Health

Lawsuit Against Taco Bell Said Meat is 35 Percent Beef

ALABAMA— The slogan “beef, it's what's for dinner” apparently has no meaning to the Taco Bell franchise after a lawsuit claims the beef used in the chain's meals is not actually beef.

Belgium Study Busts Another Myth: Breakfast Before A Morning Workout Could Bring More Weight

BELGIUM— The Europeans are on a roll in busting myths— now breakfast could pack on the pounds if eaten before a work out.

New Study by Hong Kong Researchers Could Develop New Down-Syndrome Testing

HONG KONG, CHINA— A new study released by researchers could develop a new way to test and help screen for Down Syndrome.

Womens' Tears Proven to Keep Men at Bay

ISRAEL— Justin Timberlake may want to retract his song “Cry Me A River” after research reveals why a crying woman may be a turn-off to men.

U.S. Government Wants New Rules on Drinking Water

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Is too much of a good thing bad? The U.S. government seems to think so. The government wants the levels of fluoride in drinking water lowered, after some children are developing white spots on their teeth.

New Blood Test Has Potential to Detect Cancer Cells

HOUSTON— In a potential break-through for cancer patients, a new blood test is showing some promising results: finding cancer cells.

USDA to Add Nutrition Labels to Meat Packages

WASHINGTON— For years, consumers have been never been able to tell just what is in the meat they bought, or just how fat or lean the meat really is. But as early as 2012, that will all change.

CDC Reports Salmonella Outbreak

The Center for Disease and Prevention reported Thursday that 89 people have been sickened by a salmonella outbreak linked to alfalfa sprouts in 15 states including the District of Columbia.

Making Strides

EL PASO - On this Halloween and final day of breast cancer awareness month... hundreds of El Pasoans gathered at Cielo Vista Mall to participate in a 5K walk for the cause.

Men Get Breast Cancer Too

EL PASO - During breast cancer awareness month don't think pink without considering a little blue.

Pain Awareness Month

EL PASO - September is pain awareness month. "I have had days where I was almost pain-free which on a scale of 1 to 10 for me would be about a 4."

LOL

EL PASO - Laughter as medicine. "The endorphins help aid depression and creates a feeling of peacefulness in the body. You feel great after laughing."

A Local Cosmetic Surgeon Performs Breast Augmentation on a 68-year-old Woman...

EL PASO - A local cosmetic surgeon reports a growing number of "mature" women interested in well... growing.

Young at Heart

EL PASO - Everybody does it... including grandma and grandpa... we just don't like to talk about it. A rise in the STD rate among senior citizens emphasizes the need for sex-ed to promote healthy living during those golden years.