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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U-Haul Truck Driver Arrested After Pursuit

U-Haul Truck Driver Arrested After Pursuit

A driver of a U-Haul truck was taken into custody after leading officers on a wild pursuit in which he blew through intersections and drove in opposite lanes.

Teens Charged in High School Murder Plot Released to Parents

Teens Charged in High School Murder Plot Released to Parents

Two teens accused of plotting a shooting at South Pasadena High School are going home under house arrest until their next court hearing.

Injured Former USC Player Sues School, Kiffin

Injured Former USC Player Sues School, Kiffin

Former USC football cornerback Brian Baucham is suing the college and ex-coach Lane Kiffin, alleging he was forced to play despite having had a concussion and being told by doctors that he was in no condition to...

Man Covered Girls' Mouths During Burglaries: Police

Man Covered Girls' Mouths During Burglaries: Police

An Oxnard man accused of burglarizing homes and sexually assaulting an 11-year-old girl earlier this month has been charged in connection with two more burglaries in the area, police said Tuesday.

Shallow Quake Rattles Costa Mesa

Shallow Quake Rattles Costa Mesa

A preliminary magnitude-2.4 earthquake hit Costa Mesa on Tuesday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

School Evacuated Due to Smoke From Port Fire

School Evacuated Due to Smoke From Port Fire

Two schools were closed Tuesday because of smoke from a fire at the Port of LA.