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VA Hospital That Treated Civil War Vets Faces Closure

Fri, 07/03/2015 - 6:04am
Wounded warriors from Civil War battles at Antietam and Gettysburg came to the Battle Mountain Sanitarium for treatment.









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Washington Woman Is First U.S. Measles Death in 12 Years

Fri, 07/03/2015 - 12:44am
A woman living in rural northwestern Washington has died from measles, state health officials said Thursday. It's the first U.S. death in 12 years.









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U.S. Averages a Mass Killing Every Two Weeks, Study Finds

Thu, 07/02/2015 - 9:30pm
Police have said so for years and now scientists have measured the effect: Mass shootings and school attacks do inspire copycats.









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90% of Americans Eat Too Much Salt, Study Finds

Thu, 07/02/2015 - 8:48pm
Consuming too much sodium can be a risk factor for heart problems, and new federal data shows more than 90% of Americans eat too much.









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More People Dying From Cancer, But Risk is Lower

Thu, 07/02/2015 - 1:06pm
More Americans are dying from cancer, but it's because the population is growing, researchers reported Thursday. The actual risk is falling.









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FDA Taking a Closer Look at Codeine for Kids

Thu, 07/02/2015 - 5:59am
The Food and Drug Administration says it's taking a closer look at the safety of giving codeine to kids as a cough suppressant.









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Alzheimer's Study Finds Caregiver Link

Wed, 07/01/2015 - 8:34pm
Research shows caregivers of someone with dementia are at a sixfold higher risk of the same fate. KPLC's Britney Glaser reports.









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Kids With ADHD Getting Wrong Drugs, Study Finds

Wed, 07/01/2015 - 6:07pm
Kids with ADHD may be getting strong antipsychotic medications meant to treat diseases such as schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, a new study finds.









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Study Could Explain Flu Vaccine Link to Narcolepsy

Wed, 07/01/2015 - 5:34pm
Scientists trying to explain a rare side-effect of one flu vaccine may have stumbled onto what causes narcolepsy.









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Ethicist: Why Jim Carrey is Wrong About Vaccines

Wed, 07/01/2015 - 3:17pm
Jim Carrey is wrong about vaccines and about fascism too, bioethicist Arthur Caplan argues.









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Liberia Reports Second Case of Ebola

Wed, 07/01/2015 - 10:25am
Liberia confirmed a second case of Ebola on Tuesday, just a day after the first case since the virus was declared eliminated in May.









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Jim Carrey Brands Governor 'Fascist' Over Vaccine Law

Wed, 07/01/2015 - 10:09am
Jim Carrey called California Gov. Jerry Brown a "corporate fascist" after the governor signed a strict new vaccination bill into law.









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Cardiac Arrest Killing Too Many, Report Finds

Tue, 06/30/2015 - 5:23pm
Thousands of people are dying from cardiac arrest every year because Americans do too little to save them, according to a new report.









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California Governor Signs Tough New Vaccine Law

Tue, 06/30/2015 - 1:30pm
The bill removes most of California's exemptions, meaning parents can only send unvaccinated kids to school if they have a doctor's note.









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Cuba Stops Mother-to-Child HIV Transmission

Tue, 06/30/2015 - 11:51am
Cuba is the first country in the world to stop the transmission of the AIDS virus from mothers to their babies, the WHO says.









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Ebola Returns to Liberia

Tue, 06/30/2015 - 9:50am
Liberia, which had been Ebola-free for more than a month, reported a new case of the virus Tuesday.









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California Senate Passes Tough Vaccine Law

Tue, 06/30/2015 - 8:57am
California's set to go from being one of the most liberal states when it comes to vaccines, to being among the strictest.









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