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Aging cells could help fight cancer

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 12:48
Medical student, Joshua Meier has been celebrated for his research into how aging cells could help in the fight against cancer.
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It's here: First local cases of chikungunya

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 08:57
Chikungunya -- a mosquito-borne tropical disease with a funny name that packs a wallop -- has taken up residence in the United States.
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Is your firefighter too fat?

Sat, 07/19/2014 - 14:21
More than 70% of U.S. firefighters are overweight or obese, a rate higher than the American public, according to a recent study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
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Ripple effect from CDC lab problems

Thu, 07/17/2014 - 20:36
The lab mishaps at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are having "broad impacts," compromising care for patients with diseases like tuberculosis and chikungunya and potentially slowing work overseas on Ebola and MERS, according to a CDC official.
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5 things you didn't know about Alzheimer's

Thu, 07/17/2014 - 06:56
Approximately 44 million people live with dementia worldwide, according to the Alzheimer's Association. By 2050, that number is expected to more than triple to 115 million.
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Get off the sideline, into the race

Wed, 07/16/2014 - 10:40
Only a few short months ago, I was a spectator.
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If I can run, so can you

Wed, 07/16/2014 - 10:40
For as long as I can remember, I have wanted to be able to say, "I've run a 5K."
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What makes me so tasty?

Tue, 07/15/2014 - 06:15
The colors you wear and the food you eat don't matter. We bust five common mosquito bite myths to help you stop the itch.
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You won't believe the 'after' pics

Tue, 07/15/2014 - 06:15
Robert and Jessica Foster lost 160 and 120 pounds respectively after an emotional conversation. See their amazing transformation:
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Can meditation slow aging?

Mon, 07/14/2014 - 08:48
Researchers are trying to show that meditation could help counter the aging process.
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Lost 153 pounds, proved doc wrong

Fri, 07/11/2014 - 16:31
Kerry Hoffman started working out five days a week and tracking calories to go from 343 pounds to 190. See his amazing transformation.
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IUD may carry breast cancer risk

Fri, 07/11/2014 - 14:12
A new study finds the levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system (LNG-IUS) or progesterone-releasing IUD, may be associated with a higher than expected incidence of breast cancer.
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Plastic surgery gone wrong

Mon, 07/07/2014 - 15:51
Dr. Terry Dubrow and Dr. Paul Nassif from E!'s new show "Botched" discuss the risks and complications of plastic surgery.
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Lunden: Why I shaved my head

Mon, 07/07/2014 - 15:50
Former GMA anchor Joan Lunden talks about shaving her head after being diagnosed with breast cancer.
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Has your teen tried hookah?

Mon, 07/07/2014 - 10:32
The United States may be winning the war on cigarettes. After decades of public service announcements about the dangers of smoking, fewer teens are lighting up. But other forms of tobacco, like hookah, are taking their place.
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1 drink. 8 cookies. Same sugar.

Fri, 07/04/2014 - 07:38
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Bad teeth? Blame your genes

Thu, 07/03/2014 - 12:24
Tooth decay is one of the most common chronic diseases worldwide. Yet some people never get cavities. Why?
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Vaccines are safe. Seriously.

Thu, 07/03/2014 - 12:24
Children should get vaccinated against preventable and potentially deadly diseases. Period.
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Natural fixes for summer hazards

Wed, 07/02/2014 - 14:19
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Do's and don'ts for summertime sex

Wed, 07/02/2014 - 14:14
The weather doesn't have to be the only thing heating up this month. Summer is an excellent time to recharge and rejuvenate -- and your love life should be no exception.
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