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Men Who Cannot Afford to Look Their Age Turn To 'Brotox'

Updated: 01/16/2012 - Face-lifts, botox, fillers, and lasers, all are available to help erase age, and make you look younger. For years women have been taking advantage of such procedures. But, the trend is changing where more men are opting for them.

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Coca-Cola Says it Alerted FDA About Fungicide

Updated: 01/12/2012 - Coca-Cola Co. says it alerted the Food and Drug Administration after it found some Brazilian growers had sprayed their orange trees with a fungicide that is not approved for use in the U.S.

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Low Risk of Heart Incidents Found for Marathoners

Updated: 01/11/2012 - It's dramatic news when a marathon runner keels over with no pulse. Now a big study finds such calamities are rare and are usually due to a pre-existing heart problem.

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Food Facility Audits Largely Ignore FDA Guidance

Updated: 01/10/2012 - Congressional investigators looking into an outbreak of listeria in cantaloupe that killed at least 30 people last year found that third-party auditors who gave Colorado's Jensen Farms a "superior" rating just before the outbreak largely ignored government guidance on food safety.

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Nevadans Googling the Flu

Updated: 01/10/2012 - A lot of people in Nevada are Googling the flu. Compared to other states, more Nevadans want to know about the flu, according to Google trends.

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New Healthy Vending In Break Rooms

Updated: 01/10/2012 - If you’ve made a New Year’s Resolution to eat better in 2012, chances are the vending machines where you work aren’t helping you out. But a new local company may have an answer for you. Called Avanti Markets it could be what vending machines look like in the near future.

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Best Diets of 2012

Posted: 01/09/2012 - If you're looking to get healthier this new year... you may be wondering which diet you should pick. Well, U-S News and World Report has released its list of best diets for 2012.

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Drug Company Recalls Bottles of Excedrin, NoDoz

Updated: 01/09/2012 - Novartis is recalling some bottles of Excedrin, NoDoz, Bufferin and Gas-X Sunday over concerns that the bottles could contain stray pills from other medicines, or chipped or broken tablets.

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CDC, FDA Say Powdered Infant Formula Not Tainted

Updated: 12/30/2011 - Two federal agencies say there is no evidence that four cases of a rare bacterial infection in babies are related, and there is no need to recall infant formula.

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Study Links Tobacco Use to Skin Cancer

Posted: 12/19/2011 - A new study links tobacco use to skin cancer in women. The study found women who smoked have a greater risk of developing a type of non-melanoma skin cancer.

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Gingrich Says Rivals' Criticism Taking a Toll

Updated: 12/28/2011 - Newt Gingrich acknowledged Saturday that his rival's attacks have taken their toll on his presidential campaign as he's zoomed to be Mitt Romney's chief challenger. Romney predicted that conservative voters will reject Gingrich as they learn more about the former House speaker's lengthy Washington record.

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Chilean Doctors Separate Conjoined Twins

Posted: 12/14/2011 - Chilean doctors successfully separated conjoined twin girls in a marathon 20-hour surgery, saying Wednesday that the operation went extremely well despite challenges.

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Obama Calls Morning-After Pill Call "Common Sense"

Updated: 12/14/2011 - President Barack Obama said Thursday it was just common sense to keep girls under the age of 17 from being able to buy a morning-after contraceptive pill off a drugstore shelf. Citing his own two daughters, Obama said: "I think most parents would probably feel the same way."

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FDA Favors More Risk Info on Birth Control Pills

Updated: 12/06/2011 - Federal health regulators are leaning toward adding new warning labels about the risk of blood clots to packages of widely prescribed birth control pills such as Yaz, in light of growing evidence suggesting the newer contraceptive drugs are more risky than older drugs.

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Reno Observes World AIDS Day

Updated: 12/02/2011 - “It's the best thing that ever happened to me,” says Donna Steadman about being diagnosed with HIV.

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US Report: Foster Kids Get High Rate of Psych Meds

Posted: 12/01/2011 - Federal health officials are failing to monitor how state agencies are doling out powerful psychotropic drugs to foster children, according to a comprehensive investigation.

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