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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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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.

01/25/2015

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Measles Outbreak: To Vaccinate Or Not Vaccinate

With the potential to affect thousands, the recent outbreak of measles in the U.S. has placed a spotlight on a debate that’s raged for years.

01/14/2015

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