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Enterovirus 68 probed in paralysis cases of 9 Colorado kids

Sat, 09/27/2014 - 3:20am
Health officials are investigating nine cases of muscle weakness or paralysis in Colorado children and whether the culprit might be a virus causing severe respiratory illness across the country.
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3rd US Ebola survivor says may return to Liberia

Fri, 09/26/2014 - 4:28pm
The third U.S. patient to be treated in the United States for Ebola, which he contracted while working in Liberia, said on Friday that he would like to return to Africa to continue to fight the outbreak.
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British woman runs 53 marathons in 53 days, sets new world record

Fri, 09/26/2014 - 3:05pm
A British woman has run 53 marathons in 53 days, breaking the previous world record of 50 marathons in 50 days.
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Dairy: Friend or foe to your health?

Fri, 09/26/2014 - 2:10pm
Eating dairy may lower your risk for metabolic diseases like obesity and Type 2 diabetes, according to a new study.
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Read his lips: How to tell if a man finds you attractive

Fri, 09/26/2014 - 12:33pm
If you want to know whether a man is attracted to you, just listen to the tone of his voice, according to a new U.K. study.
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Bacteria in wine may bring health benefits

Fri, 09/26/2014 - 11:30am
There are bacteria in wine that may be beneficial for people's health, new research finds.
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Time might be 'essential ingredient' in healthier eating, study finds

Fri, 09/26/2014 - 11:25am
People who spend more time preparing and cooking meals are more likely to have healthier diets, says a new study.
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Texas meat packer recalls beef products for possible E.coli

Fri, 09/26/2014 - 11:19am
A Texas meat processing plant has recalled 23,100 pounds of beef trimmings products for possible contamination with the E.coli bacteria, the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced late Thursday.
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WHO: 1000s of Ebola vaccine doses in coming months

Fri, 09/26/2014 - 11:02am
Thousands of doses of experimental Ebola vaccines should be available in the coming months and could eventually be given to health care workers and other people at high risk of the deadly disease, the World Health Organization said Friday.
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Top 10% of US drinkers consume 10 drinks per day

Fri, 09/26/2014 - 9:28am
What does it mean to be one of America's heaviest drinkers?
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Study links working long hours to increased diabetes risk

Fri, 09/26/2014 - 9:14am
A study has linked working long hours at a manual labor job with a greater risk of developing Type 2 diabetes.
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Stranger sees 'Daddy needs a kidney' plea online, offers his

Fri, 09/26/2014 - 8:27am
A Texas man decided to step up and save the life of a total stranger hundreds of miles away after seeing the man's two young daughters plead that "Our Daddy needs a kidney."
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1.8M Americans have chlamydia, report finds

Fri, 09/26/2014 - 7:34am
Nearly 2 million people in the United States have the sexually transmitted disease (STD) chlamydia, according to new estimates from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
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Blood test may determine legnth of recovery after surgery

Fri, 09/26/2014 - 7:25am
Recovery from surgery can be quick and relatively painless for some, but a months-long slog for others. Now, researchers say they may be able figure out ahead of time how long a patient will be laid up after an operation, by looking at their immune cells.
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Talk therapy may help social anxiety better than drugs

Fri, 09/26/2014 - 7:19am
Talk therapy should be regarded as the best first-line treatment for people with social anxiety disorder, researchers say.
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Experts unveil plan to end rabies globally via dog vaccinations

Fri, 09/26/2014 - 7:14am
Rabies experts on Thursday unveiled a blueprint for eliminating the pernicious disease, which almost always is caused by bites from rabid dogs and kills tens of thousands of people a year worldwide, through a program of mass dog vaccinations in targeted regions.
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Health benefits of parkrun stretch well beyond the physical

Fri, 09/26/2014 - 7:07am
The thousands of Britons who take to their local green space each week for a mass five kilometer parkrun can expect to reap health benefits well beyond losing a few pounds and lowering their blood pressure.
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60-second fix for a stiff neck

Fri, 09/26/2014 - 7:00am
It’s 7 am. Time to start your day! You go in for a big stretch when...yeowch! Neck cramp!
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How long is too long to keep food in the fridge?

Fri, 09/26/2014 - 5:00am
Food poisoning and foodborne pathogens like listeria, salmonella and E. coli are real risks but knowing how long to keep and when to throw away food can be tricky.
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3 times you should get a second opinion about your health

Fri, 09/26/2014 - 5:00am
When you go to the doctor with a medical problem, you want answers.

 

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