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- 3 Convicted In Georgia Salmonella-Tainted Peanut Trial Parnell brothers convicted on charges related to falsified lab results, an employee was convicted of obstruction of justice.
- Study: PTSD Linked to Food Addiction In Women Women who suffer from the worst symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder are twice as likely to be addicted to food that those who do not, a new study finds.
- What Has The Affordable Care Act Accomplished A Year Later? With almost a year under its belt, has the Affordable Care Act impact as many people as it originally set out to?
- Expert: 5 Million People Could Die From Ebola Outbreak An Ebola expert is predicting that 5 million people could die from the deadly disease.
- New Technology Uses Breath To Detect Deadly Diseases Something as simple as your breath could be the most accurate diagnostic tool for everything from asthma to cancer.
- Doctor: Blue Light From Electronics Can Wreak Havoc On Children's Sleep The latest research shows that nighttime exposure to blue light – mainly from computers, smartphones, tablets and e-readers -- is particularly harmful.
- A Medical Re-Awakening To Issues Of Domestic Violence Desiree Cooper, a spokesperson for Planned Parenthood, said many victims of abuse neglect their healthcare needs.
- GOP Senator: We Must Take 'Ebola Epidemic As Seriously As We Take ISIS' President Barack Obama declared Tuesday that the Ebola epidemic in West Africa could threaten security around the world, and he ordered 3,000 U.S. military personnel to the region in emergency aid muscle for a crisis spiraling out of control.
- CDC: US Children Consume Too Much Salt According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 90 percent of children in the U.S. aged 6 -18 have too much salt in their diet.
- Study: Sunny Days May Boost Suicide Rate A recent study has found a link between sunlight exposure and suicide rates; adding further evidence to previous studies.