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Puerto Rico Debates Fining Parents of Obese Children

Puerto Rico Debates Fining Parents of Obese Children

Parents of obese children in Puerto Rico would be fined up to $800 if they fail to improve their child's health,... Read »

Feb 13, 2015
Study to Determine If Almonds Could Affect Heart Risk

Study to Determine If Almonds Could Affect Heart Risk

Almonds are the focus of a forthcoming study on heart disease by Berkeley's Cholesterol Research Center at the Chil... Read »

Feb 13, 2015
BART Rider May Have Exposed Commuters to Measles

BART Rider May Have Exposed Commuters to Measles

A Contra Costa County resident commuting to and from work in San Francisco last week may have exposed some BART... Watch »

Feb 12, 2015
SF Restaurant Designs Condom for Valentine's Day

SF Restaurant Designs Condom for Valentine's Day

Italian restaurant Locanda has produced a limited edition 'Locondom' to give out on Feb. 14. Read »

Feb 12, 2015
Allergic to Milk? FDA Has a Valentine's Day Warning for You

Allergic to Milk? FDA Has a Valentine's Day Warning for You

Does your sweetheart have a milk allergy? You may want to hold off on a dark chocolate Valentine. Although dark... Read »

Feb 12, 2015
Marin County School District Takes Stand in Vaccination Debate

Marin County School District Takes Stand in Vaccination Debate

A Marin County school district is taking a stand against students opting out of immunizations. Watch »

Feb 10, 2015
Health Care Records Vulnerable to Criminals

Health Care Records Vulnerable to Criminals

Those seemingly harmless medical forms everyone fills out before seeing a doctor can lead to identity theft if they... Read »

Feb 9, 2015
Q&A on Measles Outbreak

Q&A on Measles Outbreak

A Q & A on measles, try to answer some lingering questions about the most infectious disease known. Read »

Feb 5, 2015
NJ Baby Has Suspected Case of Measles: Officials

NJ Baby Has Suspected Case of Measles: Officials

The Jersey City Department of Health and the New Jersey Department of Health are investigating a suspected case... Watch »

Feb 6, 2015
Massive Data Breach at Anthem Boosts Tech Stocks

Massive Data Breach at Anthem Boosts Tech Stocks

The Anthem security breach sends security stocks soaring Watch »

Feb 5, 2015
Smartphone Attachment Tests for HIV in 15 Minutes

Smartphone Attachment Tests for HIV in 15 Minutes

A team at Columbia University has created a smartphone attachment that is capable of testing blood for HIV and syph... Read »

Feb 6, 2015
Stress in U.S. Proportional to Income: Study

Stress in U.S. Proportional to Income: Study

Money can’t buy you happiness, but the lack of it can buy you stress. A new survey released by the American Psychol... Read »

Feb 4, 2015
Lawmakers Aim to Cut Vaccine Exemptions For Personal Belief

Lawmakers Aim to Cut Vaccine Exemptions For Personal Belief

California lawmakers are proposing legislation that would require parents to vaccinate all school children unless a... Watch »

Feb 4, 2015
Disneyland Measles Outbreak Isn't Largest in Recent Memory

Disneyland Measles Outbreak Isn't Largest in Recent Memory

The largest U.S. measles outbreak in recent history isn't the one that started in December at Disneyland. It happen... Read »

Feb 4, 2015
Coke Bets on

Coke Bets on "Premium Milk" to Boost Declining Category

Coke is coming out with premium milk that has more protein and less sugar than regular. And it's betting people will... Read »

Feb 4, 2015
Popular Herbal Supplement Labels Lie: New York AG

Popular Herbal Supplement Labels Lie: New York AG

An ongoing investigation of popular herbal supplements subjected to DNA testing has found numerous store brand supp... Read »

Feb 3, 2015
Are You Getting Enough Sleep?

Are You Getting Enough Sleep?

The National Sleep Foundation has released new guidelines about how much sleep you really need. From newborns to... Read »

Mar 13, 2015
As Measles Spreads, Anti-Vaccination Parents Stay Mostly Silent

As Measles Spreads, Anti-Vaccination Parents Stay Mostly Silent

As the measles virus spreads, many anti-vaccination parents are turning to silence, concerned their decision will... Watch »

Feb 3, 2015
Preventing Winter Allergies

Preventing Winter Allergies

Winter season offers a break from pollen, but there are other allergens that can still cause suffering. Watch »

Feb 2, 2015
CDC: Toddler Food Contains Too Much Salt, Sugar

CDC: Toddler Food Contains Too Much Salt, Sugar

Many packaged meals and snacks for toddlers contain worrisome amounts of salt and sugar, potentially creating an... Read »

Feb 2, 2015

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