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Monday, Jan 11, 2016 at 07:30 PM PST

New Mammogram Guidelines Spark Controversy

New Mammogram Guidelines Spark Controversy

A new mammogram guideline is causing some controversy in the medical community. Michael Brownlee reports for the NBC4 News at 5 and 6 p.m. on Jan. 11, 2016.

Friday, Jan 8, 2016 at 10:14 AM PST

Obama Vetoes Bill to Repeal Signature Health Care Law

Obama Vetoes Bill to Repeal Signature Health Care Law

President Barack Obama has vetoed legislation to repeal his signature health care law. It's one of many repeal measures pushed by Republican lawmakers since 2010, when Obama signed the health care program...

Thursday, Jan 7, 2016 at 06:33 AM PST

New Dietary Guidelines: Cut Added Sugar, Eat More Veggies

New Dietary Guidelines: Cut Added Sugar, Eat More Veggies

Added sugar in food and drink should be limited to no more than 10 percent of daily calories, according to new federal guidelines released Thursday, NBC News reported. The new dietary recommendations,...

Wednesday, Jan 6, 2016 at 01:13 PM PST

Stem Cells Show Promise For Hearts

Stem Cells Show Promise For Hearts

Scientists at Osaka University are hard at work using stem cells to treat severe heart problems.

Wednesday, Jan 6, 2016 at 02:49 PM PST

Criminal Probe Underway at Chipotle Over Norovirus Outbreak

Criminal Probe Underway at Chipotle Over Norovirus Outbreak

Chipotle has been served with a federal subpoena as part of a criminal investigation tied to a norovirus outbreak at one of its restaurants. The subpoena, received last month, requires Chipotle to produce...

Tuesday, Jan 5, 2016 at 10:52 AM PST

E-Cigarette Ads Target Millions of Kids: CDC

E-Cigarette Ads Target Millions of Kids: CDC

E-cigarette makers are spending tens of millions of dollars on advertising their products and their message is getting across, federal health officials reported Tuesday. Teens are vaping by the millions now...

Tuesday, Jan 5, 2016 at 07:25 AM PST

African Boy Mauled by Chimps to Undergo Facial Surgery in NY

African Boy Mauled by Chimps to Undergo Facial Surgery in NY

Dunia Sibomana was considered the lucky one two years ago when a group of chimpanzees jumped from the trees and attacked him and two other boys as they played near a preserve in their native Democratic Republic...

Monday, Jan 4, 2016 at 06:49 PM PST

Don't Let Gyms Slim Down Your Bank Account

Don't Let Gyms Slim Down Your Bank Account

How to pick a gym membership and not break the bank.

Monday, Jan 4, 2016 at 09:25 AM PST

Repeal of Meat-Labeling Law Makes It Harder to Find Product's Origin

Repeal of Meat-Labeling Law Makes It Harder to Find Product's Origin

U.S. consumers will now find it harder to learn where their beef or pork was born, raised and slaughtered.

Friday, Jan 1, 2016 at 06:40 AM PST

Could Sugar Fuel the Growth of Cancer?

Could Sugar Fuel the Growth of Cancer?

Does sugar fuel the growth of cancer? Researchers have been studying what sugar does to the body. One type of sugar in particular has provided a possible link from sugar to cancer.

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