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5 Acne Myths and Truths

By EDGE | Jan 22
The array of misinformation floating around about acne is astounding. From how eating greasy foods will lead to breakouts to home remedies and old wives' tales, when pimples start popping up, so does the advice. But how do you separate fact from fiction?

More Privacy Protection Sought for Feds' Health Care Website

HEALTH | By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Jack Gillum | Jan 27
Privacy advocates say the Obama administration needs to make more changes to protect consumer privacy on the government's health insurance website.

Measles Outbreak Could Spread to New States

HEALTH | Jan 27
The number of measles cases from the outbreak that started in Disneyland in December has nearly doubled. At least 85 cases are now confirmed in seven states -- the latest in Nebraska. And as Carter Evans reports, the outbreak could spread even further.

SF General Announces Tenth Annual Heroes & Hearts Luncheon

HEALTH | By Winnie McCroy | Jan 26
On February 12, San Francisco General Hospital Foundation will debut the brand new artworks of the 'Hearts in San Francisco' series at their tenth annual Heroes & Hearts Luncheon and Hearts After Dark on the field at AT&T Park.

New CDC Campaign Encourages Treatment and Care

HIV/AIDS | By EDGE | Jan 26
'HIV Treatment Works,' a communication campaign focused exclusively on encouraging treatment and care for people living with HIV was launched today by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

New Link Between Pneumonia and Other Serious Illnesses

HEALTH | Jan 23
Health Headlines: Patients hospitalized for pneumonia have a significantly higher risk for heart attack or stroke, according to a new study. Also, a new warning about products with BPA. Eboni Williams reports on the day's top health stories.

Health

5 Acne Myths and Truths

The array of misinformation floating around about acne is astounding. From how eating greasy foods will lead to breakouts to home remedies and old wives' tales, when pimples start popping up, so does the advice. But how do you separate fact from fiction?

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Actor, Fitness Model Greg Plitt Fatally Struck By Train in Calif.

A fitness model and actor who previously shot workout videos on railroad tracks was struck and killed by a train during filming near Los Angeles.