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"Asian tiger" mosquito could carry Zika virus to more U.S. states

Mon, 05/02/2016 - 10:55pm
There are new fears about the spread of the mosquito-borne Zika virus
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New Zika alert: Beware the Asian tiger mosquito

Mon, 05/02/2016 - 8:17pm
CDC says Zika virus has been found in a second mosquito, Aedes albopictus, which is found in more states of the U.S.
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Chronic insomnia? Why pills may not be the answer

Mon, 05/02/2016 - 7:32pm
Before you look to medication to get some much-needed shut-eye, doctors say you should try this first
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CDC investigating after 97 fall sick on Disney cruise ship

Mon, 05/02/2016 - 7:19pm
Stomach bug outbreak aboard the Disney Wonder cruise ship impacted both passengers and crew members, CDC says
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Dental school apologizes over kids' laughing gas exposure

Mon, 05/02/2016 - 4:49pm
School said 124 patients who underwent procedures at a pediatric dentistry clinic face an "extremely small risk" of long-term health effects
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More U.S. kids have chronic health problems

Mon, 05/02/2016 - 1:46pm
Children living in poverty are being hit hardest, researchers report
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Thai noodles? Some nursing homes cater to personal tastes

Mon, 05/02/2016 - 12:09pm
Some nursing homes are creating menus that reflect religious, cultural and nutritional needs, and abandoning rigid hospital-style food
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Playground-related brain injuries on the rise

Mon, 05/02/2016 - 11:55am
New data shows monkey bars, playground gyms, and swings were cited most often in connection with head injuries
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Ringling Bro. circus elephants take final bow

Sun, 05/01/2016 - 7:22pm
After years of pressure from animal rights groups, elephants at Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus retire
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The rise in marijuana use among seniors

Sun, 05/01/2016 - 12:40pm
More and more Americans age 55 and older are using marijuana
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​Seniors and marijuana

Sat, 04/30/2016 - 12:56pm
Cannabis use among Americans 55 and older, as an alternative to pharmaceutical drugs, is rising - and the stigma is shrinking
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Authorities brace for Zika virus in U.S.

Sat, 04/30/2016 - 11:06am
Dr. Jon LaPook and Dr. Holly Phillips discuss the growing threat of the Zika virus in the U.S., a new study on childhood obesity and why you should draw to remember a list of objects
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Public health officials waiting on Zika funds

Fri, 04/29/2016 - 10:16pm
Millions more will need to be spent on Zika to prevent its spread
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Communities plead for more money to fight Zika

Fri, 04/29/2016 - 10:00pm
Houston and surrounding communities are already spending $4 million a year on mosquito control
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First U.S. Zika-related death reported in Puerto Rico

Fri, 04/29/2016 - 5:16pm
The U.S. territory of Puerto Rico has more than 680 cases of Zika virus, government officials said today
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Good news for children of older moms

Fri, 04/29/2016 - 4:52pm
The children born to older women may have some advantages in life, a new study suggests
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Could gray hair and skin troubles be "tweaked" away?

Fri, 04/29/2016 - 3:16pm
Cellular signals that control skin and hair color may be the keys to new treatments
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This gene may help determine how old you look

Fri, 04/29/2016 - 2:59pm
Variations in a particular gene may help explain why some people appear more youthful than others, a new study suggests
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Passengers quarantined for norovirus on cruise ship

Fri, 04/29/2016 - 2:44pm
Seventeen percent of passengers have reported being ill, mostly with vomiting and diarrhea, since the voyage began
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FDA reconsiders painkiller training for doctors

Fri, 04/29/2016 - 1:27pm
Widespread abuse and addiction problems raise concerns that doctors need more safety training about powerful pain drugs
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