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That sweet drink may age you

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 16:14
Drinking sugar-sweetened beverages may make certain cells in your body age faster, a new study suggests.
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Tests show Spanish nurse's aide free of Ebola

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 16:11
The Spanish nurse's aide who contracted Ebola after treating virus-stricken patients in Madrid is free of the virus, her doctors announced Tuesday after another test on her.
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Study: 3 a month will fly with Ebola

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 10:18
Up to three Ebola-infected travelers might board an international flight each month in West Africa, researchers say.
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See King Tut's 'virtual autopsy'

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 09:32
King Tutankhamun's golden, mummified remains tell only a partial story of an ancient Egyptian boy king who died under mysterious circumstances.
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Why should it cost money to donate an organ?

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 09:12
Sigrid Fry-Revere says the National Organ Transplant Act has caused more Americans to die waiting for an organ than died in both World Wars, Korea, Vietnam, Afghanistan and Iraq
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6 health benefits of pumpkins

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 07:10
When you think about pumpkins, what comes to mind? Jack-o'-lanterns? Pumpkin pie? Charlie Brown? Pumpkin spice lattes?
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Egg-freezing a better deal for companies

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 07:04
Rene Almeling, Joanna Radin and Sarah S. Richardson say Apple and Facebook offering coverage for their female employees to freeze their eggs sidesteps the issue of long hours and work-life balance.
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Government prosecutes alleged scientific fraud on AIDS research

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 23:39
If government prosecutors are right, a former top researcher at Iowa State University is guilty of brazen scientific fraud-actions which a criminal complaint says have cost taxpayers nearly $15 million.
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5 healthy Halloween treats

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 08:36
We love Halloween season. Sweets. Sweaters. Sipping hot cider (maybe spiked). Halloween can certainly get you in the spirit, and nothing warms our hearts like these healthy Halloween treats that help you stay energized instead of stuck in a sugar coma.
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50 pounds lost for 50th reunion

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 07:14
In January, Carol Highsmith, 68, began a journey of threes. She had three milestones of 50 that she planned to reach by following three simple rules:
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Ebola: An epic, epidemic overreaction

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 07:13
If we really need something to worry about, worry about getting a flu shot -- not Ebola. And yet, the disproportionate hysteria over Ebola multiplies contagiously.
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Are pets exposed to Ebola a threat?

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 07:06
Do dogs exposed to Ebola pose a health risk to humans? Biologist and TV host Dan Riskin explains.
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San Diego State student with meningitis dies

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 07:00
An 18-year-old San Diego State University student diagnosed with meningitis died Friday, leaving university officials scrambling to notify up to 400 people with whom she may have come in contact.
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GOP slams Obama's choice for Ebola czar

Sat, 10/18/2014 - 14:32
Republicans who pressed President Barack Obama for a more coordinated federal response to the Ebola outbreak are blasting the appointment of Ron Klain, a veteran Democratic political aide, as the "Ebola czar."
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Airline contacting people on flights with nurse infected with Ebola

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 21:14
A nurse infected with Ebola may have had symptoms sooner, authorities say, and an airline is notifying passengers who were on the same flights she took from Dallas to Cleveland.
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Bono: 'I have glaucoma'

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 17:51
There's a reason for Bono's ever-present orange-tinted sunglasses, and it's not rock-star affectation. The U2 frontman has glaucoma.
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Slow and steady may not win the weight loss race

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 15:12
Slow and steady may not be more effective than rapid weight loss -- and other things we learned from medical journals this week.
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What the dying really regret

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 07:15
There are many regrets patients share with this chaplain before they die; those about time wasted hating their bodies are saddest.
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Watch out for teal pumpkins

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 07:09
Halloween can be extra scary for kids with food allergies. There's a new campaign to place a teal pumpkin outside homes offering non-food treats this holiday.
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I'd have to do how much exercise to eat that?

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 07:02
By early next year, more than 20 chain restaurants will be posting calorie counts on their menus. Yet that information may not be enough to change consumers' behavior, researchers say.
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