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Can a person be both healthy and obese?

Posted: 05/01/2014 - An obese person who has normal blood pressure, normal cholesterol and normal blood sugar levels is still at risk for heart disease

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Nail salon UV lamps: Are they safe?

Posted: 05/01/2014 - A typical salon manicure involves drying freshly painted nails under a lamp that emits ultraviolet-A (UV-A) rays -- a spectrum of light long linked to skin cancers.

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Stonyfield recalls some YoBaby cups

Updated: 04/26/2014 - Organic yogurt producer Stonyfield is voluntarily recalling a small portion of its YoBaby cups that were shipped to some Target and Walmart stores because of concerns about possible coliform bacteria contamination.

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Why are people spiteful?

Posted: 04/25/2014 - Spite involves "hurting others with the risk of also hurting one's self,"

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Dirty money: Your cash is home to thousands of bacteria

Posted: 04/24/2014 - Your money is dirtier than you think. The dollar bill is home to thousands of microbes -- bacteria, fungi and pathogens that can cause such illnesses as skin infections, stomach ulcers and food poisoning

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Do false-positives scare women away from mammograms?

Posted: 04/22/2014 - Researchers learned that the false-positive results had another effect. "We found that the false-positive experience made women more likely to say they would undergo screening".

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Long winter, climate change may affect allergy symptoms this season

Posted: 04/21/2014 - The warm weather has finally arrived for much of the country, but it's bringing an extra dose of pollen for allergy sufferers this year as a result of the long winter and climate change, according to CBS News medical contributor Dr. Holly Phillips.

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USDA orders farms to report pig virus infections

Posted: 04/18/2014 - The federal government is starting a new program to help monitor and possibly control the spread of a virus that has killed millions of pigs since showing up in the U.S. last year.

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