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Caramel apples kill at least 4 in listeria outbreak

A sweet treat has turned potentially deadly for dozens of people in multiple states.

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Study: Hugs can prevent the flu

Want to stay healthy this cold and flu season? Give a hug, according to a new study.

Fantasy Flight to North Pole

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Sick kids flown to the North Pole for Santa

While most children wait and hope Santa visits them at home on Christmas Eve, this year dozens of Denver-area children went directly to the big man's Arctic home turf.

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People who feel younger at heart live longer

Go ahead lie about your age. It may be the very thing that helps you live a longer life.

Military tests for Ebola

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Spanish Ebola woman sues over dog's death

It's a long road to recovery for Spanish nurse's assistant Teresa Romero Ramos.

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Chinese villagers seek to banish boy with HIV

Over 200 Chinese villagers in the southwestern province of Sichuan have signed a petition to banish a HIV-positive eight-year-old boy, state media reported.

West Virginia water contamination

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6 charged in contaminated West Virginia water

Almost one year after water for more than 300,000 West Virginia residents was contaminated because of a chemical spill, six former officials for the company responsible for the leak are facing federal charges.

Seven-thousand gallons of a toxic chemic...

Mosquito

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Debilitating outbreak sweeps the Americas

Its name means "bending over in pain." It has no treatment or vaccine. Its symptoms resemble Dengue fever. And it has infected more than 1 million people -- 155 of them fatally -- since spreading to the Americas one year ago.

The mosquito-borne Chikun...

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14 arrested in deadly meningitis outbreak

Fourteen people have been arrested in connection with a deadly 2012 national outbreak of fungal meningitis linked to steroid injections from a Massachusetts compounding pharmacy, including two charged with 25 acts of second-degree murder.

Ebola virus pink

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Woman saves three relatives from Ebola

A young Liberian woman who saved three of her relatives by nursing them back to health after they contracted the Ebola virus is coming to the United States to finish her nursing degree.

After a story about Kekula ran on CNN in September, many people ...

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