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Cancer Donor Hoax

Cancer Donor Hoax

A Washington teenager who died of a rare form of cancer would still be alive today, his family says, had they not fallen victim to

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Vaccine Rule Is Said to Hurt Health Efforts

Vaccine Rule Is Said to Hurt Health Efforts

 A group of prominent doctors and public health experts warns in articles to be published Monday in the journal Pediatrics that banning thimerosal, a mercury

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Cigarette Smokers Score Lower in Brain Tests

Cigarette Smokers Score Lower in Brain Tests

Smoking "rots" the brain, according to a new study by researchers at King's College in London.The new study, published in the Age and Ageing journal,

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Fish Oil Helped Save Our Son

Fish Oil Helped Save Our Son

Time seemed to slow as Marjan Ghassemi saw her 17-year-old son, Bobby, lying in a hospital bed after a car crash. He had a thick band

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No Longer Afraid Of Epilepsy

No Longer Afraid Of Epilepsy

For most of Paul Ramirez's life, only those closest to him knew that he lived with a serious brain disorder. Ramirez, of Pasadena, California, found out

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Lack of Sleep May Fuel Insulin Resistance

Lack of Sleep May Fuel Insulin Resistance

People who consistently get too little sleep face bigger concerns than daytime fatigue and crankiness. Over the long term, sleep deprivation also increases the risk

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Meningitis Outbreaks Climb to 198, Deaths to 15

Atlanta (CNN) -- The number of documented U.S. cases of fungal meningitis has risen yet again, with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reporting

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Mercury Exposure in Womb Linked to ADHD Symptoms

Mercury Exposure in Womb Linked to ADHD Symptoms

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) appears to be on the rise in the United States, and in the search for explanations researchers have begun to

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Are We Throwing Away 'Expired' Meds Too Soon?

Are We Throwing Away 'Expired' Meds Too Soon?

Have you ever reached into your medicine cabinet and pulled out a bottle with a faded label, only to discover that the aspirin or prescription

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Anger, Stress May Be Linked to Heart Problems

Anger, Stress May Be Linked to Heart Problems

When you get angry, the stress isn't restricted to your head. New research shows that anger actually triggers electrical changes in the heart, which can

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Paralyzed Grace Sung Terminally Ill With Brain Cancer Fights for Her Right to Die

Paralyzed Grace Sung Terminally Ill With Brain Cancer Fights for Her Right to Die

She is paralyzed from the neck down, tethered to breathing and feeding tubes — but Manhattan bank manager Grace Sung Eun Lee still managed to

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Tailless Cow May Hold Answer for Milk Allergy

Tailless Cow May Hold Answer for Milk Allergy

Roughly 2% to 3% of all infants are allergic to cow's milk. Although most babies eventually outgrow this allergy, it can pose a major problem

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Political Stands and the Bedroom

Political Stands and the Bedroom

For most couples, a few differences -- whether philosophical, religious, or simply about whose turn it is to do the dishes -- are hardly newsworthy. But

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Quiet for Man Who Could Hear His Own Body Function

Quiet for Man Who Could Hear His Own Body Function

A 44-year-old man in Dartmouth, Massachusetts can finally hear normally after a decade of being tormented by the sounds of his own body. For 10 years,

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The Case of the Adrienne Pine

The Case of the Adrienne Pine

American University professor Adrienne Pine began her first day back in the classroom this semester the same way she has since her teaching career began:

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Scorch Calories Quick!

Scorch Calories Quick!

Want to get in shape, but just don't have the time? We found a workout that can scorch calories in as few as four minutes. Logging

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Another Yosemite Camper Dies From Hantavirus

Another Yosemite Camper Dies From Hantavirus

Construction crews began working on nearby tent cabins in Curry Village not long after Jenna Beck and her family arrived at Yosemite National Park. Beck had

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Knocking on Doors to Help HIV Prevention in Philadelphia

Knocking on Doors to Help HIV Prevention in Philadelphia

Beth Rutstein rolls up the sleeves of her T-shirt, juggles a stack of fliers and knocks on the door of a stranger's home. She's on

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New Study: Can You Be Fat and Fit?

New Study: Can You Be Fat and Fit?

  "I'm in shape," a friend of mine repeatedly quips at the gym. "Round is a shape." It's an old joke, but there may be some truth

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Frequent Pot Smoking May Leave Mark on Teen Brains

Frequent Pot Smoking May Leave Mark on Teen Brains

Teenagers who frequently smoke marijuana may be setting themselves up for declines in intelligence and mental function that persist well into adulthood, new research suggests. In

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Your Doctor Is at Special Risk of Burnout

Your Doctor Is at Special Risk of Burnout

Job burnout can strike workers in nearly any field, but a new study finds that doctors are at special risk. Nearly 1 in 2 U.S. physicians

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Antibiotics Could Lead to Obesity in Young Children

Antibiotics Could Lead to Obesity in Young Children

Young infants given antibiotics may be at increased risk for obesity later in life, a new study suggests. The results show that children treated with antibiotics

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The Name Is Oxidants... Antioxidants

The Name Is Oxidants... Antioxidants

They might not be dressed in tuxes or have a martini in hand, but they're your body's go-to defense in the fight against aging. They

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Plastic Surgeon Hits 'Mob Wives' Star Renee Graziano With a $77M Defamation Lawsuit

Plastic Surgeon Hits 'Mob Wives' Star Renee Graziano With a $77M Defamation Lawsuit

Plastic surgeon's lawsuit says "Mob Wives" star Renee Graziano maligned him in January radio interview in which she said Dr. Andrew Klapper "was found guilty

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It's OK to Hold Back on Coffee

It's OK to Hold Back on Coffee

If you can't get through your day without a coffee break or two, here's good news for you: What scientists know so far suggests coffee

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N.C. Farm Recalls Cantaloupes Amid Listeria Concerns

N.C. Farm Recalls Cantaloupes Amid Listeria Concerns

Burch Farms has recalled all cantaloupes and honeydew melons it grew this year because of possible listeria contamination, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said

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Does S*x Before Competition Boost Athletic Performance?

Does S*x Before Competition Boost Athletic Performance?

The International Olympic Committee distributed 150,000 condoms to athletes competing in London 2012. But what about the myth that claims that sex before a competition

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Surrogate Mom Strives for Organic Lifestyle

Surrogate Mom Strives for Organic Lifestyle

"No poo" sounds like a swimming pool rule, but to some it also means washing hair with baking soda and vinegar instead of shampoo. Tiffany Burke,

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Bloomberg's Extreme (Or Clever?) Breast-Feeding Plan

Bloomberg's Extreme (Or Clever?) Breast-Feeding Plan

There are lots of experts who have lots of opinions about New York City's new plan to encourage breast-feeding in new moms by urging hospitals

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A Medicine for Mental Illnesses?

A Medicine for Mental Illnesses?

  His name is Valor. He's half Labrador retriever, half Great Dane, and goes everywhere with Sgt. Charles Hernandez. But Valor is more than a pet

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Why Polio Still Exists

Why Polio Still Exists

Two little girls in matching gingham jumpers -- Pam is crouching and pulling on her sister Patricia's leg brace -- appeared in a poster for

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When Food Causes Bellyaches

When Food Causes Bellyaches

Everyone has felt the agony of overeating. But could your diet really be the culprit of arthritis, muscle pain, asthma and skin disorders as well? Scientists

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Skippy Jessop: "I'm an odd person"

Skippy Jessop: "I'm an odd person"

Thirty-four-year-old Skippy Jessop tells HLN's Dr. Drew why he chooses to be a virgin but why he is eager to have sex.

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Flip-Flops Present Feet With Painful Problems

Flip-Flops Present Feet With Painful Problems

With a litany of stubbed toes, sprained ankles, broken bones and blistered feet, Americans' feet are hurting. According to the National Foot Health Assessment 2012 released

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Father and Son Lose 260 lbs. After Surgeries

Father and Son Lose 260 lbs. After Surgeries

Mike Cianciullo hated the stares. Whenever his family went out to eat, strangers' eyes would follow -- gawking at the sizes of father and son, judging

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Bethenny Frankel's Tips on Feeling Slim and Sexy

Bethenny Frankel's Tips on Feeling Slim and Sexy

She’s wrapped up another season of her Bravo hit, Bethenny Ever After; has published her first novel, Skinnydipping; and has launched a talk show produced

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Rare Genetic Mutation Protects Against Alzheimer's Disease

Rare Genetic Mutation Protects Against Alzheimer's Disease

With more than 5 million Americans suffering from Alzheimer's disease, the most common form of dementia, the race is on to surface clues about causes

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McDonald's Chef Shares Secret Mac Sauce Recipe

McDonald's Chef Shares Secret Mac Sauce Recipe

We have known many of the ingredients in McDonald’s famed Big Mac burger for quite some time. Who can forget the famous jingle … Two

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7 Simple Tips to Prevent Overeating

7 Simple Tips to Prevent Overeating

A couple of extra bites at dinner. A second cookie nibbled with your afternoon tea. In the grand scheme of overeating, these tidbits don't seem

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Black-Lung Law Loopholes Leave Miners Vulnerable

Black-Lung Law Loopholes Leave Miners Vulnerable

Thousands of coal miners continued to suffer and die from black lung during the 40 years that tough new limits on exposure to coal dust

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Your Lifeguards Are Hiding 15 Things

Your Lifeguards Are Hiding 15 Things

Unlike most teens in high school, I didn't come home from my summer job smelling like hamburger grease or department store hangers.I spent my days

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