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CDC reopens TB lab

Health - 42 min 55 sec ago
A lab crucial to diagnosing cases of drug-resistant tuberculosis at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has reopened, according to the CDC.
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Technology lets ALS sufferers speak

Health - 1 hour 14 min ago
Many ALS sufferers fear losing their ability to speak, but a new technology may allow them to keep their voice.
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Spanking's effect on kids' brains

Health - 2 hours 9 min ago
Researchers say physical punishment actually alters the brain -- not only in an "I'm traumatized!" kind of way, but also in an "I literally have less gray matter in my brain!" kind of way.
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Healthy skin on a budget

Health - 2 hours 11 min ago
CNN's Holly Firfer tells us how we can have healthy, youthful skin on a budget.
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FAQ: Training for your first tri

Health - 2 hours 12 min ago
Tackling your first triathlon? Even the best triathletes in the world started somewhere -- and made their share of rookie mistakes.
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5 things to know about Alzheimer's

Health - 2 hours 19 min ago
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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Ebola doctor gets Ebola

Health - 2 hours 20 min ago
A doctor who has played a key role in fighting the Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone is infected with the deadly disease.
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Fruit recall at more stores

Health - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 13:33
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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Study: Obamacare gave 10 million health insurance

Health - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 09:57
About 10.3 million Americans gained health coverage this year, primarily as a result of the Affordable Care Act, according to a study by the federal government and Harvard University.
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Train like a lady lumberjack

Health - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 06:18
Shana Verstegen started logrolling when she was 7. The sport has made her a six-time world champion and given her six-pack abs.
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Abuse-deterrent painkiller approved

Health - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 06:17
In the painkiller world, oxycodone and naloxone will seem like strange bedfellows. Oxycodone is a powerful painkiller, while naloxone is used to reverse painkiller overdose.
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Overweight kids don't see it

Health - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 14:35
CNN's Andy Rose tells us that most overweight children don't perceive themselves that way.
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Recall on peaches, plums

Health - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 13:06
Costco, Trader Joe's, Kroger and Walmart recall recalls peaches, nectarines, plums and pluots.
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CDC lab director resigns after anthrax incident

Health - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 12:55
The head of the bioterror lab involved in potentially exposing dozens of workers to deadly anthrax bacteria has resigned.
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What Obamacare court decisions mean for you

Health - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 08:49
Two U.S. appeals courts have issued conflicting rulings on Obamacare subsidies. Check out this FAQ.
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5 myths about the urge to 'go'

Health - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 06:29
Even though urinary incontinence affects about 25 million Americans and there are many treatment options to improve symptoms, talking about the often unexpected and always urgent need "to go" is still taboo, even with your doctor.
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Cancer overtreatment must stop

Health - Tue, 07/22/2014 - 12:26
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

Health - Tue, 07/22/2014 - 11:05
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

Health - Tue, 07/22/2014 - 10:53
After analyzing the DNA of 150,000 people, scientists say they can pinpoint the genetic roots of schizophrenia.
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Science limited on the drinking age

Health - Tue, 07/22/2014 - 09:15
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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