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Study finds NYC subways are crawling with germs

Wed, 02/11/2015 - 07:11
Scientists discover a shocking number of different bacteria inside the NYC subway system.
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10 confirmed measles cases in Illinois

Wed, 02/11/2015 - 07:05
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Photo app lets medics share patient pics

Wed, 02/11/2015 - 07:03
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How bad is measles around the world?

Tue, 02/10/2015 - 07:44
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'Twin fetuses' found inside newborn baby in Hong Kong

Tue, 02/10/2015 - 07:40
A team of Hong Kong doctors has described an extremely rare medical occurrence -- what appeared to be a pair of fetuses inside the body of a newborn baby girl.
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6 habits to improve healing after surgery

Tue, 02/10/2015 - 07:39
The winter is surgery season. A surgeon from the Kelsey Seybold Clinic in Houston, Dr. Jamal M. Bullocks has good advice to help you best prep for surgery.
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Measles cases at day care rise to 5

Mon, 02/09/2015 - 07:26
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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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