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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Funeral Service Held for Ezell Ford

Funeral Service Held for Ezell Ford

A funeral service was held Saturday for an unarmed man who was fatally shot by police in South Los Angeles as local activists called on witnesses to come forward in the case.

Family Blames Detained Immigrant's Death on Lack of Care

Family Blames Detained Immigrant's Death on Lack of Care

The family of a Mexican national arrested for illegally returning to the US alleges in a lawsuit that his death at age 38 was due to inadequate health care while being held in federal

Speeding Driver Who Killed Firefighter in Crash Gets 1-Day Sentence

Speeding Driver Who Killed Firefighter in Crash Gets 1-Day Sentence

A woman who pleaded guilty to causing a head-on crash that killed an off-duty firefighter near San Diego last year will only spend one day in jail, a San Diego judge ruled

Federal Agent Accused of Kidnapping, Brandishing Gun

Federal Agent Accused of Kidnapping, Brandishing Gun

A drunken federal agent was arrested in Burbank after allegedly pulling out a handgun and telling someone to follow him early Wednesday.

Rams Cut Sam, 1st Drafted Openly Gay Player

Rams Cut Sam, 1st Drafted Openly Gay Player

The St. Louis Rams have cut Michael Sam, the first openly gay player drafted by an NFL team. The 7th-round draft pick has been outspoken and confident as his progress was watched as closely as any rookie in the...

Rapper Arrested Hours Before "Made in America" Concert

Rapper Arrested Hours Before "Made in America" Concert

A rapper scheduled to perform at this weekend’s Made in America music festival in downtown Los Angeles was arrested Friday night after police raided a clothing store in Hyde Park.