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Chicken pinpointed as cause of salmonella outbreak

Posted: 10/08/2013 - Health officials urged consumers to cook chicken thoroughly and take other precautions after an 18-state salmonella outbreak that has made hundreds sick in recent months.

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Tennessee begins sending 'Welcome Baby' packets

Posted: 10/02/2013 - Officials say the packets will be sent within a few weeks of each birth reported to the state and contain information about child development, parenting and programs offered by the Tennessee Department of Health

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A bumpy first day for new insurance marketplaces

Posted: 10/02/2013 - For millions of Americans trying to log in, the online insurance marketplaces created by the new health care law began with a stalled website, an error message or a menu that didn't work.

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Cuts block some seeking NIH research treatment

Posted: 10/02/2013 - Patients hoping to enroll for treatment in cutting-edge research studies at the National Institutes of Health's renowned hospital will have to seek care elsewhere during the government shutdown.

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Plan to stop TB in kids overdue but problematic

Posted: 10/02/2013 - Health officials are embarking on an ambitious plan to wipe out tuberculosis in children worldwide, even though they don't know exactly how many cases there are.

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Insurance markets open to surge of new customers

Posted: 10/01/2013 - The online insurance marketplaces that are at the heart of President Barack Obama's health care overhaul struggled to handle the wave of new consumers Tuesday, the first day of a six-month open-enrollment period.

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Global study: World not ready for aging population

Posted: 10/01/2013 - The report ranks the social and economic well-being of elders in 91 countries, with Sweden coming out on top and Afghanistan at the bottom. It reflects what advocates for the old have been warning.

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More babies share parents' beds despite SIDS risks

Posted: 10/01/2013 - The government's latest infant bed-sharing numbers show a troubling trend: the percentage of U.S. babies sleeping with parents or another child more than doubled since the early 1990s.

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Health insurance markets open; success to be seen

Posted: 10/01/2013 - Millions of Americans will be able to shop for the first time Tuesday on the insurance marketplaces that are at the heart of President Barack Obama's health care reforms.

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FDA approves first pre-surgical breast cancer drug

Posted: 09/30/2013 - A biotech drug from Roche has become the first medicine approved to treat breast cancer before surgery, offering an earlier approach against one of the deadliest forms of the disease.

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House OKs bill aimed at improving drug safety

Posted: 09/30/2013 - The House easily approved bipartisan legislation Saturday aimed at improving the safety of drugs produced by compounding pharmacies that mix customized pharmaceuticals.

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Report ponders: How sensitive is climate to CO2?

Posted: 09/27/2013 - Scientists are more confident than ever that pumping carbon dioxide into the air by burning fossil fuels is warming the planet. The question is, by how much?

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Obamacare online sign-up delayed for small businesses

Posted: 09/26/2013 - Administration officials are quietly telling key interest groups to expect initial glitches signing up online for coverage under President Barack Obama's health care overhaul.

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Government shutdown wouldn't stop Obamacare

Updated: 09/26/2013 - Deleting the money to implement the law, the GOP's dream scenario, would indeed cripple Obamacare. But that's much less likely to happen than a government shutdown.

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Reunited Obama, Bill Clinton tout health care law

Posted: 09/25/2013 - President Barack Obama and former President Bill Clinton took to the same stage Tuesday to promote the new health care law that Obama championed after Clinton's own efforts to reform health care years earlier fell flat.

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