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Alcohol Energy Drink Ban?

Posted: 11/16/2010 - Those caffeine infused alcoholic beverages that have sent several college students to the hospital may soon be banned. The Food and Drug Administration is expected to find that caffeine is an unsafe food additive to alcoholic drinks—effectively banning them.

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Studies: Drug, Device Help Treat Heart Failure

Posted: 11/14/2010 - Millions of people with mild or moderate heart failure got good news Sunday, with studies showing a Pfizer drug and a device from Medtronic can boost survival and cut trips to the hospital by patients having trouble breathing.

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Feds Propose Graphic Cigarette Warning Labels

Posted: 11/10/2010 - Corpses, cancer patients and diseased lungs: These are some of the images the federal government plans for larger, graphic warning labels that will take up half of each cigarette package.

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Salmonella Concerns Prompt Pasta Salad Recall

Updated: 11/07/2010 - A Corona company is recalling more than 7,000 pounds of ready-to-eat chicken pasta salad products because the cilantro in the salad may be contaminated with salmonella.

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Costco Warning Customers in Nevada About Gouda Cheese

Updated: 11/05/2010 - Costco Wholesale Corp. and federal health officials are warning consumers that a cheese sold recently at Costco stores in five states has been preliminarily linked to an E. coli outbreak that has sickened 25 people.

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Health Overhaul May Lead to Free Birth Control

Posted: 10/31/2010 - Fifty years after the pill, another birth control revolution may be on the horizon: free contraception for women in the U.S., thanks to the new health care law.

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Case Raises Concerns About Alcoholic Energy Drinks

Posted: 10/26/2010 - Sugary, high-alcohol energy drinks that are popular with college students who want to get drunk quickly and cheaply came under renewed scrutiny Monday as investigators announced that nine freshmen had been hospitalized after drinking them at an off-campus party.

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Teething Tablets Being Recalled

Posted: 10/24/2010 - The maker of a tablet for teething babies is recalling the item because federal officials say it can be dangerous for children in large doses.

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Porn Star Demands Condom Use After HIV Case

Posted: 10/14/2010 - A porn star perhaps best known for her parodies of Sarah Palin says actors in adult entertainment must demand condom use during shoots in the wake of a California actor being diagnosed HIV positive.

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Hispanics Live Longer Than Anyone in US

Posted: 10/13/2010 - U.S. Hispanics outlive whites by more than two years and blacks by more than seven, according to the government's first calculation of Hispanic life expectancy.

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Raising Happy Kids

Posted: 10/06/2010 - Therapist Tom Lavin sat down with Amanda Sanchez to talk about keeping kids happy, especially during stressful times.

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New Mammogram Study Stirs Debate for Women in 40s

Posted: 09/29/2010 - A new study from Sweden is stirring fresh debate over whether women in their 40s should get mammograms. It suggests that the breast cancer screening test can lower the risk of dying of the disease by 26 percent or more in this age group.

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More H.I.V. Care For Pregnant Women In Poor Countries

Updated: 09/28/2010 - Just over half of HIV-infected pregnant women in poor countries received crucial AIDS drugs to protect their unborn children last year, the World Health Organization reported Tuesday - one of a list of improvements in the global fight against HIV.

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NV Vaccination Rate Improves

Posted: 09/27/2010 - A new report shows Nevada is increasing its childhood vaccination rate, and officials credit in part a new statewide registry.

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