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- Arizona Officials: Up To 1,000 People May Have Been Exposed To Measles 1,000 people, including nearly 200 children, may have been exposed to measles at a Phoenix-area medical center.
- Last Day For Health Coverage Enrollment Deadline is today for coverage to start next month
- 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.
- Calif. Health Officials Issue Alert After Likely HIV Porn Set Infection In Nev. California public health officials have issued an alert after finding "very strong evidence" that an adult film actor became infected with HIV as a result of unprotected sex on an out-of-state film shoot.
- Man Hospitalized After Chugging Eggnog At Holiday Office Party A Utah man says he’s fully recovered after he was hospitalized for chugging a quart of eggnog so quickly that he inhaled some of creamy holiday beverage into his lungs.
- Study: Stress Causes Aging -- Even In Teens And Pre-teens Researchers say they looked at 97 healthy 10- to 14-year-old girls with either a maternal history of depression or no history of the disorder.
- Expert Warns Doing This While Checking Your Messages Can Cause 'Email Apnea' Like sleep apnea, email apnea puts people at risk for a variety of illnesses, such as stroke, heart attack and diabetes, expert believe.
- Medical Trial May Help Offset Peanut Allergies CBS 2's Mary Kay Kleist reports, researchers at Lurie Children's Hospital are conducting a study that may give patients other options in the future. But does it work?
- Survey: Primary Care Doctor Shortage Result Of ACA A shortage of primary care doctors has emerged as thousands of people gained insurance through the Affordable Care Act, according to a new survey.
- Nevada To Get Mental Health Update Behavioral Health and Wellness Council recommendations
- How To Beat The Winter Blues And Avoid Cabin Fever Winter is all fun and games…until after New Years’ Eve.
- Supreme Court Justices Hear Pregnancy Discrimination Case A pregnancy discrimination case is in front of the Supreme Court and its outcome could affect women across the country. A former UPS worker says she was forced into taking unpaid leave when she became pregnant.
- Study: Regular Exercise Adds Years To Life Span All that exercise will pay off, and could even add years to your life. Canadian researchers recently found young adults who did 150 minutes of moderate exercise a week added up to five years to their lives.
- Possibility Of Erasing Bad Memories Moves Closer Toward Reality Imagine having all your bad memories erased from your mind.
- CDC: Circumcision Benefits Outweigh Risks, Health Insurers Should Pay For It U.S. health officials on Tuesday released a draft of long-awaited federal guidelines on circumcision, saying medical evidence supports having the procedure done and health insurers should pay for it.