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 becoming...

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 cases. About 150,000 people are...

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...

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 a...

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 cancer...

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SoCal Firefighter Had Ecstasy, Alcohol in System: Report

SoCal Firefighter Had Ecstasy, Alcohol in System: Report

The Southern California firefighter who went missing during a mountain camping trip and was later found dead had Ecstasy and alcohol in his system when he died, according to a toxicology report obtained by NBC4...

Slain USC Student Remembered at Memorial Service

Slain USC Student Remembered at Memorial Service

Hundreds of students stood silent and solemn during a memorial service on Friday to remember USC graduate student Xinran Ji, fatally beaten in a botched robbery last week near the campus.

Facebook Goes Down for Many Users

Facebook Goes Down for Many Users

Facebook was down on Friday for many users, who received an error message instead of access to the social networking service. “Sorry, something went wrong,” the message on Facebook said. “We’re working on...

Step-Grandfather Arrested in Shootings of Grandchildren

Step-Grandfather Arrested in Shootings of Grandchildren

A 72-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder in connection with the shooting of his two step-grandchildren, authorities said Friday.

2 School Police Officers in Critical Condition After Crash

2 School Police Officers in Critical Condition After Crash

Two Los Angeles school police officers were hospitalized in serious but stable condition Friday after their cruiser collided with a dump truck in Sun Valley.

Wildlife Officials: Norwalk Mystery Animal Not Mountain Lion

Wildlife Officials: Norwalk Mystery Animal Not Mountain Lion

Department of Fish and Wildlife officials say they're still not certain what kind of animal was captured on camera in Norwalk.