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AstraZeneca Explains Why Swine Flu Vaccine Didn't Work

AstraZeneca Explains Why Swine Flu Vaccine Didn't Work

The makers of the nasal spray version of the flu vaccine say now they know why it has failed to protect young U.S. children against swine flu — fragile doses got too warm. Read »

Feb 26, 2015
Family Sues Scope Maker After UCLA

Family Sues Scope Maker After UCLA "Superbug" Outbreak

The family of a woman who believes she died in connection to the UCLA "superbug" outbreak has sued a... Read »

Feb 26, 2015
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
WATCH: Body Bags Are Getting Bigger

WATCH: Body Bags Are Getting Bigger

With more than one third of U.S. adults overweight, coroners are having problems with standard body bags sizes being... Watch »

Feb 26, 2015
Congresswoman Cracks Down on Liquid Detergent Pods

Congresswoman Cracks Down on Liquid Detergent Pods

Congresswoman Jackie Speier (D-San Francisco/San Mateo counties) is set to introduce the tougher laws surrounding... Read »

Feb 26, 2015
Study Shows Link Between ADHD and Premature Death

Study Shows Link Between ADHD and Premature Death

People with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder are twice as likely to die earlier than those without the... Read »

Feb 25, 2015
It Keeps Food Creamy — But Can It Help Make You Fat?

It Keeps Food Creamy — But Can It Help Make You Fat?

New research suggests that a common ingredient in creamy processed foods — like ice cream and mayonnaise — might... Read »

Feb 25, 2015
Alternatives to Statins

Alternatives to Statins

Cholesterol-lowering medication use is on the rise. Watch »

Feb 25, 2015
Hand Washing Dishes May Prevent Allergies: Study

Hand Washing Dishes May Prevent Allergies: Study

Washing dishes might be the best chore for a kid. Doing dishes by hand instead of using a dishwasher might prevent... Read »

Feb 25, 2015
Study Finds Molecular Link Between Obesity, Type 2 Diabetes

Study Finds Molecular Link Between Obesity, Type 2 Diabetes

Researchers at the University of California, San Diego, believe they have discovered the "root cause" of Type 2... Read »

Feb 24, 2015
Study Links Peanut Exposure to Allergy

Study Links Peanut Exposure to Allergy

A new study argues that the key to preventing peanut allergies in children may lie in early and regular exposure to... Watch »

Feb 24, 2015
UCLA Health System President to Step Down

UCLA Health System President to Step Down

The president of UCLA's health system will step down May 1 to take on a similar position in Pennsylvania, the... Read »

Feb 23, 2015

"Superbug" Patient to Sue Maker of Device: Lawyer

An 18-year-old student now hospitalized with a "superbug" infection at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center... Read »

Feb 21, 2015
Suicide Prevention: Helpful Resources, Links

Suicide Prevention: Helpful Resources, Links

Use these links to find more information about suicide prevention and agencies that provide crisis intervention. Watch »

Feb 23, 2015
Breakthrough Device Could Help Sleep Apnea

Breakthrough Device Could Help Sleep Apnea

If you snore or have sleep apnea, there is a breakthrough treatment that may help, without the awkward masks... Watch »

Feb 21, 2015
Killer Virus Discovered in Kansas

Killer Virus Discovered in Kansas

Scientists have stumbled upon a never-before-seen virus that apparently killed a man in Kansas last year, NBC News... Read »

Feb 20, 2015
New Sterilization Rules Combat

New Sterilization Rules Combat "Superbug" Infections

Doctors and administrators at Ronald Reagan-UCLA Medical Center said Thursday that new procedures for cleaning a... Watch »

Feb 20, 2015
Researchers Testing

Researchers Testing "Superbug" Vaccine

Researchers at LA BioMed, a nonprofit independent lab, are on the cutting edge. They're in the final stages of... Watch »

Feb 19, 2015
Lab Tests New

Lab Tests New "Superbug" Vaccine

A Torrance lab is using cutting edge technology to help develop a life-saving "superbug" vaccine. Watch »

Feb 19, 2015

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