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Krave Beef Jerky Recalled Due to Safety Concerns

Krave Beef Jerky Recalled Due to Safety Concerns

Krave Jerky has issued a recall for its Garlic Chili Pepper Beef Jerky following safety concerns with the... Read »

Mar 18, 2014
New High-Tech Cancer Treatment Making a Difference

New High-Tech Cancer Treatment Making a Difference

Patients in East Los Angeles now have access to high-tech cancer care. A new tool delivers pinpoint doses... Read »

Mar 17, 2014
Student's Death Sparks Call for Vaccine Approval

Student's Death Sparks Call for Vaccine Approval

After a 19-year-old Drexel University student died suddenly of a fast-moving infection, a drugmaker says it... Read »

Mar 15, 2014
Costco Recalls Kirkland Signature Real Sliced Fruit

Costco Recalls Kirkland Signature Real Sliced Fruit

Costco has recalled 59,780 cases of Kirkland Signature Real Sliced Fruit from shelves after it determined that... Read »

Mar 14, 2014
FDA Chief Defends Approval of Controversial Painkiller

FDA Chief Defends Approval of Controversial Painkiller

The head of the Food and Drug Administration, Dr. Margaret Hamburg, on Thursday defended her agency's decision... Read »

Mar 13, 2014
Kaiser Ranks High in Customer Satisfaction

Kaiser Ranks High in Customer Satisfaction

For the seventh year in a row, Kaiser Permanente ranked highest in customer satisfaction for health insurance among... Read »

Mar 12, 2014
Number of Young Adults on ADHD Drugs Soars

Number of Young Adults on ADHD Drugs Soars

The number of young adults taking drugs for ADHD has increased rapidly in five years, according to a new report. Read »

Mar 12, 2014
New Technology Means Better Knee Surgeries

New Technology Means Better Knee Surgeries

New digital mapping technology is allowing doctors to drastically improve the outcome of knee surgeries and improve... Watch »

Mar 21, 2014
15% in Covered CA Haven't Made 1st Payment: Report

15% in Covered CA Haven't Made 1st Payment: Report

Another problem may be shaping up for the Golden State's answer to the federal health care law. Read »

Mar 10, 2014
State Oversight May Tame California Pot Shops

State Oversight May Tame California Pot Shops

Law and order may soon be coming to the Wild West of weed. Read »

Mar 10, 2014
E-Cigs

E-Cigs "Gateway" to Real Smoking: Study

Teenagers using e-cigarettes are more likely to try smoking real cigarettes and are less likely to quit than... Watch »

Mar 7, 2014
Rise in E-Cigarette Use Among Teens

Rise in E-Cigarette Use Among Teens

The number of middle and high school students experimenting with e-cigarettes doubled between 2011 and... Watch »

Mar 7, 2014
Baby Born With HIV May Have Been Cured

Baby Born With HIV May Have Been Cured

A baby born in Long Beach with the AIDS virus may have had her infection put into remission and possibly cured... Watch »

Mar 6, 2014
Study: Deaths from Alzheimer's More Than Reported

Study: Deaths from Alzheimer's More Than Reported

A new study claims that Alzheimer s disease is responsible for more deaths than ever previously reported. Watch »

Mar 5, 2014
2 Studies Point to Possible Future AIDS

2 Studies Point to Possible Future AIDS "Cure"

A second American baby born with the AIDS virus may have had her infection put into remission and possibly cured by... Read »

Mar 5, 2014
Franken-virus! Giant Virus Resurrected From Permafrost After 30,000 Years

Franken-virus! Giant Virus Resurrected From Permafrost After...

Researchers resurrected a giant virus that had been buried in Siberian permafrost for 30,000 years, NBC... Read »

Mar 5, 2014
Health Round Up With Dr. Bruce Hensel

Health Round Up With Dr. Bruce Hensel

Dr. Bruce Hensel gives the round up on recent health issued studies reporting for NBC4 News at 6 p.m. Tuesday, March Watch »

Mar 4, 2014
Partial Ban Approved on E-Cigarettes in LA

Partial Ban Approved on E-Cigarettes in LA

An ordinance that would ban the use of e-cigarettes from bars, nightclubs, restaurants and some other public places... Watch »

Mar 4, 2014
Most Prescription Drug Abusers Get Them From Friends: Study

Most Prescription Drug Abusers Get Them From Friends: Study

Most people who abuse addictive prescription painkillers get them for free from friends or relatives, while... Read »

Mar 3, 2014
WATCH: Obama, Biden Work Out Together

WATCH: Obama, Biden Work Out Together

Who needs sneakers or a gym to get a little exercise? President Barack Obama or Vice President Joe Biden showed in a... Read »

Feb 28, 2014
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