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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.

Health Reform

Washington & The Affordable Care Act

Find out how health reform affects you.

CBS Local Health News
Free condoms are seen outside the Benning Stoddert Recreation Center on May 24, 2013 in Washington. (credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

A bar tender mixes a popular energy drink with vodka. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

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.

WebMD Health News

Tamiflu Shortage Again

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


DASH Diet Ranked Best Overall — Once Again

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


What ‘Brain-Dead’ Means

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


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