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Countdown: Three Days Left for Obamacare Deadline

Thu, 02/12/2015 - 1:37pm
The emails are landing several times a day now. "Three days left: Time is running out," the latest one reads






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Doggone Smart! Canines Can Read Our Faces

Thu, 02/12/2015 - 1:24pm
Science proves what dog lovers know: Our canines can recognize the difference between a happy and an angry human face, a new study shows.






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US Ebola Fight Moves to New Phase

Wed, 02/11/2015 - 5:57pm
President Obama said the U.S. fight against Ebola has moved to a new phase, from struggling to control the deadly virus to working to eliminate it.






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Is Football Nearing a Cultural Crossroads?

Wed, 02/11/2015 - 4:32pm
Football may not exist as we know it in 10 years, as evidence mounts that brain damage from big hits has infected the game top to bottom, experts say.






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U.S. Pulls Troops From Ebola Zone

Wed, 02/11/2015 - 3:59pm
The U.S. military is pulling most of its troops from Ebola-affected Liberia, and more than half of them are already out, the Defense Department said Tuesday night.






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Do These Genes Make Me Look Fat?

Wed, 02/11/2015 - 3:35pm
Scientists have found 97 different DNA mutations that affect obesity — and they are all over your body, according to research published Wednesday.






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Allergic to Milk? FDA has Valentine's Warning

Wed, 02/11/2015 - 2:58pm
For those allergic to milk, the Food and Drug Administration warns that even dark chocolate might contain hidden milk ingredients.






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Men are Turning to 'Bro-Tox' To Look Younger

Wed, 02/11/2015 - 2:36pm
More and more men are turning to botox injections to help them look younger. KPRC's Rachel McNeill reports.






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Parents Lie In Front of Sons, But Not Daughters: Why?

Wed, 02/11/2015 - 1:27pm
When it comes to learning honesty, it seems boys may be getting a different lesson than girls.






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New Diet Guidelines May Ease Daily Cholesterol Limits

Tue, 02/10/2015 - 11:20pm
When the U.S. updates dietary guidelines — if it takes the advice of an advisory panel— cholesterol will no longer be listed as a "nutrient of concern."






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Debunked: 'Measles Parties' in California Prove False

Tue, 02/10/2015 - 9:18pm
Recent rumors of "measles parties" in northern California are unfounded, according to health officials, who say there's no proof such events occurred.






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Unringing the Bell: Education Key to Vaccine-Wary, Senate Told

Tue, 02/10/2015 - 4:48pm
False rumors that frighten parents are clearly behind the current outbreak of measles linked to Disneyland, doctors said at a Senate hearing Tuesday.






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Chronic Fatigue is Real — and Needs a New Name: Panel

Tue, 02/10/2015 - 11:48am
Doctors should take chronic fatigue syndrome seriously, the influential Institute of Medicine said Tuesday.






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7 Vaccine Myths Debunked by Doctors

Mon, 02/09/2015 - 11:29pm
Delaying vaccines is not only a waste of time, it could be dangerous to your kids. And no, foreigners aren't bringing most measles cases into the U.S.






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Chicago Measles Outbreak: 8 Now Infected

Mon, 02/09/2015 - 7:04pm
Eight people, including six infants, have now been infected with measles in a suburb of Chicago mostly linked to a daycare center.






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Why Women Have a Tougher Time Recovering From Heart Attacks

Mon, 02/09/2015 - 6:21pm
Stress may partly explain why some of the estimated 35,000 young and middle-aged American women who experience heart attack each year suffer a more difficult recovery than men.






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Doctors to Vaccine Doubters: Get Your Kids Vaccinated

Mon, 02/09/2015 - 5:01pm
Baltimore-area doctors made a public stand in favor of vaccines, urging holdouts to get their kids vaccinated against measles.






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Concussion Repercussion?: NFL Taps First Medical Adviser

Mon, 02/09/2015 - 3:06pm
The NFL, embroiled in ongoing safety and legal issues over player concussions, on Monday named its first chief health and medical adviser.






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School Letter Saying Girl is Overweight Angers Mom

Mon, 02/09/2015 - 1:07pm
The letter, sent from a Florida elementary school nurse, said that the girl's BMI could be detrimental to her "health and academic performance."
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'American Sniper' Trial: Will Insanity Defense Hurt Vets?

Mon, 02/09/2015 - 1:06pm
As the suspect in Chris Kyle's death goes on trial, some veterans and PTSD doctors fear an insanity defense will stigmatize ex-military members.






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