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Wednesday, Jun 22, 2016 at 11:01 AM PDT

Americans Spend $30 Billion a Year on Alternative Medicine

Americans Spend $30 Billion a Year on Alternative Medicine

Americans spend a substantial part of out-of-pocket health care costs on alternative medicine, such as acupuncture, yoga, chiropractic care and natural supplements, even though there is little evidence some...

Monday, Jun 20, 2016 at 06:17 PM PDT

High Temperatures Hit Bay Area

High Temperatures Hit Bay Area

Hot weather is expected this week in the Bay Area, especially in the inland valleys and hills, according to the National Weather Service.

Monday, Jun 20, 2016 at 08:48 PM PDT

Transgender Personal Trainer Builds Strength and Community

Transgender Personal Trainer Builds Strength and Community

While divisive voices continue to vilify transgender people, the reality is transgender individuals are out there, living full lives and making a positive impact in their communities.

Friday, Jun 17, 2016 at 12:24 PM PDT

Pregnant Women in Puerto Rico at Risk for Zika: CDC

Pregnant Women in Puerto Rico at Risk for Zika: CDC

The zika virus is spreading quickly in Puerto Rico, meaning hundreds of babies could be born with birth defects, NBC News reports. More than 1 percent of all Puerto Rico blood donations tested in early...

Thursday, Jun 16, 2016 at 03:28 PM PDT

Lung Cancer Patients Treated With Drug Over Chemo

Lung Cancer Patients Treated With Drug Over Chemo

Lung cancer patients who have never been treated will now get the same drug used to help former President Jimmy Carter, NBC News reported. Researchers said they wanted to give Keytruda to 305 lung cancer...

Thursday, Jun 16, 2016 at 04:49 PM PDT

3 Babies Born in US With Birth Defects Caused by Zika: CDC

3 Babies Born in US With Birth Defects Caused by Zika: CDC

Three babies with Zika-linked birth defects have been born in the U.S., the government reported Thursday in its first accounting of outcomes for pregnant women infected with the virus.

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