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Debilitating Mosquito Virus Contracted by 3 Long Island Patients: Officials
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Debilitating Mosquito Virus Contracted by 3 Long Island...

Officials at a Long Island hospital have diagnosed three patients with a debilitating tropical infection being spread by mosquitoes, The Associated Press reported. The patients at North Shore University Hospital in Manhasset acquired the virus while traveling in the Caribbean and... Read »

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Hopkins to Pay $190M Over Gynecologist's Taped Exams

Hopkins to Pay $190M Over Gynecologist's Taped Exams

A gynecologist who secretly used a pen-like camera to record hundreds of videos and photos of his patients'... Read »

Jul 21, 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 »

May 6, 2014
Braces Options Grow for Special Needs Children

Braces Options Grow for Special Needs Children

For the parents of children with disabilities who need braces, finding an orthodontist who understands their child’s... Watch »

Jul 21, 2014
For Many, Summer Is the Most Stressful Season: Survey

For Many, Summer Is the Most Stressful Season: Survey

Even though summer is associated with relaxation and vacations, a third of Americans say they find it to be the most... Read »

Jul 20, 2014
Ebola May Have Been Smoldering for Years: Study

Ebola May Have Been Smoldering for Years: Study

The Ebola virus that’s killed more than 600 people so far in West Africa may have been smoldering there for... Read »

Jul 20, 2014
Teen's Death Puts Focus on Caffeine Powder Dangers

Teen's Death Puts Focus on Caffeine Powder Dangers

A few weeks before their prom king's death, students at an Ohio high school had attended an assembly on... Read »

Jul 20, 2014
AIDS Virus Diagnoses Down 30 Percent in U.S.

AIDS Virus Diagnoses Down 30 Percent in U.S.

The annual rate of diagnosis with HIV fell by more than 30 percent in the United States between 2002 and 2011, AIDS... Read »

Jul 19, 2014
Sysco Fined Millions for Storing Food in Unrefrigerated Sheds

Sysco Fined Millions for Storing Food in Unrefrigerated Sheds

Sysco Corporation, the world’s largest food distributor, has agreed to pay $19.4 million in penalties... Read »

Jul 17, 2014
States Sue 5-Hour Energy Over Ad Claims

States Sue 5-Hour Energy Over Ad Claims

Two attorney generals from the Northwest have sued the companies responsible for the popular 5-Hour Energy... Read »

Jul 18, 2014
Painful Mosquito Virus Now in U.S.

Painful Mosquito Virus Now in U.S.

A painful virus passed on by mosquitoes that has been spreading rapidly in the Caribbean and Central America... Read »

Jul 17, 2014
Government Inspectors Warned of CDC Lab Lapses for Years

Government Inspectors Warned of CDC Lab Lapses for Years

A slew of newly-discovered safety violations by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention were the focus of... Watch »

Jul 16, 2014
Study Reveals Risks of Niacin

Study Reveals Risks of Niacin

While many believe niacin may increase good cholesterol and reduce the risk of a heart attack or stroke, a new study... Watch »

Jul 16, 2014
Niacin Risky as Heart Drug, Reports Find

Niacin Risky as Heart Drug, Reports Find

Niacin may cause severe side effects and doesn't seem to reduce rates of stroke, heart attack or chest... Read »

Jul 16, 2014
LA County Adopts Laura's Law for Mental Health Treatment

LA County Adopts Laura's Law for Mental Health Treatment

Laura's Law, passed in 2002 by the state and adopted by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors Tuesday, allows... Watch »

Jul 16, 2014
New Bed Designed to Help Premature Babies

New Bed Designed to Help Premature Babies

A premature baby was resuscitated in San Diego last week using a new, specialized bed designed just for preemies. Watch »

Jul 17, 2014
Telecare Approach Lowers Risk of Rx Addiction: Study

Telecare Approach Lowers Risk of Rx Addiction: Study

People with chronic pain may increase their use of pain medication if they have trouble reaching their health... Watch »

Jul 15, 2014
Two LA Hospitals Make Best Hospital List

Two LA Hospitals Make Best Hospital List

The Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, topped a list of the country’s best hospitals published by U.S. Read »

Jul 15, 2014
New Research on Comfort Food, Organic Produce and Alzheimer's Disease

New Research on Comfort Food, Organic Produce and Alzheimer's Disease

Dr. Bruce Hensel has the latest on comfort eating, organic produce and Alzheimer s disease for NBC4 News at 6 Read »

Jul 14, 2014
iPads, Other Devices May Cause Rashes

iPads, Other Devices May Cause Rashes

It turns out that iPads may contain nickel, one of the most common allergy-inducing metals, causing some to develop... Read »

Jul 14, 2014
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