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After Massive Weight Gain, Rare Diagnosis Saves Man's Life

Wed, 03/04/2015 - 10:14am
Donelle Trotman was only in his 30s when his health suddenly took a strange and frightening turn.






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Obamacare Faces Tough Test in Supreme Court Challenge

Wed, 03/04/2015 - 8:54am
The U.S. Supreme Court will take up a legal challenge Wednesday that could throw the Affordable Care Act, better known as Obamacare, into deep disarray. NBC justice correspondent Pete Williams reports.






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Two More NFL Veterans Will Donate Brains to Science

Wed, 03/04/2015 - 8:22am
Sidney Rice and Steve Weatherford will donate their brains to science, as doctors look for ways to curb the NFL's concussion problem.






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This Mom Literally Balances Kids With Workouts

Wed, 03/04/2015 - 1:41am
Kimberley Welman's quirky exercises have gone viral since she started using her stroller as a gym prop and her twin babies as weights.






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Testosterone Can Damage Heart, FDA Warns

Tue, 03/03/2015 - 5:33pm
The Food and Drug Administration is warning doctors against over-prescribing testosterone-boosting drugs for men






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FDA: Antibiotic Linked to Nerve Damage

Tue, 03/03/2015 - 2:48pm
A North Carolina woman who suffered a series of extreme side effects from using Levaquin, joins the effort to pull the medication. The FDA says more than 1,200 people have died, and almost 100,00 have suffered side effects from the drug. WCNC's Michelle Boudin reports.






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New York Is Abuzz About Rats, Fleas and Plague

Tue, 03/03/2015 - 1:37pm
Two scientific surveys of New York City's seamy side have turned up enough evidence of past and present pests to kick a hypochondriac into high gear.






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The Next Ebola Zone: Report Finds 28 High-Risk Countries

Tue, 03/03/2015 - 1:06pm
Where else could an epidemic of Ebola or some other disease come? Try Somalia, Chad, Nigeria, Afghanistan or Niger.






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Should Kids Walk Home Alone? Parents to Fight Neglect Ruling

Tue, 03/03/2015 - 4:59am
The parents who sparked debate over parenting styles say they'll appeal a decision that found them "responsible for unsubstantiated child neglect."






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Red Sox to Honor ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Pioneer

Tue, 03/03/2015 - 4:28am
When the Boston Red Sox play an exhibition game Tuesday against Boston College, both teams will be wearing No. 3 jerseys in support of Pete Frates.






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Penis-Size Study Reveals Average Length of Manhood

Tue, 03/03/2015 - 2:40am
For some men, love has long been a battle of inches. A new report reveals the "definitive" length of typical manhood, allowing some guys to relax.
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Junk De-Bunk: And the Average Guy's Size Is…

Tue, 03/03/2015 - 2:40am
For some men, love has long been a battle of inches. A new report reveals the "definitive" length of typical manhood, allowing some guys to relax.






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What Does It Mean to 'Be a Man'?

Mon, 03/02/2015 - 10:12pm
It's a hard time to be a boy, and the facts are something that should give us all pause.






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Chilean girl's plea spotlights cystic fibrosis - and assisted suicide

Mon, 03/02/2015 - 10:06pm
A Chilean 14-year-old's plea for euthanasia amid cystic fibrosis is pitting new medical hope against fresh, public support for assisted suicide.
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Lumber Liquidators 'Stands by Every Plank.' Should You?

Mon, 03/02/2015 - 8:41pm
Allegedly tainted flooring has left Lumber Liquidators customers feeling as if the rug has been pulled out from under them.






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Ebola Survivor Nina Pham Sues Texas Hospital

Mon, 03/02/2015 - 8:37pm
The lawsuit claims that the hospital ignored the dangers of Ebola and failed to prepare for the possibility it might receive a patient with the disease.






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Most Docs Agree to 'Spread Out' Kids' Shots

Mon, 03/02/2015 - 8:36pm
Most doctors agree to parents' demands to space out their kids' vaccines a new survey finds.






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Technology Helps Mom Hear Her Kids for the First Time

Mon, 03/02/2015 - 1:09pm
A mother in Indiana hears her children for the first time thanks to new hearing aids. WTWO's Lauren Minor reports.






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Obamacare Faces Tough Test in Supreme Court Challenge

Mon, 03/02/2015 - 9:36am
The court will hear a challenge this week to the president's signature healthcare policy that could deal it a crippling blow if upheld.






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