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"Miracle Oil" Heals Texas Girl of Chronic Seizures

A North Texas family is touting a "miracle oil" and praising researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas for healing their little girl, who was having chronic seizures. Chloe Olivarez, 6-years-old, has Glut 1 deficiency, a metabolic disease that depletes the brain... Watch »

Oct 23, 2014
Animal in Water Main May Have Contaminated San Jose Water

Animal in Water Main May Have Contaminated San Jose Water

Hundreds of homes in northeast San Jose remain under a boil water notice after water in the area tested positive for... Watch »

Oct 23, 2014
Most Hospitals Can't Handle Ebola: Health Official

Most Hospitals Can't Handle Ebola: Health Official

Texas' top health official said Thursday that most hospitals can't handle Ebola patients and that they... Read »

Oct 23, 2014
SJ Residents Told to Boil Water After Tests Confirm E. Coli

SJ Residents Told to Boil Water After Tests Confirm E. Coli

Residents at an East San Jose neighborhood are being told to boil any water they use for drinking or cooking... Read »

Oct 22, 2014
California Opens Ebola Hotline

California Opens Ebola Hotline

An Ebola hotline was established by the California Department of Public Health to answer questions about... Read »

Oct 23, 2014
UCSF Study: Drinking Soda Makes You Age Faster

UCSF Study: Drinking Soda Makes You Age Faster

Regular consumption of sugar-sweetened drinks equals shorter life, UCSF researchers say. Read »

Oct 21, 2014
Ebola Scare Prompts SJ School District to Take Precautions

Ebola Scare Prompts SJ School District to Take Precautions

Schools in the South Bay are stepping up infection control efforts just in case a student is diagnosed with... Watch »

Oct 20, 2014
Clinics Say They Are Not Equipped to Check for Ebola

Clinics Say They Are Not Equipped to Check for Ebola

The arrival of the deadly Ebola virus has put the spotlight on weak spots in American hospitals, but... Read »

Oct 19, 2014
Ebola Fear Factor: Why U.S. Needs a Viral Reality Check

Ebola Fear Factor: Why U.S. Needs a Viral Reality Check

A national frenzy over the Ebola virus has led to school closings, congressional hearings and the quarantining... Read »

Oct 18, 2014
Nurses Claim Kaiser Unprepared for Ebola Outbreak

Nurses Claim Kaiser Unprepared for Ebola Outbreak

Hundreds of nurses hit the streets of Oakland on Thursday with a very troubling Watch »

Oct 17, 2014
4 New Cases of Enterovirus in Santa Clara Co.

4 New Cases of Enterovirus in Santa Clara Co.

Four new cases of the enterovirus-D68, a respiratory illness, have been diagnosed in Santa Clara County,... Read »

Oct 16, 2014
Ebola Scare Sparks High Demand for Medical Supplies

Ebola Scare Sparks High Demand for Medical Supplies

People are flocking to medical supply stores for anything and everything to protect them from Ebola. Terry McSweeney Watch »

Oct 15, 2014
Budget Cuts Delay Ebola Vaccine?

Budget Cuts Delay Ebola Vaccine?

The Ebola scare is quickly beomcing a political issue. At least one government official is claiming that if... Watch »

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Ebola: Bay Area Nurses Say They Feel Unprepared

Ebola: Bay Area Nurses Say They Feel Unprepared

The nation's nurses are banding together to demand that hospitals take steps to protect them from Watch »

Oct 15, 2014
Bay Area Airports Working with CDC to Prevent Spread of Ebola

Bay Area Airports Working with CDC to Prevent Spread of Ebola

Airplane passengers are voicing concerns about flying after a Dallas nurse was diagnosed with the deadly Ebola virus... Watch »

Oct 15, 2014
Nurse Union Concerned Hospitals Are Not Ready for Ebola

Nurse Union Concerned Hospitals Are Not Ready for Ebola

NBC Bay Area's Cheryl Hurd examines the strong allegations that there was a lack of training for nurses... Watch »

Oct 14, 2014
Facebook, Apple Pay for Women to Freeze Eggs

Facebook, Apple Pay for Women to Freeze Eggs

Tech giants and Apple and Facebook appear to have become the first major employers to pay for workers to... Watch »

Oct 14, 2014
Nurses Participate in Drills to Prepare for Ebola

Nurses Participate in Drills to Prepare for Ebola

East Bay health care providers spent Tuesday talking with the Centers for Disease Control asking questions... Watch »

Oct 14, 2014
Bay Area Kids Join Michelle Obama at White House Garden

Bay Area Kids Join Michelle Obama at White House Garden

Elementary school students are joining First Lady Michelle Obama for the fall harvest of the White House... Read »

Oct 14, 2014
Bay Area Health Officials Prep for Ebola

Bay Area Health Officials Prep for Ebola

The Ebola virus outbreak is prompting paramedics to take more precautions when responding to calls. Watch »

Oct 13, 2014

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