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Company Touts Electric Shark Repellent

Amid a recent surge in close encounters with sharks along the Central Coast comes a product designed to make the big fish swim away from people in the water.

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Two Ebola patients cured of virus

Texas Health Presbyterian admits fault. A hospitalized cameraman is Ebola-free. And the U.S. Ebola czar starts his new job.

With multiple developments under way, here's the latest on the Ebola outbreak:

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That sweet drink may make you age faster

Drinking sugar-sweetened beverages may make certain cells in your body age faster, a new study suggests.

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Hospital 'fell short' with Ebola patient

Texas Presbyterian Hospital "fell short" several times in treating Ebola patient Thomas Eric Duncan, starting by not asking the right questions in the emergency room, said the hospital's chief clinical officer, Dr. Daniel Varga.

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W. Africa travelers restricted to 5 US airports

All travelers flying into the United States from the West African countries most impacted by the Ebola virus can only enter the U.S. through five airports, Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson announced Tuesday.

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Journalist free of Ebola, can leave hospital

Freelance cameraman Ashoka Mukpo no longer has the Ebola virus in his bloodstream and will be allowed to leave Nebraska Medical Center, the hospital said Tuesday.

"Just got my results," Mukpo tweeted. "3 consecutive days negative. Ebola free and feeli...

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3 Ebola-infected travelers might fly monthly

Up to three Ebola-infected travelers might board an international flight each month in West Africa, according to a new study, and potentially spread the deadly virus to other countries.

Scientists used a model to predict that, on average, three people...

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Amgen Tour 2015 Includes Several Central Coast Cities

The Amgen Tour of California, announced the 2015 host cities on Monday including several central coast cities.

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Ebola monitoring period over for 43 Texans

Under fire in the wake of Ebola cases involving two nurses, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued updated Ebola guidelines Monday, focusing on better protecting health care workers.

"Even one health care worker infection is one too man...

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Ebola in the West: Why some survive, some die

There's no cure for Ebola. So why have some patients walked away healthy while others in the West died?

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Ebola makes stigmatized, abandoned orphans

Two children orphaned by Ebola play in the empty corner of a Liberian orphanage. Their parents died last month, and none of the extended family is willing to claim them.

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Ebola fears throw bridal shop owners' lives into chaos

An Ohio bridal shop is dark, the owners say, mainly thanks to Ebola hysteria.

Health Features

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How to create at-home first aid kit

In case of an emergency, keep these essential first aid items in your home.

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Tips to protect your hearing

Follow these tips to protect your hearing.

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Which painkiller is right for you?

People often talk about taking aspirin to treat minor aches and pains, but other…

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Body needs food after workout; what works?

You may hit the gym to lose weight, but after a strenuous workout, your body craves…

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10 affordable ways to treat yourself

You’re thinking of everyone else this year, except the one person who matters most…

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Journals can help track your body

Keeping track of your body's statistics can help keep you healthy. But you…

Health Interactives

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Stay safe in the sun

It is important to stay safe in the summer sun. Here are a few tips to help you do…

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Calculate your blood-alcohol level

How much can you drink and not be legally drunk? It is something to think about as…

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Slim down your barbecue

As you’re getting ready to roll out the grill, take a look at a few ways you can…

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Tips on how to teach your kids to brush their teeth

Teaching children to brush their teeth can help set healthy habits that will last a…

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Men's Health Month: Prostate Health

June is Men's Health Month. Find out some interesting facts about prostate health.

Local Headlines

Company Touts Electric Shark Repellent

Amid a recent surge in close encounters with sharks along the Central Coast comes a…

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Local Journalist Remembers Ben Bradlee

Washington Post editor Ben Bradlee has died.

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Measure S Would Raise Property Taxes To Fund City College Upgrades

Voters from Carpinteria to Goleta will decide whether Measure S passes.

Food News

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Minestrone with white beans

Serve this classic soup as a meal by itself!

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12 best meat cities in America

With the possible exception of smartphone technology, nothing's seen more practical…

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Whole Foods' new environmental ratings for food

Is your food environmentally sound? That's a tough one to answer in the produce…

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Father of Los Osos Woman Found Dead in Nevada Speaks Out

"Margay touched so many lives, and was so outgoing and gregarious", says Jeff…

Plea for Help from Family of Murdered Santa Maria Man

As Javier Limon Jr. stares at a collection of photographs of his late father Javier…

NewsChannel 3 Tipline Helps Pismo Man Get New Teeth

NewsChannel 3 Tipline Helps Pismo Man Get New Teeth

In this Tipline story, we help a man battered by life. A series of tragic events…

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Community Walk in the Eastside

The Coalition for Sustainable Transportation, hosted a community walk on the…

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Women's Honor Farm Quilt Donation

Inmates at the Women's Honor Farm in collaboration with Restorative Partners…

Variety United Raises Money For Casa Esperanza

'Variety United' Show Benefits Casa Esperanza

The Variety United show hit the stage at the Marjorie Luke Theater in Santa Barbara…

 
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