Police respond to call at Peterson Air Force Base

The Colorado Springs Police Department confirms it responded to a call at Peterson Air Force Base Wednesday.


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Surgeons reattach child's internally decapitated head

A boy in Australia who had his head internally severed in a car accident is now learning to walk again after surgeons reattached his spine.

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Scientist: We've grown a human 'mini brain'

A Harvard medical pioneer calls it "astounding" --- an "incredible achievement" and a "quantum leap forward" in the battle against cancer, autism, Parkinson's and Alzheimer's.

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It's time to get your flu shot

Now is the time to get your flu shot -- and this vaccine is expected to be more effective than last season's.



Study: Cholesterol test can cost you $14 or $1,070 in US

When it comes to health care, it can really pay to shop around.

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How a 3-D-printed heart changed a girl's life

Mia Gonzalez spent the first 3½ years of her life missing out. She had to skip day care and dance classes because she constantly had colds and pneumonia. When Mia could go out and play, she was easily winded and took multiple asthma medications to tr...

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Lack of sugar kept ancient Pompeiians' teeth healthy

The ancient Romans may not have had access to modern dentistry, but they did boast strong, healthy teeth thanks to the absence of one key ingredient from their diet: sugar.


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Cheerios recalls 1.8 million gluten-free boxes that may contain wheat

General Mills is recalling 1.8 million boxes of Cheerios labeled "gluten free" that may contain wheat.

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3 share Nobel for medicine for parasite work

The Nobel Prize for medicine has been jointly awarded this year to three scientists for their work on parasitic diseases.

Half of the award goes to Ireland's William Campbell and Japan's Satoshi Omura, who discovered a new drug to treat infections ca...

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California governor signs 'right to die' bill

As California Gov. Jerry Brown pointed out Monday, ABX2 15 is not just any other piece of legislation: By definition, it's a matter of life and death.

"The crux of the matter is whether the state of California should continue to make it a crime for a ...


Hospital plans breast cancer awareness event

St. Thomas More Hospital is organizing a free girl's night out with a potentially lifesaving message.


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