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MERS Is No Reason to Close Schools, WHO Tells S. Korea

Thu, 06/11/2015 - 5:41pm
The WHO urged South Korea to re-open thousands of schools closed over MERS fears, saying the virus was unlikely to spread among healthy children.







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Sleeping Pill Use Raises Car Crash Risk, Study Finds

Thu, 06/11/2015 - 4:56pm
Sleeping pills such as Ambien and Restoril may double someone's risk of a car crash — and may raise the risk as much as having too much to drink.







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Synthetic Pot Poisonings Triple in a Year, CDC Finds

Thu, 06/11/2015 - 1:33pm
Deaths from synthetic marijuana have tripled over the past year, federal health experts say.







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Keep Fidgeting! Movement Helps Kids with ADHD: Study

Thu, 06/11/2015 - 9:59am
Fidgeting in the classroom may be disruptive, but for children with ADHD, it can actually boost cognitive performance, a new study shows.







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New Cholesterol Drugs Get FDA Panel Go-Ahead

Wed, 06/10/2015 - 6:46pm
Two new drugs that can dramatically lower cholesterol have won endorsements from Food and Drug Administration advisers, a last step to full approval.







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How Deadly is a Brain Tumor? Now the DNA Can Tell

Wed, 06/10/2015 - 6:19pm
Researchers have come up with a new way of classifying brain tumors that can more accurately predict how serious one is.







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Ebola Cases On the Rise Again

Wed, 06/10/2015 - 3:11pm
A steady decline in Ebola cases has stopped and the numbers are ticking up again in Guinea and Sierra Leone, the WHO says.







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Snapchat-Like App Gives Parents Updates From OR

Wed, 06/10/2015 - 2:17pm
A children's hospital in Ohio uses an app like Snapchat to give parents real-time video, text and photo updates from the operating room. And since the "snaps" or updates seemingly disappear, patient records may remain protected and liability is possibly minimized. WCMH's Ellie Merritt report.







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MERS Is No Reason to Close Schools, WHO Tells S. Korea

Wed, 06/10/2015 - 9:25am
The WHO urged South Korea to re-open thousands of schools closed over MERS fears, saying the virus was unlikely to spread among healthy children.







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Woman Has Baby With Transplanted Ovarian Tissue

Wed, 06/10/2015 - 8:23am
A woman who had her ovarian tissue removed and frozen as a child has given birth to a baby after the tissue was successfully transplanted back into her.







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New York to Require Salt Warnings; San Francisco to Ban Soda Ads

Tue, 06/09/2015 - 6:46pm
New York will require warnings about salt in restaurant food while San Francisco is ready to ban soda ads.







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U.S. Appeals Court Upholds Restrictive Texas Abortion Law

Tue, 06/09/2015 - 6:12pm
The main provisions of the 2013 law were upheld, including regulations that proponents of access to abortion say threaten many clinics.







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Extensively Drug Resistant: What is XDR TB?

Tue, 06/09/2015 - 3:47pm
You've got questions about XDR TB? Here are some answers:







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New Powered Legs Make Walking As Easy As Thinking

Tue, 06/09/2015 - 3:39pm
A new kind of artificial leg not only powers itself, but lets users control it just by thinking about what they want to do, researchers report.







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Extreme TB Patient Faces Months of Grueling Treatment

Tue, 06/09/2015 - 11:44am
A patient with an extremely hard to treat form of tuberculosis faces months and possibly years of grueling treatment with a cocktail of antibiotics.







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Hundreds May Have Been Exposed to Extreme TB

Tue, 06/09/2015 - 7:38am
A female patient with an extremely hard-to-treat form of tuberculosis is being treated at the National Institutes of Health outside Washington D.C.







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