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Doctor Says Syndrome X Is Preventable and Treatable

Syndrome X is an illness millions of Americans get each year and doctors state if it's not controlled it can lead to more serious health issues.

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Day of Hope Brings In Record Amount Of Donations

The one-day fundraiser for Mission Hope Cancer Center exceeded expectations by generating a record amount of donations.

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HIV outbreak in Indiana grows

The number of new HIV infections in a rural Indiana county has grown, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The institute is working to control the "severe outbreak" spread among users of a prescription opioid called Opana.

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Church potluck food tested after botulism outbreak

Investigators are trying to pinpoint which dish served at an Ohio church potluck was behind a botulism outbreak that killed one person and may have sickened dozens more.

Health officials will be testing 23 samples from Sunday's event at Cross Pointe F...

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Diet Pepsi ditches aspartame for new sweetener

Diet Pepsi will soon have a new ingredient. But don't worry. It will still taste the same.

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Jeni's Ice Cream recalls all products for listeria risk

Another ice cream maker pulled all of its products off shelves and halted sales on Thursday because of a listeria risk.

Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams said that it was recalling all of its ice creams, sorbets, and ice cream sandwiches and closing all of ...

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Dr. Oz accuses critics of having conflict of interest

Dr. Mehmet Oz's on-camera rebuttal to his critics is airing on local stations across the country Thursday, part of a public relations blitz that includes an essay in Time magazine and an interview on NBC's "Today" show.

Oz, arguably America's best-kno...

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Three yoga moves to improve your golf game

People have long underestimated the athleticism necessary for golf. But over the last decade, with fit golfers like Tiger Woods, Adam Scott, and now Jordan Spieth all winning the Masters, the training perspective on golf is shifting. There's a partic...

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Bird flu: OK for humans, for now

The latest outbreak of bird flu -- the worst in the U.S. since the 1980s -- is not a likely threat to humans, reports the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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Judge OKs NFL concussion lawsuit settlement

A federal judge has given final approval to a class-action lawsuit settlement between the National Football League and thousands of former players, the league said.

The agreement provides up to $5 million per retired player for serious medical conditi...

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Deadly botulism outbreak after church potluck

A 54-year-old woman has died and others are hospitalized after being poisoned with botulism at a church potluck dinner in central Ohio, health officials said Wednesday.

Botulism is rarely fatal. Its symptoms typically begin within 36 hours of consumin...

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New Orleans' smoking ban takes effect

Cigarettes have been put out across the bars of New Orleans. Cigars are welcome no more.

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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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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Holiday food calculator

The holidays are a time to indulge at the dinner table. But how many calories will…

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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…

Local Headlines

American dream out of reach for due to lack of supply

Home Prices And Rents Out Of Reach For Many

The dream of owning a home in California may be fading faster than you think.

Creationism Pulled from Arroyo Grande High School Curriculum

The Lucia Mar Unified School District is investigating claims that an Arroyo Grande…

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Santa Barbara Students Make Shirts for Local Boxer's Big HBO Fight

Custom t-shirts for boxer Francisco "Chia" Santana, made at Santa Barbara High…

Food News

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Diet Pepsi ditches aspartame for new sweetener

Diet Pepsi will soon have a new ingredient. But don't worry. It will still taste the…

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America's hottest liquor shot is ...

When drinkers in Clayton's, a beachfront bar in South Padre Island, Texas, belly up…

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Robo chef: Would you trust a cook with no taste buds?

"Never trust a skinny chef," goes the old saying. But what about one without taste…

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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…

Tipline Investigation Craigslist Rental Scam

Tipline Investigation: Craigslist Scam Targets Desperate Renters

In this Tipline investigation we expose a rental scam that will have you doing a…

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Tipline Investigation: Charities Struggle with Run or Dye Broken Promises

Trouble is brewing for the company that puts on the popular Run or Dye events. …

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Goleta Women Crochet For Local Charities

Fifty women from Goleta and Santa Barbara gather weekly to crochet and knit items…

Legally Blonde The Music This Weekend at Dos Pueblos

Musical Version of Legally Blonde Performed This Weekend

Are you a fan of Legally Blonde?
Students at Dos Pueblos High School are bringing it…

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Neal Taylor Nature Center Helped with Cachuma Trout Derby Turnout

Even with Cachuma Lake down due to the drought, interest in catching prize winning…

 
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