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Algae Let Brain-Damaging Amoeba Grow: Park

Fri, 07/15/2016 - 3:54pm
An overgrowth of algae interfered with filters designed to disinfect water at a North Carolina waterpark where a teen caught a deadly amoeba infection
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Zika's Now Almost Everywhere in Puerto Rico

Fri, 07/15/2016 - 2:12pm
Zika virus is now just about everywhere in Puerto Rico.
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Congress Leaves Washington With Work Undone

Fri, 07/15/2016 - 12:27pm
Congress left Washington on Thursday and left undone must-do legislation to fight Zika virus and a stalemate over agency budgets.
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Woman Infects Man With Zika

Fri, 07/15/2016 - 11:46am
A woman infected a man with Zika in New York, officials, say -- the first confirmation that sexual transmission of the virus goes both ways.
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Bracing for Zika: A Tale of Two Cities

Fri, 07/15/2016 - 9:56am
It only takes 15 minutes to drive from Houston's glittering medical center to the Fifth Ward, straight from the First World to the Zika zone.
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Being Obese Can Kill You, Study Finds

Thu, 07/14/2016 - 5:09pm
Being too heavy may cost you your life — literally. Scientists say overweight people die one year earlier than expected and that moderately obese peop
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Congress Passes GMO Food Labeling Bill

Thu, 07/14/2016 - 4:40pm
Consumers wanting to know if their foods contain genetically modified ingredients will be able to find out now.
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Bracing for Zika: Pregnant and Worried as Zika Comes to Texas

Thu, 07/14/2016 - 1:25pm
Victoria Eljach is doubly at risk of Zika — from her own travel and her husband's. Now she's pregnant, and Zika's headed her way in Houston.
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Britain's Prince Harry Tested for HIV

Thu, 07/14/2016 - 8:44am
Britain's Prince Harry took a HIV blood test live on video on Thursday to show how easy it is be checked for the disease.
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Zika Funding Fight Called 'Inexcusable'

Wed, 07/13/2016 - 8:33pm
Congress has just two more days to provide some sort of Zika funding to federal agencies. Emotions boiled over at another hearing about the impasse.
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Congress Passes Opioid Abuse Bill

Wed, 07/13/2016 - 8:31pm
Congress sent President Barack Obama a compromise bill Wednesday aimed at curbing abuse of heroin and other drugs
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Bracing for Zika: Meet the Mosquito Hunters

Wed, 07/13/2016 - 8:13pm
Harris County, Houston, expects to be a hotspot for Zika when it finally takes hold in the U.S. Here's how it's preparing.
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Sodas Linked to Gallbladder Cancer

Wed, 07/13/2016 - 3:34pm
People who drink lots of soda or other sugary beverages may have a higher risk of developing rare cancers in the gallbladder and bile ducts.
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Everything You Need to Know About Synthetic Pot

Wed, 07/13/2016 - 3:25pm
Synthetic marijuana, or K2, is blamed for a recent mass overdose that left more than 30 hospitalized. What is the drug, and why is it so dangerous?
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Olympics Unlikely to Spread Zika, CDC Says

Wed, 07/13/2016 - 1:21pm
It's winter in Rio. The mosquitoes that carry Zika are not very active in the cool, dry winter months.
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Even Hidden Red Hair Genes Raise Melanoma Risk

Tue, 07/12/2016 - 12:43pm
A new study finds people with certain versions of a red hair gene have a real tendency to lots of cancer-causing mutations.
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Healing Eyes...With Placenta?

Tue, 07/12/2016 - 9:43am
Unique procedure uses tissues harvested from placenta to heal damaged eyes. KPRC's Haley Hernandez reports.
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Obama Calls for Public Health Insurance Option

Mon, 07/11/2016 - 10:50pm
A prominent medical journal ran an article on Obamacare penned by...President Obama.
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'It's Too Late': Health Experts Give Up on Zika Funding

Mon, 07/11/2016 - 5:32pm
Congress starts its final week of the summer Monday with no Zika legislation in sight. State and local health officials doubt it's ever coming.
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Is DEET Safe? And Other Questions About Zika

Mon, 07/11/2016 - 5:27pm
Who needs to worry most about the Zika virus and what can you do? Here are some answers to the most pressing questions about Zika.
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