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Katarzyna Bialasiewicz | Dreamstime.com
October 16, 2018 - 3:41 pm
U.S. health officials on Tuesday reported a jump in cases of a rare paralyzing illness in children, and said it seems to be following an every-other-year pattern.
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October 16, 2018 - 11:58 am
Obesity surgery may dramatically lower the danger of heart attacks and strokes in patients with diabetes, new research suggests, reinforcing evidence that benefits extend beyond weight loss.
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Electron Microscope Image Of The Chickenpox Virus
Dr. Erskine Palmer/CDC via AP
October 12, 2018 - 10:11 am
A small but growing proportion of the youngest children in the U.S. have not been vaccinated against any disease, worrying health officials.
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Shelby Cassesse
October 10, 2018 - 7:58 pm
Three children in Pittsburgh are suspected of having the rare disease
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October 10, 2018 - 12:34 pm
The sixth probable human case of West Nile Virus this year has been identified in Bellevue.
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October 10, 2018 - 10:32 am
Mat Beren and his friends used to drive by the vast greenhouses of southern British Columbia and joke about how much weed they could grow there.
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Larry receiving his flu shot
Rob Graner
Larry Richert and John Shumway
October 09, 2018 - 10:49 am
There is no way to predict how bad the flu season is going to be each year.
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October 09, 2018 - 9:51 am
Backers of broad marijuana legalization are looking to break through a geographic barrier in November and get their first foothold in the Midwest after a string of election victories in Northeastern and Western states.
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