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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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?

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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.

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Tamiflu Shortage Again

The liquid form of the flu drug Tamiflu is in short supply.

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DASH Diet Ranked Best Overall — Once Again

The new annual ‘‘best diets” list is out from U.S. News & World Report.

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What ‘Brain-Dead’ Means

What does it mean when doctors say a person is brain-dead?

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