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Homecoming For Grace Fisher Delayed

Grace Fisher's much anticipated homecoming from the Craig Hospital in Colorado will be delayed several weeks.

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The leading sources of food poisoning

There are an estimated 76 million cases of food poisoning in the United States every year. A small fraction of these illnesses lead to hospitalization and death, but the vast majority usually just lead to a wretched day on the toilet.

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Teva buys Allergan's generic drugs business for $40.5 billion

The world's largest maker of generic drugs is about to get even bigger.

Israel's Teva Pharmaceutical is buying Allergan's generic drugs business for $40.5 billion, the company announced Monday.

Rare procedure to save man's hand

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Saving severed hand by grafting to leg

A man in China may regain use of his hand after it was cut off in an industrial accident. Even more amazing is how the doctors saved the man's hand: They grafted it onto his leg.

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Study: Fatherhood can make you fat

A new study by Northwestern Medicine released in the American Journal of Men's Health suggests that becoming a father can make you fatter.

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World's first malaria vaccine, backed by Bill Gates, gets green light

The world's first malaria vaccine, backed by Bill Gates, has received a green light for future use in babies in sub-Saharan Africa.

Praluent helps liver get rid of LDL, or bad cholesterol

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FDA approves new cholesterol-lowering drug

The FDA approved the new cholesterol lowering drug alirocumab, brand name Praluent, on Friday. The injectable drug, from Regeneron and Sanofi, is the first in a new class of drugs called PCSK9 inhibitors.

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Pentagon: No 'root cause' of live anthrax shipments

A Pentagon report meant to uncover how live anthrax was inadvertently shipped to labs around the world has not identified a "root cause" for the problem.

Instead, the report released Thursday blamed "insufficient technical information in the broader s...

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Investigation into anti-abortion group demanded

Several congressional Democrats are pressing Attorney General Loretta Lynch to investigate the group behind controversial videos depicting Planned Parenthood staff allegedly discussing the sale of aborted fetal tissue.

Four House Democrats -- Jan Scha...

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Frozen tuna linked to 62 Salmonella cases

Sushi made with frozen raw tuna is linked to 62 cases of Salmonella in 11 states, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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Teen in 'long-term remission' from HIV

A French teenager infected at birth with HIV has shown the ability to control levels of the infection in her body -- without being on antiretroviral treatment.

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Teen sex rate lowest since the 1980s

The number of teenagers having sex is the lowest in the last 25 years and the use of condoms among teens is slightly higher than in the last 11 years, according to a new report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

However, it appears tee...

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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…

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Errol Flynn's Old Boat Competes in McNish Classic Yacht Race

Errol Flynn's boat Cheerio II placed 2nd in its class at the 38th Annual McNish…

Venoco to Request Emergency Permit to Truck Out Oil

A representative with the Venoco oil company says that the company plans to ask the…

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Disabled Veterans Enjoy Day Of Sailing

The third annual Disabled Veterans Sail Day matched sailers and boaters with…

Food News

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The leading sources of food poisoning

There are an estimated 76 million cases of food poisoning in the United States every…

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Burger King winning burger wars thanks to chicken fries

Maybe life at McDonald's would be less depressing if it had invented chicken fries.

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40 Taiwanese foods we can't live without

Small eats, and a lot of them, are the big thing in Taiwan.

Recently voted by our…

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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…

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Bacara Fundraiser Tonight

Fundraiser at the Bacara Resort Tonight

As part of the Dancing With Our Community Stars competition at the Oxnard Salsa…

New Santa Barbara Neighborhood Clinic Opens in Goleta

New Santa Barbara Neighborhood Clinic Opens in Goleta

A new permanent Santa Barbara Neighborhood Clinic is now up and running in Goleta.

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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