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3-D Printing Gives Chance to Little Girl Born With Heart Defect

3-D Printing Gives Chance to Little Girl Born With Heart Defect

Esther Perez was born with heart defects that could have taken her young life, but thanks to a series of breakthrough procedures at Children’s Hospital in Los Angeles, the now-14-month-old little girl is thriving. Watch »

Nov 25, 2014
From Pizza to Popcorn, Calorie Counts Headed for Menus

From Pizza to Popcorn, Calorie Counts Headed for Menus

Whether they want to or not, consumers will soon know how many calories they are eating when ordering off the menu... Read »

Nov 25, 2014
FDA Warns Against Device It Says Can Spread Cancer in Women

FDA Warns Against Device It Says Can Spread Cancer in Women

The Food and Drug Administration warned Monday women getting fibroids removed should not be treated using devices... Read »

Nov 24, 2014
Afterlife Advocacy: New Brittany Maynard Video Calls For Action

Afterlife Advocacy: New Brittany Maynard Video Calls For Action

Right-to-die advocates released a video Wednesday on what would have been Brittany Maynard's 30th birthday, in which... Read »

Nov 19, 2014
CDC Shelves Controversial Workplace Obesity Website

CDC Shelves Controversial Workplace Obesity Website

The CDC has taken down a much-criticized website that offered an "obesity cost calculator" to help... Read »

Nov 18, 2014
States Working to Fix Hobbled Health Care Websites

States Working to Fix Hobbled Health Care Websites

The state that served as a template for President Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act had so much trouble... Read »

Nov 16, 2014
Deadly Stigma: Why Lung Cancer Is Killing More Nonsmokers

Deadly Stigma: Why Lung Cancer Is Killing More Nonsmokers

Lung cancer takes more lives than breast, prostate, colon, and pancreatic cancers combined, but because it carries... Read »

Nov 15, 2014
Ebola Free: Stanford Doctor Ends Self-Imposed Quarantine

Ebola Free: Stanford Doctor Ends Self-Imposed Quarantine

A Stanford doctor is back treating patients after spending 21 days in quarantine. Watch »

Nov 14, 2014
Woman Reunites With Rescue Crews Who Helped Saved Her Life

Woman Reunites With Rescue Crews Who Helped Saved Her Life

A young woman who literally died and was brought back to life recently reunited with the rescue crews who helped... Watch »

Nov 11, 2014
Doctor Hosts Egg-Freezing Parties in Bay Area

Doctor Hosts Egg-Freezing Parties in Bay Area

A Bay Area doctor is giving women the option of having a family without sacrificing their careers. Watch »

Nov 11, 2014
VA Chief Vows Renewed Focus on Customer Service

VA Chief Vows Renewed Focus on Customer Service

On the eve of Veterans Day, the Veterans Affairs Department announced a reorganization Monday designed to make it... Watch »

Nov 11, 2014
Kaiser Nurses Strike Over Staffing, Ebola Protections

Kaiser Nurses Strike Over Staffing, Ebola Protections

Thousands of Kaiser Permanente nurses are holding a two-day strike starting Tuesday morning to demand higher Ebola... Watch »

Nov 11, 2014
Tips on How to Avoid, Spread the Flu

Tips on How to Avoid, Spread the Flu

It is a virus that will likely kill thousands of Americans over the next few months and has killed as many as 49,000... Watch »

Nov 8, 2014
Record Number of Booster Seats Are

Record Number of Booster Seats Are "Best Bets": IIHS

A record number of booster seats have earned the highest rating for safety belt fit from the Insurance Institute for... Read »

Nov 6, 2014
8 Million U.S. Women Skip Cervical Cancer Screening

8 Million U.S. Women Skip Cervical Cancer Screening

As many as 8 million adult women in the U.S. who should be screened for cervical cancer haven't had that checkup in... Watch »

Nov 5, 2014
Study: Too Frequent Baths Could Be Bad for Babies' Skin

Study: Too Frequent Baths Could Be Bad for Babies' Skin

A recent study suggests that too many baths and lack of emollient therapy on newborns heightens the chance for... Read »

Nov 5, 2014
Nurses Plan Strike Over Ebola Protections

Nurses Plan Strike Over Ebola Protections

National Nurses United, fed up with what they call a lack of Ebola protections at hospitals across the country, plan... Watch »

Oct 31, 2014
Doctor Who Returned From Africa Has

Doctor Who Returned From Africa Has "Not Hugged Anybody"

A Stanford doctor who recently treated Ebola patients in West Africa has placed himself in quarantine inside his... Watch »

Oct 30, 2014
Quarantined Nurse:

Quarantined Nurse: "We Have to Make Decisions Based on Science"

Nurse Kaci Hickox, who recently returned from treating Ebola victims in West Africa and has challenged the legality... Watch »

Oct 30, 2014
Beverly Hills Mom Drives Crowdfunding Marijuana Venture

Beverly Hills Mom Drives Crowdfunding Marijuana Venture

A Beverly Hills mom has started a crowdfunding website, Canna-dabba-do, in hopes to help bring medical marijuana to... Watch »

Oct 28, 2014

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