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US Lowering Recommended Fluoride Levels In Drinking Water

The government is lowering the recommended amount of fluoride in drinking water because some kids are getting too much, causing...

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Georgia & The Affordable Care Act

Find out how health reform affects you.

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Study: Exercise Won’t Fix Obesity Epidemic

Exercise will not cure the obesity epidemic, three researchers say in a new study.

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Researchers Say Receipts Pose Risk During Pregnancy

Researchers are urging expectant mothers to limit their contact with cash register receipts after studying the increasing threats from toxins found in the paper.


Yogurt May Have Little Impact On Health

Study of Spanish adults found no health benefits to eating yogurt.


It’s YMCA ‘Healthy Kids Day’ This Saturday

YMCA CEO Kevin Washington sat down with CBS New York’s Chris Wragge what it’s all about.

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Study: Women Who Got Vaccinated For HPV May Need Another Shot

Women who received the human papillomavirus vaccine may be more likely to be infected with another strain of the HPV virus than women who do not get the vaccine, a new study finds.

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Study: MMR Vaccinations Show ‘No Link’ To Autism

Another large-scale study finds no link between the measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) vaccine and autism.

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Residents Near Duke Ash Dumps Told Not To Drink Well Water

North Carolina officials are advising dozens of residents near Duke Energy coal ash dumps not to drink or cook with water from their wells after tests showed contamination with toxic heavy metals.

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Tamiflu Shortage Again

The liquid form of the flu drug Tamiflu is in short supply.


DASH Diet Ranked Best Overall — Once Again

The new annual ‘‘best diets” list is out from U.S. News & World Report.


What ‘Brain-Dead’ Means

What does it mean when doctors say a person is brain-dead?