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Tuesday, Aug 26, 2014 at 01:40 PM EDT

New Wrinkle Treatments Without Botox

New Wrinkle Treatments Without Botox

Dermatologist Dr. Cheryl Burgess explains some new treatments for "laugh lines" and wrinkles that don't include botox or traditional fillers.

Monday, Aug 25, 2014 at 06:15 PM EDT

Doctors Say Early School Start Times Could Impact Health

Doctors Say Early School Start Times Could Impact Health

Doctors tell us that children are biologically programmed to sleep between certain hours. But with schools starting so early, they're missing that window and that can be affecting everything from their grades to...

Monday, Aug 25, 2014 at 01:45 PM EDT

Pediatricians' Rx for Schools: Later Start Times

Pediatricians' Rx for Schools: Later Start Times

Pediatricians have a new prescription for schools: later start times for teens.

Monday, Aug 25, 2014 at 08:59 AM EDT

Pediatricians Recommend Later School Times for Teens

Pediatricians Recommend Later School Times for Teens

Pediatricians say delaying the start of the school day until at least 8:30 a.m. would help curb their lack of sleep, which has been linked with poor health, bad grades, car crashes and other problems,...

Friday, Aug 22, 2014 at 02:28 PM EDT

Chicken Caesar Salad Kits Sold at Sam's Club Recalled

Chicken Caesar Salad Kits Sold at Sam's Club Recalled

A California firm is recalling chicken Caesar salad kits sold at Sam's Clubs nationwide for possible listeria contamination. APPA Fine Foods is recalling more than 92,500 pounds of fully-cooked chicken...

Friday, Aug 22, 2014 at 04:25 PM EDT

Watch our 'Changing Minds' Special

Watch our 'Changing Minds' Special

We’re proud to present a "Changing Minds" special report with Doreen Gentzler. Tune in Saturday at 10 a.m. or see it Monday on COZI.

Friday, Aug 22, 2014 at 02:35 PM EDT

Whole Foods Pulls Yogurt Amid Sugar Probe

Whole Foods Pulls Yogurt Amid Sugar Probe

Organic supermarket giant Whole Foods has removed a version of its store-brand yogurt from shelves after lawsuits were filed in local courts over the dairy product's sugar content. A company spokesperson tells...

Friday, Aug 22, 2014 at 02:25 PM EDT

Pan-Seared Herb Crusted Salmon Recipe

Pan-Seared Herb Crusted Salmon Recipe

Chef Daniel Thomas, the regional executive chef for the American Diabetes Association, stopped by News4 Midday to share one of his recipes.

Friday, Aug 22, 2014 at 11:42 AM EDT

SoCal Man With ALS Shows Why Ice Bucket Challenge Matters in Viral Video

SoCal Man With ALS Shows Why Ice Bucket Challenge Matters in Viral Video

A Southern California man shares in a new YouTube video about a family history of ALS and how he was diagnosed with the debilitating disease earlier this year at age 26. The video, which has more than 4 million...

Friday, Aug 22, 2014 at 05:32 PM EDT

Sacramento Patient Tests Negative for Ebola

Sacramento Patient Tests Negative for Ebola

Health officials said Thursday a patient who was being tested for Ebola in Sacramento has tested negative for the virus. State and federal officials earlier in the week said they will not divulge which...

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