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Liberia Urges Ebola Survivors to Stop Having Sex

Sun, 03/29/2015 - 3:22pm
The death of an Ebola-stricken woman in Liberia has prompted officials to urge survivors to abstain from sex temporarily.






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Is It OK to Eat Moldy Food?

Sun, 03/29/2015 - 9:11am
You're famished for a bit of cheese, but you notice a blue spot on the chunk of cheddar in your fridge. Is it OK to slice off the bad part and eat the rest?






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Oklahoma Gets Its First Measles Case in 18 Years

Sat, 03/28/2015 - 4:29pm
The Oklahoma Health Department confirmed its first case of measles in 18 years and the infected person is an international traveler.






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Immune Therapy Offers Rare Hope for Ovarian Cancer

Sat, 03/28/2015 - 9:18am
Researchers report on two possible new ways to help ovarian cancer patients live longer.






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Immune Therapy Offers Rare Hope for Ovarian Cancer

Sat, 03/28/2015 - 9:05am
Researchers report on two possible new ways to help ovarian cancer patients live longer.






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Google, J&J Team Up to Build Robot Surgeons

Fri, 03/27/2015 - 5:40pm
Google is teaming up with Johnson & Johnson to build robots that can help surgeons in the operating room






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Could Better Screening Catch Suicidal Pilots?

Fri, 03/27/2015 - 4:18pm
Pilots rarely use their aircraft to commit suicide and even more rarely kill others along with themselves, experts say.






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White House Releases Plan to Fight Superbugs

Fri, 03/27/2015 - 3:58pm
The White House released a five-year, $1.2 billion plan on Friday to fight drug-resistant "superbugs".






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Oklahoma Reports First Measles Case in 18 Years

Fri, 03/27/2015 - 3:20pm
Oklahoma has its first confirmed measles case since 1997, state health officials reported Friday.
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Want to Live to Be 105? Check Your Genes

Thu, 03/26/2015 - 6:55pm
Researchers find that more than 280 genes are involved in getting people to extreme old age — 105 and older.






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NASA Astronaut Prepares for Record-Setting Year in Space

Thu, 03/26/2015 - 4:51pm
NASA astronaut Scott Kelly is headed to the International Space Station for a year in a one-of-a-kind science experiment.
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House Passes 'Doc Fix' for Medicare Doctors

Thu, 03/26/2015 - 1:57pm
Congress may be mostly deadlocked, but the House of Representatives passed the so-called doc fix Thursday.






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U.S. Ebola Patient Upgraded to Serious Condition

Thu, 03/26/2015 - 12:33pm
An American health worker being treated for Ebola has improved from critical to serious condition, the National Institutes of Health said Thursday.






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CDC Smoking Campaign Aims to Make You Cringe

Thu, 03/26/2015 - 10:55am
A new anti-smoking campaign features a parade of former smokers who want to save others from their humiliating health consequences.






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Indiana Town Hit by HIV Epidemic to Open First Clinic

Thu, 03/26/2015 - 10:50am
Indiana Gov. Mike Pence declared a public health emergency Thursday in Scott County amid an HIV outbreak that has infected at least 79 people.
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'We Need Help': HIV 'Epidemic' Hits Small Indiana Town

Wed, 03/25/2015 - 8:47pm
An HIV "epidemic" fueled by needle-sharing opiate users has infected 72 people in one southern Indiana county, state officials said Wednesday.






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Ebola Hits Youngest Victims the Hardest, Report Finds

Wed, 03/25/2015 - 5:20pm
Ebola takes hold quicker in the very youngest patients and kills more of them, a new report finds.






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3 Drinks Give You Liver Cancer, But Coffee Protects

Wed, 03/25/2015 - 3:46pm
Researchers say they've narrowed down just how much alcohol you have to drink to risk giving yourself liver cancer: three drinks a day.






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Could Sex Have Brought Ebola Back to Liberia?

Wed, 03/25/2015 - 3:12pm
WHO and the Liberian government say they are checking into the possibility that a woman caught Ebola from a survivor she was dating.






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New Anthrax Treatment Helps Even After Infection

Wed, 03/25/2015 - 2:13pm
The FDA approved a treatment to help anthrax victims even after they've started showing symptoms - a time that's typically too late to save patients.






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