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.

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...

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...

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

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...

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.

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.

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.

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...

Oct 4, 2012

Hospital Project Encourages Young Cancer Patients

Hospital Project Encourages Young Cancer Patients

Miami Children's Hospital's "Bald, Brave, Beautiful" project helps children like Alberto Hernandez, battling bone cancer, to empower themselves through the noticeable side effect of hair loss in...

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Man Seeks Answers in Fire That Killed Family

Man Seeks Answers in Fire That Killed Family

Police are investigating whether three fire-related crimes in South Los Angeles may be linked to each other, including a garage fire that claimed the lives of a mother and child.

High School Student Causes 7-Hour Standoff

High School Student Causes 7-Hour Standoff

An 18-year-old high school student barricaded herself inside a Mira Mesa home Tuesday night, resulting in a seven-hour-long standoff.

Mourners Honor "Guardian Angel" Officer Killed in Crash

Mourners Honor "Guardian Angel" Officer Killed in Crash

Family members and law enforcement colleagues from around the United States gathered in downtown Los Angeles Tuesday morning to remember a 51-year-old Los Angeles Police Department motorcycle officer.

Man's Fall Stirs Painful Memory for Family of Victim

Man's Fall Stirs Painful Memory for Family of Victim

A man whose brother died after falling through a gap on an overpass of the Santa Ana River said Tuesday that another man's fall through the same opening brought back painful memories nearly six years later.

FedEx Sued Over Deadly California Bus Crash

FedEx Sued Over Deadly California Bus Crash

The mother of a 17-year-old honors student who was among 10 people killed in a fiery Northern California bus crash sued FedEx on Tuesday, alleging that its trucks have a history of catching fire.

Man Found Dead at OC Home That Was Being Fumigated

Man Found Dead at OC Home That Was Being Fumigated

The body of a man was found in the backyard of a Westminster home that was being fumigated Tuesday, and investigators believe the man may have been poisoned.