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NBC4 Anchors Featured in PSA about Heart Health

NBC4 Anchors Featured in PSA about Heart Health

In honor of Heart Month in February, the American Heart Association’s Go Red For Women encourages everyone to follow... Watch »

Feb 10, 2015
NJ Baby Has Suspected Case of Measles: Officials

NJ Baby Has Suspected Case of Measles: Officials

The Jersey City Department of Health and the New Jersey Department of Health are investigating a suspected case... Watch »

Feb 6, 2015
Dangerous Designer Drugs on the Rise With Teens

Dangerous Designer Drugs on the Rise With Teens

Dangerous synthetic forms of illegal drugs or concoctions teens mix up on their own with household supplies are... Watch »

Feb 6, 2015
Smartphone Attachment Tests for HIV in 15 Minutes

Smartphone Attachment Tests for HIV in 15 Minutes

A team at Columbia University has created a smartphone attachment that is capable of testing blood for HIV and... Read »

Feb 6, 2015
Q&A on Measles Outbreak

Q&A on Measles Outbreak

A Q & A on measles, try to answer some lingering questions about the most infectious disease known. Read »

Feb 5, 2015
Dr. Bruce: Vaccinating Your Baby

Dr. Bruce: Vaccinating Your Baby

In the wake of the current measles outbreak, many parents are concerned about when to get their babies the MMR... Read »

Feb 4, 2015
Health Officials Urge Residents to Get Measles Vaccinations

Health Officials Urge Residents to Get Measles Vaccinations

Los Angeles County's interim health officer urged residents on Wednesday to ensure they are vaccinated for measles... Watch »

Feb 4, 2015
Stress in U.S. Proportional to Income: Study

Stress in U.S. Proportional to Income: Study

Money can’t buy you happiness, but the lack of it can buy you stress. A new survey released by the American... Read »

Feb 4, 2015
Feds Issue New Warning About Secondhand Smoke

Feds Issue New Warning About Secondhand Smoke

Federal health officials issued an urgent warning about secondhand smoke, saying there is no safe level of exposure... Watch »

Feb 3, 2015
Herbal Supplements Pulled From Shelves After Investigation

Herbal Supplements Pulled From Shelves After Investigation

An investigation of herbal supplements sold in New York state suggests the products may not always contain the... Watch »

Feb 4, 2015
Britain Moves Toward Making Babies From DNA of 3 People

Britain Moves Toward Making Babies From DNA of 3 People

Britain moved toward allowing scientists to create humans from the DNA of three people. Read »

Feb 3, 2015
LA County Confirms 21 Measles Cases

LA County Confirms 21 Measles Cases

Los Angeles County has 21 confirmed cases of measles, 17 of which are linked to the outbreak triggered at... Read »

Feb 3, 2015
Coke Bets on

Coke Bets on "Premium Milk" to Boost Declining Category

Coke is coming out with premium milk that has more protein and less sugar than regular. And it's betting people will Read »

Feb 4, 2015
Popular Herbal Supplement Labels Lie: New York AG

Popular Herbal Supplement Labels Lie: New York AG

An ongoing investigation of popular herbal supplements subjected to DNA testing has found numerous store brand... Read »

Feb 3, 2015
Chef Heads to SoCal Schools to Teach Healthy Eating

Chef Heads to SoCal Schools to Teach Healthy Eating

Parents are still having a difficult time picking healthy foods for their children even when they want to make the... Watch »

Feb 2, 2015
Preventing Winter Allergies

Preventing Winter Allergies

Winter season offers a break from pollen, but there are other allergens that can still cause suffering. Watch »

Feb 2, 2015
CDC: Toddler Food Contains Too Much Salt, Sugar

CDC: Toddler Food Contains Too Much Salt, Sugar

Many packaged meals and snacks for toddlers contain worrisome amounts of salt and sugar, potentially creating an... Read »

Feb 2, 2015
Student Who Took Amtrak Upstate From NYC Has Measles: Officials

Student Who Took Amtrak Upstate From NYC Has Measles: Officials

New York state health officials say an upstate college student who took an Amtrak train out of Penn Station earlier... Watch »

Feb 1, 2015
How to Protect Your Family From Measles

How to Protect Your Family From Measles

State health records show there are now 91 confirmed cases of measles in California, this for a disease that was... Watch »

Jan 30, 2015
What Does the Disneyland Measles Outbreak Mean?

What Does the Disneyland Measles Outbreak Mean?

The current measles outbreak linked to Disneyland is drawing attention to pockets of children who are not immunized... Watch »

Feb 11, 2015

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