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Badger Sparks Standoff in Urban Water Store

Posted: 08/09/2012 - A badger wandered into a bottled water store in northern Nevada, dodged a tranquilizer dart and held authorities at bay for about an hour before the teeth-baring critter was lured into a cage with cat food.

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New study questions science behind sports drinks

Posted: 08/06/2012 - Sports drinks are a $7-billion worldwide industry. But just as the Olympics games began in London a group of researchers at England's Oxford University published a study of the marketing claims and the science behind them in BMJ, the British medical journal.

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'Garden Fresh Foods' Recalls Seven Tons of Salad

Updated: 08/02/2012 - A Wisconsin company that makes packaged salads is recalling nearly seven tons of products because they contain onions that are the subject of a separate recall.

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50 Shades Spawns Baby Boom

Updated: 07/31/2012 - The book is so popular one British hotel has replaced Gideon's bible with copies of 50 Shades of Grey in each of it's rooms. Amy Robach is here to tell us about one other trend on the horizon.

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Recall: Prepared Trader Joe's BBQ Chicken Salads

Updated: 07/27/2012 - Federal food safety inspectors say prepared barbecue chicken salads sold at Trader Joe's are being recalled because they contain diced onions that may be contaminated with the potentially deadly listeria bacteria.

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Pro, Con Arguments on Proposed NY Sugary Drink Ban

Updated: 07/24/2012 - New York City's health board is holding a public hearing on a proposal to ban restaurants, movie theaters and other eateries from serving giant-sized sugary drinks.

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FDA Warns of Bacteria in Shellfish from NY Harbor

Posted: 07/20/2012 - The Food and Drug Administration is warning people not to eat raw or partially cooked shellfish harvested from New York's Oyster Bay Harbor because they have been linked to cases of foodborne illness in several states.

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CDC: Whooping Cough Rising at Alarming Rate in US

Posted: 07/19/2012 - The U.S. appears headed for its worst year for whooping cough in more than five decades, with the number of cases rising at an epidemic rate that experts say may reflect a problem with the effectiveness of the vaccine.

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Doctors Use Eggs to Reverse Egg Allergies in Kids

Posted: 07/18/2012 - First peanuts, now eggs. Doctors have reversed allergies in some children and teens by giving them tiny daily doses of problem foods, gradually training their immune systems to accept them.

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FDA: BPA No Longer Allowed in Baby Bottles

Updated: 07/17/2012 - The federal government announced Tuesday that baby bottles and sippy cups can no longer contain bisphenol-A, or BPA, the plastic chemical which has been subject to years of scientific scrutiny.

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Source of Haiti Cholera Bug Goes Under Microscope

Posted: 07/17/2012 - The death rate from the Haiti cholera epidemic that has killed more than 7,000 people over the past two years has finally ebbed, but the debate about the source of the disease has only grown more heated.

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FDA Approves First Pill to Help Prevent HIV

Posted: 07/16/2012 - The Food and Drug Administration has approved the first drug shown to reduce the risk of HIV infection, a milestone in the 30-year battle against the virus that causes AIDS.

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Governors Put Off Health Care Questions, For Now

Updated: 07/15/2012 - Millions of uninsured people may have to wait until after Election Day to find out if and how they can get coverage through President Barack Obama's health care law.

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Shape Up For Free

Posted: 07/14/2012 - The City of Reno is offering free exercise classes to the public 4 days each week. The series called "Shape Up Reno" aims to fight obesity and promote healthy living.

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New Safety Guidelines for Baby Monitor Cords

Posted: 07/11/2012 - The Consumer Product Safety Commission and the Juvenile Products Manufacturers Association are warning parents about the danger of cords used for audio and video baby monitors.

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No West Nile Virus Cases Yet In Nevada

Posted: 07/06/2012 - While California is reporting West Nile activity, there have been no cases so far reported in Nevada. Meaning no positive mosquito pools, birds, horses or humans. Despite that fact, its still time to start protecting yourself from the disease.

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Couples Gamble for Chance at Pregnancy

Updated: 07/04/2012 - Just inside the automatic sliding doors of Spring Valley Hospital Medical Center in Las Vegas, an oversized baby bottle beckons visitors from atop a folding table. One by one, 140 men and women approach the table in the hospital lobby. Before scouting a seat, they rip a raffle ticket from a tightly coiled roll on the table, sign the back and toss it into the bottle. If all goes as planned, the ticket to a free baby could be inside it.

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Mud-Making Moms Beat Cosmetic Goliaths

Posted: 07/03/2012 - In New York recently the bright stage was packed with cosmetic Goliaths like L'Oreal, MAC, Kimberly-Clark, Beyonce and . . . two moms from cow-town Fernley, Nevada.

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FACT CHECK: Buyer Beware in Health Debate

Posted: 07/02/2012 - President Barack Obama promises nothing will change for people who like their health coverage except it'll become more affordable, but the facts don't back him up. Mitt Romney groundlessly calls the health care law a slayer of jobs certain to deepen the national debt.

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