Health reports from NBC4's Dr. Bruce Hensel

Friday, Jan 23, 2015 at 08:24 AM PST

Researchers identify genetic cause of Sturge-Weber syndrome

Researchers identify genetic cause of Sturge-Weber syndrome

Researchers identify genetic cause of Sturge-Weber syndrome, often associated with facial birthmarks, which means new trials and new hope for sufferers.

Friday, Jan 23, 2015 at 05:52 AM PST

Timeline of Disneyland Measles Outbreak

Timeline of Disneyland Measles Outbreak

The number of measles cases from a Disneyland outbreak in December continues to increase.

Wednesday, Jan 21, 2015 at 08:22 PM PST

Measles: What You Need to Know

Measles: What You Need to Know

As the spread of measles continues to grow with many cases linked to Disneyland, we explain what you should and shouldn't worry about. Dr. Bruce Hensel reports for the NBC4 News at 5 and 6 p.m. Wednesday,...

Wednesday, Jan 21, 2015 at 07:55 PM PST

Disneyland-Linked Measles Spreads

Disneyland-Linked Measles Spreads

Measles cases linked to Disneyland continue to spread, including to park employees. John Cádiz Klemack reports for the NBC4 News at 5 and 6 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015.

Thursday, Jan 22, 2015 at 05:58 AM PST

E-Cigs May Be More Toxic Than Real Cigarettes: Study

E-Cigs May Be More Toxic Than Real Cigarettes: Study

A new study suggests that formaldehyde levels in e-cigarettes may be five to 15 times higher than in regular cigarettes, NBC News reported.

Thursday, Jan 22, 2015 at 05:24 AM PST

New USDA Standards Follow Salmonella Outbreak

New USDA Standards Follow Salmonella Outbreak

Standards proposed Wednesday by the Agriculture Department aim to reduce rates of salmonella and campylobacter, another pathogen that can cause symptoms similar to salmonella, in chicken parts, ground chicken...

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