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Overweight kids don't see it

Health - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 15:35
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 - 14:06
Costco, Trader Joe's, Kroger and Walmart recall recalls peaches, nectarines, plums and pluots.
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MERS may be airborne

Health - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 14:06
The deadly Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus may be transmitted through the air, according to a new observation paper.
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CDC lab director resigns after anthrax incident

Health - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 13:55
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 - 09:49
Two U.S. appeals courts have issued conflicting rulings on Obamacare subsidies. Check out this FAQ.
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Opinion: Spanking the gray matter out of our kids

Health - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 07:55
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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5 myths about the urge to 'go'

Health - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 07:29
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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Peaches, plums recalled over Listeria

Health - Tue, 07/22/2014 - 15:39
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

Health - Tue, 07/22/2014 - 13:26
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 - 12:05
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 - 11:53
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

Health - Tue, 07/22/2014 - 10:25
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

Health - Tue, 07/22/2014 - 10:15
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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XL Love: How fat is affecting our love lives

Health - Tue, 07/22/2014 - 09:23
A new book, "XL Love," focuses on how obesity is "complicating" America's love life.
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The healthiest fish to eat?

Health - Tue, 07/22/2014 - 09:13
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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7 things to know about epilepsy

Health - Tue, 07/22/2014 - 07:14
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

Health - 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

Health - 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?

Health - 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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Stressed women gain more pounds

Health - Sat, 07/19/2014 - 15:21
Five studies you may have missed: niacin and your heart, stressed women get fat, a better HPV test, and why sitting may not be so bad if you do this.
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