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Bogus mammogram results earn woman jail time

Health - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 15:35
A former Georgia hospital technician was sentenced to up to six months in prison after pleading guilty to manipulating the mammogram records of 1,289 patients. Ten of those women were given false negatives, and two of them are now dead, a prosecutor says.
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Former NFLer: Don't go through life exhausted

Health - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 10:41
As many as 12 million to 18 million Americans have obstructive sleep apnea, and many don't know it.
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Some moist wipes cause allergies

Health - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 10:05
CNN's Carl Azuz tells us that some wipes made for your face, fingers and fannies can cause serious allergies.
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Dr. Gupta: We're aliens in Ebola's world

Health - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 08:37
With Ebola, we humans are the invaders. The sense of being an alien in the world of this virus is jarring.
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Can you be addicted to exercise?

Health - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 06:01
Do some people really need to work out -- and will they suffer withdrawal symptoms if they don't?
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Ebola: A swift, effective and bloody killer

Health - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 19:43
"It took only moments to feel the impact of what was happening here," says Dr. Sanjay Gupta, who is in West Africa.
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