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Study: Banning Chocolate Milk In Schools Lowers Milk Consumption

According to a recent study, removing chocolate milk from school lunch lowers overall milk consumption.

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Washington & The Affordable Care Act

Find out how health reform affects you.

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Study: Men Become More Unhappy When They Hit 70

Researchers at Oregon State University found that perceptions of unhappiness or dealing with “hassles” increases once men are about 65-70 years old.

Students who smoke marijuana – and refrain from smoking tobacco –achieve higher levels of academic success than their “marginalized” cigarette-smoking peers.  (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Study: Pot-Smoking Students Outperform ‘Marginalized’ Tobacco Smokers

Students who smoke marijuana – and refrain from smoking tobacco –achieve higher levels of academic success than their “marginalized” cigarette-smoking peers.

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State Seeing More Tuberculosis Cases

State health officials say tuberculosis cases are on the rise in Washington state after several years of decline.

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Washington Sees Age Drop In Health Care Sign-Ups

The average age of people signing up for health insurance through the state of Washington exchange has dropped a little since the state began ramping up its marketing to those under 35, according to numbers released Tuesday by the federal government.

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The Biggest Pregnancy Myths Debunked by Expert Linda Geddes

Simon & Schuster author Linda Geddes explores and debunks common baby and pregnancy myths here.

Survey finds teens who might otherwise avoid marijuana would take up pot smoking if legalized in their state. (Getty Images)

Study: Legal Weed Encourages Teens To Smoke Pot

Survey of high school students show they are more likely to smoke marijuana if it’s legal.

The Washington State Dept. of Health claims it has enough evidence to prove their case against Sung Min Im and the Cleansing Way treatment center, that lists “juices, herbs, honey, salt mixtures” and “praying to God” as treatment methods.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Wash. State Officials: Man Faked Being Doctor To Conduct Faith-Based, Herbal Cancer Treatment

Washington State investigators allege that a man treating pain and cancer was actually a fraud – and that several patients died under his unlicensed care.

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Tamiflu Shortage Again

The liquid form of the flu drug Tamiflu is in short supply.

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DASH Diet Ranked Best Overall — Once Again

The new annual ‘‘best diets” list is out from U.S. News & World Report.

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What ‘Brain-Dead’ Means

What does it mean when doctors say a person is brain-dead?