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Nearly 10 million Americans still using tanning beds

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Your health: Tanning beds, antipsychotics and more

CNN Health & Wellness takes a look at the potential impact tanning beds and antipsychotics can have on our health, lists ways to cut the risk of heart disease and shows time matters in cardiac arrest cases.

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Wash. reports first U.S. measles death in 12 years

The Washington State Department of Health reported Thursday what it said was the first confirmed measles death in the United States since 2003.

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What you need to know about the dog flu

New cases of canine influenza have spread across several states, and veterinarians are urging vigilance.

Morro Bay Bridge Opens Just In Time For The Holiday

Morro Creek Bridge and Harborwalk has received a makeover after a northward extension that links Morro Rock to the Waterfront commercial district.  

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FDA moves to add warnings to liquid nicotine

The Food and Drug Administration is taking steps to add exposure warning labels and child-resistant packaging to liquid nicotine.

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Where sugar might be hiding in your child's diet

Trading cookies and candy for yogurt and granola bars may not be as healthy as parents believe. In fact, some food marketed to children and parents contains more sugar than desserts on grocery shelves.

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How veterans cope with with holiday fireworks

While some may not realize that fireworks can be a source of stress for some veterans, there's a movement to make sure Fourth of July revelers realize it.

California Law Forces Parents To Vaccinate Their Children

California Law Forces Parents To Vaccinate Their Children

Governor Jerry Brown signed the controversial SB 277 vaccine bill into law Tuesday, forcing children enrolled at public and private schools to be vaccinated.

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This milkshake is made with 96 crickets

On Wednesday, the Wayback burger chain is launching a milkshake made with dried cricket powder at all its 100 U.S. locations.

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Mud racers sickened after ingesting feces on course

More than 1,000 participants in a mud race in France were sickened after they ingested fecal matter that was mixed in with the mud and dirt.

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California governor signs vaccine bill

California Gov. Jerry Brown has signed legislation outlawing a family's personal and religious beliefs as reasons to exempt their children from school vaccinations.

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PTSD may increase heart attack risk in women

New research reveals that the effects of PTSD can go beyond the mind -- and put women's hearts and brains at risk.

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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National Candy Month: Calculate your candy intake

June is National Candy Month and with that you will surely be sneaking a piece of…

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Men's Health Month: health checklists

June is Men's Health Month. As men age, there are certain tests and precautions that…

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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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Better Sleep Month: sleep tips

May is Better Sleeping Month. It aims to improve your sleeping habits. Sleeping…

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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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Earth Day: Recycling quiz

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

Local Headlines

Santa Barbara Fourth of July All-American Fireworks Celebration

Get ready for an unforgettable event as the City of Santa Barbara and its partners…

Grover Beach Police Recover Stolen Vintage Trailer

Grover Beach Police recovered a vintage 1967 Cardinal Low-Boy Trailer this week.

Police Looking for Suspects Connected to Early Morning Grover Beach Robbery

Authorities are on the lookout for two suspects connected to an early morning…

Food News

Joey Chestnut's reign as top dog ends

Down goes Chestnut. Long live the "Megatoad."

For the first time in nearly a decade,…

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New York Times insists on adding peas to guac

Woe to be an avocado.

First, California's epic drought has been drying up avocado…

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Whole Foods CEOs admit to overcharging, apologize

Whole Foods execs are admitting the chain has been overcharging customers in New…

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NewsChannel 3 Investigates

NewsChannel 3 Investigates: Los Alamos Restaurant Settles Complaint Over ADA Dispute

The Americans with Disabilities Act, or the ADA, has been the law since 1990. But,…

Grand Jury Report Backs Up NewsChannel 3 Investigations

A Grand Jury launched its investigation after we aired a series of reports exposing…

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NewsChannel 3 Investigates: Guitar Man Strikes Wrong Chord with Customers

A Santa Barbara guitar company and its owner are striking the wrong chord with…

What's Right

Music Group From Ireland Preforms In Front Of Santa Barbara

Music Group From Ireland Preforms In Front Of Santa Barbara City Hall

A marching band from Ireland will be in the July 4th parade in Santa Barbara this…

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Give Back at Joe's Crab Shack Today

If you enjoy lunch or dinner today at Joe's Crab Shack in Ventura, a portion of…

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Restaurants Team Up To Raise Money for Substance Abuse Prevention Program

Santa Barbara County’s largest one day 'dine out fundraiser' was held Tuesday. It…

 
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