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Artificial Sweeteners May Set Stage for Diabetes
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Artificial Sweeteners May Set Stage for Diabetes

New study suggests artificial sweeteners like Sweet 'N Low, Splenda and NutraSweet may hamper the way some people's bodies handle sugar and could promote diabetes. Read »

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American Waistlines Are Still Expanding: Study

American Waistlines Are Still Expanding: Study

A study by the Centers for Disease Control reveals that while the body mass index of Americans is stable,... Read »

Sep 16, 2014
Rebecca Alexander Discusses Battle with Usher syndrome Type III

Rebecca Alexander Discusses Battle with Usher syndrome Type III

Life lessons from a Bay Area native who refused to give up. Rebecca Alexander talks to NBC Bay Area's Kris... Watch »

Sep 15, 2014
Who Is Leading the Fight Against Ebola?

Who Is Leading the Fight Against Ebola?

Ebola has killed 2,400 people and infected some 5,000 in the space of a few months, the World Health... Read »

Sep 12, 2014
Best and Worst States to Have a Baby

Best and Worst States to Have a Baby

A new study by WalletHub ranks the best and worst states to have a baby, Today.com reported. Read »

Sep 11, 2014
Kaiser Agrees to Pay $4M Fine

Kaiser Agrees to Pay $4M Fine

Health care giant Kaiser Permanente has agreed to pay a $4 million fine over allegations it denied some... Read »

Sep 10, 2014
Ray Rice Incident Sparks Public Conversation on Domestic Violence

Ray Rice Incident Sparks Public Conversation on Domestic Violence

Domestic violence experts said the video of Ray Rice punching his then-fiancĂ©e and the fallout from the attack... Watch »

Sep 10, 2014
What You Need to Know About Enterovirus

What You Need to Know About Enterovirus

An outbreak of an uncommon virus, Enterovirus D68, has made children in a dozen states ill and has left... Watch »

Sep 9, 2014
Enterovirus Puts Bay Area Health Officials on Alert

Enterovirus Puts Bay Area Health Officials on Alert

A respiratory infection that has sent more than a thousand children pouring into emergency rooms across the country... Watch »

Sep 9, 2014
4th Ebola Patient Arrives in U.S. for Treatment

4th Ebola Patient Arrives in U.S. for Treatment

A fourth patient infected with the Ebola virus in West Africa has arrived in the U.S. for treatment. Read »

Sep 9, 2014
Enteroviruses: What You Need to Know

Enteroviruses: What You Need to Know

An outbreak of an uncommon virus, Enterovirus D68, has made children in a dozen states ill and has left... Watch »

Sep 10, 2014
FDA Approves Breakthrough Drug That Fights Melanoma

FDA Approves Breakthrough Drug That Fights Melanoma

The FDA approved a new drug Thursday that could change the way melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer,... Watch »

Sep 9, 2014
Silent Killer: How to Prevent Cardiomyopathy Among Athletes

Silent Killer: How to Prevent Cardiomyopathy Among Athletes

As schools open across the country, an estimated 2,000 Americans under the age of 25 can be expected to die... Read »

Sep 6, 2014
Kids' Sunglasses Recalled for Excessive Lead

Kids' Sunglasses Recalled for Excessive Lead

A Rhode Island-based sunglasses company on Thursday issued a recall of more than 200,000 sunglasses due to... Read »

Sep 5, 2014
Researchers Talk

Researchers Talk "Angelina Effect" at SF Cancer Symposium

Angelina Jolie's stunning revelation she had a preventative double mastectomy due to a genetic cancer risk... Watch »

Sep 4, 2014
Double Mastectomy: How Necessary Is the Procedure?

Double Mastectomy: How Necessary Is the Procedure?

More women are choosing to opt for a double mastectomy to prevent or treat localized breast cancer, but a new report... Watch »

Sep 3, 2014
CVS Renames Itself, Goes Tobacco Free Early

CVS Renames Itself, Goes Tobacco Free Early

CVS, the nation's second-largest drugstore chain, will tweak its corporate name and stop the sale of tobacco nearly... Read »

Sep 9, 2014
U.S. Judge Blocks Enforcement of New La. Abortion Law

U.S. Judge Blocks Enforcement of New La. Abortion Law

A federal judge on Sunday temporarily blocked enforcement of Louisiana's restrictive new abortion law,... Read »

Aug 31, 2014
Widow: Defibrillator Not Used on Husband Because of Hairy Chest

Widow: Defibrillator Not Used on Husband Because of Hairy Chest

A New Mexico woman is asking Southwest Airlines to review its training policies after her husband suffered a... Read »

Aug 31, 2014
Kraft Recalls Some American Singles Cheese

Kraft Recalls Some American Singles Cheese

Kraft is voluntarily recalling 7,691 cases of four varieties of its regular American Singles cheese Watch »

Aug 30, 2014
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