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Thursday, Oct 4, 2012

Paraplegics Walk With Exoskeleton Technology

Paraplegics Walk With Exoskeleton Technology

Argo Technologies, an Israeli firm opening its headquarters in Boston, Massachusetts, introduces a new technology that allows paraplegics to stand and walk on their own. Theresa Hannigan, who was stricken by an autoimmune disease and lost the use of her legs is one of dozens around the world using this Exoskeleton. Launched in Europe in September, the walking aid will soon be available in the U.S.

Thursday, Oct 4, 2012

Spare Parts Make a New Hand

Spare Parts Make a New Hand

A hand surgeon and a foot-ankle specialist teamed up to rebuild a man's hand that was injured due to a terrible industrial accident. The two doctors rebuilt the hand using the patient's bones, nerves and other tissues from his own body. The intricate surgery recreated the structure within the hand and involved a foot-to-hand graft. The Louisiana resident is now in physical rehab and slowly regaining feeling in his hand.

Thursday, Oct 4, 2012

Patients Warned over Drugs Linked to Deadly Meningitis

Patients Warned over Drugs Linked to Deadly Meningitis

As the outbreak of a rare form of fungal meningitis widened Thursday and claimed more lives, health officials ratcheted up their warnings to patients over drugs sold by the specialty pharmacy to which the...

Wednesday, Sep 26, 2012

Tanning Beds Ups Skin Cancer Risk by 69%

Tanning Beds Ups Skin Cancer Risk by 69%

Dr. Bruce Hensel reports on a new study shows that young people who use tanning beds have 69% increased risk of developing skin cancer.

Wednesday, Sep 26, 2012

Preventing Miscarriages and Stillbirths

Preventing Miscarriages and Stillbirths

Dr. Bruce Hensel looks at a new study.

Thursday, Oct 4, 2012

FDA Says Teva Antidepressant is Ineffective

FDA Says Teva Antidepressant is Ineffective

Teva Pharmaceuticals has stopped shipping its generic version of a popular antidepressant after a federal analysis showed the pill does not work properly.

Wednesday, Oct 3, 2012

What Everyone Should Know About Suicide

What Everyone Should Know About Suicide

Suicide has overtaken traffic deaths as the nation's leading cause of injury-related death. Dr. Joshua Weiner discusses ways to help prevent suicide.

Thursday, Oct 4, 2012

Meningitis Outbreak Has Steroid Link

Meningitis Outbreak Has Steroid Link

Tennessee and federal health experts are investigating an outbreak of meningitis that infected 14 people who received steroid injections, killing two of them, the state's chief medical officer said Tuesday.

Tuesday, Oct 2, 2012

Dermatologists Vs. Spas

Dermatologists Vs. Spas

Dr. Cheryl Burgess explains which procedures you can have done at spas -- and which you should probably leave to the doctors.

Monday, Oct 1, 2012

Clinic Develops Improved Artificial Heart

Clinic Develops Improved Artificial Heart

One Cleveland clinic is helping to develop a new, much improved artificial heart.

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Texas Day Care Abuse Caught on Camera
Texas Day Care Abuse Caught on Camera

A day care worker in Montgomery County, Texas has been arrested after being captured on a security camera throwing a four-year-old child to the ground face first. This video shows Gregory Diglin allegedly grabbing a four-year old girl by the arm and slamming her to the floor at the Children's Lighthouse Day Care. We've paused the video because of the graphic nature of the incident. Diglin is being held on bond and charged with injury to a child.

LADWP to Begin Notifying Customers of Pending Reimbursement
LADWP to Begin Notifying Customers of Pending Reimbursement

Los Angeles Department of Water and Power customers should begin receiving information in the mail this week about how to recover compensation from an overbilling class-action settlement, the law firm that represented the plaintiffs said Monday.

Librarians Use Prom-Inspired Event to Attract Nearby Teens
Librarians Use Prom-Inspired Event to Attract Nearby Teens

Librarians, volunteers and local cosmetology students partnered to host a prom dress drive with free make-overs to attract teens to the library’s doors.

Schiff Calls for Nunes' Recusal From Russia Probe
Schiff Calls for Nunes' Recusal From Russia Probe

Rep. Adam Schiff, the top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, called for its chairman, Rep. Devin Nunes, to recuse himself from "any investigation" into President Donald Trump's campaign and transition team after news of the Republican's secret White House meeting on the issue emerged. Schiff, D-Calif., said Monday that it's "not a recommendation I make lightly," NBC News reported.

CBP Seizes $2.8 Million in Drugs, Arrests 19 Fugitives
CBP Seizes $2.8 Million in Drugs, Arrests 19 Fugitives

Border Patrol agents seized nearly $2.8 million in drugs in San Diego and Imperial Valley counties over the weekend.

Man Sentenced for Stealing More Than Half Million Dollars
Man Sentenced for Stealing More Than Half Million Dollars

A former FedEx driver and the founder and chief investment officer of a local management firm was sentenced to more than two years in prison for stealing more than half a million dollars from local investors.