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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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Father Buries Wrong Man After Coroner's Mistake
Father Buries Wrong Man After Coroner's Mistake

The mix-up began on May 6 when a man was found dead behind a Verizon store in Fountain Valley. Kerrigan, 82, of Wildomar, said he called the coroner's office and was told the body was that of his son, Frank M.

Dodgers on Cloud Nine
Dodgers on Cloud Nine

Joc Pederson homered, Clayton Kershaw cruised, and the Los Angeles Dodgers won their ninth consecutive game, as they shutout the Colorado Rockies, 4-0, on Saturday night at Dodger Stadium.

Diner Finds Dead Frog in Salad at BJ's Restaurant
Diner Finds Dead Frog in Salad at BJ's Restaurant

Officials with the BJ's Restaurants chain said they're investigating how a dead frog wound up in a diner's salad at one of the company's locations in West Covina.

Police Chase of Possible Shooting Suspect Ends With Arrest
Police Chase of Possible Shooting Suspect Ends With Arrest

A police chase of a possible shooting suspect ended with the suspect's arrest.

Trump Acknowledges Russian Election ‘Meddling’ in Tweet
Trump Acknowledges Russian Election ‘Meddling’ in Tweet

President Donald Trump appeared to acknowledge Russian meddling in the presidential election on Twitter Friday, attacking former President Barack Obama. "Just out," Trump tweeted, "The Obama Administration knew...

WB 101 Fwy Reopened Nearly 5 Hours After Crash, Fuel Spill
WB 101 Fwy Reopened Nearly 5 Hours After Crash, Fuel Spill

Some 75 gallons of fuel were spilled on the westbound 101 Freeway when a cement truck crashed Saturday morning, forcing all westbound lanes to close for nearly five hours in Valley Village.