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Health officials: Here's what will help stop Zika virus

Wed, 02/10/2016 - 10:05pm
Experts tell Congress the most important steps for keeping Zika at bay in the U.S.
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What the U.S. is doing to control Zika virus

Wed, 02/10/2016 - 10:02pm
At a hearing on Capitol Hill, federal health officials testified about efforts to protect Americans from the Zika epidemic
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New study shows signs of hope against dementia

Wed, 02/10/2016 - 8:41pm
An explosion of dementia cases is still expected in coming years, but are some prevention efforts paying off?
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In wake of Flint water crisis, House passes drinking water safety bill

Wed, 02/10/2016 - 8:29pm
The bill would require utilities to notify consumers about excessive levels of lead in drinking water
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Pros and cons of sharing a bed with your pet

Wed, 02/10/2016 - 7:37pm
Will cuddling up with your dog or cat interfere with getting a good night's sleep?
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Should you share your bed with your pet?

Wed, 02/10/2016 - 7:01pm
Millions of Americans curl up in bed with their dogs or cats, but does it interfere with a good night's sleep?
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India begins massive deworming campaign for millions of children

Wed, 02/10/2016 - 6:18pm
Campaign is targeting 270 million children across the country to prevent parasitic worms from infecting bodies and impairing development
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Couch potatoes may have smaller brains later in life

Wed, 02/10/2016 - 5:34pm
A new study suggests poor physical fitness in middle age may be bad news for your brain
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12 foods that'll help you sleep better

Wed, 02/10/2016 - 4:42pm
A new study from the Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine shows that what you eat may directly impact how well you sleep
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In modern-day gold rush of genetic testing, profit placed above proof

Wed, 02/10/2016 - 9:27am
Hundreds of genetic testing products are put on the market each month, but the science may be getting shortchanged in the face of business
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​Email: Bacteria worries influenced Flint corrosion decision

Wed, 02/10/2016 - 3:39am
City's former public works director was concerned anti-corrosive chemicals could be "food" for bacteria if added to water from Flint River
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The 7 things you need to know about the Zika virus

Tue, 02/09/2016 - 11:40pm
It's spreading fast; watch this to protect yourself
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What does the future hold for babies with microcephaly?

Tue, 02/09/2016 - 11:17pm
Zika virus sparks worries about thousands of babies born with small heads; impact may range from normal health to crippling disability
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"Always Hungry?" Book challenges thinking on calories

Tue, 02/09/2016 - 10:39pm
New book argues it's not just calories but the types of foods you eat that affect your weight
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Involuntary manslaughter charges possible in Flint water crisis

Tue, 02/09/2016 - 9:26pm
A special counsel appointed to investigate the lead contamination of Flint's water says criminal charges are possible
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Homemade "Dewshine" can be deadly, experts warn

Tue, 02/09/2016 - 9:19pm
Several teens have died from drinking toxic brew made with racing fuel
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Three things that keep Americans from living longer

Tue, 02/09/2016 - 6:18pm
Adults in the U.S. have shorter life expectancy than other developed nations, and new research sheds light on the reasons why
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Teen girls' transitions into adulthood "Untangled"

Tue, 02/09/2016 - 5:02pm
Psychologist says girls' erratic behavior during adolescence is "normal" and walks parents through important developmental stages in her new book
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Father helping son in wheelchair at skate park goes viral

Tue, 02/09/2016 - 1:57pm
The 8-year-old's parents say they hope the heartwarming video will bring attention to cerebral palsy
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Woman's Fitbit fitness tracker detects her pregnancy

Tue, 02/09/2016 - 1:42pm
When a husband thought his wife's Fitbit was faulty, he turned to Reddit for answers - and got life-changing advice
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