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Surgeon General: Skin Cancer Is a 'Major Public Health Problem'

Tue, 07/29/2014 - 7:58pm
There has been an alarming 200 percent spike in melanoma cases since 1973, many of them among teens and young adults.






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Fruits and Veggies: All You Need is Five

Tue, 07/29/2014 - 6:00pm
If all you want to do is lower your risk of dying soon, just eat five servings of fruits and vegetables a day, researchers say.






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Soda Loses Fizz: Two-Thirds Avoid Pop

Tue, 07/29/2014 - 5:39pm
The bubble has burst for soft drinks, with two-thirds of Americans saying they're actively avoiding drinking the beverage.






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Money Over Medical: Why We Don't Yet Have an Ebola Vaccine

Tue, 07/29/2014 - 5:21pm
Ebola may be making headlines, but it's not a big potential source of money for drug companies.






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7 Things You're Doing Wrong to Avoid Skin Cancer

Tue, 07/29/2014 - 5:19pm
Melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer, is on the rise. So the U.S. Surgeon General has released a Call to Action to help prevent the disease.
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Experimental Malaria Vaccine Protects Babies

Tue, 07/29/2014 - 4:44pm
An experimental malaria vaccine being developed by one of the world’s biggest drug companies has protected small babies for as long as 18 months.






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'Lost a Best Friend': American Dies in Ebola Outbreak

Tue, 07/29/2014 - 4:10pm
Patrick Sawyer, 40, collapsed July 20 in Lagos after falling noticeably ill. His wife, from Coon Rapids, Minnesota, believes his sister infected him.






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Vets to Fired Pot Doc: 'We've Got Your Back'

Tue, 07/29/2014 - 3:15pm
Backers of fired pot researcher Dr. Sue Sisley argue her dismissal reveals the forces blocking marijuana from reaching the medical mainstream.






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Bars Offer Hangover 'Cure': IV Drip in the Arm

Tue, 07/29/2014 - 9:58am
A new kind of “bar” is cropping up around the nation, touting cures for hangovers delivered not in a cocktail glass but via a needle in the arm.






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That Vending Machine Brownie Can Boost Productivity

Tue, 07/29/2014 - 9:45am
If you’re stuck working late and vending-machine junk food is your only option for dinner, go ahead — it could boost your productivity.






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New IV Drip Treatment Targets Hangovers

Tue, 07/29/2014 - 9:02am







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Friends Keep Vigil for Ebola-Stricken Americans

Tue, 07/29/2014 - 8:16am







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Deadly Invader: Six Things to Know About Ebola

Tue, 07/29/2014 - 7:55am
It’s deadly, there’s no cure, and yes, it could come here.






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Deadly Invader: Six Things to Know About Ebola

Tue, 07/29/2014 - 5:01am
It’s deadly, there’s no cure, and yes, it could come here.






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How to Prevent Ebola From Spreading to the U.S.

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 8:19pm
The Ebola virus is only a short plane ride from any city on Earth. But federal health officials say it’s not a big worry for most Americans.






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How to Prevent Ebola From Spreading to the U.S.

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 7:58pm
The Ebola virus is only a short plane ride from any city on Earth. But federal health officials say it’s not a big worry for most Americans.






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Run for Your Life: 5 Minutes a Day May Be All You Need

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 7:57pm
Running as little as 5 to 10 minutes per day could greatly reduce your risk of heart attack and stroke.






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Boy Fighting Inoperable Tumor Gets Birthday Wish: Lots of Mail

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 7:55pm
Danny Nickerson’s simple birthday request has unleashed an amazing response, and 100,000 letters have been delivered to the 6-year-old so far.
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Fist Bump Your Doctor? It May Be Less Germy

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 4:56pm
Could a fist bump be a cleaner, better way for people to greet each other, especially in germy hospitals?






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Hot or Not? We Decide in 100 Milliseconds

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 3:37pm
Researchers find that it takes us only a fraction of a second to size up someone’s looks and their personality based on a few facial features.






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