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Veggies Are Most Popular Food for Super Bowl

Veggies Are Most Popular Food for Super Bowl

Many Super bowl parties will have chicken wings and pizza. But NPD Group, an independent market research firm that tracks Americans' eating habits, says vegetables top the list of most popular foods eaten on Super Bowl Sunday. Read »

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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
Lens Marks Vision Treatment Breakthrough

Lens Marks Vision Treatment Breakthrough

For the first time, a lens that can improve your far, near and reading vision all at once. Watch »

Jan 29, 2015
Some Doctors Won't See Patients With Anti-Vaccine Views

Some Doctors Won't See Patients With Anti-Vaccine Views

With California gripped by a measles outbreak, Dr. Charles Goodman posted a clear notice in his waiting room and on... Read »

Jan 29, 2015
Bill Would Boost CA Smoking Age From 18 to 21

Bill Would Boost CA Smoking Age From 18 to 21

A Southern California lawmaker wants to increase the legal smoking age in the state from 18 to 21 in an effort to... Read »

Jan 29, 2015
Possible Ebola Patient Treated in Sacramento

Possible Ebola Patient Treated in Sacramento

A patient being treated at UC Davis Medical Center in Sacramento is suspected of having Ebola. Watch »

Jan 29, 2015
Measles Outbreak Grows to 95 Cases

Measles Outbreak Grows to 95 Cases

A measles outbreak linked to Southern California's Disney Parks has grown to 95 cases. Read »

Jan 29, 2015
Census: 1 in 5 Children on Food Stamps

Census: 1 in 5 Children on Food Stamps

Sixteen million children were on food stamps as of last year, the highest number since the nation's economy tumbled... Read »

Jan 29, 2015
CA Declares E-Cigarettes Public Health Threat

CA Declares E-Cigarettes Public Health Threat

A new report from the California Department of Public Health is calling e-cigarettes a significant public health... Watch »

Jan 28, 2015
CSULB Confirms One Case of Measles

CSULB Confirms One Case of Measles

A California State University, Long Beach student has been diagnosed with measles, the latest case in an outbreak... Read »

Jan 28, 2015
Calif. Declares Electronic Cigarettes a Health Threat

Calif. Declares Electronic Cigarettes a Health Threat

California health officials say electronic cigarettes are a health threat, especially to children, and should be... Read »

Jan 28, 2015
Defibrillator Glitches Spur Tighter FDA Safety Rules

Defibrillator Glitches Spur Tighter FDA Safety Rules

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is requiring makers of heart-zapping defibrillators to submit more data on the... Read »

Jan 28, 2015
Obama Seeks Extra Funding to Fight Antibiotic-Resistant Germs

Obama Seeks Extra Funding to Fight Antibiotic-Resistant Germs

President Barack Obama wants the U.S. to invest much more in fighting antibiotic-resistant germs to prevent... Read »

Jan 27, 2015
Study LinksGood Health and Marriage

Study LinksGood Health and Marriage

Today is National Spouse Day; and you may want to thank your partner for improving your health. Watch »

Jan 26, 2015
Autism Caused by Random Genetic Mutations: Study

Autism Caused by Random Genetic Mutations: Study

Siblings with autism often have DNA mutations that are very different from each other, which suggests that autism is... Read »

Jan 26, 2015
Measles Patient May Have Exposed Hundreds to Virus

Measles Patient May Have Exposed Hundreds to Virus

Santa Clara County health officials say a person infected with measles might have exposed hundreds of people as... Watch »

Jan 26, 2015
Medical Pot Only OK for Sick Kids Failed by Other Drugs: MDs

Medical Pot Only OK for Sick Kids Failed by Other Drugs: MDs

With virtually no hard proof that medical marijuana benefits sick children, and evidence that it may harm developing... Read »

Jan 26, 2015
Bird Flu Found at Foster Farms Turkey Ranch in California

Bird Flu Found at Foster Farms Turkey Ranch in California

Hundreds of turkeys at a Central California ranch are being killed to prevent the spread of a type of avian flu that... Read »

Jan 26, 2015
Confirmed Measles Case at CSU Channel Islands

Confirmed Measles Case at CSU Channel Islands

Students were warned to immediately get measles vaccines at California State University, Channel Islands, Friday... Watch »

Jan 24, 2015

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