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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...

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...

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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Mysterious Light Seen Streaking Across California Sky

Mysterious Light Seen Streaking Across California Sky

Residents were reporting see a light streaking across the sky in Southern California Wednesday.

Judgment in Jenni Rivera Airplane Crash Lawsuit

Judgment in Jenni Rivera Airplane Crash Lawsuit

A judge Wednesday entered a $70 million default judgment on behalf of relatives of four members of Jenni Rivera's entourage who died along with the singer in a 2012 Learjet crash in Mexico, holding the owners of...

Senior Couple Dead in Murder-Suicide

Senior Couple Dead in Murder-Suicide

An elderly couple was found dead in the Palms area of Los Angeles Wednesday morning, according to LAPD.

California ISO Issues Flex Alert

California ISO Issues Flex Alert

State power grid operators asked residents to conserve power into Thursday evening during another hot day in Southern California.

Obama: Clinton More Qualified Than Me, Bill to Be President

Obama: Clinton More Qualified Than Me, Bill to Be President

Their political fates now entwined, President Barack Obama implored with voters Wednesday to elect Hillary Clinton, appealing to the women, minorities and young people who powered his rise and are now crucial to...

Deaf Dogs Rescued From Sand Fire Find Home in Prison

Deaf Dogs Rescued From Sand Fire Find Home in Prison

After the Sand Fire threatened their kennel, nearly 50 deaf dogs were moved to the Lancaster Men's Prison to be cared for by the inmates. “The inmates had handled [it] beautifully,” the rescue said.