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Aging cells could help fight cancer

Health - Mon, 07/21/2014 - 1:48pm
Medical student, Joshua Meier has been celebrated for his research into how aging cells could help in the fight against cancer.
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It's here: First local cases of chikungunya

Health - Mon, 07/21/2014 - 9:57am
Chikungunya -- a mosquito-borne tropical disease with a funny name that packs a wallop -- has taken up residence in the United States.
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Is your firefighter too fat?

Health - Sat, 07/19/2014 - 3:21pm
More than 70% of U.S. firefighters are overweight or obese, a rate higher than the American public, according to a recent study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
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Stressed women gain more pounds

Health - Sat, 07/19/2014 - 3:21pm
Five studies you may have missed: niacin and your heart, stressed women get fat, a better HPV test, and why sitting may not be so bad if you do this.
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Ripple effect from CDC lab problems

Health - Thu, 07/17/2014 - 9:36pm
The lab mishaps at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are having "broad impacts," compromising care for patients with diseases like tuberculosis and chikungunya and potentially slowing work overseas on Ebola and MERS, according to a CDC official.
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5 things you didn't know about Alzheimer's

Health - Thu, 07/17/2014 - 7:56am
Approximately 44 million people live with dementia worldwide, according to the Alzheimer's Association. By 2050, that number is expected to more than triple to 115 million.
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Veterans waiting longer for cancer care

Health - Wed, 07/16/2014 - 6:29pm
Sgt. Terry Mitchell survived the Vietnam War. Forty years later, his wife says his life was cut short by delays at the Veteran's Administration.
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Get off the sideline, into the race

Health - Wed, 07/16/2014 - 11:40am
Only a few short months ago, I was a spectator.
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If I can run, so can you

Health - Wed, 07/16/2014 - 11:40am
For as long as I can remember, I have wanted to be able to say, "I've run a 5K."
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Olympic cyclist inspires alopecia sufferers

Health - Wed, 07/16/2014 - 7:54am
Joanna Rowsell is a British track cyclists who set 3 world records and won gold at her "home games", the London 2012 Olympics.
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3 things to do today, for better health tomorrow

Health - Tue, 07/15/2014 - 3:58pm
CNN's Carl Azuz reports on three things that you can do today, to make you healthier tomorrow.
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What makes me so tasty?

Health - Tue, 07/15/2014 - 7:15am
The colors you wear and the food you eat don't matter. We bust five common mosquito bite myths to help you stop the itch.
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You won't believe the 'after' pics

Health - Tue, 07/15/2014 - 7:15am
Robert and Jessica Foster lost 160 and 120 pounds respectively after an emotional conversation. See their amazing transformation:
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Can meditation slow aging?

Health - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 9:48am
Researchers are trying to show that meditation could help counter the aging process.
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Lost 153 pounds, proved doc wrong

Health - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 5:31pm
Kerry Hoffman started working out five days a week and tracking calories to go from 343 pounds to 190. See his amazing transformation.
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IUD may carry breast cancer risk

Health - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 3:12pm
A new study finds the levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system (LNG-IUS) or progesterone-releasing IUD, may be associated with a higher than expected incidence of breast cancer.
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Good yoga poses for runners

Health - Thu, 07/10/2014 - 7:52am
Yoga is great for runners, but you don't have to take a whole class. These 3 moves can be done as an active warm-up to prevent injuries.
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Plastic surgery gone wrong

Health - Mon, 07/07/2014 - 4:51pm
Dr. Terry Dubrow and Dr. Paul Nassif from E!'s new show "Botched" discuss the risks and complications of plastic surgery.
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Lunden: Why I shaved my head

Health - Mon, 07/07/2014 - 4:50pm
Former GMA anchor Joan Lunden talks about shaving her head after being diagnosed with breast cancer.
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Has your teen tried hookah?

Health - Mon, 07/07/2014 - 11:32am
The United States may be winning the war on cigarettes. After decades of public service announcements about the dangers of smoking, fewer teens are lighting up. But other forms of tobacco, like hookah, are taking their place.
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