• 2nd possible non-travel Zika case investigated in Florida

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    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

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    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...

  • Zika found in common house mosquitoes in Brazil

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

  • Most beers to get calorie, ingredient labels

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    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...

  • Devastating accident inspires man to run half-marathon

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    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.

  • Zoe Saldana has Hashimoto's thyroiditis

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

  • Overnight heat can be more deadly than daytime

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    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, ...

  • Nerd alert: Reading is good for your health


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    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...

  • U.S. sues to block 2 major healthcare mergers

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    The Department of Justice is suing four major health insurance companies in an attempt to block two proposed mergers.

    The antitrust lawsuits were announced Thursday by Attorney General Loretta Lynch in response to Anthem's $54 billion proposal to acqu...

  • Evidence of THC found in Colorado town's water supply

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    Colorado may be home to legalized recreational marijuana, but you won't find any pot shops in the town of Hugo, where such businesses are not permitted.

    Yet, somehow, evidence of tetrahydrocannabinol, better known as THC, has been found in the town's ...

  • Pennsylvania judge orders drug dealers to pay for Narcan

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    Drug dealers have to pay for heroin overdoses on their turf, says a Pennsylvania judge.

  • Updated brain map identifies 97 new areas

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    A new 21st Century map of the human brain contains 180 distinct areas in each hemisphere, including 97 previously undiscovered territories, research published Wednesday in the journal Nature revealed. It's not quite Google Maps, but the new optic sti...

  • Florida investigates non-travel related Zika case

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    The Florida Department of Health said it is investigating a possible non-travel related case of Zika virus in Miami-Dade County.

  • California RNC delegates come down with norovirus

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    Nearly a dozen members of the California delegation at the Republican National Convention are showing symptoms of a norovirus.

  • 50 wrestlers sue WWE over brain damage

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    More than 50 former wrestlers filed a class action lawsuit against World Wrestling Entertainment on Monday, alleging long-term brain damage and the development of chronic traumatic encephalopathy.

  • The pros and cons of a coloring books obsession

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    Crayola via CNN

    Coloring books are no longer just a child's pastime. Adult coloring books are a thing now too.

  • New HIV vaccine to be trialed in South Africa

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    A vaccine against HIV will be trialed in South Africa later this year after meeting the criteria needed to prove it could help fight the epidemic in Africa.

  • Study: Fracking wells may increase asthma attacks

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    Ever wondered if your asthma attacks can be tied to the fracking wells near your house? You are probably right.

  • More benefits to a high-fat Mediterranean diet

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    Are you avoiding fats in your daily diet? It may be time to stop -- that is, if your daily diet is Mediterranean.

  • Screen violence harmful for kids, experts say

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    Dead bodies. Bloodied faces. Tears. Terror.

  • Fewer K2 synthetic pot hospitalizations expected in New York City


    Emergency room visits related to the use of synthetic marijuana may be down this month in New York City, despite 130 people being hospitalized in just three days earlier this week, health officials said.

  • HIV cure study provides insight into 2008 case

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    In 2008, one man, Timothy Ray Brown, was cured of HIV.

    Also known as the "Berlin patient," Brown was considered cured of his infection after receiving two bone-marrow transplants to treat a separate disease he had been diagnosed with a few years earl...

  • Ban on synthetic drugs pushed

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    Nearly two dozen substances in synthetic drugs such as "K2" and "spice" would be illegal under proposed legislation announced Sunday by New York Sen. Chuck Schumer.

    There were 130 suspected overdoses on synthetic drugs in New York last week, in what S...

  • 5.4 million bottles of Liquid Plumr recalled

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    The Clorox Company

    The Clorox Company is recalling 5.4 million bottles of Liquid Plumr, the Consumer Product Safety Commission said Thursday.

  • Herbalife finally settles with FTC, stock soars


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    Controversial nutritional supplements company Herbalife scored a huge victory Friday. It agreed to a $200 million settlement with the U.S. Federal Trade Commission, ending a two-year investigation by the government agency.

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