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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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?

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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.

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Researchers: Marijuana Not A Proven Treatment For Childhood Epilepsy

Researchers warn there are no proven benefits and parents often overstate how effective cannabis is for their children.

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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?

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