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Caramel apples linked to fatal listeria outbreak

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 12:12pm
Caramel apples cause an outbreak of listeriosis. So far four people are dead and 28 others have become sick in at least 10 different states.
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Hockey rink poisoning sickens dozens

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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Simple steps to beating the holiday blues

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 10:21am
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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This is your brain on crafting

Thu, 12/18/2014 - 7:22am
Her brother's sudden death in 2004 hit Sarah Huerta hard.
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The debilitating outbreak sweeping the Americas

Wed, 12/17/2014 - 3:34pm
Its name means "bending over in pain." It has no treatment or vaccine. Its symptoms resemble Dengue fever. And it has infected more than 1 million people -- 155 of them fatally -- since spreading to the Americas one year ago.
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Go ahead, lie about your age

Wed, 12/17/2014 - 9:14am
People who feel younger at heart live longer. A new study shows those people are among a group who have a lower death rate, compared with those who felt their age or older.
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Senate confirms new surgeon general

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 10:26am
The Senate confirmed Vivek Murthy as surgeon general on Monday night as Democrats -- in the final days of their majority control of the chamber -- overcame stiff opposition from the National Rifle Association.
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Survey: Teen drinking, drug use down

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 7:24am
Teens might be shedding their rebellious reputations: A survey says they're doing fewer drugs, drinking and smoking less. But E-cigarette use is up.
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How he became an Ironman

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 7:17am
Joe Van Veldhuizen was 19 miles into his first Ironman. He had two hours left to complete the race, and only three miles to go in the 26.2-mile marathon.
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Opinion: Confirm new surgeon general

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 7:14am
David Gergen says Dr. Vivek Murthy is eminently qualified for confirmation by the Senate today as surgeon general.
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Angelina Jolie's chickenpox explained

Mon, 12/15/2014 - 11:59am
Angelina Jolie missed the premiere of her new film because of chickenpox. This is why it's good she stayed home.
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Chickenpox keeps Angelina Jolie from premiere

Mon, 12/15/2014 - 11:54am
Angelina Jolie delivered a special message to fans in a video posted to YouTube: She's got chickenpox.
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5 ways to fat-proof your home

Mon, 12/15/2014 - 7:07am
Here simple ways to keep your home food-temptation free. This works for even the most weak-willed among us.
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How a hockey player put pain on ice

Fri, 12/12/2014 - 7:11am
Greg Ozubko's arthritis pain was so intense he couldn't walk. Now he's playing goalie -- all because of an NHL team with a terrible record.
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These men got a taste of childbirth

Fri, 12/12/2014 - 7:08am
A hospital in China is hooking men up to a labor pain simulator that surges electrical currents to mimic childbirth.
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Congress' only psychologist faces lonely journey

Thu, 12/11/2014 - 7:35pm
Two years after Newtown, Rep. Tim Murphy is still crusading to change the mental health care system. For Congress' only psychologist, the political is personal.
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Exposure to common household chemicals may cause IQ drop

Thu, 12/11/2014 - 3:15pm
A chemical that's in a lot of household products may be hurting children's IQ's.
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Ebola fighter coming to U.S. to study

Thu, 12/11/2014 - 8:19am
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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Predicting the flu so you can avoid it

Thu, 12/11/2014 - 7:45am
Imagine being able to predict when the flu might strike your town, a bit like how meteorologists predict when a storm is heading your way.
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A friend gave her an antibiotic; now she's fighting for her life

Thu, 12/11/2014 - 6:57am
After taking an antibiotic a friend gave her, a California teen is fighting for her life in a hospital burn unit.
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