Health

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UN: World Eating Too Much Sugar

New guidelines from the World Health Organization are enough to kill anyone’s sugar high. The U.N. health agency says the world is eating too much sugar and people should slash their intake to just six to 12 teaspoons per day — an amount that could be exceeded with a single can of soda.

03/04/2015

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Man Having Heart Attack Claims He Was Saved By TV News Report

A Montgomery man was experiencing some fatigue and back pain at home when a news anchor told a personal story of his surprise heart disease diagnosis during his broadcast.

02/28/2015

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Study: Smokers May Tap Into Multiple Sources For Nicotine

A major study on American smoking habits suggests e-cigarettes are often used to get a nicotine fix in places where taking a puff is usually frowned upon.

02/27/2015

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Woman Says She Had To Leave ER To Call 911 From Shopping Mall For Medical Help

Christy Mitchell, who has a life-threatening disease says she had to leave a hospital emergency room and call 911 to get the care she needed.

02/25/2015

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Charlotte Hospital System Reports 2 Deaths From Superbug

North Carolina health officials say two Charlotte-area residents have died in recent months.

02/23/2015

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Doctors Say Health Trackers And Fitness Apps Can Boost Care

By monitoring health care applications, doctors can spot signs of disease or poor health earlier.

02/20/2015

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The Story Of Sharing America’s Marrow

Sam Kimura, her sister and her best friend are on a mission to help people around the country in need of life saving blood marrow. See how these three young women are going about making a real difference.

02/18/2015

Volunteers in protective suit carry for burial the body of a person who died from Ebola in Waterloo, some 30 kilometers southeast of Freetown, on Oct. 7, 2014. (credit: FLORIAN PLAUCHEUR/AFP/Getty Images)

Study: Ebola Virus Still Infectious Week After Death

The Ebola virus may still be be infectious up to a full week after a person infected with it has died, a new study has found.

02/14/2015

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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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Study: Drinking More During Midlife Raises Stroke Risk

Drinking more during middle age can increase your risk of a stroke, a new study finds.

02/01/2015

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