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GMA Host Has Blood, Bone Marrow Disorder

Posted: 06/11/2012 - Five years after being treated for breast cancer, "Good Morning America" co-host Robin Roberts has a new health fight on her hands.

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Exercisers Have Fatter Paychecks

Posted: 06/08/2012 - Researchers at Cleveland State University now say there's a connection between how much you work out, and how much money you make.

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Man Gets Double Arm Transplant

Posted: 06/07/2012 - A Mexican man whose arms were severely burned by electricity became the first patient in Latin America to receive a double arm transplant, doctors said Thursday.

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Study: Smart Bomb Drug Affects Breast Cancer

Posted: 06/02/2012 - Doctors have successfully dropped the first "smart bomb" on breast cancer, using a drug to deliver a toxic payload to tumor cells while leaving healthy ones alone.

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NYC Proposes Ban on Sale of Oversized Sodas

Posted: 05/31/2012 - Mayor Michael Bloomberg is proposing a ban on the sale of large sodas and other sugary drinks in the city's restaurants, delis and movie theaters in the hopes of combating obesity - an expansion of his administration's efforts to encourage healthy behavior by limiting residents' choices.

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Study Says Formerly Fat Women are Seen as Less Attractive

Posted: 05/30/2012 - Formerly obese women may still be considered unattractive even after they lost their excess weight. A recently published study showed people judge thin women differently if they knew about their weight history.

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High UV Level for Reno

Updated: 05/30/2012 - High UV levels for the Reno area have dermatologists urging people to take precautions. The UV level for Wednesday was considered unusually high.

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1 in 3 Obese -- Including the Homeless

Posted: 05/27/2012 - Obesity is a widespread epidemic, even among the homeless. While the popularized image of a homeless individual is one of skin and bones, a new study shows the reality is not so. One in three (32.3%) homeless individuals in the United States is obese, highlighting a hunger-obesity paradox.

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Rural Health Emergency Summit in Fallon

Posted: 05/26/2012 - Emergency response leaders from rural counties across Nevada are gathering in Churchill County in the coming week for a Public Health Rural Emergency Preparedness Summit.

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Georgia Woman Learns Toll of Flesh-Eating Bacteria

Updated: 05/18/2012 - Faced with the prospect of losing both hands and her one remaining foot, a young Georgia woman battling to survive a case of flesh-eating bacteria that has already claimed one leg mouthed the words "Let's do this."

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WCSD Manages Students With Food Allergies

Updated: 05/18/2012 - So many kids have been diagnosed with severe food allergies in our area, the Washoe County School District has come out with a 24-page policy that outlines what should be done in case a child suffers an allergic reaction.

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Addiction Series: Drug and Alcohol

Updated: 05/17/2012 - The National Institute of Drug Abuse estimates ten percent of Americans have a drug or alcohol problem.

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TB Patient Charged for Not Taking Medication

Posted: 05/16/2012 - A tuberculosis patient has been charged in California after authorities said he failed to take medication for the highly contagious disease.

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Lawyers: Criminal Probe Targets Egg Magnate, Aides for 2010 Outbreak

Posted: 05/16/2012 - Lawyers representing a disgraced egg industry magnate, his son and one of their company's financial officers say their clients are potential targets of a criminal investigation into the 2010 salmonella outbreak that sickened thousands of Americans and led to a massive recall of their products.

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Addiction Series: Love/Relationship Addiction

Posted: 05/16/2012 - Throughout this addiction series, therapist Michele Happe says addicts find something to fill the void they feel inside. As the series continues, Happe says some addicts fill the void with a person.

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Addiction Series: Shopping Addiction

Posted: 05/16/2012 - The addiction series continues on KOLO 8 News Now. Experts say "shopoholism" affects many people and can destroy relationships, drain your savings and get you in trouble with the law.

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More U.S. Adults Sleepwalking

Posted: 05/15/2012 - More American adults say they have problems with sleepwalking. That's the headline of a new study by Stanford University.

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