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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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California Lawmakers Approve School Bus Alarm Bill

California Lawmakers Approve School Bus Alarm Bill

Legislation intended to prevent children from being left unattended on parked school buses is headed to Gov. Jerry Brown.

Cancer Patient Takes Field at Dodgers' Batting Practice

Cancer Patient Takes Field at Dodgers' Batting Practice

A die-hard Los Angeles Dodgers fan who is battling leukemia got an experience that most fans only dream about.

Bullet Hits Officer's Badge, Leading to Fatal Pursuit

Bullet Hits Officer's Badge, Leading to Fatal Pursuit

A pursuit that began after a gunman opened fire on an officer, striking him in the badge, ended 80 miles away with a fiery fatal crash in the Cajon Pass northeast of Los Angeles.

Cows Lassoed After Hide-and-Seek Stampede

Cows Lassoed After Hide-and-Seek Stampede

Two cows on the run found themselves at the end of their rope after dodging their pursuers overnight in a high desert community north of Los Angeles.

Maine Gov. Threatens 'Snot-Nosed' Lawmaker in Profanity-Laced Voicemail

Maine Gov. Threatens 'Snot-Nosed' Lawmaker in Profanity-Laced Voicemail

Maine Gov. Paul LePage issued a partial apology on Friday after unleashing an obscene tirade on a state legislator, leaving him an expletive-laden and threatening message and telling reporters he wished it were...

Months of Recovery Ahead for Louisiana Flood Victims

Months of Recovery Ahead for Louisiana Flood Victims

Clean-up will take months following deadly and devastating flooding in and around Baton Rouge.