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Fewer People Registering for Susan G. Komen Races

Posted: 04/19/2012 - Many supporters of the Susan G. Komen breast cancer charity have abandoned the group's events after it decided to stop making grants to Planned Parenthood and then reversed that decision.

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Helping Overweight Pets

Updated: 04/11/2012 - Humans aren't the only ones fighting obesity. A British charity called the People's Dispensary for Sick Animals aims to help pets slim down.

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Sex Education Lagging in U.S. Schools

Posted: 04/08/2012 - Sex education is becoming less prevalent in American middle schools. That's according to new data released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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MDA Telethon Leaving Las Vegas

Posted: 04/06/2012 - The Muscular Dystrophy Association telethon is leaving Sin City for the City of Angels.

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Doctors Want to Redefine Autism; Parents Worried

Posted: 04/05/2012 - One child doesn't talk, rocks rhythmically back and forth and stares at clothes spinning in the dryer. Another has no trouble talking but is obsessed with trains, methodically naming every station in his state.

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Study: Children Not Getting Enough Outdoor Playtime

Posted: 04/03/2012 - A new study shows roughly half of America's pre-school-aged children are not getting a daily dose of outdoor playtime. Researchers looked at nearly nine-thousand pre-schoolers nationwide.

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FDA Probes Salmonella That Sickened 90

Posted: 04/03/2012 - Federal health officials are investigating an outbreak of salmonella that has sickened 90 people in 19 states and the District of Columbia, according to a Food and Drug Administration memo.

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Coming Up With New Menu is Whopper of a Task

Updated: 04/02/2012 - When Burger King set about to fix its ailing empire, the fast food giant started by scrutinizing everything on the menu - even the mayonnaise.

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Blacks Have Trouble Clearing Cervical Cancer Virus

Posted: 04/02/2012 - Provocative new research might help explain why black women are so much more likely than whites to develop and die from cervical cancer: They seem to have more trouble clearing HPV, the virus that causes the disease.

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Rare Hand, Foot, Mouth Disease Seen In Washoe

Updated: 03/30/2012 - A rare form of a hand, foot and mouth disease has made an appearance in northern Nevada, infecting 30 kids and their parents at a local day care center.

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Belly Blessings

Updated: 03/30/2012 - Expectant moms want the best for their babies even before they are born. Most will appreciate any good vibrations that come their way. That’s the idea behind “Belly Blessings.”

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Studies: Surgery Can Put Diabetes into Remission

Posted: 03/26/2012 - New research gives clear proof that weight-loss surgery can reverse and possibly cure diabetes, and doctors say the operation should be offered sooner to more people with the disease not just as a last resort.

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UNSOM Students Make A Match

Updated: 03/16/2012 - Imagine spending four years of your life studying, taking tests and making contacts all leading up to one day. That day will determine in most cases what you’ll be doing the rest of your life. Welcome to Match Day at the University of Nevada School of Medicine.

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'Pink Slime' Not Served in Washoe Schools

Posted: 03/17/2012 - There's a movement to ban 'pink slime' from schools. The USDA is expected to announce schools participating in the national school lunch program will be able to opt out of serving beef made with pink slime.

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