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Hand Washing Dishes May Prevent Allergies: Study

Hand Washing Dishes May Prevent Allergies: Study

Washing dishes might be the best chore for a kid. Doing dishes by hand instead of using a dishwasher might prevent... Read »

Feb 25, 2015
Study Finds Molecular Link Between Obesity, Type 2 Diabetes

Study Finds Molecular Link Between Obesity, Type 2 Diabetes

Researchers at the University of California, San Diego, believe they have discovered the "root cause" of Type 2... Read »

Feb 24, 2015
Study Links Peanut Exposure to Allergy

Study Links Peanut Exposure to Allergy

A new study argues that the key to preventing peanut allergies in children may lie in early and regular exposure to... Watch »

Feb 24, 2015
UCLA Health System President to Step Down

UCLA Health System President to Step Down

The president of UCLA's health system will step down May 1 to take on a similar position in Pennsylvania, the... Read »

Feb 23, 2015

"Superbug" Patient to Sue Maker of Device: Lawyer

An 18-year-old student now hospitalized with a "superbug" infection at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center... Read »

Feb 21, 2015
Suicide Prevention: Helpful Resources, Links

Suicide Prevention: Helpful Resources, Links

Use these links to find more information about suicide prevention and agencies that provide crisis intervention. Watch »

Feb 23, 2015
Breakthrough Device Could Help Sleep Apnea

Breakthrough Device Could Help Sleep Apnea

If you snore or have sleep apnea, there is a breakthrough treatment that may help, without the awkward masks... Watch »

Mar 6, 2015
Killer Virus Discovered in Kansas

Killer Virus Discovered in Kansas

Scientists have stumbled upon a never-before-seen virus that apparently killed a man in Kansas last year, NBC News... Read »

Feb 20, 2015
New Sterilization Rules Combat

New Sterilization Rules Combat "Superbug" Infections

Doctors and administrators at Ronald Reagan-UCLA Medical Center said Thursday that new procedures for cleaning a... Watch »

Feb 20, 2015
Researchers Testing

Researchers Testing "Superbug" Vaccine

Researchers at LA BioMed, a nonprofit independent lab, are on the cutting edge. They're in the final stages of... Watch »

Feb 19, 2015
Lab Tests New

Lab Tests New "Superbug" Vaccine

A Torrance lab is using cutting edge technology to help develop a life-saving "superbug" vaccine. Watch »

Feb 19, 2015
Q&A: What The

Q&A: What The "Superbug" Infections Mean For You

What you need to know. A Q&A with NBC4’s Dr. Bruce Hensel about the "superbug" bacteria that led to... Watch »

Mar 4, 2015
FDA Warning: Traces of Peanuts Found in Cumin

FDA Warning: Traces of Peanuts Found in Cumin

Hundreds of products are being pulled from store shelves after traces of peanut were found in cumin spice — a... Watch »

Feb 19, 2015
New Breast Cancer Treatment Extends Life Over a Year

New Breast Cancer Treatment Extends Life Over a Year

A new combination of three chemotherapy drugs helps extend life by a year and a half for patients with a specific... Read »

Feb 18, 2015
Drugmaker Resubmits Women's Sex Pill to FDA

Drugmaker Resubmits Women's Sex Pill to FDA

The makers of a twice-rejected pill designed to boost female libido are resubmitting their drug to federal health... Read »

Feb 17, 2015
One Diet Change Can Improve Health, Study Finds: Health Headlines

One Diet Change Can Improve Health, Study Finds: Health Headlines

A single diet change can improve health, a new study finds. Women may experience hot flashes for more of life than... Watch »

Feb 16, 2015
Covered CA Deadline: What You Need to Know

Covered CA Deadline: What You Need to Know

Covered California open enrollment ends Sunday. The Obama administration projects that more than 9 million Americans... Read »

Feb 15, 2015
Snag Affecting Health Law Sign-Ups Gets a Fix

Snag Affecting Health Law Sign-Ups Gets a Fix

A technical problem that had been interfering with sign-ups for government healthcare plans has been fixed... Read »

Feb 14, 2015
Severe Loss Could Lead to a Real

Severe Loss Could Lead to a Real "Broken Heart"

Although Valentine’s Day is a happy day for many people, it is sad and lonely for some who feel broken-hearted. Watch »

Feb 15, 2015
What to Know for the Obamacare Deadline

What to Know for the Obamacare Deadline

If you're not insured, there's still time to sign up for health coverage this year under Obamacare before the Feb. Read »

Feb 15, 2015

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