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Young Belize girl recovers after hours of surgery

Updated: 04/23/2012 - Thanks to the hours and dedication of dozens of doctor from UT Medical Center and East Tennessee Children's Hospital; Caterina is recovering after a life saving surgery.

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US teen births: Miss. has highest rate, NH lowest

Posted: 04/10/2012 - Nearly every state saw a decline in teen births from 2007 to 2010, with the biggest drop in Arizona at 29 percent. Rates stayed about the same in three states: Montana, North Dakota and West Virginia.

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Calif. finds toxins in nail polishes

Posted: 04/10/2012 - Some nail polishes commonly found in California salons and advertised as free of a so-called "toxic trio" of chemicals actually have high levels of agents known to cause birth defects, according to state chemical regulators.

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New report says some medical tests unnecessary

Updated: 04/05/2012 - The new report, developed by societies that represent hundreds of thousands of physicians, claims some doctors are performing unnecessary tests and treatments.

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Hearing loss a growing problem for adolescents

Posted: 04/05/2012 - Audiologists at the Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt say long-term hearing loss is possible because of the proliferation of smartphones, portable gaming systems and media players.

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Hearing loss a growing problem for adolescents

Posted: 04/05/2012 - Audiologists at the Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt say long-term hearing loss is possible because of the proliferation of smartphones, portable gaming systems and media players.

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Medical marijuana bill stalls in Senate

Posted: 04/04/2012 - The Government Operations Committee voted 5-4 on Wednesday to send the proposal sponsored by Democratic Sen. Beverly Marrero of Memphis to the Senate Health Committee.

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New effort by MDs to cut wasteful medical spending

Posted: 04/04/2012 - Nine medical societies representing nearly 375,000 physicians are challenging the widely held perception that more health care is better, releasing lists Wednesday of tests and treatments their members should no longer automatically order.

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Obama confident health care law will be upheld

Posted: 04/02/2012 - President Barack Obama offered a firm defense of his health care law, saying Monday he remains confident that the law will be upheld by the U.S. Supreme Court.

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Long use of any hormones poses cancer risk

Updated: 04/01/2012 - New research suggests that long-term use of any type of hormones to ease menopause symptoms can raise a women's risk of breast cancer.

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High court has options on health care law

Posted: 03/30/2012 - Now the justices will wrestle with what to do with President Barack Obama's health care overhaul. They have a range of options, from upholding the law to striking it down in its entirety.

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As more autism reported, doctors say check early

Posted: 03/30/2012 - According to new government statistics, the rate is about 1 in 88. That means autism is nearly twice as common as the government reported just five years ago. The largest increases are in Hispanic kids.

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As more autism reported, doctors say check early

Posted: 03/30/2012 - At 18 months, Cristina Astacio spoke only a few words, wouldn't respond to her name and shunned other kids in her day care group. Last October, her worried parents found out why.

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Govs tour Neb. beef plant to see 'pink slime'

Posted: 03/30/2012 - Governors of three states got up close with "pink slime" Thursday, touching and examining treated beef at a plant and eating hamburgers made with it in a bid to persuade grossed-out consumers and grocery stores the product is safe to consume.

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