Health reports from NBC4's Dr. Bruce Hensel

Friday, Mar 27, 2015 at 01:20 PM PDT

Pepsi Takes Back No. 2 Spot From Diet Coke

Pepsi Takes Back No. 2 Spot From Diet Coke

Americans bought less soda for the 10th straight year in 2014, with diet sodas shrinking more than their sugary counterparts, according to a report released Thursday. And the poor performance of diet sodas...

Thursday, Mar 26, 2015 at 10:51 AM PDT

WATCH: New Anti-Smoking Ads Highlight Pain, Suffering

WATCH: New Anti-Smoking Ads Highlight Pain, Suffering

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is introducing a new installment of its anti-smoking campaign to help smokers stop lighting up.

Thursday, Mar 26, 2015 at 10:53 AM PDT

Indiana Calls in CDC to Help With HIV Outbreak

Indiana Calls in CDC to Help With HIV Outbreak

Indiana health officials called on federal experts last week for help in containing an HIV outbreak that includes 55 confirmed cases and may include 13 other preliminary positive cases. A medical team from the...

Wednesday, Mar 25, 2015 at 01:35 PM PDT

New Anthrax Treatment Okayed by FDA

New Anthrax Treatment Okayed by FDA

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new anthrax treatment that helps fight infection in patients who have already started showing symptoms — a phase that usually signals the disease has become...

Tuesday, Mar 24, 2015 at 10:32 PM PDT

Is Angelina Jolie's Choice Right for Other Women?

Is Angelina Jolie's Choice Right for Other Women?

Angelina Jolie's decision to share her experience of having her ovaries removed to lower her cancer tisk has sparked a conversation about if it's right for all women. Dr. Bruce Hensel reports for the NBC4...

Tuesday, Mar 24, 2015 at 02:39 PM PDT

What to Know About Breast and Ovarian Cancer

What to Know About Breast and Ovarian Cancer

After Angelina Jolie's announcement of surgery to remove her ovaries, Dr. Bruce explains the facts on ovarian cancer and breast cancer on the NBC4 News at Noon on Tuesday, March 24, 2015.

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