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Study Finds High Number Of Deaths Linked To Excessive Drinking

A new study from the Center for Disease Control (CDC) finds excessive drinking accounts for nearly 1 in 10 deaths.


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CDC: ‘Bad’ Flu Season Has Earliest Start In A Decade

Flu season is off to its earliest start in nearly 10 years — and it could be a bad one.


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Tobacco Sales To Minors Hits All-Time Low

Sales of tobacco to minors in the U.S. reached an all-time low in 2011 under a federal and state inspection program intended to curb underage tobacco use, according to a report released Thursday.


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Salmonella Outbreak In Maryland Spread By Turtles

Maryland health officials are warning people to take care when handling baby animals after six people fell ill after being exposed to baby turtles.