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Health Study questions need for most people to cut salt Study questions need for most people to cut salt
A large international study questions the conventional wisdom that most people should cut back on salt, suggesting that the amount most folks consume is OK for heart health - and too little may be as bad as too much. The findings came under immediate attack by other scientists.
Health Fewer KMC layoffs expected, as supervisors give OK Fewer KMC layoffs expected, as supervisors give OK (Video)
Officials with the county-owned hospital have been trying to dig themselves out of a dire financial situation for months, and employees at KMC have had the threat of layoffs looming over their heads since June.
Health FDA warns that tattoo inks can cause infections FDA warns that tattoo inks can cause infections
The Food and Drug Administration is warning tattoo parlors, their customers and those buying at-home tattoo kits that not all tattoo ink is safe.
Health CPR saves Bakersfield woman's life CPR saves Bakersfield woman's life (Video)
A woman took matters into her own hands and performed CPR when she noticed another woman was not breathing and clearly in need of help.
Health Atlanta hospital deemed 1 of safest for Ebola care Atlanta hospital deemed 1 of safest for Ebola care
The Ebola virus has killed more than 700 people in Africa and could have catastrophic consequences if allowed to spread, world health officials say. So why would anyone allow infected Americans to come to Atlanta?
Health US doctor with Ebola in Atlanta for treatment US doctor with Ebola in Atlanta for treatment
An American doctor infected with the Ebola virus in Africa arrived in Atlanta for treatment Saturday, landing at a military base, then being whisked away to one of the most sophisticated hospital isolation units in the country, officials say.