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Time Is Right for Cancer 'Moonshot,' Experts Say

Wed, 01/13/2016 - 1:51pm
With research advancing more quickly than ever, it just might be the right time for Obama's "moonshot" to cure cancer, experts say.









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Ditch the Starch! Save Calories With These Easy Swaps

Wed, 01/13/2016 - 9:32am










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Bomb Blast Kills 14 at Polio Center in Pakistan

Wed, 01/13/2016 - 7:43am
A bomb blast hit a polio center in restive southwest Pakistan on Wednesday, killing at least 14 people, according to police.









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Obama's FDA Nominee Clears One Senate Hurdle

Tue, 01/12/2016 - 6:56pm
Dr. Robert Califf has cleared one hurdle to head FDA, but anger over GMO fish could hold things up.









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Perrigo Recalls Kids' Cough Syrup Over Overdose Risk

Tue, 01/12/2016 - 6:54pm
The medicine is sold nationwide under a variety of brand names, including Rite-Aid, Dollar General, CVS and Kroger.









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Zika Virus Has Come to America ... Sort Of

Tue, 01/12/2016 - 12:43pm
Zika virus, suspected of causing severe birth defects in Brazil, has been diagnosed in a traveler in Houston. Some experts are worried.









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Lack Of Play Spaces for Latino Kids Increases Obesity Risk

Tue, 01/12/2016 - 10:27am
Latino children tend to live in communities with poor access to public recreational spaces, and it may be contributing to childhood obesity.









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There's a Great Cure for Back Pain: Exercise

Tue, 01/12/2016 - 10:05am
Back pain sufferers may not want to hear this. One of the easiest and best cures is a little exercise.









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Panel Sticks With Hated Mammogram Guidelines

Mon, 01/11/2016 - 8:23pm
There's a new set of final recommendations on when women should get mammograms, and it might add to confusion.









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Nearly Half of Teens Breathe in Secondhand Smoke

Mon, 01/11/2016 - 12:07pm
Nearly half of nonsmoking kids in middle school and high school encountered secondhand tobacco smoke in 2013.









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Few Americans Under 45 Know Stroke Symptoms - Do You?

Mon, 01/11/2016 - 9:31am
A surprising 75 percent of Americans under age 45 do not know the signs and symptoms of stroke.









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Romance Through the Eyes of the Autistic

Mon, 01/11/2016 - 3:39am
For many with an autism spectrum disorder, communication and social interaction are challenging. But it doesn't mean they're impossible.









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Company Bets on Catching Cancer With 'Liquid Biopsy'

Sun, 01/10/2016 - 8:21pm
Gene sequencing company Illumina is betting it can diagnose cancer in people long before they have symptoms.









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Does Drinking More Water Help Keep the Weight Off?

Sun, 01/10/2016 - 2:06am
Water's a must-have for radiant skin, but what about weight loss?









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