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NCIS Star Pauley Perrette Issues Hair Dye Health Warning After Severe Allergic Reaction

NCIS actress Pauley Perrette is warning fans about the dangers of hair dye after suffering a severe allergic reaction to her trademark ink-black color.

07/22/2014

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School Safety Tips For Younger Kids

School is back in session, so take some time to go over these important safety tips with your children. This is just the beginning of the conversation, but it’s a great place to get started.

07/21/2014

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Got A Rash? iPad, Other Devices Might Be The Cause

Unexplained rash? Check your iPad. It turns out the popular tablet computer may contain nickel, one of the most common allergy-inducing metals.

07/13/2014

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Five Healthy Foods For Your Brain

When it comes to maintaining and even enhancing brain health, choosing the right foods is critically important. These five foods will have your brain working in top gear.

07/11/2014

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Tips For Preventing Child Deaths In Hot Cars

Heatstroke can happen when the temperature is as low as 57 degrees, so here are some tips from safety advocates on avoiding accidental deaths in hot cars.

07/09/2014

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U.S. Supreme Exempts Businesses From Contraception Mandate

A sharply divided Supreme Court ruled Monday that some companies with religious objections can avoid the contraceptives requirement in President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul, the first time the high court has declared that businesses can hold religious views under federal law.

06/30/2014

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Calif. Supreme Court Rules Large Retailers Not Required To Have Defibrillators

The California Supreme Court on Monday ruled that large retailers aren’t required to have defibrillators on hand to help treat customers and workers who suffer sudden cardiac arrest.

06/23/2014

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May Is Melanoma Awareness Month

After the long winter, it’s not a surprise everyone is gearing up to enjoy some fun outdoors this summer. Before heading out to catch some rays, think about protecting your skin.

05/19/2014

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The MERS Outbreak: Is The Government Doing Enough?

The CDC and WHO claim they are hard at work tracking 100 people that may have come in contact with the deadly MERS virus.

05/16/2014

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FDA Discourages Common Medical Procedure in Women, Warning About Risk of Spreading Cancer

It’s a relatively common medical procedure, but now the FDA is discouraging it, saying it could spread an undetected, deadly form of cancer. Unfortunately some, including a Sacramento woman, have already lost their lives.

05/01/2014

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Google Glass Can Help Parkinson’s Patients

Google Glass can be programmed to help Parkinson’s patients manage their illness.

04/09/2014

Study: Women With Irregular Menstrual Cycles At Greater Risk For Ovarian Cancer

SACRAMENTO (CBS Sacramento) – Women with irregular menstrual periods may be at greater risk of dying from ovarian cancer, says a new study reported on by Live Science. Researchers considered a menstrual cycle as “irregular” if […]

04/09/2014

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