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- Study: Super Bowl Team Cities See Rise In Flu Deaths Fans coming together to watch the big game can create the perfect environment to spread the flu virus.
- Doctors Fear Measles Exposure To Super Bowl Patrons About 1,000 people in Arizona near the site of Super Bowl XLIX have been exposed to measles recently, according to health officials.
- Seattle To Debut State's First Marijuana Vending Machine Seattle will soon be home to the state’s first self-service marijuana vending machine.
- Study: High Levels Of Cancer-Linked Chemical Found In E-Cigarette Vapor High levels of formaldehyde are found in e-cigarette vapor, according to a new study.
- Condom Fashion Show To Promote Sexual Health At CWU Students will show off outfits made entirely of condoms as part of sexual health week at Central Washington University.
- Measles Outbreak: To Vaccinate Or Not Vaccinate With the potential to affect thousands, the recent outbreak of measles in the U.S. has placed a spotlight on a debate that’s raged for years.
- Dorothy Thomas, "Mother" Of Bone Marrow Transplant, Dies Dorothy "Dottie" Thomas, the research partner and wife of the Nobel laureate who pioneered the bone marrow transplant, has died in her Seattle-area home at 92.
- Washington Gets Federal Help With Avian Flu Testing Federal and state officials are testing wild birds in Washington state to see how far a type of avian influenza has spread.
- More Reports Of Flu-Like Illnesses In Washington The state Health Department says the number of flu-like illnesses in Washington is slightly higher than at this time last year.
- Study: People Who Mix Energy Drinks With Alcohol More Likely To Drive Drunk People who mix energy drinks with alcohol may be more likely to drive drunk that those who drink only alcohol, a new study finds.
- Researchers: Scorpion Venom Can Help Treat Cancer One of the deadliest creatures on this planet could actually hold the key to helping cure one of the deadliest illnesses in the world.
- Study: Stress Causes Aging -- Even In Teens And Pre-teens Researchers say they looked at 97 healthy 10- to 14-year-old girls with either a maternal history of depression or no history of the disorder.
- Expert Warns Doing This While Checking Your Messages Can Cause 'Email Apnea' Like sleep apnea, email apnea puts people at risk for a variety of illnesses, such as stroke, heart attack and diabetes, expert believe.
- Medical Trial May Help Offset Peanut Allergies CBS 2's Mary Kay Kleist reports, researchers at Lurie Children's Hospital are conducting a study that may give patients other options in the future. But does it work?
- Survey: Primary Care Doctor Shortage Result Of ACA A shortage of primary care doctors has emerged as thousands of people gained insurance through the Affordable Care Act, according to a new survey.