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Study: Don’t Tell Kids Healthy Food Is Good For Them

Posted On July 22, 2014

(Undated) -- A new study suggests parents shouldn't tell kids about the benefits of healthy food if they want them to actually eat it. It found that kids between the ages of three and five were more likely to eat a food if they didn't also receive a positive message about how it would make…

Heart Monitoring Improves Again

Posted On July 22, 2014

(Seattle, WA) -- Cardiologists are excited about yet another improvement in heart-monitoring technology. The Reveal LINQ Insertable Cardiac Heart Monitor is about one-third the size of a triple-A battery. Dr. John Rogers at Scripps Clinic near Los Angeles explains how he implanted one recently in race car driver Chuck Beal.   The Reveal LINQ then…

MERS Virus Discovered In Air Samples

Posted On July 22, 2014

(Undated) -- The Middle East Respiratory Virus known as MERS may be transmitted by air. Scientists studying the deadly disease found gene fragments of the virus in air samples taken from a camel barn in Saudi Arabia. They say the disturbing discovery points to possible airborne transmission. The more than 800 known cases of MERS…

Affordable Care Act Lawsuit Dismissed

Posted On July 22, 2014

(Green Bay, WI) -- A federal judge in Wisconsin is throwing out a lawsuit challenging the Affordable Care Act. U.S. District Judge William Griesbach in Green Bay says the courts are not where the battle over President Obama's healthcare reform law should be waged, adding disputes over the law should be settled politically.

New Law limits Full-contact Football Practice

Posted On July 22, 2014

(Los Angeles, CA) -- California is tackling football practice for kids. Jayson Campadonia reports.   Play Clip