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Author Talks About Overcoming Age-Induced Blindness

Jim Hindman became legally blind due to age-related macular degeneation, but underwent a treatment that restored his site. NBC10's Christine Maddela speaks with Hindman, who wrote a book about his struggle... »


Thousands of Bassinets, Cradles Recalled Due to Suffocation Risk

Fall and suffocation hazards prompted the recall of thousands of two-in-one bassinets. Dream on Me recalled nearly 13,000 two-in-one bassinet to cradle products after learning that the wire supports on the sides... »

Health Officials Perplexed by Vaccination Skeptics

Certain that they are right, struggling to find ways to get their message across, public health officials are exasperated by their inability to persuade more U.S. parents to vaccinate their children. »

Doctors Use New 3-D Tech to Prepare for Brain Surgery

A breakthrough technology called Surgical Theater is allowing brain surgeons at UCLA’s Neurosurgery Center, for the first time, to look inside the heads of their patients before they go under the knife. Doctors »

McDonald's to Use Chicken Without Certain Antibiotics

McDonald's says it plans to start using chicken raised without antibiotics important to human medicine and milk from cows that are not treated with the artificial growth hormone rbST. »

Plague-Carrying Flea Found on NYC Rats: Study

The type of flea that spread the bubonic plague across Europe in the 1300s, killing millions of people, lives in NYC, according to a study published in a medical journal. Cornell University researchers... »


On The Mile: Mile One

The Blue Cross Broad Street Run in the largest 10 Mile run. Each mile takes runners through a neighborhood with a unique personality. Each week we'll take you from mile to mile. »


Jahi's Family Alleges Medical Negligence

A little more than a year after a then-13-year-old Oakland girl was declared brain dead, Jahi McMath's family filed a lawsuit Tuesday against UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland, where she received surgery... »

Local ALS Sufferers Helped by Ice Bucket Challenge

Six months after the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge took the nation by storm, local ALS sufferers are benefiting from the money raised. »

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