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Cuba modifies its suspension of Mexico flights

Posted: 04/29/2009 - Fearing swine flu, Cuba is suspending all regular and charter flights from Mexico to the island but still allowing airlines to return travelers to Mexico.

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Weighing in on ADHD drugs for children

Posted: 04/28/2009 - A new study suggests children taking medicine for attention deficit disorder are better test takers than unmedicated children with the disorder.

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Salmonella linked to alfalfa sprouts

Posted: 04/28/2009 - Health officials are telling people to avoid eating raw alfalfa sprouts because they could be contaminated with salmonella.

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Gov't won't urge people to wear masks in workplace

Posted: 04/27/2009 - A leading U.S. health official says authorities are not currently recommending that people across the country put on masks in the workplace to protect against swine flu infection.

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Mexico City closes museums to stop flu outbreak

Updated: 04/25/2009 - Mexico's federal government has closed museums, libraries, and state-run theaters as well as schools in its overcrowded capital to stop a swine flu outbreak authorities say may have killed as many as 60 people.

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Tax increase encourages smokers to kick the habit

Updated: 04/23/2009 - Three weeks after a federal cigarette tax increase went into effect, there are clear signs smokers are reaching out for help to quit. Some doctors say it's lighting up interest in smoking cessation prescription medication.

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Checking men for melanoma

Posted: 04/22/2009 - Older men should visit their doctors to check for melanoma because they're less likely to find it themselves.

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