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Study: Hormone Therapy Nearly Doubles Risk Of Ovarian Cancer

Women who undergo hormone therapy nearly double their risk of developing ovarian cancer, a new study finds.

02/16/2015

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New Research Shows More Genetic Links To Obesity

ATLANTA (CBS ATLANTA) — New research suggests that diet and exercise are not the only leading roles in obesity, as a new study supports the notion that there are more genetic links to obesity than previously […]

02/13/2015

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Measles: “You Can Give It To Someone 4 Days Before You Know You Have It”

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention describes measles as “a highly contagious respiratory disease caused by a virus. It spreads through the air through coughing and sneezing. Measles starts with a fever, runny nose, […]

WAOK-AM–02/03/2015

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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 its spread rest in pubic health and the growing anti-vaccination movement.

01/28/2015

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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.

01/26/2015

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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.

01/15/2015

In this handout from the Center for Disease Control (CDC), a colorized transmission electron micrograph (TEM) of a Ebola virus virion is seen. (credit: Center for Disease Control (CDC) via Getty Images)

Study: Liberia’s Ebola Epidemic Could End By Summer

A new study predicts that the Ebola epidemic in Liberia could come to an end by June if the country stays on track with getting a high percentage of people who are ill to a hospital.

01/14/2015

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CDC: Listeria Outbreak In 10 States Linked To Caramel Apples

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has linked the recent listeria outbreak occurring across the country to pre-packaged caramel apples.

12/20/2014

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Most Common STDs Decline For First Time In 30 Years

For the first time in three decades, the nation’s most common sexually transmitted disease is a little less common.

12/17/2014

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Study: More Than 3,000 People Visit ER Each Year Due To Indoor Tanning Injuries

A new report found that thousands of people each year visit the emergency room due to reasons related to indoor tanning.

12/16/2014

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