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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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Supreme Court Sends UPS Pregnancy Case Back for Retrial

Wed, 03/25/2015 - 1:01pm
The Supreme Court has sent a pregnancy discrimination case filed against UPS back for possible re-trial.






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Here Are the Biggest Distractions for Teen Drivers

Wed, 03/25/2015 - 8:09am
Cellphones and talking to passengers appear to play a far greater role in teen crashes than previously thought.






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Breast Cancer Signs Seen in 4,200-Year-Old Bones

Tue, 03/24/2015 - 7:46pm
Archaeologists have found what Egyptian authorities are calling the world's oldest evidence of breast cancer in the 4,200-year-old bones of a woman.






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'Part of Life': Angelina Jolie Has Ovaries Removed

Tue, 03/24/2015 - 7:24pm
Angelina Jolie has had her ovaries removed after tests indicated possible signs of cancer, two years after she underwent a double mastectomy.






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Ethicist: Why a New Alzheimer's Drug Isn't A No-Brainer

Tue, 03/24/2015 - 5:52pm
Bioethicist Art Caplan gives five reasons why good news is not all good news when it comes to a promising drug for Alzheimer's disease.






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Amy's Kitchen, Frozen Spinach Recalls Linked to Listeria

Tue, 03/24/2015 - 5:26pm
The frozen food aisle of your local grocery store may look a little bare due to several frozen spinach recalls over the past few days.






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No Surprise: Doctors Approve of Angelina Jolie's Surgery

Tue, 03/24/2015 - 2:36pm
Angelina Jolie's decision to have her ovaries taken out was spot-on, doctors said Tuesday.






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Sick Kids Need Say in Life-Saving Treatment, British Doctors Say

Tue, 03/24/2015 - 1:50pm
UK medical advisors want children's own views on whether they want to live or die to be taken into account.






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Genes Reveal Secret Ingredients in Americas' Melting Pot

Tue, 03/24/2015 - 11:23am
Scientists trace the history of European and African migration to the Americas — not by looking in history books, but by looking at genetic codes.






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Many With Alzheimer's Never Get the Diagnosis: Report

Tue, 03/24/2015 - 9:21am
More than half a million Americans will develop Alzheimer's disease this year, but as many as half will never be told their diagnosis.






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'Part of Life': Angelina Jolie Has Ovaries Removed

Tue, 03/24/2015 - 4:31am
Angelina Jolie has had her ovaries removed after tests indicated possible signs of cancer, two years after she underwent a double mastectomy.






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Many With Alzheimer's Never Get the Diagnosis: Report

Tue, 03/24/2015 - 12:02am
More than half a million Americans will develop Alzheimer's disease this year, but as many as half will never be told their diagnosis.






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Should You Get a Thyroid Test? It's Not Clear

Mon, 03/23/2015 - 5:07pm
There's not enough evidence to advise for or against routine thyroid tests, a top-level panel says.






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Suspected Killers of Ebola Workers Go on Trial

Mon, 03/23/2015 - 11:34am
The killings happened when a delegation of health care workers visited Womey last September to raise awareness about how to combat Ebola.






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