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'Xtreme Eating' Awards Deem 9 Worst of the Worst Dishes

Tue, 08/02/2016 - 5:34am
The Center for Science in the Public Interest unveiled the winners of its annual "xtreme eating" awards.
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Pregnant Women Should Avoid Zika Area in Florida

Mon, 08/01/2016 - 1:58pm
The Florida Department of Health has identified 10 more people who likely contracted Zika virus locally — bringing the total to 14.
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Kaine Breaks With Clinton on Abortion Funding

Sat, 07/30/2016 - 2:22am
Democratic vice presidential pick Tim Kaine repeated his opposition to restoring public funds for abortion, breaking with Clinton and her campaign.
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4 Zika Cases In Florida Likely 'Homegrown'

Fri, 07/29/2016 - 4:49pm
The four cases of Zika infection in Miami, likely the result of bites from local mosquitoes, may be just the beginning of the spread of the virus in the US.
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Are Swedes Having Less Sex? Ministers Want to Know

Fri, 07/29/2016 - 11:33am
Worried that Swedes aren't having enough sex, the government wants to analyze the bedroom activities of its citizens in a major new study.
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Florida's 4 Zika Cases Likely Came From Local Mosquitoes

Fri, 07/29/2016 - 9:59am
Florida's governor says the state has concluded that four mysterious Zika infections likely came from mosquitoes in the Miami area.
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FDA Shuts Down Blood Collection in Two Florida Counties

Thu, 07/28/2016 - 2:37pm
The order to stop taking in blood comes as health officials continue to investigate four possible cases of local transmission of the Zika virus.
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Apollo Astronauts Harmed by Deep Space Radiation

Thu, 07/28/2016 - 2:23pm
The rate of heart disease is greater among the astronauts of the Apollo space program.
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New Alzheimer's Drug Disappoints, But There's Still Hope

Wed, 07/27/2016 - 5:11pm
An experimental drug showed no benefit in the vast majority of patients with mild to moderate Alzheimer's disease, but researchers still think they're headed in the right direction.
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Four Things to Know About Tau Therapy for Alzheimer's

Wed, 07/27/2016 - 5:11pm
A new experimental drug showed no benefit in the vast majority of patients with mild to moderate Alzheimer's disease, but researchers still think they're headed in the right direction.
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Man Allegedly Sells Fake Cancer Cure for Thousands

Wed, 07/27/2016 - 2:04pm
A Virginia man is accused of selling cancer patients a fake "miracle cure" for thousands of dollars and discouraging them from seeking other treatment.
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Heat Thaws Dead Reindeer, Sparks Anthrax Outbreak

Wed, 07/27/2016 - 9:25am
A state of emergency has been imposed throughout the region in western Siberia due to the incident — the first of its kind since 1941.
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Experimental Alzheimer's Drug Fails in Large Study

Wed, 07/27/2016 - 9:05am
The experimental Alzheimer's drug LMTX failed to improve cognitive and functional skills in patients with mild to moderate Alzheimer's.
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Doctor Invents Device to Improve Less Invasive Surgery Technique

Wed, 07/27/2016 - 8:42am
The technique uses an artery in the wrist to explore and treat the heart as opposed to an artery in the groin.
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