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OTD January 18 - Legionnaire's Disease

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4 dead in Legionnaires' outbreak in New York

The number of deaths in the New York City Legionnaires' disease outbreak is up to four.

Seventy-one cases of the flu-like disease have been reported since mid-July in the South Bronx, up from 31 on Thursday, the city Department of Health and Mental Hy...

More than 79 million Americans infected

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Results are in: Teen vaccinations and more

The number of American teenagers getting vaccinated against HPV is increasing in some states, but millions are still not vaccinated. Preemies may grow up to be socially withdrawn adults, researchers say.

Zuckerberg and wife have dealt with miscarriages

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Zuckerberg 'miscarriage' story prompts outpouring of emotions

"It's a lonely experience," Mark Zuckerberg says, writing about his wife Priscilla Chan's three miscarriages.

Zuckerberg's announcement that Chan is now pregnant with a baby girl prompted thousands of congratulatory Facebook messages on Friday, and so...

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Mumps outbreak at University of Illinois

Sixty cases of mumps have been diagnosed in Champaign County, Illinois, since April, according to a local health official, who told CNN on Friday all the cases are linked to the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign campus.

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WHO: Ebola vaccine highly effective in trial

A newly developed vaccine against the deadly Ebola virus is "highly effective" and could help prevent its spread in the current and future outbreaks, the World Health Organization said Friday.

Trials of the single-dose VSV-EBOV vaccine began in March ...

Hillary Clinton in Iowa

Doctor gives Clinton clean bill of health

Health issues resulting from a 2012 heatlh scare are resolved and Hillary Clinton is physically fit to serve as president, according to her personal physician.

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Anti-vaccine mom charged with kidnapping daughter

On May 13, 2014, South Florida resident Robert Baumann went to pick up his daughter, Lilly, from the home of her mother, Megan Everett. When he got there, Everett and Lilly were nowhere to be found.

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2 dead in N.Y. Legionnaires' disease outbreak

Two people have died in a Legionnaires' disease outbreak in New York. Thirty-one cases of the flu-like disease have been reported since mid-July in the South Bronx, the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene said.

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Study: Americans cutting calories, but still not healthy

After years of bad news about the obesity epidemic, which affects one-third of Americans, things may finally be looking up. In the past 10 years the rates of obesity appear to be leveling off among both children and adults.

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Re-examining policies for sunscreen at Colorado day cares

The story of two Oklahoma boys who got severely sunburned while at day care has gone viral.  It's sparked outrage from parents and caused the KRDO news team to look closer at policies and procedures at day cares in southern Colorado.

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