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Monday, Jan 23, 2017 at 04:57 AM PST

Fighting Winter Allergies

Fighting Winter Allergies

Many people believe that as the spring and fall seasons wrap up, so do their allergies, but that's not always the case once winter rolls around.

Sunday, Jan 22, 2017 at 01:13 PM PST
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By Willian Avila

Photos: Artist Transforms Baby Helmets Into Dazzling Works of Art

An artist with Southern California ties is helping parents transform the clinical...View gallery

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Thursday, Jan 19, 2017 at 07:41 PM PST

Costco Agrees to Pay $11.75M Over Lax Pharmacy Practices

Costco Agrees to Pay $11.75M Over Lax Pharmacy Practices

Costco Wholesale Corp. has agreed to pay nearly $12 million to settle Justice Department allegations of lax pharmacy controls over a four-year period.

Thursday, Jan 19, 2017 at 02:53 PM PST

Judge Blocks Texas From Cutting Off Planned Parenthood

Judge Blocks Texas From Cutting Off Planned Parenthood

A federal judge has temporarily blocked Texas from ousting Planned Parenthood from the state's Medicaid program over secretly recorded videos taken by anti-abortion activists in 2015.

Thursday, Jan 19, 2017 at 10:44 AM PST

1 in 4 US Men Have Cancer-Linked HPV Strain

1 in 4 US Men Have Cancer-Linked HPV Strain

The first national estimate suggests that nearly half of U.S. men have genital infections caused by a sexually transmitted virus and that 1 in 4 has strains linked with several cancers. Most human papillomavir...

Wednesday, Jan 18, 2017 at 06:39 AM PST

Mom, Toddler Daughter Fight Cancer at the Same Time

Mom, Toddler Daughter Fight Cancer at the Same Time

Heather Wilson received some bad news just five days before Christmas. The 31-year-old mother of three, who was diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumor six months earlier, learned that her 14-month-old...

Wednesday, Jan 18, 2017 at 05:50 AM PST

Caffeine May Help Fight Cardiovascular Disease: Study

Caffeine May Help Fight Cardiovascular Disease: Study

Scientists used blood samples and studies medical and family history for people in their study. In this research, a connection was found between that inflammatory process and caffeine consumption.

Tuesday, Jan 17, 2017 at 12:12 PM PST

18M Will Lose Health Insurance With ACA Repeal: Analysis

18M Will Lose Health Insurance With ACA Repeal: Analysis

About 18 million people would lose or drop their health insurance in the first year after Obamacare is repealed, the Congressional Budget Office reported Tuesday. The nonpartisan federal agency also found that...

Tuesday, Jan 17, 2017 at 10:06 AM PST

Abortions in US at Lowest Level Since Roe v. Wade: Survey

Abortions in US at Lowest Level Since Roe v. Wade: Survey

Even as the election outcome intensifies America's abortion debate, a comprehensive new survey finds the annual number of abortions in the U.S has dropped to well under 1 million, the lowest level since 1974....

Thursday, Jan 12, 2017 at 07:08 PM PST

'We Call It a Robot': Exoskeleton Helps Mom Walk Again

'We Call It a Robot': Exoskeleton Helps Mom Walk Again

After doctors originally gave Marylou Soto just pain medication for what was later detected as a seriously damaging cyst to her spinal cord, the Orange County mom now has a second chance to walk again.

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