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Man With Lassa Fever Dies in U.S. After Liberia Trip

A New Jersey man died Monday evening after been diagnosed with Lassa fever — an infectious disease from West Africa that is rarely seen in the United States, a federal health official said.







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Staying Safe In The Water

Swimming season is back, and along with it the dangers posed by the water. NBC's Erika Edwards reports.







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Hospitals Slash Free Baby Formula Giveaways: Survey

Good news for breastfeeding — a new study shows hospitals have slashed the practice of handing out free formula to new moms.







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Bird Flu's Rapid Spread Has Experts Flummoxed

Federal agriculture officials are looking everywhere they can think of for H5N2 bird flu, which has killed more than 39 million birds.







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'Hangry' and Thirsty? 6 Signs It's Time to Fire Your Diet

If you can't stop thinking of chocolate, that's a clue you need to change your eating plan.







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Is Arthritis Just for Old People? (No)

Dr. Ernest Patti breaks down why arthritis isn't just an ailment for the elderly.







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Doubts on Pre-Natal Gene Test Saved One Child's Life

Stacie and Lincoln Chapman warn of a tragic decision they nearly made based on a blood test of their unborn baby's DNA that turned out to be wrong.







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53 People in 9 States Sickened After Eating Raw Tuna

The source of the outbreak is unknown, but most who fell ill reported eating sushi containing raw tuna.







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Don't Hold Your Breath: CDC Reports on Pool Accidents

It's called "dangerous underwater breath-holding behavior" and it can kill even highly trained swimmers, health officials report.







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Mind-Controlled Robot Arm Gives New Freedom to Paralyzed Man

A man paralyzed from the neck down can drink on his own using a mind-controlled robot arm.







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Depression Raises Parkinson's Risk, Study Confirms

A new study strengthens evidence that depression may raise the risk of Parkinson's disease.







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CT Scan Shows Nail in Man's Eye

3D medical scan video provided by The New England Journal of Medicine details how a nail pierced through patient's eye.







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Depression Raises Parkinson's Risk, Study Confirms

A new study strengthens evidence that depression may raise the risk of Parkinson's disease.







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Peter Pan Maker Pays $11 Million Over Food Poisoning

ConAgra Foods has agreed to pay $11.2 million for shipping salmonella-contaminated Peter Pan peanut butter.







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New Rabies Strain Found in New Mexico

A new strain of rabies has been discovered in southern New Mexico.







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What Are the Most Common Skin Cancers?

Melanoma, squamous cell and basal cell skin cancers are three common types of skin cancer.







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Pharmacy in Fungal Meningitis Outbreak To Pay Victims $200 Million

The now-defunct Massachusetts pharmacy behind a 2012 meningitis outbreak that killed at least 64 people will pay out $200 million.







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ConAgra May Be Charged Over Peanut Butter Recall

ConAgra Foods is likely to face criminal charges after a U.S. government investigation of the company's 2007 peanut butter recall.







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Snake Boots Recalled After Demonstration Goes Wrong

Rocky Brands, Inc. is recalling one model of its snake boots after a snake bit through a pair.







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Which Cancer Screenings Do You Need?

Screening for cancer has gotten more complicated in recent years with evolving guidelines that sometimes conflict.











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