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Caramel apples linked to outbreak

Health - Fri, 12/26/2014 - 10:57am
A sweet treat has turned potentially deadly for dozens of people in multiple states.
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Why happiness is healthy

Health - Thu, 12/25/2014 - 9:16am
Happiness -- you know it when you see it, but it's hard to define.
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Simple steps to beat holiday blues

Health - Thu, 12/25/2014 - 9:09am
Samantha Gattsek's family has never made a big deal out of holiday celebrations. But this year, she feels especially disconnected from the seasonal cheer surrounding her.
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Should Santa Claus still be fat?

Health - Thu, 12/25/2014 - 9:07am
Roy Pickler lay on the floor, dripping with sweat, as trainer Bob Harper quipped, "You look like you got run over by a reindeer."
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Fatally ill bride improves after wedding

Health - Thu, 12/25/2014 - 7:41am
Bride Liza Heaton was told she had a month to live. Then -- after a surprise wedding -- something amazing happened.
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CDC: Lab tech may have been exposed to Ebola

Health - Wed, 12/24/2014 - 6:32pm
A technician from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will be monitored for three weeks after possibly being exposed to the Ebola virus at one of the agency's Atlanta labs, the CDC said Wednesday.
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Dr. Gupta explains: What is mumps?

Health - Wed, 12/24/2014 - 3:27pm
Mumps starts with a fever, headache, muscle aches, tiredness & loss of appetite, followed by swelling of salivary glands
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Eggnog chugging lands man in hospital

Health - Wed, 12/24/2014 - 10:13am
An eggnog chugging contest at an office party left one man hospitalized for three days. CNN affiliate KSL reports.
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How to help your hangover

Health - Wed, 12/24/2014 - 9:11am
If you can't help but over-enjoy Auntie Mary's holiday punch or you really, really think the office owes you as much top shelf booze as you can consume, then you may want to read this carefully.
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Uveitis, a rare eye disease, can blind people if not caught early

Health - Wed, 12/24/2014 - 9:07am
Childhood uveitis is a rare disease that can cause blindness if not treated early. Most young people with uveitis also have juvenile arthritis.
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FDA eases policy for blood donations from gay men

Health - Wed, 12/24/2014 - 9:00am
Gay men who've abstained from sex for one year would be able to donate blood in 2015, ending a lifetime ban for the gay community, under a proposed FDA policy change unveiled Tuesday.
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Cambodia orders probe into 'HIV village'

Health - Tue, 12/23/2014 - 7:56am
Cambodia Prime Minister has called for an inquiry into a remote village as more than 100 are tested HIV positive.
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Ebola fighter coming to U.S.

Health - Tue, 12/23/2014 - 7:44am
A young Liberian woman who saved three of her relatives by nursing them back to health after they contracted the Ebola virus is coming to the United States to finish her nursing degree.
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Replace the 'sex talk' with the 'tech talk'?

Health - Tue, 12/23/2014 - 7:15am
While most parents think about having a 'sex talk' with their children, not as many think about talking about technology, and that is a big mistake, experts say.
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Your brain's Christmas wish

Health - Mon, 12/22/2014 - 10:33am
Attention last-minute shoppers: We're sorry that you still have no idea what you're going to buy for friends and family this holiday season. So we asked some psychologists what, from the point of view of how the mind works, might make a great gift.
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Navigating the holidays with food allergies

Health - Mon, 12/22/2014 - 10:26am
Holidays are a particularly challenging time for us food-allergic individuals with so many desserts and homemade treats, casseroles and dips laid out on the table -- largely without ingredient labels.
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Are you crazy for working out while sick?

Health - Mon, 12/22/2014 - 8:07am
We're all for pushing yourself when it's laziness that's holding you back, but there are times when heading to spin class or the weight room can do your body more harm than good.
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Rare disease makes baby 'untouchable'

Health - Mon, 12/22/2014 - 7:26am
Parents were shocked to find out their child has a disease which makes skin-to-skin contact nearly impossible.
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Hockey rink poisoning sickens dozens

Health - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 10:22am
A carbon monoxide leak at a Wisconsin ice rink left 81 people hospitalized. CNN affiliate WISC has the details.
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Give hugs, avoid colds?

Health - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 9:04am
Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University say giving hugs could keep you well. Dr. Seema Yasmin has more.
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