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Treatment reduces kids' peanut allergy risk up to 86%

Treatment reduces kids' peanut allergy risk up to 86%Researchers have shown that children who are regularly fed small amounts of peanuts from their infancy are actually less likely than others to develop peanut allergies.
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  • 2 days, 21 hours ago
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Report: Woman wants to birth dead daughter's baby

Report: Woman wants to birth dead daughter's babyA 59-year-old woman is reportedly hoping for what may be a world first: becoming a surrogate for her dead daughter, who succumbed to cancer four years ago while still in her 20s.
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  • 3 days, 1 hour ago
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Study: Dishwashing by hand may prevent allergies

Study: Dishwashing by hand may prevent allergiesA new study finds children whose parents washed dishes by hand were less likely to develop allergies than kids whose parents used the dishwasher.
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  • 3 days, 7 hours ago
Outreach

Hernando golf tournament raises money to fight ALS

Hernando golf tournament raises money to fight ALSThis Saturday, February 28, friends, co-workers, family and those touched by the story of James Santella will tee off to help others suffering from ALS.
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  • 3 days, 7 hours ago
Health

Panel suggests sugar tax on sodas, snacks

Panel suggests sugar tax on sodas, snacksA government panel of nutrition experts is suggesting taxes on sodas and snacks along with incentives for healthy eating to encourage Americans to eat better.
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  • 5 days, 19 hours ago
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Mixed reaction to new nursing home ratings

Mixed reaction to new nursing home ratingsMixed reaction to new nursing home ratings
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  • 5 days, 23 hours ago
News

Newly discovered virus appears to have killed Kansas man

Newly discovered virus appears to have killed Kansas manThe man, whose illness began with nausea, weakness and diarrhea, became progressively sicker, developed a fever and chills.
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  • 6 days, 1 hour ago
Health

Nursing home quality scores drop in new federal ratings

Nursing home quality scores drop in new federal ratingsThe government's nursing home rating system has lowered scores for 30% of facilities.
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  • 6 days, 2 hours ago
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800,000 HealthCare.gov users given wrong tax info

800,000 HealthCare.gov users given wrong tax infoAbout 800,000 HealthCare.gov customers got the wrong tax information from the government, the Obama administration said Friday.
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  • 6 days, 5 hours ago
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Specialized endoscope raises 'superbug' safety concerns

Specialized endoscope raises 'superbug' safety concernsThe FDA issues a safety warning on duodenoscopes, which have been linked to a growing number of drug-resistant bacterial infections.
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  • 6 days, 5 hours ago
News

Dietary recommendations offer new advice on eggs, coffee, sugar

Dietary recommendations offer new advice on eggs, coffee, sugarFederal experts reconsider old limits on cholesterol, salt and more; how does your diet stack up?
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  • 6 days, 8 hours ago
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Navy revokes 'health care for life' from senior citizen

Navy revokes 'health care for life' from senior citizenSuddenly Cheryl, 68 years old and still working, has no health insurance. And the Navy has no answers.
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  • 6 days, 9 hours ago
Health

Could 3 Parent IVF get approved in the United States?

Could 3 Parent IVF get approved in the United States?3 Parent IVF, where some of the mother's DNA is replaced, has been approved in the U.K. an might be in the U.S.
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  • 6 days, 17 hours ago
Education

USF gets approval to replace med school

USF gets approval to replace med schoolThe Florida Board of Governors, in charge of state universities, decided Thursday to give USF $57 million to replace its medical school with a brand new one in Downtown Tampa.
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  • 1 week ago
Health

RECALL: Traces of peanut found in cumin spice

RECALL: Traces of peanut found in cumin spiceThe Food and Drug Administration is now warning all people with peanut allergies to avoid cumin and products that contain cumin.
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  • 1 week ago
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"Superbug" may have had role in 2 deaths in L.A. hospital

"Superbug" may have had role in 2 deaths in L.A. hospitalDrug-resistant "superbug" bacteria may have been a factor in the recent deaths of two patients, and five others were infected in LA.
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  • 1 week ago
News

Mom loses son to now vaccine-preventable disease

Mom loses son to now vaccine-preventable diseaseAs the measles outbreak prompts renewed debate about the importance of vaccine requirements for children, one Seattle mom is sharing her story of losing her first born son to a now vaccine-preventable disease.
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  • 1 week ago
Local

White House hosts Tampa forum on seniors' priorities

White House hosts Tampa forum on seniors' prioritiesThe White House is holding the first in a series of forums to hear about the most important issues facing older Americans.
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  • 1 week ago
Local

White House hosts Tampa forum on seniors' priorities

White House hosts Tampa forum on seniors' prioritiesWhite House holds the first in a series of forums to hear about the most important issues facing older Americans.
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  • 1 week ago
Health

Alaska leads states in well-being; West Virginia comes in last

Alaska leads states in well-being; West Virginia comes in lastWhen it comes to well-being, Alaskans nabbed the top spot in the United States, according to an annual ranking.
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  • 1 week ago
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Do preschoolers still need naps?

Do preschoolers still need naps?A daytime nap may not be the best idea for preschoolers, concluded a recent review of dozens of previous studies on napping.
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  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Rays

Rays' Archer talks about keeping kids healthy

Rays' Archer talks about keeping kids healthyChris Archer is sending out an important message: parents of kids of all ages need to be aware of what children are doing to their bodies when they play baseball at a young age.
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  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Health

How pot gives people the munchies

How pot gives people the munchiesUnder the influence of pot, brain circuits switch from signaling "Don't eat" to "Eat!" even if the body doesn't need any food.
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  • 1 week, 1 day ago
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Help could be on the way for Florida's pain patients

Help could be on the way for Florida's pain patientsHelp could be on the way for Florida's pain patients
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  • 1 week, 1 day ago
News

Shh! America's loudest, quietest places

Shh! America's loudest, quietest placesScientists have put 1.5 million hours of acoustical monitoring to an interesting use.
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  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Health

Children with polio-like illness continue to struggle

Children with polio-like illness continue to struggleBailey Sheehan, 7, told her mother she had pain in her head, neck and back. The aches turned into flu-like symptoms, which became so severe Bailey had trouble breathing. Steroid treatments from her pediatrician seemed to help.
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  • 1 week, 2 days ago
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Membership medicine: Doctors make house calls for price

Membership medicine: Doctors make house calls for priceWould you be willing to pay more than $1,000 per year to have your doctor on demand?
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  • 1 week, 2 days ago
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