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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 of a quarantine, spoke outside of her Maine home after health officials announced they are seeking a court order to force her to stay home in quarantine for... Watch »

5 hours ago
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
More than 31,000 Pounds of Chicken Products Recalled

More than 31,000 Pounds of Chicken Products Recalled

Food may be contaminated with Staphylococcal bacteria, which may cause stomach cramps, nausea, vomiting... Read »

Oct 27, 2014
Ebola Quarantine Rules in Effect in New York, New Jersey

Ebola Quarantine Rules in Effect in New York, New Jersey

Strict new quarantine rules are in effect in New York and New Jersey after another health-care worker who... Watch »

Oct 25, 2014
Valley Medical Center Shows Off Ebola Preps

Valley Medical Center Shows Off Ebola Preps

The South Bay's busiest hospital says it is fully ready to deal with an Ebola outbreak. Robert Handa reports. Watch »

Oct 24, 2014
Soda Tax Ads to Air During World Series, Thanks to Bloomberg

Soda Tax Ads to Air During World Series, Thanks to Bloomberg

Michael Bloomberg, the former mayor of New York City who tried -- but failed -- to ban big sodas while... Read »

Oct 25, 2014
Crab Meat Recalled For Possible Listeria Contamination

Crab Meat Recalled For Possible Listeria Contamination

A company that sold crab meat in several states has recalled it after finding it may have been contaminated... Read »

Oct 24, 2014

"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... 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 »

Oct 27, 2014

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