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Fruit recall at more stores

Health - 9 hours 4 min ago
Bought fruit at Costco, Trader Joe's, Kroger or Walmart recently? Contamination concerns at a packing plant have stores clearing their shelves.
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Chief Ebola doctor contracts the virus

Health - 9 hours 53 min ago
A doctor who has played a key role in fighting the Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone is infected with the deadly disease.
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Study: Obamacare gave 10 million health insurance

Health - 12 hours 41 min ago
About 10.3 million Americans gained health coverage this year, primarily as a result of the Affordable Care Act, according to a study by the federal government and Harvard University.
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Train like a lady lumberjack

Health - 16 hours 19 min ago
Shana Verstegen started logrolling when she was 7. The sport has made her a six-time world champion and given her six-pack abs.
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Abuse-deterrent painkiller approved

Health - 16 hours 20 min ago
In the painkiller world, oxycodone and naloxone will seem like strange bedfellows. Oxycodone is a powerful painkiller, while naloxone is used to reverse painkiller overdose.
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Overweight kids don't see it

Health - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 3:35pm
CNN's Andy Rose tells us that most overweight children don't perceive themselves that way.
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Recall on peaches, plums

Health - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 2:06pm
Costco, Trader Joe's, Kroger and Walmart recall recalls peaches, nectarines, plums and pluots.
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CDC lab director resigns after anthrax incident

Health - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 1:55pm
The head of the bioterror lab involved in potentially exposing dozens of workers to deadly anthrax bacteria has resigned.
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What Obamacare court decisions mean for you

Health - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 9:49am
Two U.S. appeals courts have issued conflicting rulings on Obamacare subsidies. Check out this FAQ.
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Opinion: Spanking the gray matter out of our kids

Health - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 7:55am
Researchers say physical punishment actually alters the brain -- not only in an "I'm traumatized!" kind of way, but also in an "I literally have less gray matter in my brain!" kind of way.
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5 myths about the urge to 'go'

Health - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 7:29am
Even though urinary incontinence affects about 25 million Americans and there are many treatment options to improve symptoms, talking about the often unexpected and always urgent need "to go" is still taboo, even with your doctor.
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Cancer overtreatment must stop

Health - Tue, 07/22/2014 - 1:26pm
Studies found that a large number of American men with prostate cancer get unnecessary and aggressive treatment, Dr. Otis Brawley says.
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Appeals court rejects key part of Obamacare

Health - Tue, 07/22/2014 - 12:05pm
The battle over Obamacare took a dramatic turn Tuesday with a federal appeals court rejecting subsidies paid by the government to millions of new enrollees.
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Identifying the genetic roots of schizophrenia

Health - Tue, 07/22/2014 - 11:53am
After analyzing the DNA of 150,000 people, scientists say they can pinpoint the genetic roots of schizophrenia.
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Science limited on the drinking age

Health - Tue, 07/22/2014 - 10:15am
On July 17, 1984, President Ronald Reagan signed into law the National Minimum Drinking Age Act, which withheld a percentage of highway funds from any state that didn't raise the minimum drinking age to 21.
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XL Love: How fat is affecting our love lives

Health - Tue, 07/22/2014 - 9:23am
A new book, "XL Love," focuses on how obesity is "complicating" America's love life.
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The healthiest fish to eat?

Health - Tue, 07/22/2014 - 9:13am
As our oceans become more polluted, Sally Kohn sits down with Fabien Cousteau to talk about the healthiest fish to eat.
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MERS may be airborne, scientists say

Health - Tue, 07/22/2014 - 8:20am
The deadly Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus may be transmitted through the air, according to a new observation paper.
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7 things to know about epilepsy

Health - Tue, 07/22/2014 - 7:14am
An estimated 2.3 million adults in the United States have epilepsy, according to the CDC. Actress Sky McCole Bartusiak was one of them.
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'Marathon' style helped her lose 100 pounds

Health - Tue, 07/22/2014 - 7:13am
When Nicole Durham finally decided it was time to lose weight, she knew she had a long way to go. See her amazing transformation:
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