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Overweight kids don't see it

4 hours 53 min ago
CNN's Andy Rose tells us that most overweight children don't perceive themselves that way.
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Recall on peaches, plums

6 hours 22 min ago
Costco, Trader Joe's, Kroger and Walmart recall recalls peaches, nectarines, plums and pluots.
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MERS may be airborne

6 hours 23 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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CDC lab director resigns after anthrax incident

6 hours 33 min ago
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

10 hours 39 min ago
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

12 hours 33 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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5 myths about the urge to 'go'

13 hours 2 sec ago
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

Tue, 07/22/2014 - 3:39pm
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

Tue, 07/22/2014 - 1:26pm
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

Tue, 07/22/2014 - 12:05pm
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

Tue, 07/22/2014 - 11:53am
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

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

Tue, 07/22/2014 - 10:15am
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

Tue, 07/22/2014 - 9:23am
A new book, "XL Love," focuses on how obesity is "complicating" America's love life.
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The healthiest fish to eat?

Tue, 07/22/2014 - 9:13am
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

Tue, 07/22/2014 - 7:14am
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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It's here: First local cases of chikungunya

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 9:57am
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 - 3:21pm
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 - 9:36pm
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 - 7:56am
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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