Health reports from NBC4's Dr. Bruce Hensel

Wednesday, Jul 30, 2014 at 04:42 AM PDT

"We Need More": Fight Against Ebola Is Thin on Ground

"We Need More": Fight Against Ebola Is Thin on Ground

The biggest outbreak of Ebola in history is affecting over 1,200 people and continues to spread with no end in sight.

Tuesday, Jul 29, 2014 at 10:14 AM PDT

Parents Desperately Seek Medical Marijuana

Parents Desperately Seek Medical Marijuana

California has the oldest and most liberal compassionate care law among the 23 states plus Washington, D.C. that allow the use of medical marijuana. So why are the state's youngest -- and arguably most...

Tuesday, Jul 29, 2014 at 02:18 PM PDT

Teen Battling Cancer Rings NASDAQ Bell

Teen Battling Cancer Rings NASDAQ Bell

Terry Grinner, 17, rang the NASDAQ bell in New York as the Make-A-Wish Foundation paved the way for him to be an investment banker for a while.

Monday, Jul 28, 2014 at 08:32 PM PDT

How to Protect Yourself From Lightning Strikes

How to Protect Yourself From Lightning Strikes

Lightning strikes may cause immediate injury or delayed problems that can take a day or two to appear. Dr. Bruce has advice on how to protect yourself.

Tuesday, Jul 29, 2014 at 05:38 AM PDT

Feeling the Pain of Lightning Strikes, Again and Again

Feeling the Pain of Lightning Strikes, Again and Again

A day after a lightning storm killed a one man and injured others on a California beach, survivors describe pain, vision and hearing problems and other long-term affects

Tuesday, Jul 29, 2014 at 04:44 AM PDT

Fist Bumps Less Germy Than Handshakes: Study

Fist Bumps Less Germy Than Handshakes: Study

British researchers conducted an experiment that suggested that fist bumps are a cleaner way for people to greet each other, The Associated Press reported. The familiar knocking of knuckles spreads...

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