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New peanut allergy patch

Posted: 02/07/2014 - Nearly three million Americans suffer from some form of nut allergy, and one of the most common is a sensitivity to peanuts. For people with a severe peanut allergy, exposure could be deadly.

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How to get kids to eat their vegetables

Posted: 02/07/2014 - Preschoolers introduced to Brussels sprouts alongside cream cheese to spread on the bitter vegetable were more likely to say that they liked the sprouts and ate more of them, even when they were later served plain.

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New technology helps relieve sinus problems

Updated: 02/07/2014 - It's a procedure that uses balloon technology for treating chronic sinusitis, which affects 35 million Americans with intense pain and pressure.

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Stomach bugs on cruise ships: Tips to stay safe

Posted: 01/30/2014 - Cruises can be packed with passengers in close quarters, raising the potential for infectious diseases to spread like wildfire if anyone on board gets sick.

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New rules sought to make child car seats safer

Posted: 01/22/2014 - Child car seats would for the first time have to protect children from death and injury in side-impact crashes under regulations the government proposed Wednesday.

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Survey: One in ten New Hampshire adolescents use marijuana

Updated: 01/20/2014 - As New Hampshire lawmakers consider a bill that would legalize up to an ounce of marijuana for adults, the state Health Department is drawing attention to research showing high marijuana use among 12-to-17-year-olds.

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Massachusetts deal would create meningitis victims' fund

Posted: 12/24/2013 - Attorneys for creditors of a Massachusetts pharmacy linked to a nationwide meningitis outbreak say they've reached a preliminary settlement that would set up a victim compensation fund worth more than $100 million. Tennessee was one of the hardest-hit states in the outbreak.

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Ways to avoid food allergy issues

Updated: 12/24/2013 - Food allergies can be life threatening, and with an abundance of food for the holidays, a local group wants to help you get through the holidays safely.

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NYC's Bloomberg led the way on trans fats ban

Posted: 11/08/2013 - Artificial trans fats were as American as apple pie when New York City's health-conscious mayor, Michael Bloomberg, pushed to ban them from restaurant food in his city in 2006.

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