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Health Officials Support Flu Forecast Predictor

Health Officials Support Flu Forecast PredictorDoctors say we'll see 14,000 flu cases here in just a couple of weeks.
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  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Health

New Vending Machine Can Deny You Snacks

New Vending Machine Can Deny You SnacksThe Luce X2 Touch TV vending machine has facial-recognition technology, meaning it can, apparently, identify customers and remember their snacking profiles.
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  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Health

4-Year-Old Boy's Stroke Caused By Roller Coaster Ride

4-Year-Old Boy's Stroke Caused By Roller Coaster RideKids love the thrill of a roller coaster ride, but in one child's case a fun day at the amusement park turned into a medical nightmare.
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  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Health

Prenatal Exposure to Common Chemicals Linked to Lower Child IQ

Prenatal Exposure to Common Chemicals Linked to Lower Child IQTwo chemicals found in a number of common consumer products may be damaging to fetal development and could even lower children's IQs.
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  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Health

Teenager Takes Antibiotic, Burns 'From Inside-Out'

Teenager Takes Antibiotic, Burns 'From Inside-Out'Teenager in intensive care after taking a friend's antibiotic and wound up with an ailment that is burning her body from the inside-out.
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  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Nation

Woman Dies After Given Wrong Meds At Hospital In Oregon

Woman Dies After Given Wrong Meds At Hospital In OregonA hospital in Bend, Oregon, says it administered the wrong medication to a patient, causing her death.
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  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
2 Wants to Know

The Dating Game: When You Should Dump Expired Food

The Dating Game: When You Should Dump Expired FoodReports tell us that Americans waste about 40 percent of food each year
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  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Health

2 More Deaths From Flu Confirmed In North Carolina

2 More Deaths From Flu Confirmed In North CarolinaState health officials say two adults have died from the flu in North Carolina, raising the state death toll during the flu season to four
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  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Nation

Hello Baby! Newborn Weighs In At 13 Pounds, 13 Ounces

Hello Baby! Newborn Weighs In At 13 Pounds, 13 OuncesA woman in the San Luis Valley, Colo., was surprised when she gave birth to a baby girl this week that weighed 13 pound 13 ounces.
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  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Health

Danger in the Cold and Flu Aisle: How to Stay Safe

Danger in the Cold and Flu Aisle: How to Stay SafeSeven out of 10 Americans turn to such non-prescription remedies when they have colds and flus. For most, it's a safe enough practice. But many adults and children end up in danger after misusing such products.
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  • 3 weeks, 3 days ago
Top News

Baby Dream: Triad Couple Taps Into "Social Giving"

Baby Dream: Triad Couple Taps Into "Social Giving"It's now a growing online trend thanks to sites like GoFundMe.
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  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Watercooler News

College Student With Severe Peanut Allergy Dies

College Student With Severe Peanut Allergy DiesDoctors told Swink's relatives that he simultaneously suffered anaphylactic shock, and asthma attack and cardiac arrest.
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  • 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Watercooler News

Florida Man: 'No Hands, No Legs, No Problem'

Florida Man: 'No Hands, No Legs, No Problem'The simple act of grabbing a soda from the fridge is something that you might not think twice about it. But for Bell it takes about 10 times as long.
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  • 4 weeks ago
Nation

PTSD: Spouses Share The Battle At Home

PTSD: Spouses Share The Battle At HomeVeterans Spouses Diagnosed With Secondary PTSD
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  • 4 weeks, 1 day ago
Health

Ground Beef Recalled Due To Possible E. coli Contamination

Ground Beef Recalled Due To Possible E. coli ContaminationThe company located in Vadnais Heights, Minnesota is recalling 1,200 pounds of ground beef that could be contaminated with E. coli.
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  • 1 month ago
Health

Mom Dies During Birth So Son Can Live

Mom Dies During Birth So Son Can LiveDuring labor on Nov. 3, doctors discovered Karisa Bugal, had a rare condition called amniotic fluid embolism.
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  • 1 month ago
Watercooler News

"Football-Sized" Tumor Removed From 11-Year-Old Boy

"Football-Sized" Tumor Removed From 11-Year-Old BoyAccording to a Newser report, Jose Antonio Ramriez Serrano's tumor is described as "football-sized."
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  • 1 month ago
Health

Great American Smokeout: Ready To Quit?

Great American Smokeout: Ready To Quit?Thursday is the American Cancer Society's Great American Smokeout, a day on which all smokers will be encouraged to abstain or start making a plan to quit. In coming weeks, even more people will make resolutions to quit as New Year's Day approaches.
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  • 1 month ago
Nation

Liberian President Hopes To Defeat Ebola By Christmas

Liberian President Hopes To Defeat Ebola By ChristmasEncouraged by the progress, Johnson Sirleaf said, "We're confident that now we are in a position to win the battle."
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  • 1 month ago
Health

Ebola Community Forum To Answer Your Questions

Ebola Community Forum To Answer Your QuestionsA Local Event To Educate The Public On Ebola.
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  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Health

Very Few Problems During First Day of Healthcare Sign-up

Very Few Problems During First Day of Healthcare Sign-upVery few problems were reported on the first day of Open Enrollment for health insurance.
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  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Life

Hey Ladies! Register Now For Saturday's Women's Only 5K

Hey Ladies! Register Now For Saturday's Women's Only 5KThe 22nd Women's Only 5K Walk and Run has been moved to November, and you still have time to sign-up.
  • Life
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Health

Health Care Enrollment Comes With Mixed Success

Health Care Enrollment Comes With Mixed SuccessOpen enrollment on the federal HealthCare.gov site kicked off relatively smoothly in many parts of the nation Saturday, although there were reports in some areas that consumers and brokers had problems logging into accounts.
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  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Features

Heavy Debate Spurred After Student Refused To Weigh At School

Heavy Debate Spurred After Student Refused To Weigh At SchoolThe protest started when a teacher called the girl to the front of the physical education class to be weighed.
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  • 1 month, 1 week ago