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Follow recommendations on rise of antibiotic resistance

Follow recommendations on rise of antibiotic resistance

Now Congress must act on this long-neglected public health issue.

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Is that 'cool' tattoo safe?

Is that 'cool' tattoo safe?

Tattoos seem more popular than ever, but is that artistic ink dangerous to your health?

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For Polar Bears, a climate change twist

For Polar Bears, a climate change twist

A warming planet means less ice coverage of the Arctic Sea, leaving the bears with less time and less ice for hunting seals.

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Judge OKs ending 30-year-old mental health suit

Judge OKs ending 30-year-old mental health suit

Judge Edward Bassett's action came as he dismissed a lawsuit filed more than 30 years ago.

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Dry-roasting process may turn harmless peanuts into allergy nightmares

Peanuts are one of the most common foods that trigger allergies in people, but a new study suggests that it’s not peanuts that are the problem — it’s the dry-roasting process.

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Sierra Leone, Liberia brace for new Ebola cases

Sierra Leone, Liberia brace for new Ebola cases

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone — Two of the West African nations hardest hit by Ebola were bracing for new caseloads on Monday after trying to outflank the outbreak with a nationwide checkup and a large new clinic.

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Sierra Leone, Liberia brace for new Ebola cases

Sierra Leone, Liberia brace for new Ebola cases

Manuel Garcia Viejo, a Spanish priest who was diagnosed with Ebola while working in Sierra Leone, is transferred from a military plane to an ambulance as he leaves the Torrejon de Ardoz military airbase in Spain.

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White House revises numbers on health-law signups

WASHINGTON — Call it health care law numerology.

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County program helps high school students become EMTs

County program helps high school students become EMTs

The EMT course is free and offered by Pima County JTED.

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Take steps now to prevent costly falls later

Take steps now to prevent costly falls later

Falls are the leading cause of injuries for those 65 and older.

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The Paleo diet: The way, way, way back

The Paleo diet: The way, way, way back

Which is more primal, hard cider or a strawberry margarita?

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Group says it gave hundreds of veterans free pot

DENVER — Hundreds of military veterans received free marijuana during a special giveaway in Denver designed to show that pot can help ease their pain.

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Citing Joan Rivers, Texas' Perry backs clinic law

AUSTIN, Texas — Republican Texas Gov. Rick Perry on Sunday invoked comedian Joan Rivers’ death at a surgical clinic while defending a law he signed that would close the majority of abortion facilities in the nation’s second-most-populous state.

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Sierra Leone concludes nationwide Ebola lockdown

Sierra Leone concludes nationwide Ebola lockdown

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone — Frustrated residents complained of food shortages in some neighborhoods of Sierra Leone’s capital on Sunday as the country reached the third and final day of a sweeping, unprecedented lockdown designed to combat the deadly Ebola disease, volunteers said.

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Planned Parenthood ‘office visit’ via app gets you birth control

Planned Parenthood ‘office visit’ via app gets you birth control

SEATTLE — “Isn’t there an app for that?”

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Sierra Leone enacts massive Ebola isolation effort

Sierra Leone enacts massive Ebola isolation effort

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone — Some residents ran from their homes in Sierra Leone to avoid being trapped during a three-day lockdown to contain the Ebola outbreak, a health worker said Saturday, a minor setback on the second day of a massive effort to confine 6 million people to their homes.

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Jailed, some mentally ill inmates land in lockdown

Day or night, the lights inside Cell 135C of central New Mexico’s Valencia County Detention Center were always on.

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The organic label and the fine print

Eating foods that are whole is the way to go.

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A treadmill desk left me cold

When I saw a used treadmill desk for sale, cheap, I grabbed it.

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Tardy US Ebola response demonstrates dangers of waiting

Tardy US Ebola response demonstrates dangers of waiting

US finally responds to Doctors Without Borders' March warning about Ebola.

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