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Experts: Measles Outbreak Caused By Distrust Of Public Health

Within the last month, over 70 cases of measles have occurred in six states across the U.S as well as Mexico, and the specifics of...

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Georgia & The Affordable Care Act

Find out how health reform affects you.

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Study: Staying Home And Watching TV May Help Reduce Flu Spread

Staying home and watching TV during a flu epidemic may help reduce the spread of the virus, a new study finds.

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Company 3-D Print Prosthetic Hands For Kids

A program called E-nabling The Future is manufacturing prosthetic hands using 3-D printing; a process that is much easier and cheaper than more sophisticated prosthetics.

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Dr David Satcher On A Mission To End Sports-Related Concussions

Dr. David Satcher, the 16th U.S. Surgeon General, leads the Satcher Health Leadership Institute at the Morehouse School of Medicine. In 2013, the Institute launched Protecting Athletes and Sports Safety (PASS). The two-year initiative is […]

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Study: American Kids Eat Too Much Pizza

Researchers found that pizza contributes a large source of calories, saturated fat, and salt in children’s diets.

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Study: Lack Of Exercise Causes Twice As Many Deaths As Obesity

Lack of exercise may cause twice as many deaths as obesity, a new study finds.

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CDC: Flu Vaccine Not Working Well, Only 23 Percent Effective

As predicted, this year’s flu vaccine is doing a pretty crummy job. Health officials say a new study shows it’s only 23 percent effective.

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Study: Black Women Have Highest Death Risk Of Breast Cancer

According to a new study, a person’s chances of being diagnosed with breast cancer can depend on their race and ethnicity.

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Tamiflu Shortage Again

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

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DASH Diet Ranked Best Overall — Once Again

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

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What ‘Brain-Dead’ Means

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

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