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Herbalife Exec Denies Pyramid Scheme Allegations

Herbalife Exec Denies Pyramid Scheme Allegations

In an interview with Los Angeles Magazine, Herbalife CEO Michael Johnson rebutted claims that the company has been... Read »

Oct 24, 2014
Breast Density Screenings Urged for Cancer Prevention

Breast Density Screenings Urged for Cancer Prevention

Many doctors and patients alike will tell patients that diagnosing breast cancer early saves lives, and part of that... Watch »

Oct 21, 2014
Flu Vaccine Urged Over Ebola Worries

Flu Vaccine Urged Over Ebola Worries

With all the news and worry about Ebola, doctors say many people are ignoring a much greater health threat in the... Watch »

Oct 22, 2014
Dallas Nurses Speak Out on Ebola Care

Dallas Nurses Speak Out on Ebola Care

Initially criticized for their handling of the first Ebola case on U.S. soil, a group of nurses at Presbyterian... Watch »

Oct 20, 2014
Dallas Community Overcoming Fears of Spread of Ebola

Dallas Community Overcoming Fears of Spread of Ebola

There have been no new infections reported among those who worked directly with the three Ebola patients treated at... Watch »

Oct 20, 2014
Clinics Say They Are Not Equipped to Check for Ebola

Clinics Say They Are Not Equipped to Check for Ebola

The arrival of the deadly Ebola virus has put the spotlight on weak spots in American hospitals, but those... Read »

Oct 19, 2014
Helicopter Lands For Blood Sample in Ebola Cruise Scare

Helicopter Lands For Blood Sample in Ebola Cruise Scare

A helicopter landed aboard a Carnival Magic cruise ship Saturday to pick up a blood sample of a health care worker... Watch »

Oct 19, 2014

"Unnecessary Panic": Some Dallas Residents Not Giving In to Ebola...

Some residents in Dallas say there’s an “unnecessary panic” over Ebola in their city after the latest scare that... Watch »

Oct 19, 2014
Voluntary Quarantines Requested of Dallas Hospital Workers

Voluntary Quarantines Requested of Dallas Hospital Workers

Health officials are asking about 75 people who were in close contact with Eric Duncan at the Dallas hospital where... Watch »

Oct 17, 2014
Just the Facts: Meningitis

Just the Facts: Meningitis

NBC4's Chuck Henry has the facts on bacterial meningitis for NBC4 News at 5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 17, 2014. Watch »

Oct 17, 2014

"Liana's Looms of Love" Raises Money for Cancer Therapy

Liana Clayton is giving the proceeds from selling her woven, cancer-awareness raising bracelets back to the UCLA... Watch »

Oct 17, 2014
Ebola Fear Factor: Why U.S. Needs a Viral Reality Check

Ebola Fear Factor: Why U.S. Needs a Viral Reality Check

A national frenzy over the Ebola virus has led to school closings, congressional hearings and the quarantining of... Read »

Oct 18, 2014
HIV Investigation Halts Porn Production

HIV Investigation Halts Porn Production

The Free Speech Coalition called for a moratorium on porn production through Monday as a trade group investigates a... Read »

Oct 17, 2014
SDSU

SDSU "Deeply Saddened" by Student's Meningitis Death

The student, who previously was healthy, was admitted to a hospital Tuesday and diagnosed with meningococcal... Watch »

Oct 17, 2014
Facts vs Myths: Ebola

Facts vs Myths: Ebola

NBC4's medical expert Dr. Bruce Hensel discusses the information and misinformation out there about Ebola for NBC4... Watch »

Oct 16, 2014
Flaw in Dallas Hospital's Handling of Ebola Patient: Officials

Flaw in Dallas Hospital's Handling of Ebola Patient: Officials

Health care workers from the Dallas hospital where an Ebola patient died and infected two nurses with the deadly... Watch »

Oct 16, 2014
LA County Prepared to Handle Ebola Cases

LA County Prepared to Handle Ebola Cases

As the CDC and Texas health officials are being criticized for their handling of the three Ebola cases in America... Watch »

Oct 16, 2014
Up to 400 Exposed to Meningococcal Disease at SDSU

Up to 400 Exposed to Meningococcal Disease at SDSU

A San Diego State University student has been diagnosed with meningococcal disease, a school official confirmed... Watch »

Oct 17, 2014
Concerns After 2nd Healthcare Worker Tests Positive for Ebola

Concerns After 2nd Healthcare Worker Tests Positive for Ebola

Anxiety over the spread of Ebola has intensified in the U.S. with the discovery of a second Texas healthcare worker... Watch »

Oct 15, 2014
SoCal Nurses Fear Lack of Ebola Prep

SoCal Nurses Fear Lack of Ebola Prep

With the news that a second American nurse has contracted Ebola, Los Angeles-area nurses are concerned that Southern... Watch »

Oct 15, 2014

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