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Children's Hospital Philadelphia

Baltimore boy is 1st to receive double hand transplant

Earlier this month, Zion Harvey, of Baltimore, became the first child to receive a double hand transplant.

Nipomo Cancer Survivor's Story of Hope and Inspiration

21 year old Melinda Marchiano seeking greater funding for childhood cancer.

Planned Parenthood Protests Follow secretly recorded videos

Protesters Picket Outside Planned Parenthood In Santa Barbara

Protesters lined the sidewalk in front of the Planned Parenthood clinic on Garden St. in Santa Barbara on Tuesday evening

Santa Maria Protestors Rally to Defund Planned Parenthood

People in 70 different cities across the country - including in Santa Maria -held a national rally to defund Planned Parenthood.

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Health care spending expected to grow faster

After years of historically slow growth, health care spending is once again on the rise -- and it's expected to continue to accelerate over the next decade.

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The science of cell phones and brain tumors

The city of Berkeley, California, passed a law that goes into effect next month requiring cell phone stores to inform customers about safety recommendations. The move reopened a decades-old debate about whether mobile phones cause brain tumors.

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Family workouts for bodies, bonding

Busy is the operative word for many modern families. Between school, work and extracurricular demands, every day has family members scattered, doing their own things. Too often, home becomes the place for decompressing in front of a screen -- many ti...

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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

Tang Juyu via CNN

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.

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

Oil Slick Could Impact Sea Birds

The oil slick off the coast of Goleta is having a direct impact on our wildlife,…

Source of Miles-Long Oil Sheen Off Goleta Beach Remains Unknown

Emergency crews responded to Goleta Beach on reports of a very large oil sheen in…

Brush Fire Breaks Out Near Tepusquet Road

A brush fire broke out on Highway 166 about 6 miles east of Tepusquet Road just…

Food News

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FDA bans some cilantro from Mexico

The Food and Drug Administration has issued a ban on some cilantro imported from…

Lettuce file

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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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

Dancing With Our Community Stars at Oxnard Salsa Festival

Local Stars Dance for Charities At Oxnard Salsa Festival

The Oxnard Salsa Festival's Dancing With Our Community Stars including one of our…

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.

 
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