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U.S. Judge Blocks Enforcement of New La. Abortion Law

U.S. Judge Blocks Enforcement of New La. Abortion Law

A federal judge on Sunday temporarily blocked enforcement of Louisiana's restrictive new abortion law, The Associated Press reported. Read »

Aug 31, 2014
Widow: Defibrillator Not Used on Husband Because of Hairy Chest

Widow: Defibrillator Not Used on Husband Because of Hairy Chest

A New Mexico woman is asking Southwest Airlines to review its training policies after her husband suffered a... Read »

Aug 31, 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
Kraft Recalls Some American Singles Cheese

Kraft Recalls Some American Singles Cheese

Kraft is voluntarily recalling 7,691 cases of four varieties of its regular American Singles cheese Watch »

Aug 30, 2014
Danger in La. Water: What to Know About Brain-Destroying Amoeba

Danger in La. Water: What to Know About Brain-Destroying Amoeba

A rare but potentially deadly brain-destroying amoeba was found in a parish water supply in Louisiana, putting... Read »

Aug 29, 2014
Eyes Prone to Sun Damage While Driving

Eyes Prone to Sun Damage While Driving

New studies suggest that driving without sunblock and eye protective gear could cause damaging effects to a person's... Watch »

Aug 28, 2014
Ebola Outbreak Likely Started From 1 Person: Study

Ebola Outbreak Likely Started From 1 Person: Study

One infected person likely started the Ebola outbreak that is devastating West Africa, a new genetic... Read »

Aug 28, 2014

Boston Marathon Dream Wedding

If something good could come out of the Boston Marathon bombing, James Costello and Krista D'Agostino seem to... View »

Aug 28, 2014
Latest Health Roundup 4 Your Health

Latest Health Roundup 4 Your Health

Dr. Bruce Hensel has the latest roundup on health new for you from childhood obesity, the benefits of eating fruits... Read »

Aug 27, 2014
1st Human Trials of Ebola Vaccine to Start

1st Human Trials of Ebola Vaccine to Start

The U.S. government and drug maker GlaxoSmithKline will announce Thursday that they are starting the first... Read »

Aug 28, 2014
Orange County Woman Dies From West Nile

Orange County Woman Dies From West Nile

An elderly Orange County woman who died last week had the most severe form of the West Nile virus, tests... Watch »

Aug 26, 2014
Pediatricians Recommend Later School Times for Teens

Pediatricians Recommend Later School Times for Teens

Pediatricians say delaying the start of the school day until at least 8:30 a.m. would help curb their lack of sleep,... Read »

Aug 25, 2014
Chicken Caesar Salad Kits Sold at Sam's Club Recalled

Chicken Caesar Salad Kits Sold at Sam's Club Recalled

A California firm is recalling chicken Caesar salad kits sold at Sam's Clubs nationwide for possible... Read »

Aug 22, 2014
Whole Foods Pulls Yogurt Amid Sugar Probe

Whole Foods Pulls Yogurt Amid Sugar Probe

Organic supermarket giant Whole Foods has removed a version of its store-brand yogurt from shelves after... Read »

Aug 22, 2014
Sacramento Patient Tests Negative for Ebola

Sacramento Patient Tests Negative for Ebola

Health officials said Thursday a patient who was being tested for Ebola in Sacramento has tested negative for... Watch »

Aug 22, 2014
SoCal Man With ALS Shows Why Ice Bucket Challenge Matters in Viral Video

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

A Southern California man shares in a new YouTube video about a family history of ALS and how he was diagnosed with... Read »

Aug 22, 2014
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. Watch »

Aug 21, 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 »

Aug 21, 2014
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... Read »

Aug 21, 2014
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 »

Aug 21, 2014
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