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Dr. Gupta explains: What is mumps?

Wed, 12/24/2014 - 3:27pm
Mumps starts with a fever, headache, muscle aches, tiredness & loss of appetite, followed by swelling of salivary glands
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Eggnog chugging lands man in hospital

Wed, 12/24/2014 - 10:13am
An eggnog chugging contest at an office party left one man hospitalized for three days. CNN affiliate KSL reports.
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How to help your hangover

Wed, 12/24/2014 - 9:11am
If you can't help but over-enjoy Auntie Mary's holiday punch or you really, really think the office owes you as much top shelf booze as you can consume, then you may want to read this carefully.
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Family battles rare eye disease

Wed, 12/24/2014 - 9:09am
Childhood uveitis is a rare disease that can cause blindness if not treated early. Most young people with uveitis also have juvenile arthritis.
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FDA eases policy for blood donations from gay men

Wed, 12/24/2014 - 9:00am
Gay men who've abstained from sex for one year would be able to donate blood in 2015, ending a lifetime ban for the gay community, under a proposed FDA policy change unveiled Tuesday.
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Cambodia orders probe into 'HIV village'

Tue, 12/23/2014 - 7:56am
Cambodia Prime Minister has called for an inquiry into a remote village as more than 100 are tested HIV positive.
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Ebola fighter coming to U.S.

Tue, 12/23/2014 - 7:44am
A young Liberian woman who saved three of her relatives by nursing them back to health after they contracted the Ebola virus is coming to the United States to finish her nursing degree.
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Replace the 'sex talk' with the 'tech talk'?

Tue, 12/23/2014 - 7:15am
While most parents think about having a 'sex talk' with their children, not as many think about talking about technology, and that is a big mistake, experts say.
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Simple steps to beating the holiday blues

Mon, 12/22/2014 - 1:15pm
Samantha Gattsek's family has never made a big deal out of holiday celebrations. But this year, she feels especially disconnected from the seasonal cheer surrounding her.
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Your brain's Christmas wish

Mon, 12/22/2014 - 10:33am
Attention last-minute shoppers: We're sorry that you still have no idea what you're going to buy for friends and family this holiday season. So we asked some psychologists what, from the point of view of how the mind works, might make a great gift.
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Navigating the holidays with food allergies

Mon, 12/22/2014 - 10:26am
Holidays are a particularly challenging time for us food-allergic individuals with so many desserts and homemade treats, casseroles and dips laid out on the table -- largely without ingredient labels.
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Are you crazy for working out while sick?

Mon, 12/22/2014 - 8:07am
We're all for pushing yourself when it's laziness that's holding you back, but there are times when heading to spin class or the weight room can do your body more harm than good.
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Rare disease makes baby 'untouchable'

Mon, 12/22/2014 - 7:26am
Parents were shocked to find out their child has a disease which makes skin-to-skin contact nearly impossible.
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Caramel apples linked to fatal listeria outbreak

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 12:23pm
Caramel apples are linked to an outbreak of listeriosis. So far four people are dead and 28 others have become sick in at least 10 different states.
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Hockey rink poisoning sickens dozens

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 10:22am
A carbon monoxide leak at a Wisconsin ice rink left 81 people hospitalized. CNN affiliate WISC has the details.
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Give hugs, avoid colds?

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 9:04am
Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University say giving hugs could keep you well. Dr. Seema Yasmin has more.
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This is your brain on crafting

Thu, 12/18/2014 - 7:22am
Her brother's sudden death in 2004 hit Sarah Huerta hard.
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The debilitating outbreak sweeping the Americas

Wed, 12/17/2014 - 3:34pm
Its name means "bending over in pain." It has no treatment or vaccine. Its symptoms resemble Dengue fever. And it has infected more than 1 million people -- 155 of them fatally -- since spreading to the Americas one year ago.
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Go ahead, lie about your age

Wed, 12/17/2014 - 9:14am
People who feel younger at heart live longer. A new study shows those people are among a group who have a lower death rate, compared with those who felt their age or older.
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Senate confirms new surgeon general

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 10:26am
The Senate confirmed Vivek Murthy as surgeon general on Monday night as Democrats -- in the final days of their majority control of the chamber -- overcame stiff opposition from the National Rifle Association.
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