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Company Stops Testing of Ebola Drug in Sierra Leone

Tue, 06/23/2015 - 6:49pm
A Canadian company testing an experimental drug against Ebola has closed down the trial and concluded the drug will not help patients.









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Skinny Jeans Put 'Fashion Victim' in Hospital for Days

Tue, 06/23/2015 - 8:51am
A 35-year-old Australian woman reportedly had to be cut out of her skinny jeans in an emergency room after she collapsed and lost all feeling in her legs. Experts says that while it's rare, tight jeans could pose danger under certain conditions. TODAY's Tamron Hall reports.









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14 Brands of Bottled Water Recalled Over E. Coli Scare

Tue, 06/23/2015 - 7:21am
Niagara Bottling has recalled its bottled water products after one of its spring sources was contaminated with E. coli.









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14 Brands of Bottled Water Recalled Over E. Coli Scare

Tue, 06/23/2015 - 4:15am
Niagara Bottling has recalled its bottled water products after one of its spring sources was contaminated with E. coli.









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Therapy Tortoise Helps People Heal

Mon, 06/22/2015 - 7:17pm
For the last two years, an African Spur Thigh Tortoise named Shelly has helped patients cope with their injuries and disabilities. Samantha Read reports.









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More Than Two Thirds of Americans Are Overweight or Obese

Mon, 06/22/2015 - 5:46pm
Most Americans are overweight, according to a new study looking at overweight and obesity rates in the United States.







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Children Who Lie May Be Showing Their Smarts: Study

Mon, 06/22/2015 - 8:27am
We may not like it when our kids lie to us, but a new study suggests they may be exhibiting useful, important skills when they fib.







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How 'Inside Out' Movie Plays Off Real Neuroscience

Sat, 06/20/2015 - 3:04pm
"Inside Out" isn't just another animated movie with colorful characters — it's also a kid-friendly introduction to real-life neuroscience.







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Obamacare Repeal Would Raise Deficit: CBO Report

Fri, 06/19/2015 - 1:49pm
If Republicans repeal Obamacare, the budget deficit will soar by $353 billion over 10 years and 19 million people will lose their health insurance.







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FDA Approves Device That Lets Blind 'See' With Tongue

Fri, 06/19/2015 - 1:37pm
The BrainPort V100, a gadget that claims to help blind people "see" with their tongues, was approved Thursday by the Food and Drug Administration.







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Yes, Watching Internet Cat Videos Is Good for You

Thu, 06/18/2015 - 8:04pm
Internet cat videos don't just result in major "LOLs," they also deliver significant health benefits, a new study suggests.







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The World's Oldest Person Is Dead at 116

Thu, 06/18/2015 - 3:02pm
Jeralean Talley died Wednesday at her home in the Detroit suburb of Inkster.







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U.S. to Pay Benefits to Vets Exposed to Agent Orange

Thu, 06/18/2015 - 9:11am
A new group of veterans exposed to Agent Orange from the Vietnam War will get special benefits.







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Three More Die in South Korea's MERS Outbreak

Wed, 06/17/2015 - 8:43pm
Three more cases were also identified, bringing the total to 165 in the largest outbreak outside of Saudi Arabia, the health ministry said.







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New Migraine Drugs Would Prevent the Pain

Wed, 06/17/2015 - 5:24pm
Early tests of a new class of migraine drugs are getting some headache doctors excited.







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Blood, Sweat and Tears: Study Will Watch Ebola Survivors

Wed, 06/17/2015 - 4:00pm
Does Ebola stay in your eyes after you recover? Can it spread via semen? Why does it cause achey joints?







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Overdoses Pass Car Crashes as Accidental Deaths Rise

Wed, 06/17/2015 - 1:55pm
Accidental deaths are up in the United States, and the leading cause may surprise many people. It's drug overdoses, according to a new report.







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Common Knee Surgery May Not Help You, Study Finds

Tue, 06/16/2015 - 8:20pm
A common type of knee surgery to ease pain and clean up worn-out knees may not be worth the time and effort for middle-aged patients.







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FDA To Limit Trans Fats in Food

Tue, 06/16/2015 - 7:01pm
Tom Costello explains what the new transfat ban means for some of the sweetest foods on the grocery shelves.







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DDT in Pregnancy May Raise Breast Cancer Rates in Daughters

Tue, 06/16/2015 - 1:28pm
Women whose mothers had DDT in their blood while pregnant were nearly four times more likely to develop breast cancer as adults, a new study finds.







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