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The 9/11 'Dust Lady' Died, but What About the Others?

Thu, 08/27/2015 - 5:04pm
The stomach cancer that killed 9/11 survivor Marcy Borders is one of dozens covered by a federal fund for survivors of the attack and disaster that followed.









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Pot Doesn't Shrink Brains, But It May Change Them

Thu, 08/27/2015 - 5:04pm
Marijuana doesn't appear to shrink important regions of the brains of users, but a study published Wednesday shows something possibly more subtle and









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FaceTime Hits The NICU!

Thu, 08/27/2015 - 10:41am
Technology helps mothers who can't be in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit bond with premature babies. KUSA's Steve Staeger reports.









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Boy Leaves Hospital With New Hands

Wed, 08/26/2015 - 5:25pm
The first child to ever get a double hand transplant went home from the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Wednesday, hands bandaged but working.









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Doc Called 'Greedy Conman' Takes Leave After NBC Report

Wed, 08/26/2015 - 2:26pm
Dr. Sean Orr, the subject of an NBC News investigation, says he wants to focus on his family and his legal problems.









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2 Million Pounds of Oscar Mayer Turkey Bacon Recalled

Wed, 08/26/2015 - 9:01am
More than 2 million pounds of Oscar Mayer turkey bacon has been recalled after people reported becoming unwell after eating certain items.









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Don't Forget, Omega-3 Pills Don't Help Memory: Study

Tue, 08/25/2015 - 9:48pm
The study may dispel the belief that taking omega-3 supplements can protect the brain from cognitive decline and dementia.









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CDC to Doctors: Keep an Eye Out for Plague

Tue, 08/25/2015 - 7:46pm
Doctors should think about the possibility of plague when they see patients with flu-like symptoms this summer, the CDC advises.









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Clothes Carry Germs into Newborn ICU

Tue, 08/25/2015 - 11:41am
Parents and other people who come to visit babies in the newborn intensive care unit are sometimes carrying a potentially deadly germ on their clothin









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Ice Bucket Challenge: Here's What Happened to the Money

Tue, 08/25/2015 - 3:29am
A year ago, the Internet was inundated with what may have been the online equivalent of the largest chain letter ever — the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.









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Imagine Getting a Flu Vaccine Pill — in the Mail

Mon, 08/24/2015 - 5:17pm
Imagine getting your flu vaccine as a pill, in the mail. Or getting just one shot that would protect against all of the different flu strains.









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Tardy Tax Filers Risk Losing Health Insurance Subsidies

Mon, 08/24/2015 - 5:05pm
The next few days are crucial for hundreds of thousands of customers at risk of losing financial aid when they renew coverage for 2016.









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Second Time Around: More People Get Multiple Cancers

Mon, 08/24/2015 - 11:57am
With second cancers on the rise, doctors and patients are forced to come up with new ways to handle that second, third or fourth diagnosis.









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Going to Pot: Will Legal Weed Hurt Medical Marijuana Users?

Sun, 08/23/2015 - 2:04pm
Advocates worry that new laws will cut supply and raise prices for Washington state's medical marijuana users.









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Jimmy Carter Is Trying a Brand-New Drug to Fight His Cancer

Sun, 08/23/2015 - 11:05am
Former president Jimmy Carter says he has melanoma that has spread not only to his liver but to his brain.









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New Breast Cancer Study Confuses Patients, Doctors

Fri, 08/21/2015 - 2:52pm
A new study on breast cancer may leave women more confused than ever before.









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Unlicensed Marijuana Stores Grow Like Weeds in LA

Fri, 08/21/2015 - 12:23pm
More than three out of four dispensaries in the city are operating without licenses, according to police and to a UCLA study.









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CDC to 40 Million Contact Lens Users: You're Doing It Wrong

Fri, 08/21/2015 - 9:03am
Nearly 41 million American adults wear contact lenses and virtually every single one is doing something to get germs in their eyes.









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Source of Deadly Legionnaires' Outbreak in NYC Identified

Thu, 08/20/2015 - 4:02pm
Health officials have identified a cooling tower at a New York hotel as the source of the Legionnaires' spike that has sickened more than 120 people.









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President Carter: I Have Cancer Spots on My Brain

Thu, 08/20/2015 - 12:20pm
Former President Jimmy Carter will begin radiation treatment for several melanoma spots on his brain Thursday afternoon.









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