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Wednesday, Dec 10, 2014

Rocket Fans Cheer as Porta-Potty Blasts Off

Rocket Fans Cheer as Porta-Potty Blasts Off

Mission accomplished! A group of rocket enthusiasts launched a porta-potty into the sky Saturday in southwestern Michigan. It made an arc and almost landed on a spectator's pickup truck, 2,000 feet away.

Wednesday, Oct 17, 2012

Get Sleep, Lose Weight

Get Sleep, Lose Weight

A new study links sleep with the way human bodies burn fat. Compromising sleep can affect one's weight, vision, and organ function in the future.

Wednesday, Oct 17, 2012

Study Finds HPV Vaccine Safe

Study Finds HPV Vaccine Safe

The controversial vaccine was found to have minor side effects, but no major risks. The treatment is recommended to children as early as 8-years-old for both boys and girls to prevent cancers before becoming...

Wednesday, Oct 10, 2012

New HIV Test Kit Appears Over-the-Counter

New HIV Test Kit Appears Over-the-Counter

A new over-the-counter test kit is available for consumers, able to yield results in less than half an hour, but at the cost of roughly $40. While some experts welcome the procedure, some argue that the results...

Wednesday, Oct 10, 2012

Preventing Diabetes, Preventing Cancer

Preventing Diabetes, Preventing Cancer

Dr. Jorge Castillo, a doctor at The Miriam Hospital in Providence, Rhodes Island examines the link between diabetes and blood cancers in his extensive research based on 17,000 cases.

Wednesday, Oct 10, 2012

Soda Vending Machines to Show Calories

Soda Vending Machines to Show Calories

Coke, Pepsi and Dr Pepper are rolling out new vending machines that will put calorie counts right at your fingertips. The move comes ahead of a regulation that would require restaurant chains and vending...

Monday, Oct 8, 2012

Still Cycling at 96 Years

Still Cycling at 96 Years

96-year-old cyclist Sam Cohen may be taking things a little slower these days but he still clocks hundreds of miles on a stationary bike each week.

Friday, Oct 5, 2012

Women Help Cancer Patients With "Bosom Buddies"

Women Help Cancer Patients With "Bosom Buddies"

Bosom Buddies of Wyoming began meeting regularly about a year ago, and volunteer knitter Cathy Jones has been knitting the alternative prosthetics ever since.

Friday, Oct 5, 2012

Hospital Goes High Tech

Hospital Goes High Tech

New apps, monitors and software work together to improve your hospital stay. A new state-of-the-art hospital in Fort Worth, Texas is using technology to make health care more convenient for patients.

Friday, Oct 5, 2012

Free Birth Control Slashes Abortion Rate: Study

Free Birth Control Slashes Abortion Rate: Study

Abortion and teen pregnancy rates both drop sharply when birth control is free, a new study found Thursday. The large study, which studied more than 9,000 in St. Louis, Mo., found that when price wasn't...

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Recovery Complete in Deadly Oakland Warehouse Blaze

Recovery Complete in Deadly Oakland Warehouse Blaze

Oakland officials on Tuesday have declared a local state of emergency due to a deadly warehouse fire that killed dozens of people.

Pearl Harbor's 75th Anniversary: Survivor Recalls Attack

Pearl Harbor's 75th Anniversary: Survivor Recalls Attack

Surprise, fear, anger and pride overcame Jim Downing as Japanese planes bombed Pearl Harbor. Then a newlywed sailor, he recalled a Japanese plane flying low and slow in his direction as he rushed to his...

Chase Ends When Pickup Truck Boxes in Possible DUI Driver

Chase Ends When Pickup Truck Boxes in Possible DUI Driver

A possible DUI driver who led an hour-long pursuit through the San Fernando Valley was taken into custody Tuesday night after a resident boxed in the chase driver's vehicle with his pickup truck.

 Plot to Carry Out Attack at High School Campus Uncovered

Plot to Carry Out Attack at High School Campus Uncovered

Two freshmen at Martin Luther King High School in Riverside were plotting to commit an act of violence that was revealed to authorities in time to stop it, a Riverside police spokesman said Tuesday.

Man Pleads No Contest to Fatal Stabbing of AAA Driver

Man Pleads No Contest to Fatal Stabbing of AAA Driver

A 41-year-old man pleaded no contest Tuesday to fatally stabbing an AAA driver who was helping the defendant's mother in Pico Rivera last year.

Metrolink Train Strikes Truck Trailer in Riverside County

Metrolink Train Strikes Truck Trailer in Riverside County

A Metrolink commuter train struck a truck trailer in Riverside County Wednesday morning.