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Travelers at risk without vaccines

Fri, 10/09/2015 - 7:38pm
A new study finds many Americans travel overseas without making sure they're fully vaccinated, putting themselves and others at risk of serious illnesses
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Many Americans travel abroad without key vaccines

Fri, 10/09/2015 - 6:58pm
Experts recommend travelers consult a doctor two months before going overseas
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US boosts privacy protection on health insurance website

Fri, 10/09/2015 - 5:01pm
As sign-up season nears, administration responds to criticisms over data sharing on
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New chapter begins for Amish girl with cancer

Fri, 10/09/2015 - 4:51pm
Judge ends guardianship over 12-year-old girl whose parents wanted to stop chemotherapy
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3D printing helps doctors safely deliver baby

Fri, 10/09/2015 - 4:26pm
Before little Conan was born, doctors weren't sure if his airways would be blocked; 3D technology helped them decide what to do
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One in 3 young men in China could die from tobacco

Fri, 10/09/2015 - 4:23pm
Two-thirds of young Chinese men smoke, and it's expected to take a deadly toll
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Why elephants rarely get cancer and what we can learn

Fri, 10/09/2015 - 4:05pm
A new study finds the elephant's unique cancer-fighting ability might be coded in its genes
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Black burger, green poop: Halloween Whopper's odd effect

Fri, 10/09/2015 - 3:06pm
Facebook and Twitter are full of accounts of the trick this Halloween treat can play in your gut
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U.K. nurse who kicked Ebola back in hospital months later

Fri, 10/09/2015 - 1:39pm
Pauline Cafferkey recovered after contracting disease in Sierra Leone, but appears to be suffering serious, unusual complications
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Firstborn kids more likely to be nearsighted

Fri, 10/09/2015 - 12:58pm
Researchers say the increased risk may have something to do with time invested in education
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What is lupus? Selena Gomez cases prompts questions

Thu, 10/08/2015 - 10:03pm
Why the pop star needed chemotherapy for this autoimmune disease
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License suspended for nurse who reused flu syringes

Thu, 10/08/2015 - 7:44pm
Dozens of patients have been urged to get tested for hepatitis and HIV
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Whole milk vs. skim: What's best for your diet?

Thu, 10/08/2015 - 7:19pm
The conventional wisdom says lower-fat dairy is better for your health, but a growing number of experts disagree
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How risky is drinking water contaminated with lead?

Thu, 10/08/2015 - 5:47pm
About 100 children in Flint, Michigan, have been found to have high levels of lead in their blood
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​Here's one upside to an economic downturn

Thu, 10/08/2015 - 5:22pm
A financial slump appears to improve peoples' health, thanks to less indulgence in bad habits
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One in 8 children in the U.S. at risk for measles

Thu, 10/08/2015 - 4:37pm
Researchers warn if vaccination rates drop, outbreaks may become more common
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Selena Gomez says she has lupus, went through chemo

Thu, 10/08/2015 - 1:31pm
The pop star also has a message for her haters
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Study finds higher cancer rates in kids near Fukushima

Thu, 10/08/2015 - 1:26pm
"This is 20 times to 50 times what would be normally expected," researcher says
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Blood test may help ER docs rule out heart attack

Thu, 10/08/2015 - 12:59pm
Researchers hope findings could lead to cuts in hospital admissions, health care costs
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Whole milk may have surprising benefits, study says

Thu, 10/08/2015 - 12:08am
After years of warning against it, the U.S. government is now recommending whole milk for your diet
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