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Teen Dies After Wisdom Teeth Extraction

Teen Dies After Wisdom Teeth Extraction

A Minnesota teen who had her wisdom teeth extracted has died after complications from the procedure, KARE, NBC's... Watch »

Jun 18, 2015
Trans Fat Linked to Worse Memory: Study

Trans Fat Linked to Worse Memory: Study

Men who have more dietary trans fat in their meals may have worse memory, according to a newly released study by the... Read »

Jun 18, 2015
Bay Area Woman Claims Marijuana Pills Helped Save Dog's Life

Bay Area Woman Claims Marijuana Pills Helped Save Dog's Life

A Bay Area woman claims a cannabis pill made for animals helped save her dog's life. Watch »

Jun 17, 2015
Google Now Showing Nutrition Facts for Fast Food Chains

Google Now Showing Nutrition Facts for Fast Food Chains

Google has simplified searching for fast food nutrition information, NBC News reported. Read »

Jun 16, 2015
FDA Cracks Down on Trans Fats

FDA Cracks Down on Trans Fats

The Obama administration is cracking down on artificial trans fats, calling them a threat to public health. The Food Read »

Jun 16, 2015
Dead Bird Infected with West Nile Virus

Dead Bird Infected with West Nile Virus

The Marin/Sonoma Mosquito and Vector Control District announced Friday it has discovered the first sign of West Nile... Read »

Jun 15, 2015
Study of Returns to the ER Suggests Flaw

Study of Returns to the ER Suggests Flaw

No one wants to make a repeat visit to the emergency room for the same complaint, but new research suggests it's... Read »

Jun 14, 2015
Drought Conditions Could Spread Disease

Drought Conditions Could Spread Disease

This week Governor Brown said that extreme drought could lead to the spread of disease. Is that fair warning or fear Watch »

Jun 12, 2015
SF Hospital Stops Offering Soda to Patients, Visitors

SF Hospital Stops Offering Soda to Patients, Visitors

San Francisco General Hospital will no longer offer sodas or any other sugary drinks because those drinks are too... Watch »

Jun 12, 2015
Adverse Health Effects from Synthetic Marijuana on the Rise: CDC

Adverse Health Effects from Synthetic Marijuana on the Rise: CDC

Adverse health effects as a result of increased synthetic marijuana use are on the rise, the Centers for Disease... Read »

Jun 11, 2015
Study Shows Drop in Underage Drinking

Study Shows Drop in Underage Drinking

Rates among underage drinking are dropping steadily, a new study reveals. The report by the Substance Abuse and... Read »

Jun 12, 2015
Soda Warning Could Go Flat on Its Own, Expert Says

Soda Warning Could Go Flat on Its Own, Expert Says

Will San Francisco's new sugary beverage warning label be effective in cutting back on consumption of high-calorie... Watch »

Jun 10, 2015
Pill That Reverses Abortion Causes a Stir

Pill That Reverses Abortion Causes a Stir

An Arizona law forces doctors to notify patients of pill that can reverse the effects of the abortion pill RU46. Watch »

Jun 9, 2015
Woman With Rare, Aggressive Form of TB Sent to NIH

Woman With Rare, Aggressive Form of TB Sent to NIH

A woman with a hard-to-treat form of tuberculosis is being treated at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda,... Read »

Jun 9, 2015
Some Hospitals Charge 10 Times Medicare Rates: Study

Some Hospitals Charge 10 Times Medicare Rates: Study

Dozens of U.S. hospitals are hiking up healthcare costs more than 1,000 percent – over 10 times the costs allowed by... Read »

Jun 8, 2015
Listeria Found in Alabama-Made Blue Bell: Lab

Listeria Found in Alabama-Made Blue Bell: Lab

Blue Bell Creameries is reviewing a report from a private laboratory that found evidence of listeria in a carton of... Read »

Jun 6, 2015
Sixth Person Dies of MERS Virus in South Korea

Sixth Person Dies of MERS Virus in South Korea

South Korea on Monday reported its sixth death from Middle East Respiratory Syndrome as authorities were bolstering... Read »

Jun 8, 2015
Doctors Perform World's First Skull-Scalp Transplant

Doctors Perform World's First Skull-Scalp Transplant

Texas doctors say they have done the world's first partial skull and scalp transplant to help a man with a large... Watch »

Jun 5, 2015

"Viagra for Women" Gets FDA's Approval

Government health experts are backing an experimental drug intended to boost the female sex drive, but stress that... Watch »

Jun 4, 2015
California Considers Health Coverage for Immigrant Kids

California Considers Health Coverage for Immigrant Kids

The California Senate on Tuesday approved legislation that would make the state the first in the nation to extend... Watch »

Jun 3, 2015

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