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Feast or Famine: Evidence Mounts for Fasting Diets

Thu, 04/07/2016 - 10:26pm
Eat all your favorite foods and still lose weight? Seems almost too good to be true.









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8th Grader Schools Teacher On Body-Shaming

Thu, 04/07/2016 - 8:41pm
Indiana teen's response to homework assignment goes viral. WFIE's Jess Raatz reports.









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Liquid Biopsy Helps Doctors Pick Best Cancer Drug

Thu, 04/07/2016 - 7:10pm
Researchers say they've developed a fast blood test for treating lung cancer than can help guide them to the best drugs for patients.









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Parents Sue NYC Dept. of Ed. Over Violence in Schools

Thu, 04/07/2016 - 5:12pm
Several New York City parents and students have filed a class-action lawsuit against the city Department of Education alleging the nation's largest school district has failed to protect children from violence and bullying.









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High Schoolers Not Sleeping, Having Accidents

Thu, 04/07/2016 - 2:16pm
High school students who get too little sleep, or too much, are also more likely to drive drunk or take other risks, teh CDC found.









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What Is Zika? Five Questions About the Virus

Wed, 04/06/2016 - 7:52pm
How does Zika virus spread? Will I catch it? Here are some answers to your questions about Zika virus.









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What Is Zika? Five Questions About the Virus

Wed, 04/06/2016 - 7:52pm
How does Zika virus spread? Will I catch it? Here are some answers to your questions about Zika virus.









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Could Exercise Labels Help Keep You Thinner?

Wed, 04/06/2016 - 7:06pm
Calorie counts on food haven't stopped us from getting fatter. So researchers are proposing exercise labels on food like chocolate, soda and chips.









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White House Shifts From Ebola Funds to Fight Zika

Wed, 04/06/2016 - 9:00am
Federal officials say they're taking $500 million aimed at fighting Ebola to use against Zika instead because Congress won't approve new funding.









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New No-Surgery Weight Loss Procedure Shows Promise

Tue, 04/05/2016 - 7:59pm
Interventional radiologists have recently developed a new weapon against obesity.









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Broken Hearts Are Real and Here's the Proof

Tue, 04/05/2016 - 7:10pm
The risk is the worst about a week to two after an unexpected loss, and stays at least a little bit high for a year, Danish researchers discovered.









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Bed Bugs Bite: Budget Apartments Loaded, Study Finds

Tue, 04/05/2016 - 5:12pm
People living in budget apartment buildings across northern New Jersey are likely to have bedbugs and not even know about it, a new study finds.









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The Case Against Skim Milk Is Stronger Than Ever

Tue, 04/05/2016 - 2:03am
People who had higher levels of three different byproducts of full-fat dairy had, on average, a 46% lower risk of getting diabetes during the study.









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Brain Over Brawn: The Surprising Key to Attractiveness

Tue, 04/05/2016 - 1:42am
We're attracted to people whose emotions we can easily understand—and that may be due in part to matching neural circuitry, according to a new study.









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CDC Adds Fiji to Zika Virus Caution List

Mon, 04/04/2016 - 6:40pm
The Zika virus is not only spreading across the Americas — it has reached the South Pacific. Now Fiji is the latest country to report the virus.









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Global Warming Is Making Us Sick, Feds Say

Mon, 04/04/2016 - 4:42pm
Human-made global warming is making America sicker, and it's only going to get worse, according to a new federal government report.









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Studies Confirm Who's Helped by Statins

Mon, 04/04/2016 - 2:21pm
A batch of new studies show that heart drugs called statins can help even people who aren't considered to have a high risk of heart disease.









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Big Drugmakers Hiked Prices, Analysis Finds

Mon, 04/04/2016 - 10:17am
Major drug companies have raised prices over the past five years, sometimes doubling them.









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