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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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Trump Denies Debate Sniffles, Blames Bad Mic

Trump Denies Debate Sniffles, Blames Bad Mic

The post-debate spin has centered on the sniffle. Hours after the first presidential debate Monday night, reaction to Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump's performances continued to pour in.

Customers Raise Money for Slain Liquor Store Worker

Customers Raise Money for Slain Liquor Store Worker

Regular customers and the boss of a North Hollywood liquor store worker remember the 61-year-old father and husband as "generous" and "a sweetheart" after he was shot and killed by robbers Saturday night.

New: Taco Tuesday at Trejo's Tacos

New: Taco Tuesday at Trejo's Tacos

Actor Danny Trejo's La Brea Avenue restaurant launches everyone's favorite day of the week.

Clinton Holds Rally in North Carolina

Clinton Holds Rally in North Carolina

Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton is holding rally in Raleigh, North Carolina on Tuesday, a day after facing off with Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump in the first presidential debate.

Watch: Chill Bear Soaks in Backyard Hot Tub

Watch: Chill Bear Soaks in Backyard Hot Tub

A homeowner's backyard security cameras caught a bear making itself at home last weekend in a hot tub.

Officers Must Lock Up Guns Left in Vehicles Under New Law

Officers Must Lock Up Guns Left in Vehicles Under New Law

Gun owners and law enforcement officers will be required to lock up their firearms if they leave them in an unattended vehicle under legislation Gov. Jerry Brown signed Monday in response to high-profile thefts...