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California measles cases top 100

Mon, 02/09/2015 - 07:15
The number of confirmed measles cases in California has grown to 103, the state's health department said Friday.
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Parents to parents: Vaccinating is personal

Fri, 02/06/2015 - 17:19
Lisa Vallejos was 21 weeks pregnant when an ultrasound of her first child revealed terrifying news. He had hypoplastic left heart syndrome, meaning the left side of his heart was grossly underdeveloped and his chances of surviving after birth without medical intervention were slim.
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Flu epidemic seems to be slowing, but 8 more children have died

Fri, 02/06/2015 - 15:09
The flu is still hitting the U.S. hard, but fewer people seem to be getting sick with it and the number of new infections seems to be slowing down from week to week.
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Measles cases confirmed at Chicago-area day care

Fri, 02/06/2015 - 15:09
Parents at a Chicago-area daycare center are keeping a close watch over their children for any signs of fever or rashes.
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Woman's narcolepsy video goes viral

Fri, 02/06/2015 - 07:37
Sarah Wheaton, 22, posted a video online about what it's like to live with narcolepsy. KFOR reports.
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'Did you lose because you had your period?'

Fri, 02/06/2015 - 07:36
When British tennis player Heather Watson said in a post-match interview that she lost due to "girl things," she sparked a debate about menstruation that quickly spread across the world.
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The danger of herbal supplements

Fri, 02/06/2015 - 07:33
There were some good news this week. The New York state attorney general's office has told four major retailers --Walmart, GNC, Target and Walgreens -- to cease sales of their store-branded herbal supplements because their products do not actually contain the herbs purportedly listed on their labels. These herbal supplements contain mostly fillers and in some cases potential allergens. But other supplements are more worrisome.
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Fit Nation: Weight loss Week 1 -- the hiccups

Fri, 02/06/2015 - 06:41
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The unvaccinated, by the numbers

Fri, 02/06/2015 - 06:38
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Ebola survivor: 'Demonic' disease 'worse than war'

Fri, 02/06/2015 - 06:37
Rebecca Johnson was an Ebola nurse in Sierra Leone before contracting the same virus. She fought for life in the hospital where she'd cared for sufferers.
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How bad is booze anyway? 6 crazy facts about drinking

Thu, 02/05/2015 - 13:40
Ever wondered how many calories you really consume every time you drink? Or how alcohol actually affects your nightly ZZZs? (Spoiler alert: it's not the magic sleep aid you think.)
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Sitting will kill you, even if you exercise

Thu, 02/05/2015 - 13:39
One of your favorite activities may actually be killing you.
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Want to lose weight or quit smoking? Love may be the key

Thu, 02/05/2015 - 13:38
If you are still working on those popular New Year's resolutions to lose weight or quit smoking there is a real secret to that successful behavior change.
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Doc who preaches against vaccines under investigation

Thu, 02/05/2015 - 13:29
The evangelist for the anti-vaccine movement has been preaching against vaccines during the height of a measles outbreak. Now he's under investigation, but Arizona's medical board has not said why.
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California lawmakers want to repeal 'personal beliefs' exemption

Thu, 02/05/2015 - 07:11
Two state senators in California are proposing legislation that would eliminate the "personal beliefs" exemption for parents who don't want their children to be vaccinated.
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6 ways to improve odds and beat heart disease

Thu, 02/05/2015 - 06:50
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What vaccination exemptions does your state allow?

Thu, 02/05/2015 - 06:49
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College Basketball Round Up
Saturday February 21st, 2015 (#1) Kentucky (27-0) 110 Auburn (12-15) 75 Kentucky played host to SEC...
Saturday February 14, 2015 (#1) Kentucky (25-0) 77 South Carolina (12-12) 43 Kentucky came out and...

 

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