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FDA Proposes First E-Cigarette Rules

6 hours 40 min ago
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration proposed asserting its authority over new tobacco products on Thursday, including e-cigarettes, flavored cigars and nicotine gels.






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More Than 7 Percent of Kids on Behavioral Meds

6 hours 55 min ago
A new survey finds that 7.5 percent of children aged 6–17 are taking some sort of prescription medicine for emotional or behavioral difficulties.It’s a first look at the problem, and supports evidence that more and more U.S.






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Lose those batwings! 5 weeks, 5 exercises for arms and shoulders

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 8:15pm
Get tank top ready from home with this upper body workout designed by certified trainer Jessica Smith. All you’ll need is a set of dumbbells (3-10 pounds) or similar weighted objects (such as two 16-ounce water bottles).






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College-Educated Brains Recover Better From Injury, Study Suggests

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 4:07pm
A college education may do a lot more than provide better job opportunities — it may also make brains more resilient to trauma, a new study suggests.






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Men Keep Undies For 7 Years, Don't Change Everyday

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 3:06pm

Researchers report the average man keeps a pair of underwear for 7 years, and that 22 percent of the men admit to not changing their underpants every day. KPNX's Kevin Kennedy reports.








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Study: Paper Money Hosts Hundreds of Bacteria

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 3:06pm

A new study finds cash is covered in hundreds of different types of bacteria, including pneumonia. KFYR's Sarabeth Ackerman reports.








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Dishing Up Hep A: Should Food Workers Be Vaccinated?

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 10:44am
The sushi was delicious, as far as Luther Smith remembers. It was only later, after he developed hepatitis A spread by an infected food handler, that the Harlem, N.Y., man was left with far more than a bad taste in his mouth.“I was shivering. I was achy.






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Muffin top-melting recipes: Joy Bauer's fiery popcorn, chocolate pudding, more

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 10:13am
During our "6 Months to a 6-Pack Challenge," TODAY nutritionist Joy Bauer shared ab-friendly lunch sandwiches, dinner options, guilt-free comfort foods and now stress eating solutions. Are you feeling stressed? Don't grab the chips!






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Michigan Man Among First Recipients of 'Bionic Eye'

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 9:27am
A degenerative eye disease slowly robbed Roger Pontz of his vision.Diagnosed with retinitis pigmentosa as a teenager, Pontz has been almost completely blind for years.






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9 foods to 'spring clean' your diet 

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 7:14pm
Want to wring out your system as part of the annual spring cleaning? Skip the weird (and often dangerous) detox diets or cleanses. You can get rid of toxins and purify your body simply by adding these foods into your everyday eating plan.






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Nine Foods to 'Spring Clean' Your Diet

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 7:14pm

You can get rid of toxins and purify your body simply by adding these foods into your everyday eating plan.








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The ultimate pick-me-up: Jenna Wolfe’s 10-minute office workout 

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 5:25pm
Feeling a little stiff and achy from sitting all day? Loosen up those joints and muscles with a quick workout you can do right at the office.  1. Lift your left leg so that you are standing only on your right leg. Hold for 60 seconds without losing your balance. Switch legs. 2.






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Looking Back at America's Struggle Against AIDS

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 5:10pm

April 23 marks the 30th anniversary of the announcement that the cause of AIDS had been discovered.








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Rare Birth Defects Still Spiking in Washington State

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 3:52pm
Seven cases of a rare fatal birth defect were reported in a remote region of Washington state in 2013, making it the fourth consecutive year that rates have more than tripled the national average, health officials said Tuesday.






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Health Experts Anxious to See FDA Rules on E-Cigarettes

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 3:21pm
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is expected to issue its first regulations governing electronic cigarettes by the end of the month, and health experts are anxious about what the rules may look like.






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Most Support Birth Control Mandate, Survey Shows

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 12:31pm
Most Americans — 69 percent — support the requirement that health insurance plans pay for birth control, a new survey shows.The 2010 Affordable Care Act requires health insurers to pay for contraception as part of 10 essential benefits, including vaccines and cancer screenings.






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How Did He Survive? Teen Stowaway 'Very, Very Lucky'

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 10:27am
The 16-year-old boy who stowed away in the landing gear of a 767 flying from California to Hawaii survived with help from an unlikely source: the frigid temperatures that could have killed him.The runaway from Santa Clara, Calif.






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5 tips to get started on the 'Drop a Dress Size' plan

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 10:27am
The winter months often lead to some extra pounds. Whether you can barely zip up your favorite summer dress or need to let your belt out a notch or two, now is the time to regroup, renew, and refresh your lifestyle to feel and look your best.






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What's Wrong With Wyatt? Baby's Disease Baffles Doctors

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 10:11am

A 9-month-old baby is baffling doctors with his rare diagnosis -- a condition that prevents him from opening his mouth.








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Jedi Mind Trick? How to Feel Full Without Eating

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 9:09am

Research says there are ways to fool your stomach into feeling full. Jeff Rossen demonstrates surprising results with a social experiment at a staged buffet dinner.








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