Health reports from NBC4's Dr. Bruce Hensel

Thursday, Oct 23, 2014 at 02:32 PM PDT

Most Hospitals Can't Handle Ebola: Health Official

Most Hospitals Can't Handle Ebola: Health Official

Texas' top health official said Thursday that most hospitals can't handle Ebola patients and that they should instead be treated at specialized care centers — a break with past federal assertions that nearly any...

Friday, Oct 24, 2014 at 03:57 AM PDT

Herbalife Exec Denies Pyramid Scheme Allegations

Herbalife Exec Denies Pyramid Scheme Allegations

In an interview with Los Angeles Magazine, Herbalife CEO Michael Johnson rebutted claims that the company has been fleecing its customers through its unconventional business

Tuesday, Oct 21, 2014 at 09:58 PM PDT

Breast Density Screenings Urged for Cancer Prevention

Breast Density Screenings Urged for Cancer Prevention

Many doctors and patients alike will tell patients that diagnosing breast cancer early saves lives, and part of that is knowing enough to make informed decisions, including when a person has dense...

Wednesday, Oct 22, 2014 at 07:24 AM PDT

Flu Vaccine Urged Over Ebola Worries

Flu Vaccine Urged Over Ebola Worries

With all the news and worry about Ebola, doctors say many people are ignoring a much greater health threat in the U.S. - the flu.

Monday, Oct 20, 2014 at 08:38 PM PDT

Dallas Nurses Speak Out on Ebola Care

Dallas Nurses Speak Out on Ebola Care

Initially criticized for their handling of the first Ebola case on U.S. soil, a group of nurses at Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas spoke out in solidarity on Monday, asking for a restoration of trust in...

Monday, Oct 20, 2014 at 12:15 AM PDT

Dallas Community Overcoming Fears of Spread of Ebola

Dallas Community Overcoming Fears of Spread of Ebola

There have been no new infections reported among those who worked directly with the three Ebola patients treated at a Dallas hospital. While no one is saying they're completely out of the woods, there's a sense...

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