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E-cig Use Spikes as Traditional Smoking Falls Among U.S. Youth

Thu, 04/16/2015 - 7:46pm
E-cigarette use among middle and high school students tripled in 2014 while cigarette use fell to record lows, health officials reported Thursday.






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Disney-linked Measles Outbreak Soon to be Over in California

Thu, 04/16/2015 - 1:42pm
A measles outbreak that began at Disneyland in December is waning.






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'Girls' Star Opens Up About College Abortion

Thu, 04/16/2015 - 4:32am
"Girls" star Jemima Kirke opens up about a personal and controversial subject in a new PSA.






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Beech-Nut Voluntarily Recalls Baby Food Because of Glass

Wed, 04/15/2015 - 3:21pm
The Amsterdam, New York, company said some of its baby food products may be contaminated with small pieces of glass.






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'Pull My Finger': Study Reveals Secret Behind Knuckle-cracking Pop

Wed, 04/15/2015 - 2:12pm
Researchers said on Wednesday they have settled the issue of what occurs inside knuckles to trigger the familiar popping sound.






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Formerly Conjoined Texas Twins Celebrate Milestone

Wed, 04/15/2015 - 1:25pm
Baby girls in Texas had 26-hour separation surgery two months ago.






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29 Million U.S. Health Records Breached in Four Years

Wed, 04/15/2015 - 12:29pm
The researchers used a government database to study 949 data breaches.
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'The Insanity Drug': Powerful Flakka Luring in Young People

Wed, 04/15/2015 - 5:02am
"Flakka," a designer drug luring some Americans, is even more potent and more addictive than its long list of synthetic predecessors, experts say.






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Mom Expecting Quads at 65 Is 'Irresponsible': Bioethicist

Tue, 04/14/2015 - 3:02pm
What Berlin school teacher Annegret Raunigk is doing yet again at age 65 "irresponsible," asserts a leading bioethicist.






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Slain Surgeon's Widow Gives Birth Where He Was Killed

Tue, 04/14/2015 - 5:49am
Mikaela Jane Davidson was born at Boston's Brigham and Women's Hospital less than three months after her father Dr. Michael Davidson was shot there.






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Egg Executives Sentenced to Jail for Salmonella Outbreak

Mon, 04/13/2015 - 6:30pm
Two former egg executives were sentenced to three months in jail Monday for their roles in a 2010 salmonella outbreak that sickened thousands.






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Will New Milk Solve Lactose Intolerance Symptoms?

Mon, 04/13/2015 - 6:15pm
A new milk brand arrives soon at California stores as its makers contend one protein may cause people's dairy-induced tummy troubles.






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Hidden Speed: What Is BMPEA and Why Is It Dangerous?

Mon, 04/13/2015 - 3:06pm
A speed-like chemical few people had ever heard of made news this week when Harvard scientists detected it in 11 products What is it? Why is it bad?






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Lethal H5N2 Bird Flu Found in Wisconsin Chickens

Mon, 04/13/2015 - 2:13pm
The U.S. Department of Agriculture on Monday confirmed the first case of a lethal strain of bird flu in a commercial chicken flock in Wisconsin.






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HPV Shots for Boys Could Save Millions in 'Oral Cancer' Costs

Mon, 04/13/2015 - 12:01pm
Only 14 percent of boys are fully vaccinated against HPV in U.S., despite males being at increased risk of head and neck cancers, compared to women.






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Kerry Pledges Support for African Version of CDC

Mon, 04/13/2015 - 11:45am
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry signs an agreement at the State Department to help create a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Africa.






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'Free-Range' Parents Face Another Investigation

Mon, 04/13/2015 - 4:36am
A Maryland couple previously found responsible for "unsubstantiated child neglect" in March are under investigation again.






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'Risk Factor': Military Kids May Be Missing Vaccines

Mon, 04/13/2015 - 1:00am
Military children may be missing out on important childhood vaccines, researchers reported on Monday.






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Pregnant Syrian Refugees Face Uncertain Future

Sun, 04/12/2015 - 3:41pm
Pregnant refugee women living in informal tent settlements are among the most vulnerable of Syrians who have found shelter in Jordan.






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3 Recipes to Make With Your Spring Farmer's Market Finds

Sun, 04/12/2015 - 9:26am
Ashton Keefe, author of "Lemon & Salt: A Modern Girl's Guide to Culinary Revelry," shares some easy-to-prepare meals using farmer's market finds.






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