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Cardiac Arrest Killing Too Many, Report Finds

2 hours 35 min ago
Thousands of people are dying from cardiac arrest every year because Americans do too little to save them, according to a new report.









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California Governor Signs Tough New Vaccine Law

6 hours 28 min ago
The bill removes most of California's exemptions, meaning parents can only send unvaccinated kids to school if they have a doctor's note.









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Cuba Stops Mother-to-Child HIV Transmission

8 hours 6 min ago
Cuba is the first country in the world to stop the transmission of the AIDS virus from mothers to their babies, the WHO says.









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Ebola Returns to Liberia

10 hours 7 min ago
Liberia, which had been Ebola-free for more than a month, reported a new case of the virus Tuesday.









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California Senate Passes Tough Vaccine Law

11 hours 33 sec ago
California's set to go from being one of the most liberal states when it comes to vaccines, to being among the strictest.









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How Many Americans Own Guns? Study Gives a Glimpse

Mon, 06/29/2015 - 7:09pm
A new study aimed at figuring out who owns gun in the U.S. and why suggests that about a third of Americans have at least one.









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Sugary Drinks May Kill 184,000 Yearly, Says Study

Mon, 06/29/2015 - 5:13pm
A new report says sugar-sweetened beverages like sodas and energy drinks may be linked to 184,000 deaths around the globe.









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Could Too Much Citrus Cause Skin Cancer?

Mon, 06/29/2015 - 4:25pm
People who eat or drink large amounts of citrus may be raising their risk of the most deadly form of skin cancer, researchers found.









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USDA Proposes Healthier Food for Daycares

Mon, 06/29/2015 - 1:27pm
More vegetables, less sugar and no food fried on site: the USDA is proposing new rules for food at daycare centers.









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Medical Expert Critical of 'Belly Button Challenge'

Mon, 06/29/2015 - 11:40am
A new viral fad promotes unhealthy body image, according to a medical expert. KARE's Renee Tessman reports.









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Anti-Vaccine Doctor Dead in Apparent Suicide: Officials

Sat, 06/27/2015 - 6:43am
Anti-vaccine doctor Jeff Bradstreet was found dead in an apparent suicide in North Carolina, officials said.









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A 10-Year-Old's Journey From Liam to Lia

Fri, 06/26/2015 - 3:03pm
Lia Hegarty, a 10-year-old transgender girl, loves theater and wants to be a zoologist. Her mother shares the remarkable story of her daughter's transition.









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Same-Sex Marriage Can Be Good for Kids: Pediatricians

Fri, 06/26/2015 - 2:10pm
Same-sex marriage can be good for kids, pediatricians say.









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Bioethicist: Obamacare is Here to Stay. Now Let's Fix It.

Fri, 06/26/2015 - 12:46pm
Republicans should give up on attacking Obamacare and help fix it.









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California Assembly Votes to End Most Vaccine Exemptions

Fri, 06/26/2015 - 9:30am
California lawmakers voted on Thursday to substantially limit vaccine exemptions for school children.









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More Lawsuits Remain Against Obamacare

Fri, 06/26/2015 - 9:07am
If you thought the legal fight over the health care overhaul was finally over, think again.









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Measles Infects Traveler at Airport Gate

Thu, 06/25/2015 - 4:59pm
A traveler got infected with measles just by passing a sick baby while leaving an airplane, researchers reported Thursday.









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For One Obamacare User, Simple Relief

Thu, 06/25/2015 - 3:07pm
Doctors,advocates and patients breathed a sigh of relief Thursday when the Supreme Court upheld one of the most important provisions of Obamacare: the federal subsidies.









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Americans Support Administration on Obamacare - Poll

Thu, 06/25/2015 - 9:21am
Most Americans want the Supreme Court to side with the government when it decides whether the feds can continue subsidizing insurance premiums.









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How Electronic Devices Are Ruining Our Sleep

Wed, 06/24/2015 - 8:22pm
With a device on nearly every nightstand, one in three Americans sleeps less than six hours a day, raising the risk for a myriad of health problems.









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