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  • Worst foods to eat when you're sick

    Cold or flu?


    When you're under the weather the last thing you want is to eat something that makes you feel worse. But what if the last thing you want is chicken soup or crackers, and you're craving ice cream or a glass of wine? It depends on what's wrong with you, experts say.

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    Linda Melone
  • A gym for your skin

    Face, nose, lips, cheek


    Face Love Fitness, a pop-up boutique in downtown Manhattan, offers face workouts and massages to keep the skin and muscles of the face and neck healthy, looking young and feeling good.

  • One-minute solutions to improving your health

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    If you're the type of person who is constantly wondering where the day went, you probably jump for joy whenever you read about short workouts, even 5 minutes long, that improve health.

  • Obama battles 'superbugs' with national plan

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    Two million illnesses. Twenty-three thousand deaths. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, that's the human toll from antibiotic-resistant "superbugs" each year in the United States.

    To fight the growing problem of infections that can't be tr...

  • Your iPhone could help lower medical bills

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    Your iPhone could save you time and money at the doctor's office. At least that's what doctors hope.

  • Is California wine safe to drink?

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    A lawsuit that's causing panic among drinkers of some California wine starts with a history lesson.

  • An ingredient to a long life, in your cereal


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    There's good news for those of you who wake up to a bowl of cereal every morning, especially if your go-to choice is high in fiber. Hidden in that favorite box may be a prize better than a plastic toy. It just might hold the key to a longer life.

  • Middle East struggles with obesity epidemic

    Khalid bin Mohsen Shaari

    Saudi Ministry of Health

    In a video seen around the world, a Saudi Arabian man weighing some 600 kilograms was shown being forklifted from his apartment in 2013, so he could get medical treatment.

  • Medicare 'doc fix' bill passes House

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    Burke Buckhorn/CNN

    In a rare moment of bipartisanship bringing House Speaker John Boehner and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi together, the House passed the so called "doc fix."

  • Gender news not always accurate in pregnancy

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    For expecting parents, 20 weeks is a milestone. It marks the halfway point of the 40 week pregnancy, but most excitingly it is the time many soon-to-be moms and dads find out the answer to the big question: boy or girl?

  • Blue Bell ice cream expands recall

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    Kristen Taylor/Wikimedia Commons

    Blue Bell ice cream has added another product to the list of items it's recalling over potential contamination with listeria.

  • Study: 55% of Alzheimer's patients not given diagnosis

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    In the 1950s it was cancer. Hush, hush, whisper, whisper.

    "They called it the 'C' word, and it didn't get talked about in doctor's offices," said Beth Kallmyer of the Alzheimer's Association. "It certainly wasn't talked about in the general public, i...

  • If you must smoke, do it away from the kids

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    Ferre' Dollar/CNN

    There is a growing body of evidence that children's exposure to smoking increases their risk of heart disease as an adult.

  • Ted Cruz to sign up for Affordable Care Act

    Ted Cruz Obamacare

    Presidential candidate Ted Cruz tells CNN that he will sign up for health care coverage through the Affordable Care Act -- a law he has been on a crusade to kill.

  • Childhood TB: The hidden epidemic

    TB, tuberculosis

    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

    In today's global tuberculosis (TB) epidemic, children have become an invisible population -- dying from this curable disease because they're hard to find and difficult to diagnose.

  • Doctors: Angelina Jolie did the right thing

    Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie, 2014 Oscars

    Wen-Chun Fan/CNN

    Angelina Jolie's decision to remove her breasts and ovaries to prevent cancer (as she detailed in today's New York Times op-ed) might sound extreme, but breast cancer experts say she was spot on.

  • 5 ways Obamacare has helped Americans

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    Pete Souza/The White House

    Happy Birthday, Obamacare!

  • Jolie has ovaries, fallopian tubes removed

    Angelina Jolie, 2012 Oscars

    Tom Larson/CNN

    Two years after she underwent a double mastectomy to cut her cancer risk, actress and U.N. envoy Angelina Jolie has had surgery to remove her ovaries and fallopian tubes for the same reason, she wrote in The New York Times on Tuesday.

  • Amy's Kitchen recalls products with possible listeria

    Amys recalled foods

    Amy's Kitchen/FDA

    Amy's Kitchen Inc. says it's recalling nearly 74,000 cases of its products that could contain listeria.

    In a statement released through the Food and Drug Administration on Sunday, Amy's Kitchen said that it was voluntarily recalling the products after...

  • Ebola: Here's where we are one year later

    Ebola anniversary

    From Phoenix Air Group

    A year ago, when Dr. Stephane Hugonnet was dispatched to Guinea to investigate a series of unexplained deaths, he had little idea that he'd be contending with an outbreak that would quickly spread from a small southern rainforest village, across bord...

  • What happens to your body by skipping the gym

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    No matter how dedicated you are to fitness, sooner or later, it's going to happen: You're going to skip a workout ... and another ... and another. Maybe you can blame the weather, a vacation, a mile-high pile of paperwork at the office or just your r...

  • Are e-cigarettes fueling a new addiction?



    It's a portable piece of technology providing seemingly bottomless access to a drug craved by more than 1 billion people worldwide -- nicotine. That craving is caused by smoking tobacco but is now being increasingly satisfied by e-cigarettes and the ...

  • Study: Employers aren't really cutting health benefits

    Health Care Benefits


    Some companies fretted that the new Affordable Care Act rules would cost employers a bundle or prompt them to cut workers' hours to get under the cap. A new study says there's little cause for concern.

  • CDC lab practices threaten credibility, report say


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    A report on lab safety at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention put together by a committee of external experts calls the agency's commitment to safety "inconsistent and insufficient." The report, which was completed in January but post...

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