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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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Chase Ends When Pickup Truck Boxes in Possible DUI Driver

Chase Ends When Pickup Truck Boxes in Possible DUI Driver

A possible DUI driver who led an hour-long pursuit through the San Fernando Valley was taken into custody Tuesday night after a resident boxed in the chase driver's vehicle with his pickup truck.

 Plot to Carry Out Attack at High School Campus Uncovered

Plot to Carry Out Attack at High School Campus Uncovered

Two freshmen at Martin Luther King High School in Riverside were plotting to commit an act of violence that was revealed to authorities in time to stop it, a Riverside police spokesman said Tuesday.

A Look at Trump's Air Force One Cost Claim

A Look at Trump's Air Force One Cost Claim

President-elect Donald Trump suggested Tuesday that he would cancel Boeing's contract to build a new presidential aircraft to replace the aging Reagan-era model that currently shuttles the president around...

97 Killed in Indonesia's Aceh Earthquake: Officials

97 Killed in Indonesia's Aceh Earthquake: Officials

A strong earthquake rocked Indonesia's Aceh province early on Wednesday, killing nearly 100 people and sparking a frantic rescue effort in the rubble of dozens of collapsed and damaged buildings.

$30K Reward Offered to Find 16-Year-Old Girl's Killers

$30K Reward Offered to Find 16-Year-Old Girl's Killers

Officials and family members of a 16-year-old girl fatally shot in Lynwood while riding home from church in her family's car will announce an increased reward of $30,000 and appeal to the public for information...

Armed North Hills Jewelry Store Robber Arrested

Armed North Hills Jewelry Store Robber Arrested

A robber was arrested after he dropped a pillowcase full of stolen jewelry and guns -- one that police said appeared to be fake -- outside of a North Hills store. Adrian Arambulo reports for the NBC4 News at 11...