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New migraine treatments show promise

There are few treatments available for the millions of people who suffer from migraines. New early-stage research offers new hope.

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Death toll from Ebola outbreak goes up to 142

A total of 142 deaths have been reported from the Ebola outbreak in Guinea and Liberia, the World Health Organization said.

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Contagious Diseases Making a Comeback in California

Deadly diseases that were a thing of the past are making a comeback in California.

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Indian surgeons find 12 gold bars in man's stomach

When a team of Indian surgeons opened up the stomach of a patient complaining of abdominal pain, they had no idea they'd extract a fortune.

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11 myths fertility doctors hear

Many couples spend years trying not to get pregnant, so it's only understandable that they may have a few issues when it comes to trying to have a child.

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Saudi officials see spike in MERS coronavirus

Saudi health officials are stepping up efforts to fight the Middle East respiratory symptom coronavirus, or MERS-CoV, after a recent spike in cases.

Saudi Arabia confirmed more than 50 cases of the virus in the past week, at least seven of which were ...

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Can Mr. Poo stop public defecation in India?

India has an unlikely new public health hero: a giant, anthropomorphic turd that chases people to squat in toilets.

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Woman ditches diets, loses 160 pounds

Teena Henson's "journey to life" began with a newspaper ad.

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Kraft recalls 96,000 pounds of hot dogs

Kraft is recalling 96,000 pounds of hot dogs because packaging labels were incorrect, federal officials said Sunday.

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Rebecca Sedwick: New questions about bullying

It is a case about alleged bullying that garnered national and international attention.

Before she jumped to her death in September,12-year-old Rebecca Sedwick of Lakeland, Florida, was repeatedly bullied on- and offline, Polk County Sheriff Grady Jud...

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Why are some Dems running from the Affordable Care Act?

Recent figures from the Congressional Budget Office show that the Affordable Care Act will cost about $5 billion less to implement in 2014 than originally estimated.

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SBFD Shave Heads To Support Firefighter With Cancer

The Santa Barbara City Fire Department came together Friday to support one of their own who's battling cancer.

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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Earth Day: going green

Earth Day has many of us thinking about ways to go green. Living an eco-friendly…

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Boston Marathon: Running tips

Many people are getting their running shoes out today to run the Boston Marathon. …

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Easter basket calorie calculator

The Easter Bunny is known for leaving delicious treats – but do you know how much…

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Earth Day: Recycling quiz

Earth Day is April 22nd. How much do you know about the items you assumably recycle…

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Autism Awareness Month

In order to highlight the growing need for concern and awareness about autism, the…

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American Diabetes Month: diabetes calculator

There are many factors that play when calculating a person's risk level for heart…

Local Headlines

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Cal Poly Open House Brings Big Tourism

Cal Poly San Luis Obispo’s open house attracted around 10,000 prospective students.

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San Luis Obispo County Approves Stonegarden Federal Grant

San Luis Obispo (SLO) County Board of Supervisors approved  a request from SLO…

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SB Unified School District Votes On Layoff Notices

Some employees of the Santa Barbara Unified School District might get layoff notices.

Food News

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KFC brings back its fabled Double Down

KFC is bringing back the Double Down, a bacon and cheese sandwich that uses two…

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World's best pizza not in Italy

Australian pizza is now officially the best in the world. Well, sort of.

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McDonald's fights back with free coffee

It's another salvo in the ongoing fast-food breakfast war: McDonald's announced…

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Six Year Fight To Save Historic Beach Cabana Is Over

Santa Barbara County Historic Landmark #49, also known as the Irene and Frances…

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Tipline Warning: Bill Collectors Accused of Using Illegal Threats

An out of state bill collector may be going to far to get people to pay a past debt…

Tipline Investigation: Botched City Inspections Cause Homeowner Nightmare

Our special Tipline Investigation exposes a flawed Santa Barbara city policy that's…

What's Right

TODAY: Avoid Identity Theft By Shredding Old Documents

Union Bank is partnering with NewsChannel 3 to sponsor a free shred day in Solvang…

Lost Wedding Ring Found After Two Years

An Ojai couple was reunited with a wedding ring that was lost at Ellwood Beach two…

Cota Sycamore Tree Dedicated To California Television Host

A ceremony honoring the legacy of popular television host Huell Howser was held…

 
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