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Double Mastectomy: How Necessary Is the Procedure?

Double Mastectomy: How Necessary Is the Procedure?

More women are choosing to opt for a double mastectomy to prevent or treat localized breast cancer, but a new report suggests that may not be the best option for all women. [Read entire story]

Kraft Recalls Some American Singles Cheese

Kraft Recalls Some American Singles Cheese

With gas prices at their lowest August price since 2010, 34.7 million Americans will travel this weekend for Labor Day, according to AAA.Photo Credit: AP [Read entire story]

Trans-Fat Labels on Food Deceiving: Study

Trans-Fat Labels on Food Deceiving: Study

New video taken from cameras at the yard that houses the Napa Valley Wine Train shows how strong the quake was felt in the area.Photo Credit: AFP/Getty Images [Read entire story]

Boston Marathon Dream Wedding

Boston Marathon Dream Wedding

If something good could come out of the Boston Marathon bombing, James Costello and Krista D'Agostino seem to have found it.Photo Credit: Prudente Photography [Read entire story]

Couple Accused of Trying to Enter Maternity Ward with Fake Babies

A South Bay woman is alive and well after recovering from a condition that’s usually difficult to bounce back from: death. [Read entire story]

Whole Foods Pulls Yogurt Over Sugar

Whole Foods Pulls Yogurt Over Sugar

A 5-day-old New Jersey boy is in critical but stable condition after he stopped breathing suddenly over the weekend, possibly because of a bacterial infection, his parents [Read entire story]

Bay Area Woman "Brought Back to Life"

Bay Area Woman "Brought Back to Life"

A 5-day-old New Jersey boy is in critical but stable condition after he stopped breathing suddenly over the weekend, possibly because of a bacterial infection, his parentsPhoto Credit: NBC Bay Area [Read entire story]

SoCal Man Shares ALS Reality

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...Photo [Read entire story]

School Lunches Around the World

School Lunches Around the World

Photographers captured the lunch fare for students in several countries earlier this month, showing a range of foods, customs, and nutritional standards.Photo Credit: ASSOCIATED PRESS [Read entire story]

MRSA Breaks Out Among Firefighter Trainees in New York

MRSA Breaks Out Among Firefighter Trainees in New York

A handful of probationary firefighters training on New York's Randall's Island have contracted the antibiotic-resistant bacteria, officials confirm. A type of staph infection, MRSA can spread quickly in... [Read entire story]

Whole Foods Lied About Sugar in Yogurt: Lawsuit

Whole Foods Lied About Sugar in Yogurt: Lawsuit

Whole Foods Market knowingly sold its store brand yogurt containing a sugar content that was nearly six times the amount stated on the product's nutritional label, according to two class-action lawsuits...Photo Credit: [Read entire story]

Georgia Firm Recalls 15K Pounds of Chicken Nuggets

Georgia Firm Recalls 15K Pounds of Chicken Nuggets

A Georgia-based meat company is recalling over 15,000 pounds of frozen chicken nuggets after reports surfaced that consumers found small pieces of plastic in the meat. Perdue Farms and the USDA's Food...Photo Credit: [Read entire story]

Almond, Peanut Butter Recalled

Almond, Peanut Butter Recalled

A Georgia-based meat company is recalling over 15,000 pounds of frozen chicken nuggets after reports surfaced that consumers found small pieces of plastic in the meat. Perdue Farms and the USDA's Food...Photo Credit: [Read entire story]

Almond, Peanut Butter Recalled

A Georgia-based meat company is recalling over 15,000 pounds of frozen chicken nuggets after reports surfaced that consumers found small pieces of plastic in the meat. Perdue Farms and the USDA's Food...Photo Credit: [Read entire story]

"It’s a Mask": Humor Hides Darker Issues in Comedy World

"It's a Mask": Humor Hides Darker Issues in Comedy World

Lined up outside the Laugh Factory in Hollywood, it happens every Tuesday: aspiring comedians signing up to take part in Open Mic night. But the death of Robin Williams has some talking about something...Photo Credit: AP [Read entire story]

Sacramento Hospital Treating Possible Ebola Virus Patient

A Philadelphia mom is searching for answers after the deadly Ebola virus took the lives of two of her children. Georgia Nah was thrusted into the spotlight July 25 when her son, Patrick Sawyer, 40 became...Photo Credit: [Read entire story]

Sacramento Patient Tests Negative for Ebola

A Philadelphia mom is searching for answers after the deadly Ebola virus took the lives of two of her children. Georgia Nah was thrusted into the spotlight July 25 when her son, Patrick Sawyer, 40 became...Photo Credit: [Read entire story]

Whooping Cough Cases Spike in Santa Clara County

Whooping Cough Cases Spike in Santa Clara County

It is being called an epidemic: Cases of pertussis, better known as whooping cough, are spiking across California, nearly triple the average. With the school year starting, the spike has Bay Area... [Read entire story]

Oakland Entrepreneur Aims to Help West African Women With Superfood

Oakland Entrepreneur Aims to Help West African Women With Superfood

Gram for gram -- it has twice the protein found in yogurt and four times the amount of calcium in milk. It's a new superfood you've probably never heard of – moringa. Moringa is at the center of a new food start... [Read entire story]

Ebola Researcher Confident in Drug

Ebola Researcher Confident in Drug

Southern California researchers examining the Ebola virus and how it works have helped develop an experimental medicine that is being used to treat two infected Americans. Dr. Erica Ollmann Saphire told NBC... [Read entire story]