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Can same-sex marriage make America healthier?

A few weeks ago, Carlos Santos-Herrera was in a hospital bed, ill with a rare, severe form of strep throat. He was weak, but conscious -- and worried. His family members' religious beliefs differ from his own, and he didn't want to leave decisions ab...

The grossest health concerns of summer

You are not the only one who thrives in the summer and loves its warm, long days. Bacteria and other microbes that cause food poisoning, diarrhea and just general grossness also flourish, threatening to make it a season to be sick.

Americans are still fighting weight

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The results are in: U.S. still fat

Two-thirds of Americans' scales are still tipping in the wrong direction, says a new study from JAMA Internal Medicine.

Joint Commission evaluating patient safety at St. Mary's Medical Center

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Patient safety evaluated at Florida hospital

The nation's largest accrediting agency for hospitals is evaluating "patient safety-related events at St. Mary's Medical Center" in Florida, which CNN found had a high mortality rate for pediatric open heart surgeries from 2011-2013.

"The Joint Commi...

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UN: Pot use on the rise in America

Marijuana consumption is up in the United States -- and so is the potency of the pot.

Dozens of kids fall ill

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86 Alabama kids take ill, health officials investigate

Hospitals treated 86 children with similar symptoms in Montgomery, Alabama, this week, prompting worries of an outbreak.

They complained of nausea, vomiting and other digestive troubles, the Department of Public Health said. Thirty children were hospi...

Vaccine shot

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Controversial California vaccine bill advances

The California House passed a proposal that would outlaw a family's personal and religious beliefs as reasons to exempt their children from school vaccinations.

The controversial proposal now returns to the Senate, which must approve amendments for so...

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Is Alzheimer's preventable?

One thing everyone agrees on: There are a lot of unknowns when it comes to Alzheimer's disease.

"S.T.EYE" condom

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Condom that detects STIs thought up by teens

Sexually transmitted infection-- it's a sensitive topic that many people find difficult to discuss, but a group of teenage boys think they may have found an eye-catching solution.

The so-called "S.T.EYE" condom is a conceptual design that changes col...

DUI DWI checkpoint

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Study: Booze impact greater than pot on driving

A new study, funded in part by the federal government, suggests alcohol has a more extreme impact on drivers than marijuana.

Researchers said alcohol "significantly increased lane departures/minimum and maximum lateral acceleration; these measures were not sensitive to cannabis."

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