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Social Media Helped in Probe of Md. Rabies Death

Public health investigators say they used Facebook and other social media to find people potentially exposed to the rabies virus after a Maryland man died from the disease last year in a rare case of transmission through a transplanted organ.

04/08/2014

Holiday Traveling

How to Stay Healthy While Traveling

Whether it’s a business trip, vacation with family or a solo venture, there’s nothing much worse than feeling under the weather or having an upset stomach from unhealthy foods. Here are 10 tips to stay healthy while traveling.

03/18/2014

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Caribbean Cruise Ended Early After Hundreds Become Ill

The Royal Caribbean cruise line on Sunday ended a ship’s 10-day trip in the Caribbean early after hundreds of passengers and crew members were sickened with a gastrointestinal illness.

01/27/2014

US adults covered by private plans or no plans at all have lower psychological distress than those with public plans such as the Affordable Care Act or Medicare. (Photo credit should read ROBERTO SCHMIDT/AFP/Getty Images)

Study: US Adults With Public Insurance Plans Have Higher Psychological Distress

US adults covered by private plans or no plans at all have lower psychological distress than those with public plans such as the Affordable Care Act or Medicare.

01/09/2014

U.S. first lady Michelle Obama addresses school children as part of a ''Let's Move! Active Schools'' event. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Despite Let’s Move Campaign, Just 1 in 4 Young Teens Meet U.S. Fitness Guidelines

Young teens aren’t exactly embracing the government’s Let’s Move mantra, the latest fitness data suggest.

01/08/2014

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CDC: Water at Marine Base Linked to Birth Defects

A long-awaited study by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirms a link between tainted tap water at a U.S. Marine Corps base in North Carolina and increased risk of serious birth defects and childhood cancers.

12/06/2013

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New York City Council Votes to Raise Tobacco-Buying Age to 21

Young New Yorkers who want to light up will soon have to wait for their 21st birthdays before they can buy a pack of cigarettes.

10/31/2013

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CDC Says Stomach Bug Linked To Cilantro, Salad Mix

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says some Texas cases in a severe stomach bug outbreak last summer have been linked to Mexican cilantro.

10/23/2013

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Study: Children’s Use of E-cigarettes Increasing

Children — like adults — are increasingly trying electronic cigarettes, according to the first large national study to gauge use by middle and high school students.

09/05/2013

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HPV Vaccine Cut iInfection by Half in Teen Girls

A vaccine against a cervical cancer virus has cut infections in teen girls by half, according to a study released Wednesday.

06/19/2013

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