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Older Dads' Kids at Higher Risk For Psych Woes

Older Dads' Kids at Higher Risk For Psych Woes

Older fathers may face higher risks than previously thought for having children with psychiatric problems, including... Watch »

Feb 27, 2014
Secondhand Smoke Linked With Pregnancy Risks

Secondhand Smoke Linked With Pregnancy Risks

Exposure to secondhand smoke is strongly linked to a woman’s increased risk of miscarriage, stillbirth and... Read »

Feb 26, 2014
Study Aims to Curb Asthma Over-Medication

Study Aims to Curb Asthma Over-Medication

Researchers at the Ohio State University Medical Center are researching how to get patients on the lowest dose... Watch »

Feb 25, 2014
Polio-Like Illness Strikes Children Throughout California

Polio-Like Illness Strikes Children Throughout California

A mysterious polio-like illness strikes children ages two-to-sixteen throughout Read »

Feb 24, 2014
LA City Council to Vote on E-Cig Ban

LA City Council to Vote on E-Cig Ban

A proposed ordinance would essentially treat e-cigarettes like traditional tobacco products, and would... Watch »

Feb 25, 2014

"Polio-like Illness" Found in CA Children

Five children experienced a rapid onset of paralysis in one or both arms or legs, according to new finds from... Read »

Feb 24, 2014
Women With Cancer Gene Should Have Ovaries Out: Study

Women With Cancer Gene Should Have Ovaries Out: Study

For women who carry a notorious cancer gene, surgery to remove healthy ovaries is one of the most protective... Watch »

Feb 24, 2014
Polio-Like Illness Among Children a Mystery in California

Polio-Like Illness Among Children a Mystery in California

A 4-year-old Berkeley girl is among an alarming number of California children who have experienced... Watch »

Feb 25, 2014
Rash Outbreaks Halt Fitbit Wristband Sales

Rash Outbreaks Halt Fitbit Wristband Sales

Wearable technology maker Fitbit Inc. has stopped sales of its $130 Force wristband and is recalling it after... Read »

Feb 22, 2014
How to Prevent the Measles

How to Prevent the Measles

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Feb 21, 2014
Innovative Procedure Heals Olympian's Eyesight

Innovative Procedure Heals Olympian's Eyesight

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Feb 21, 2014
Health Officials Warn of CA Measles Spike

Health Officials Warn of CA Measles Spike

Health officials are saying 2014 is "off to a very bad start" after California reported 35... Watch »

Feb 21, 2014
Teething Toys Recalled for Choking Hazard

Teething Toys Recalled for Choking Hazard

Made of soft orange rubber, the Squeeze & Teethe Monkey was sold at Target stores nationwide from December 2012... Read »

Feb 22, 2014
FDA to Overhaul Over-the-Counter Drug Rules

FDA to Overhaul Over-the-Counter Drug Rules

The Food and Drug Administration is looking to revamp its system for regulating hundreds of over-the-counter drugs... Read »

Feb 21, 2014
Tips on Minimizing Flu Virus Risk

Tips on Minimizing Flu Virus Risk

Dr. Bruce Hansel suggests the most effective way to protect you against the H1N1 virus is to get a flu Read »

Feb 20, 2014
Female Athletes Prone to Complications From Training Hard

Female Athletes Prone to Complications From Training Hard

Female athletes that train hard and often could be at risk for a medical condition called athlete triad... Read »

Feb 20, 2014
Pregnant Woman Dies of Flu-Related Illness in LA County

Pregnant Woman Dies of Flu-Related Illness in LA County

A pregnant woman has died in Los Angeles County after succumbing to influenza-related symptoms in what has been... Watch »

Feb 20, 2014
Chest Lift May Reduce V-Neck Wrinkles

Chest Lift May Reduce V-Neck Wrinkles

A Newport Beach doctor says he's created a facelift for your chest. Diane says the procedure significantly... Watch »

Feb 20, 2014
Anti-Depressant May Increase Risk of Breast Cancer

Anti-Depressant May Increase Risk of Breast Cancer

Scientists at City of Hope in Duarte found that Paxil – chemically known as paroxetine – may have a mild... Read »

Feb 19, 2014
U.S. Doctors Compete to Go to Olympics

U.S. Doctors Compete to Go to Olympics

The Olympics are all about the athletes, but there is an immense support staff as well, including hundreds... Read »

Feb 19, 2014
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