated at... Watch »

Oct 20, 2014
Clinics Say They Are Not Equipped to Check for Ebola

Clinics Say They Are Not Equipped to Check for Ebola

The arrival of the deadly Ebola virus has put the spotlight on weak spots in American hospitals, but... Read »

Oct 19, 2014
Helicopter Lands For Blood Sample in Ebola Cruise Scare

Helicopter Lands For Blood Sample in Ebola Cruise Scare

A helicopter landed aboard a Carnival Magic cruise ship Saturday to pick up a blood sample of a health care... Watch »

Oct 19, 2014

"Unnecessary Panic": Some Dallas Residents Not Giving In to...

Some residents in Dallas say there’s an “unnecessary panic” over Ebola in their city after the latest scare... Watch »

Oct 19, 2014
Voluntary Quarantines Requested of Dallas Hospital Workers

Voluntary Quarantines Requested of Dallas Hospital Workers

Health officials are asking about 75 people who were in close contact with Eric Duncan at the Dallas hospital where... Watch »

Oct 17, 2014
Just the Facts: Meningitis

Just the Facts: Meningitis

NBC4's Chuck Henry has the facts on bacterial meningitis for NBC4 News at 5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 17, 2014. Watch »

Oct 17, 2014

"Liana's Looms of Love" Raises Money for Cancer Therapy

Liana Clayton is giving the proceeds from selling her woven, cancer-awareness raising bracelets back to the... Watch »

Oct 17, 2014
Ebola Fear Factor: Why U.S. Needs a Viral Reality Check

Ebola Fear Factor: Why U.S. Needs a Viral Reality Check

A national frenzy over the Ebola virus has led to school closings, congressional hearings and the quarantining... Read »

Oct 18, 2014
HIV Investigation Halts Porn Production

HIV Investigation Halts Porn Production

The Free Speech Coalition called for a moratorium on porn production through Monday as a trade group investigates a... Read »

Oct 17, 2014
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SDSU "Deeply Saddened" by Student's Meningitis Death

The student, who previously was healthy, was admitted to a hospital Tuesday and diagnosed with... Watch »

Oct 17, 2014

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