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HIV outbreak in Indiana grows

The number of new HIV infections in a rural Indiana county has grown, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The institute is working to control the "severe outbreak" spread among users of a prescription opioid called Opana.

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Church potluck food tested after botulism outbreak

Investigators are trying to pinpoint which dish served at an Ohio church potluck was behind a botulism outbreak that killed one person and may have sickened dozens more.

Health officials will be testing 23 samples from Sunday's event at Cross Pointe F...

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Diet Pepsi ditches aspartame for new sweetener

Diet Pepsi will soon have a new ingredient. But don't worry. It will still taste the same.

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Jeni's Ice Cream recalls all products for listeria risk

Another ice cream maker pulled all of its products off shelves and halted sales on Thursday because of a listeria risk.

Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams said that it was recalling all of its ice creams, sorbets, and ice cream sandwiches and closing all of ...

Dr. Mehmet Oz

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Dr. Oz accuses critics of having conflict of interest

Dr. Mehmet Oz's on-camera rebuttal to his critics is airing on local stations across the country Thursday, part of a public relations blitz that includes an essay in Time magazine and an interview on NBC's "Today" show.

Oz, arguably America's best-kno...

Yoga

Three yoga moves to improve your golf game

People have long underestimated the athleticism necessary for golf. But over the last decade, with fit golfers like Tiger Woods, Adam Scott, and now Jordan Spieth all winning the Masters, the training perspective on golf is shifting. There's a partic...

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Bird flu: OK for humans, for now

The latest outbreak of bird flu -- the worst in the U.S. since the 1980s -- is not a likely threat to humans, reports the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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Judge OKs NFL concussion lawsuit settlement

A federal judge has given final approval to a class-action lawsuit settlement between the National Football League and thousands of former players, the league said.

The agreement provides up to $5 million per retired player for serious medical conditi...

Sniffle Sneezy Allergy Season

As spring settles in so do allergies

Tree pollen is the leading cause of allergies this time of the year according to doctors.

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Deadly botulism outbreak after church potluck

A 54-year-old woman has died and others are hospitalized after being poisoned with botulism at a church potluck dinner in central Ohio, health officials said Wednesday.

Botulism is rarely fatal. Its symptoms typically begin within 36 hours of consumin...

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