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Poll: Religion Trumps Belief in Big Bang Theory for Most Americans

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 12:31pm
Few Americans question that smoking causes cancer. But they express bigger doubts as concepts that scientists consider to be truths get further from our own experiences and the present time, an Associated Press-GfK poll found.






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Oscar Mayer Recalls 96,000 Pounds of Hot Dogs After Cheese Scare

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 12:31pm
NEW YORK -- Kraft Foods is recalling 96,000 pounds of its Oscar Mayer wieners because they may mistakenly contain cheese.The U.S.






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#SavingEliza: Sick Girl's Parents Plead for Help

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 12:00pm

For Eliza O’Neill, diagnosed with a rare, fatal disease, every moment counts.








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Parents Use Viral Video to Try to Save Their 4-Year-Old's Life

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 10:57am

Eliza has a rare disease that kills its victims before they are out of their teens. So her parents are on a mission to get her treatment.








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Failing at Fertility: New 'Report Card' Grades States

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 8:22am

If you’ve got fertility problems, you may want to head to Connecticut, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts or New Jersey, a new report suggests.








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Recall: Oscar Mayer Wishes These Classic Wieners Weren't Cheesy

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 4:46am
NEW YORK -- Kraft Foods is recalling 96,000 pounds of its Oscar Mayer wieners because they may mistakenly contain cheese.The U.S.






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Despite Known Dangers, Docs Still Prescribe Codeine to Kids

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 12:06am
Doctors are still widely prescribing codeine for kids with coughs, colds and injuries, despite robust evidence that the ancient narcotic doesn’t work for many children — and may be fatal to some.






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Uta's marathon training tip of the day: Stick to your plan and have fun!

Sun, 04/20/2014 - 9:15pm
Uta Pippig is a marathon legend, the first woman to win three consecutive Boston marathons. As TODAY's Natalie Morales prepares to attempt her sixth marathon, and first run in Boston, on April 21, Pippig is sharing her daily training tips with TODAY.com.






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Five Things You Do To Make Spring Allergies Worse

Sun, 04/20/2014 - 11:24am

Postpone your morning run, and take a shower before bed! Here are some hints to help make spring allergy season more bearable.








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Uta's marathon training tip of the day: Avoid trying anything new

Sat, 04/19/2014 - 11:50am
Uta Pippig is a marathon legend, the first woman to win three consecutive Boston marathons. As TODAY's Natalie Morales prepares to attempt her sixth marathon, and first run in Boston, on April 21, Pippig is sharing her daily training tips with TODAY.com.






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Hospital Technician Admits Lying About Test Results

Sat, 04/19/2014 - 11:34am







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Deadly Diseases Rising for Cats and Dogs

Sat, 04/19/2014 - 11:19am







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'Why Me?' Vets Face Much Higher Risk of Lou Gehrig's Disease

Sat, 04/19/2014 - 5:37am
A Vietnam veteran swoops his hand through a row of baby vegetables, caressing the peppers on down to the kale. The plants are aligned in tidy, military order atop his backyard fence. He could spend hours describing his first garden. But he cannot utter a word.He can’t even eat his eventual harvest.






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Whoopi Goldberg Pens Marijuana Column Ahead of 4/20

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 8:20pm

The actress wrote that she uses her vape pen, affectionately nicknamed “Sippy,” to help treat glaucoma-related pain








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Uta's marathon training tip of the day: Don't attack the course, befriend it

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 3:27pm
Uta Pippig is a marathon legend, the first woman to win three consecutive Boston marathons. As TODAY's Natalie Morales prepares to attempt her sixth marathon, and first run in Boston, on April 21, Pippig is sharing her daily training tips with TODAY.com.






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'Elimination diet' can make you feel better, doctor says

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 3:27pm
"Elimination diets" are aimed not at helping people lose weight but at helping them feel better. Here's how it works: Cut out certain foods or food groups for a few weeks, then add them back in one by one to test the body's response.
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Don't get sidelined! 8 ways to recover from workouts faster

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 1:22pm
Ever try running that extra mile, upping the ante in your weight-training routine or trying out a new aerobics class only to pay for it in sore muscles the next day…or two?






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Whoopi Goldberg Touts 'Vape Pen' in Debut Pot Column

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 11:49am

In a new column about marijuana, Whoopi Goldberg says she turned to pot to help excruciating headaches caused by glaucoma.








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Side of Irony? Meal Sickens People at Food Safety Summit

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 9:14am
Maryland health officials are investigating possible cases of food poisoning at what may be the worst-ever venue — a gathering of government and industry leaders attending a national Food Safety Summit.






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Now a 'Pollen Vortex'? Wild Weather May Mean Allergy Nightmare

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 5:27pm
If the constant cold weren’t enough, a brutal winter has many speculating that the polar vortex will be replaced by a “pollen vortex,” leaving allergy sufferers sniffling and miserable.Alesia Kotek is ready for the worst.






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