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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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Worst Mass Killer in OC History Sentenced to Life in Prison
Worst Mass Killer in OC History Sentenced to Life in Prison

Scott Dekraai, the worst mass killer in Orange County's history, was sentenced Friday to life in prison without the possibility of parole for gunning down eight people at a Southern California beauty salon where...

Puerto Rico Dam Failing; Flash Flood Emergency Declared
Puerto Rico Dam Failing; Flash Flood Emergency Declared

A dam in northwest Puerto Rico is failing, causing flash flooding and prompting emergency evacuations Friday, the National Weather Service said. Operators of the Guajataca Dam said it failed at 2:10 p.m.

Dodgers to Honor Tommy Lasorda on His 90th Birthday
Dodgers to Honor Tommy Lasorda on His 90th Birthday

The Los Angeles Dodgers will honor former manager Tommy Lasorda on his 90th birthday during Friday's game against the San Francisco Giants at Dodger Stadium.

GOP Health Bill All But Dead; McCain Again Deals the Blow <br />
GOP Health Bill All But Dead; McCain Again Deals the Blow

Sen. John McCain dealt a major blow to the GOP's last-gasp effort to topple the Obama health care law by announcing Friday he "cannot in good conscience vote for" it. President Donald Trump had been using...

Man Shot by Officer After Altercation in Huntington Beach
Man Shot by Officer After Altercation in Huntington Beach

A Huntington Beach police officer shot a man after an altercation at a 7-Eleven Friday morning, police said.

Fried Chicken Day at Smorgasburg LA
Fried Chicken Day at Smorgasburg LA

Rooster Republic, Hot Star Chicken, and several other foodie favorites'll be out with their takes on the classic dish.