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HIV cases rise in 74 countries

Over the past decade, the rate of new HIV infections has increased in 74 countries, according to a new study presented Tuesday at the 21st International AIDS conference in Durban, South Africa.

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2nd possible non-travel Zika case investigated in Florida

Health officials are investigating a possible non-travel-related case of Zika virus in Broward County, Florida, the state Department of Health said Thursday.

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No THC in Colorado town's water, tests show

A Colorado town's marijuana-in-the-water mystery didn't check out after all.

Laboratory testing showed there is no THC -- the principal psychoactive chemical in cannabis -- in the town's water supply, contrary to what field tests had shown earlier thi...

Local Experts Speculate on Hugo Water Situation

Hugo water test comes back negative, advisory cancelled

Officials report that there is now no danger from the drinking water in the town of Hugo.

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Zika found in common house mosquitoes in Brazil

Researchers in Brazil announced Thursday the "presence of the Zika virus" in Culex mosquitoes (the common house mosquito) in the eastern city of Recife.

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Most beers to get calorie, ingredient labels

The most popular alcoholic beverage in America is about to get all health-conscious: Most beer brewers are voluntarily including freshness dating, calories, nutritional details and an ingredients list on their labels. The goal for brewers and importe...

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Devastating accident inspires man to run half-marathon

On the morning of Jan. 28, 2014, freezing rain and snow glazed the streets of Birmingham, Alabama, bringing chaos to a city unaccustomed to those conditions.

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Zoe Saldana has Hashimoto's thyroiditis

"Star Trek Beyond" star Zoe Saldana has revealed that she has an autoimmune disease.

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Overnight heat can be more deadly than daytime

Much of the country is baking in temperatures above 90 degrees, without much relief when the sun goes down. That can prove deadly.

Unusually high humidity will keep nighttime temperatures very warm, which can be more dangerous than the daytime highs, ...

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Nerd alert: Reading is good for your health

Clients who seek solace by pouring their hearts out in Alison Kerr Courtney's office don't get rewarded with a Xanax or Prozac prescription. Instead, they walk away with a reading list.

The founder of BiblioRemedy isn't a licensed therapist, nor is sh...

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