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Flu Season Is Off to an Early Start This Year: CDC

Federal health officials have warned that this year's vaccine does not provide much protection.






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Caramel Apples Linked to Five Deaths, CDC Says

Health officials are warning consumers to avoid prepackaged caramel apples after they were linked to five deaths and more than two dozen illnesses.






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Caramel Apples Linked to 5 Deaths, CDC Says

Health officials are warning consumers to avoid prepackaged caramel apples after they were linked to five deaths and more than two dozen illnesses.






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Could Christmas Worsen Ebola's Spread?

Aid experts worry that Christmas travel could spread more than good cheer. They're worried it will spread Ebola.






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That Cheap Old Car Might Carry Deadly Cost for Teens

When shopping for a safe car for their teens, parents might want to aim for the newest model they can afford, a new study suggests.






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One More Drug For Ebola Treatment Pipeline?

German doctors think they have another possible drug to add to the Ebola treatment pipeline.






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Could Ibuprofen Extend Lives for Humans, Too?

Regular doses of ibuprofen were found to extend lifespans - with healthy bonus time - in worms, flies and yeast, according to a new study.






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Baby Has 'Worst Disease You've Never Heard Of'

The infant has a rare genetic condition that makes her skin blister and rupture from friction.






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Air Pollution in Pregnancy May Nearly Double Autism Risk

Pregnant women may nearly double their risk of giving birth to an autistic child by inhaling smog spewed by vehicles or smoke stacks, a study finds.






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New Stroke Treatment: Removing Clot Can Limit Disability

For the first time in two decades, a new treatment has been shown to limit damage from a common type of stroke.






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103-Year-Old Doctor on Longevity: 'Exercise is Over-rated'

Dr. Ephraim Engleman will celebrate his 104th birthday in March, but he's too busy to dwell on reaching that remarkable age.






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Smartphone Controlled Hands Offer Assisted Control

Using input from a smartphone app, newly developed prosthetic hands can perform complex tasks and gestures. KPRC's Haley Hernandez reports.






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Feds File Murder Charges in Fungal Meningitis Outbreak

Owners of a Massachusetts pharmacy that distributed contaminated drugs that killed 64 people have been charged with murder and racketeering.

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Transgender Teacher on Joy, Heartbreak of Life as a Woman

Karen Adell Scot started the year as Gary Sconce, a high school science teacher who went back to school a woman.






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Yes, You Lose Weight by Breathing: Study

Each breath carries not just water weight, but actual matter, in the form of carbon atoms, taken right out of your fat cells, according to






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Arrests Made in Meningitis Outbreak That Killed 60

Arrests have been made in connection with the investigation into the New England Compounding Center following a deadly meningitis outbreak.






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Children's Cartoons Are Rife With Death and Murders: Study

The significant characters in kids' animated films are 2.5 times more likely to die than those in adult dramas, researchers found






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Children's Cartoons Are Rife With Death and Murder: Study

The significant characters in kids' animated films are 2.5 times more likely to die than those in adult dramas, researchers found

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Children's Cartoons Are Rife With Murders: Study

The significant characters in kids' animated films are 2.5 times more likely to die than those in adult dramas, researchers found






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Most U.S. Doctors Now Support Aid in Dying

For the first time, most U.S. doctors favor aid in dying, backing the rights of terminal patients to seek "a dignified death," a new poll finds.





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