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Can Being a Cop Kill You? Study Finds Biggest Heart Risks

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 6:07pm
Being a cop may be 75 percent boring, but that exciting 25 percent of the day could be deadly, a new study shows.






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New Brittany Maynard Video Calls For Action

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 4:04pm
Aid-in-dying advocates released a new video Wednesday showing Brittany Maynard urging more Americans to join the movement.






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Bankers' Culture May Encourage Cheating: Study

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 4:04pm
Is there something about banking that makes people want to cheat? There may be, say Swiss researchers.






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Study Reveals Texting Puts Pressure on Spine

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 12:57pm
A new study reveals that every time you look down at your cellphone to text, it’s equal to four bowling balls weighing down on your spine.






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Cuban Doctor Catches Ebola

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 10:59am
A Cuban doctor treating Ebola patients in Sierra Leone has become infected and was being sent to Geneva for treatment, officials said.






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Deceased Woman at Hair Salon Tests Negative For Ebola

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 9:58am
A woman who recently returned to Brooklyn from one of the Ebola-stricken nations in West Africa died of an apparent heart attack Tuesday.






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Hair Salon Decontaminated Amid Ebola Concerns

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 3:55am
A woman who recently returned to Brooklyn from one of the Ebola-stricken nations in West Africa died of an apparent heart attack Tuesday.






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Brittany Maynard Breathes New Life Into Aid-in-Dying Cause

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 1:41am
Brittany Maynard would have turned 30 Wednesday, but weeks after her passing, she is elevating the aid-in-dying cause, leaders say.






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Soft Drink Firms Still Target Kids, Report Finds

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 1:23am
Soft drink makers have kept some of their promises to cut back marketing to kids, but they’re still spending enormous amounts of money selling sugary drinks.






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U.S. and Africa Both Need Ebola-Ready Hospitals, Experts Say

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 8:51pm
The Ebola emergency shows the U.S. must build stronger hospitals here and abroad, experts said Tuesday.






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Sister Finds Brother Shirtless, Dead in Snow

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 3:10pm
A Nebraska teen dies after being found shirtless and unconscious in the snow after sneaking out to a party. WOWT's Erin Murray reports the family now wants others to know dangers surrounding alcohol and extreme cold.






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Cost to Treat Ebola: $1 Million For Two Patients

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 2:59pm
It cost more than $1 million to treat two patients sent to the University of Nebraska’s Medical Center. And it's not clear who will pay the bill.






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CDC Shelves Controversial Obesity Website

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 12:59pm
The CDC has taken down a website that offers an “obesity cost calculator” to help American bosses tally financial losses linked to overweight employees.






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How Well Do Hotel Maids Really Clean?

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 9:49am
When you check into a hotel room, you assume the maid has cleaned everything. But a hidden camera investigation reveals that may not always be the case.






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Rare Resource: Doctor Who Died of Ebola Is a Big Loss

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 7:10am
Dr. Martin Salia’s death from Ebola Monday is a loss that Sierra Leone can ill afford.






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Tick Spit is the Newest Weapon in the Fight Against Cancer

Mon, 11/17/2014 - 8:03pm
Scientists in Sao Paolo, Brazil have a new weapon in the fight against cancer: tick spit. Tick spit has been shown to decrease the size of tumors while leaving healthy cells alone and could proceed to human trials soon.






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Bad Credit Linked to Higher Heart Attack Risk

Mon, 11/17/2014 - 4:51pm
A low credit score can’t give you a heart attack, but it might mean you’ll have one soon, a new study has found.






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What's in a kiss? 80 million bacteria

Mon, 11/17/2014 - 3:54pm
A new study says that millions of bacteria move around when two people kiss.






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What Did We Learn From Doctor's Ebola Death?

Mon, 11/17/2014 - 3:34pm
Even a "truly heroic effort" couldn't save Dr. Martin Salia from Ebola once his kidneys had failed and he was struggling to breathe.






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Doctor on Ebola Death: 'We Weren't Able to Get Him Through This'

Mon, 11/17/2014 - 2:16pm
Nebraska Medical Center Dr. Daniel Johnson says, despite the amazing care of nurses and respiratory therapists, Dr. Martin Salia progressed to the point of cardiac arrest and "we weren’t able to get him through this."






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