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Report: Woman Dies After Receiving Yellow Fever Vaccine

A women from Oregon had a fatal reaction to the vaccine for yellow fever, a report about the case confirmed.

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Washington & The Affordable Care Act

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Idaho Bill Requiring Parental Permission For Teen Tanning Passes Senate

A bill requiring parental permission for teens to use tanning beds has cleared both houses in the Idaho Statehouse.

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Apple Watch & ResearchKit Raise Privacy Concerns

Apple’s announcement brought the potential for a healthier future with innovative technology that’s guaranteed to take the world by storm for its practicality and it’s privacy risks.

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Study: Weed May Trigger Allergies

Marijuana may trigger an allergic reaction in some people, according to a new review of previous studies.

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Washington State Senate Approves Mental Health Decision Bill

The Washington state Senate has approved a bill that would allow family members to ask a judge to step in if a mental health professional will not involuntarily commit a relative they believe could be suicidal or a danger to others.

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Washington Flu Season Most Deadly In Years, But Not Over

State health officials say state labs have confirmed at least 120 flu deaths since the season started in September, but only a fraction of those who die from the flu are tested for the virus.

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Oregon Considers Banning Most Vaccine Exemptions

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Jennifer Margulis has her kids vaccinated and she gets shots herself. But she doesn’t like the idea of government telling parents they must get their children immunized. That’s why she spoke […]

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Study: Weed 100 Times Safer Than Alcohol

Marijuana is safer than alcohol, a new study finds.

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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?