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CDC: Six People Die Each Day of Alcohol Poisoning

On average, six people die each day as a result of alcohol poisoning. You’d probably think most are binge-drinking college students. Surprisingly, according to the CDC

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The Flu Is Now An Epidemic, Says The CDC

So many people have died from the flu this year, the Centers for Disease Control said on Monday that we're now in an epidemic

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Infectious Diseases: Is Your State Prepared?

A new study from researchers at the Trust for America’s Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) provides a state-by-state

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Survey: E-Cigs Surpass Regular Smoking For Teens

The government's annual drug use survey finds that electronic cigarettes have surpassed traditional smoking in popularity among teens.

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Study: 1 In 10 Teens Are Getting Enough Sleep

Parents, there’s a good chance your teenager isn’t getting nearly enough sleep. According to a study released Tuesday produced by Researchers at Columbia University

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Flu Virus: Mutation Results In Less Effective Vaccination, Deaths

This National Influenza Vaccination Week comes even as the incidence of the flu is on the rise. Three states -- Texas, Louisiana and Mississippi

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HealthCare.gov Average Premiums Going Up In 2015

Obama administration officials are acknowledging that HealthCare.gov premiums, on average, will go up next year.

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New Report Examines Sugary Drink Marketing to Children & Teens

A new report by Jennifer Harris, Director of Marketing Initiatives at the Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity, looks at how energy drinks affects

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Potty Talk: World Toilet Day 2014

Global Organizations Unite for Sanitation   Taking a break from the all-too-early Christmas cheer, let’s focus on tomorrow’s less commercialized holiday – World Toilet Day. To celebrate the occasion, the United Nations and other global help organizations have turned to

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Researchers Discover Virus That Makes You Dumber

Researchers from Johns Hopkins University and the University of Nebraska have discovered a virus that makes you just a