Ask Dr. Bruce

Ask Dr. Bruce

Tune in to NBC4 on Tuesdays
and Thursdays at noon to Ask Dr. Bruce.

Tuesday, Dec 3, 2013 at 01:48 PM PST

Ask Dr. Bruce: How Much Exercise Is Enough?

Ask Dr. Bruce: How Much Exercise Is Enough?

Dr. Bruce Hensel answers viewers' questions about exercise and the safety of epidurals in a report for the NBC4 News at Noon on Dec. 3, 2013.

Tuesday, Sep 17, 2013 at 03:36 PM PDT

Ask Dr. Bruce: Juice Cleanse and Car Sickness

Ask Dr. Bruce: Juice Cleanse and Car Sickness

Dr. Bruce answers viewer-submitted questions on juice clenases and car sickness in a report for the NBC4 News at noon on Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013.

Thursday, Aug 15, 2013 at 05:25 PM PDT

Ask Dr. Bruce: Bunion Treatment; Acetaminophen's Effect on Liver

Ask Dr. Bruce: Bunion Treatment; Acetaminophen's Effect on Liver

Dr. Bruce explains how to get rid of bunions without surgery and how a commonly used pain reliever and fever reducer effects the liver, during the NBC4 News at Noon on Aug. 15, 2013.

Tuesday, Aug 13, 2013 at 01:33 PM PDT

Ask Dr. Bruce: President Bush's Surgery, Intertility

Ask Dr. Bruce: President Bush's Surgery, Intertility

Dr. Bruce Hensel explains the procedure former President George W. Bush underwent to correct a blocked artery, and how to tell if you or your partner is infertile, on the NBC4 News at Noon on Aug. 13, 2013.

Tuesday, Jun 18, 2013 at 07:12 PM PDT

Ask Dr. Bruce: Alzheimers Myths, Lung Cancer Cure

Ask Dr. Bruce: Alzheimers Myths, Lung Cancer Cure

Dr. Bruce debunks common myths about Alzheimers and explains what kind of lung cancer is curable. This video aired on the NBC4 News at Noon on June 18, 2013.

Monday, Jun 17, 2013 at 10:28 AM PDT

How Diabetes Increases Risks of Stroke, Heart Attack

How Diabetes Increases Risks of Stroke, Heart Attack

Although diabetes affects millions of Americans few understand what it does to the body and why it increases the risk of heart attack and stroke.

Monday, Jun 17, 2013 at 10:28 AM PDT

Ask Dr. Bruce: Breast Cancer Tests

Ask Dr. Bruce: Breast Cancer Tests

Question: If a woman has a family history of breast cancer what tests does she need?

Monday, Jun 17, 2013 at 10:27 AM PDT

Shoulder Surgery and Alzheimer's

Shoulder Surgery and Alzheimer's

In today's Ask Dr. Bruce segment, Dr. Bruce Hensel answers your health questions regarding shoulder surgery and Alzheimer's

Monday, Jun 17, 2013 at 10:27 AM PDT

Bleeding Ulcers and AIDS

Bleeding Ulcers and AIDS

In today's Ask Dr. Bruce segment, Dr. Bruce Hensel answers your health questions regarding bleeding ulcers and AIDS.

Wednesday, Nov 21, 2012 at 03:49 PM PST

Blood Pressure and Heart Palpitations

Blood Pressure and Heart Palpitations

In today's Ask Dr. Bruce segment, Dr. Bruce Hensel answers your health questions regarding blood pressure and heart palpitations.

Top Stories
Bystander Killed in Pico Rivera Standoff

Bystander Killed in Pico Rivera Standoff

An innocent bystander was killed Friday during a SWAT standoff in Pico Rivera as authorities tried to persuade a barricaded man to surrender, officials said.

Suspect Arrested in Fatal 91 Freeway Shooting

Suspect Arrested in Fatal 91 Freeway Shooting

Police on Friday arrested a man on suspicion of murder in last month's 91 Freeway shooting in Anaheim that killed a father of four, officials said.

Arrest Made After Police Find Officer's Missing Shotgun

Arrest Made After Police Find Officer's Missing Shotgun

Los Angeles police made an arrest Friday after finding an officer's shotgun that fell off the back of a police motorcycle in South LA one day earlier, officials said.

SoCal Firefighter Had Ecstasy, Alcohol in System: Report

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Weekend Thunderstorms Possible at SoCal Beaches

Weekend Thunderstorms Possible at SoCal Beaches

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Deep-Fat Fryer Sparks Food Truck Fire in Venice

Deep-Fat Fryer Sparks Food Truck Fire in Venice

A deep-fat fryer caught fire Friday night, igniting a blaze inside a food truck on Venice's Abbot Kinney Boulevard on the night of its monthly Food Truck Friday event, officials said.