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  • Woman carries fetus for more than 60 years

    Estela Meléndez

    CNN

    Doctors in the small Chilean town of La Boca have found a calcified fetus in the uterus of an elderly woman who says she never realized she got pregnant.

    Estela Meléndez, 91, says she has had a lump on her belly for many years, but had no idea that sh...

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    By Rafael Romo Senior Latin American Affairs Editor
  • NYC Mayor: Legionnaires' outbreak has peaked

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    CNN

    The number affected by the Legionnaires' disease outbreak in New York City has risen to 86, but is showing signs of slowing, Mayor Bill de Blasio said Tuesday.

  • Cilantro eyed as possible source of outbreak

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    According to the FDA, there have been 358 cases of cyclosporiasis in 26 states this year.

    Some 199 of those cases have occurred since May 1. None of those individuals reported having traveled outside the United States.

    Federal health officials from t...

  • China sees 3 serious escalator accidents in 1 week

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    A Shanghai man has had his lower leg amputated after becoming trapped in a mall escalator, the third serious escalator-related accident in China in a week.

  • 'The Hunt' suspect Megan Everett captured

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    [Breaking news alert, posted at 3:22 p.m. ET Monday]

    Megan Everett, who was featured on CNN's "The Hunt With John Walsh" and was wanted for kidnapping, has been arrested near Gainesville, Florida, a law enforcement official said. Her daughter, who she...

  • New strategies to quit smoking and end bad habits

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    Ready to kick your bad habit once and for all?

  • 4 dead in Legionnaires' outbreak in New York

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    CDC

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

    All of the victims were older adults with additional underlying medical problems, according to the office of Mayor Bill de Blasio.

    The office said Monday that ther...

  • Zuckerberg 'miscarriage' story prompts outpouring of emotions

    Zuckerberg and wife have dealt with miscarriages

    Steve Jennings/Getty Images for Breakthrough Prize

    "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...

  • Results are in: Teen vaccinations and more

    More than 79 million Americans infected

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    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.

  • Mumps outbreak at University of Illinois

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    Barbara Rice/CDC

    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.

  • WHO: Ebola vaccine highly effective in trial

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    NIH

    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 ...

  • Doctor gives Clinton clean bill of health

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    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.

  • 2 dead in N.Y. Legionnaires' disease outbreak

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    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.

    Legionnaires' disease ...

  • Study: Americans cutting calories, but still not healthy

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    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.

  • Baltimore boy is 1st to receive double hand transplant

    Zion Harvey

    Children's Hospital Philadelphia

    Earlier this month, Zion Harvey, of Baltimore, became the first child to receive a double hand transplant.

  • Health care spending expected to grow faster

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    After years of historically slow growth, health care spending is once again on the rise -- and it's expected to continue to accelerate over the next decade.

  • The science of cell phones and brain tumors

    HTC One cell phone

    CNN

    The city of Berkeley, California, passed a law that goes into effect next month requiring cell phone stores to inform customers about safety recommendations. The move reopened a decades-old debate about whether mobile phones cause brain tumors.

  • Family workouts for bodies, bonding

    Kid on playground

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    Busy is the operative word for many modern families. Between school, work and extracurricular demands, every day has family members scattered, doing their own things. Too often, home becomes the place for decompressing in front of a screen -- many ti...

  • The leading sources of food poisoning

    Lettuce file

    There are an estimated 76 million cases of food poisoning in the United States every year. A small fraction of these illnesses lead to hospitalization and death, but the vast majority usually just lead to a wretched day on the toilet.

  • Teva buys Allergan's generic drugs business for $40.5 billion

    Prescription medication, drugs, medicine

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    The world's largest maker of generic drugs is about to get even bigger.

    Israel's Teva Pharmaceutical is buying Allergan's generic drugs business for $40.5 billion, the company announced Monday.

  • Saving severed hand by grafting to leg

    Rare procedure to save man's hand

    Tang Juyu via CNN

    A man in China may regain use of his hand after it was cut off in an industrial accident. Even more amazing is how the doctors saved the man's hand: They grafted it onto his leg.

  • Study: Fatherhood can make you fat

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    Cris Watk/SXC

    A new study by Northwestern Medicine released in the American Journal of Men's Health suggests that becoming a father can make you fatter.

  • World's first malaria vaccine, backed by Bill Gates, gets green light

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    The world's first malaria vaccine, backed by Bill Gates, has received a green light for future use in babies in sub-Saharan Africa.

  • FDA approves new cholesterol-lowering drug

    Praluent helps liver get rid of LDL, or bad cholesterol

    CNN

    The FDA approved the new cholesterol lowering drug alirocumab, brand name Praluent, on Friday. The injectable drug, from Regeneron and Sanofi, is the first in a new class of drugs called PCSK9 inhibitors.

  • Pentagon: No 'root cause' of live anthrax shipments

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    A Pentagon report meant to uncover how live anthrax was inadvertently shipped to labs around the world has not identified a "root cause" for the problem.

    Instead, the report released Thursday blamed "insufficient technical information in the broader s...

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