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Doctors Prescribing Codeine to Kids Despite Known Risks
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Doctors Prescribing Codeine to Kids Despite Known Risks

Doctors are still prescribing codeine for kids with coughs, colds and injuries, despite a wealth of evidence that the narcotic doesn’t work for many children--and may be fatal to some, NBC News reported. Read »

4 hours ago
$14M Awarded in Lawsuit Linking Contraceptive, Stroke

$14M Awarded in Lawsuit Linking Contraceptive, Stroke

A jury has awarded $14 million to a suburban Chicago woman who said in a lawsuit that she suffered a... Watch »

Apr 20, 2014
Ask Dr. Bruce

Ask Dr. Bruce

Tune in to NBC4 on Tuesdays and Thursdays at noon to Ask Dr. Bruce. Read »

Feb 25, 2014
Heart Attacks, Strokes Caused by Diabetes Declining

Heart Attacks, Strokes Caused by Diabetes Declining

Heart attacks, strokes and other complications from diabetes are declining, a new federal study shows,... Read »

Apr 17, 2014
Study: Weight of Mother Can Pose Danger to Pregnancy

Study: Weight of Mother Can Pose Danger to Pregnancy

According to a study by British researchers, increases in a pregnant mother's weight were associated with increased... Read »

Apr 16, 2014
Obamacare Helped Nearly 10M Get Insurance: Gallup

Obamacare Helped Nearly 10M Get Insurance: Gallup

A new Gallup survey out on Wednesday shows that Obamacare has helped nearly 10 million Americans get new... Read »

Apr 17, 2014
Most Supplements Don't Work, But Americans Still Love Them

Most Supplements Don't Work, But Americans Still Love Them

Although there isn't a lot of evidence that supplements are effective, Americans still love them. Read »

Apr 16, 2014
Possible Breakthrough for Emphysema Treatment

Possible Breakthrough for Emphysema Treatment

A new treatment for emphysema could be a major breakthrough in the treatment of the Read »

Apr 15, 2014
Medical Assistant Students Practice on Prisoners

Medical Assistant Students Practice on Prisoners

San Diego community college students are getting a unique learning experience: Giving medical care to prisoners. Watch »

Apr 15, 2014
Ebola Outbreak in West Africa Kills at Least 100

Ebola Outbreak in West Africa Kills at Least 100

Over 100 people have died from the latest Ebola outbreak in West Africa. Read »

Apr 14, 2014
Too Much TV Could Harm Kids' Health

Too Much TV Could Harm Kids' Health

The television and other electronic screens can calm even the most difficult child. But could too much... Read »

Apr 14, 2014
Low Blood Sugar Tied to

Low Blood Sugar Tied to "Hangry" Fights With Spouses

Could low blood sugar make you so "hangry" you'd be more prone to abusing your spouse? That's what a... Read »

Apr 14, 2014
Fussy Kids Watching More Television, Study Finds

Fussy Kids Watching More Television, Study Finds

Parents of fussy kids may be creating a generation of television binge-watchers by using screen time to soothe their... Read »

Apr 14, 2014
Sebelius: Health Care Launch

Sebelius: Health Care Launch "Terribly Flawed"

Outgoing Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius said the administration's own predictions that... Read »

Apr 13, 2014
Study: Stress Makes Conceiving Harder

Study: Stress Makes Conceiving Harder

4 The First Time: Researchers have discovered a link between stress and getting Read »

Apr 11, 2014
California Woman Helping to Change the Stigma of Lung Cancer

California Woman Helping to Change the Stigma of Lung Cancer

Lung cancer is not jut a smoker's disease. NBC Bay Area's Stephanie Chuang profiles a Menlo Park woman who... Watch »

Apr 11, 2014

"Teen Mom" May Have Helped Lower Teen Birth Rate

The teen birth rate in the United States has reached a new low, causing some psychologists to wonder if they... Read »

Apr 8, 2014
New Research Shows Teen Pregnancy Is On The Decline

New Research Shows Teen Pregnancy Is On The Decline

Becoming a teen mom is becoming less common. New research shows that teen birth rates continue to decline. Dr. Bruce Read »

Apr 8, 2014
Eatery Cancels Autism Fundraiser Due to Backlash

Eatery Cancels Autism Fundraiser Due to Backlash

Chili’s canceled fundraisers for over 1200 restaurants nationwide for a group that says that autism can be triggered... Watch »

Apr 8, 2014
Stimulator Helps Paralyzed Patients Move Legs

Stimulator Helps Paralyzed Patients Move Legs

Four men paralyzed after severe spinal cord injuries can all move their legs again after treatments with... Watch »

Apr 7, 2014
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