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5 babies test positive for TB in Texas exposure

Mon, 09/29/2014 - 7:08am
Five babies tested have positive for tuberculosis in West Texas after a nurse assistant at an El Paso hospital nursery exposed hundreds of infants to the disease between September 2013 and last month.
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Pediatricians urge IUDs or implants for teen girls

Mon, 09/29/2014 - 7:03am
Teen girls who have sex should use IUDs or hormonal implants - long-acting birth control methods that are effective, safe and easy to use, the nation's most influential pediatricians' group recommends.
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6 foods that help fight the flu

Mon, 09/29/2014 - 5:00am
Getting your flu shot isn't the only way you can help prevent the flu. What you eat can also help lower your odds of coming down with a nasty bug, says Rachel Berman, R.D., health content manager for About.com. Check out her favorite flu-preventing foods:
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US military battles to halt spread of Ebola virus in West Africa

Mon, 09/29/2014 - 2:13am
U.S. military personnel have begun constructing tent hospitals and other facilities to help fight the Ebola epidemic in West Africa, though experts warn that they may be too late to prevent the outbreak from killing thousands more. 
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US military battles to halt spread of Ebola virus in West Africa

Mon, 09/29/2014 - 2:13am
U.S. military personnel have begun constructing tent hospitals and other facilities to help fight the Ebola epidemic in West Africa, though experts warn that they may be too late to prevent the outbreak from killing thousands more. 
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American doctor exposed to Ebola virus admitted to NIH in DC

Sun, 09/28/2014 - 7:29pm
The patient, who was not identified, arrived at NIH's Clinical Center about 4 p.m., NIH said in a statement on its website.
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Are you overhydrated?

Sun, 09/28/2014 - 6:00am
You've heard it since you were a kid, from your parents to your gym teacher: Drink two liters (or eight glasses) of water every day. Lately, though, researchers have been questioning the tried-and-true water rule, and in fact, believe even health-minded individuals could be drinking too much H2O.
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Kim Cattrall bringing sexy back to menopause

Sun, 09/28/2014 - 6:00am
Actress Kim Cattrall is known for her sexy roles on the big screen, and is living proof that things can get better with age. She opened up to Fox’s Julie Banderas about teaming up with Pfizer to encourage women to embrace menopause with style
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NIH is admitting American doctor for Ebola treatment

Sat, 09/27/2014 - 3:32pm
An American doctor is being admitted to the National Institute of Health’s Clinical Center to be treated for Ebola.
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Michigan mom turns to prayer and social media for miracle to save her son

Sat, 09/27/2014 - 7:15am
In a pessimistic world, a Michigan mother is looking for a miracle to save her terminally ill four-year-old son – and she’s turning to prayer and social media to find it.
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5 skinny splurges

Sat, 09/27/2014 - 6:00am
Watching your diet doesn’t mean splurging is out
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3 surprising reasons you’re burned out at work

Sat, 09/27/2014 - 6:00am
You’re so over your job: the endless stream of emails, catty coworkers, unpaid overtime—the reasons go on and on.
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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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