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Conn. peanut butter linked to salmonella outbreak

Posted: 01/21/2009 - Connecticut officials say testing on an unopened tub of King Nut peanut butter taken from a West Haven distributor last week has found the same strain of salmonella that has sickened people across the country.

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MRSA rising in children with infections

Posted: 01/21/2009 - (AP) Researchers say they found an "alarming" increase in children's ear, nose and throat infections nationwide caused by dangerous drug-resistant staph germs.

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Surgery for acid reflux sufferers

Posted: 01/21/2009 - (CBS) One out of 10 Americans has heartburn on a regular basis. For many, the cause of the problem is gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), commonly known as acid reflux.

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Benefits of Smoking Bans

Posted: 01/19/2009 - Mayo Clinic doctors say research shows smoking bans in public places do have a positive impact on your health.

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High blood pressure spikes in Winter

Posted: 01/19/2009 - CBS News (WebMD) Falling temperatures in winter may cause an unhealthy rise in high blood pressure in elderly people, according to a new study linking cooler temperatures with higher blood pressure.

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Electromagnetic treatment for migraines

Posted: 01/13/2009 - It's like something you'd see on Star Trek -- placing an electromagnetic device on your head to get rid of migraine headaches.

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Drug from genetically engineered goats a first

Posted: 01/07/2009 - In a scientific first, an anti-clotting drug made from the milk of genetically engineered goats is moving closer to government approval for humans.

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Bladder Pacemaker

Posted: 01/05/2009 - When you think of a pacemaker the first thing that comes to mind is the heart. But now something simlar may be an option for the many Americans, especially women, who suffer from an embarrassing issue called urinary incontinence.

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It's new years resolution time

Updated: 12/30/2008 - Every year we make them and every year we break them. Of course I'm talking about new years resolutions. The number one resolution every year always has to do with losing weight or getting in shape. But the problem comes with motivation and results. People lack motivation when the pounds don't immediatly come off. We talked with some fitness experts today and have some tips on making your resolution last.

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Hypothermia keeping cardiac patients alive

Posted: 12/22/2008 - Every winter it happens, someone dies from exposure to the cold. Hypothermia can happen quickly in very cold weather or in cold water and it is often life threatening. But hypothermia is a good thing for some people in specific situations. In fact many emergency rooms are using it to help keep people alive.

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Postpartum Exercises

Posted: 12/17/2008 - Getting your body back after having a baby is never easy, but most experts agree the sooner you start, the easier it may be.

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Cancer to be world's top killer by 2010

Posted: 12/09/2008 - The World Health Organization warns that the rising use of tobacco will help turn cancer into the world's top killer by 2010.

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Half-dose flu shots work in adults

Posted: 12/08/2008 - A new government study finds that half-dose flu shots are effective in adults, especially in women and those younger than 50.

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Tennessee among unhealthiest states

Posted: 12/04/2008 - Tennessee is ranked among the five unhealthiest states for the fifth consecutive year in an annual report.

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