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Peaches, plums recalled over Listeria

1 hour 57 min ago
Bought fruit at Costco, Trader Joe's, Kroger or Walmart recently? Contamination concerns at a packing plant have stores clearing their shelves.
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Cancer overtreatment must stop

4 hours 9 min ago
Studies found that a large number of American men with prostate cancer get unnecessary and aggressive treatment, Dr. Otis Brawley says.
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Appeals court rejects key part of Obamacare

5 hours 30 min ago
The battle over Obamacare took a dramatic turn Tuesday with a federal appeals court rejecting subsidies paid by the government to millions of new enrollees.
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Identifying the genetic roots of schizophrenia

5 hours 43 min ago
After analyzing the DNA of 150,000 people, scientists say they can pinpoint the genetic roots of schizophrenia.
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Small steps to lose 100 pounds

7 hours 11 min ago
When Nicole Durham finally decided it was time to lose weight, she knew she had a long way to go. See her amazing transformation:
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Science limited on the drinking age

7 hours 21 min ago
On July 17, 1984, President Ronald Reagan signed into law the National Minimum Drinking Age Act, which withheld a percentage of highway funds from any state that didn't raise the minimum drinking age to 21.
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XL Love: How fat is affecting our love lives

8 hours 12 min ago
A new book, "XL Love," focuses on how obesity is "complicating" America's love life.
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The healthiest fish to eat?

8 hours 23 min ago
As our oceans become more polluted, Sally Kohn sits down with Fabien Cousteau to talk about the healthiest fish to eat.
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MERS may be airborne, scientists say

9 hours 15 min ago
The deadly Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus may be transmitted through the air, according to a new observation paper.
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7 things to know about epilepsy

10 hours 21 min ago
An estimated 2.3 million adults in the United States have epilepsy, according to the CDC. Actress Sky McCole Bartusiak was one of them.
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Aging cells could help fight cancer

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 13:48
Medical student, Joshua Meier has been celebrated for his research into how aging cells could help in the fight against cancer.
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It's here: First local cases of chikungunya

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 09:57
Chikungunya -- a mosquito-borne tropical disease with a funny name that packs a wallop -- has taken up residence in the United States.
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Is your firefighter too fat?

Sat, 07/19/2014 - 15:21
More than 70% of U.S. firefighters are overweight or obese, a rate higher than the American public, according to a recent study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
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Ripple effect from CDC lab problems

Thu, 07/17/2014 - 21:36
The lab mishaps at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are having "broad impacts," compromising care for patients with diseases like tuberculosis and chikungunya and potentially slowing work overseas on Ebola and MERS, according to a CDC official.
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5 things you didn't know about Alzheimer's

Thu, 07/17/2014 - 07:56
Approximately 44 million people live with dementia worldwide, according to the Alzheimer's Association. By 2050, that number is expected to more than triple to 115 million.
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Get off the sideline, into the race

Wed, 07/16/2014 - 11:40
Only a few short months ago, I was a spectator.
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If I can run, so can you

Wed, 07/16/2014 - 11:40
For as long as I can remember, I have wanted to be able to say, "I've run a 5K."
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What makes me so tasty?

Tue, 07/15/2014 - 07:15
The colors you wear and the food you eat don't matter. We bust five common mosquito bite myths to help you stop the itch.
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You won't believe the 'after' pics

Tue, 07/15/2014 - 07:15
Robert and Jessica Foster lost 160 and 120 pounds respectively after an emotional conversation. See their amazing transformation:
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Can meditation slow aging?

Mon, 07/14/2014 - 09:48
Researchers are trying to show that meditation could help counter the aging process.
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