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Here’s How To Keep Healthy This Flu Season

There are some simple and effective strategies to keep healthy this flu season.

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Washington & The Affordable Care Act

Find out how health reform affects you.

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Study: People Drink Less Soda When They See What It Takes To Walk Off

We’ve heard plenty of studies already about soda and how it’s harmful to our health. But that isn’t keeping many Americans from drinking it.

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Thousands Will Die From Flu This Year, Doctors Predict

Although concerns are mounting across the nation of Ebola exposure, doctors fear the focus could be diverting attention from another potential threat: the flu.

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Apple, Facebook Paying To Freeze Eggs Of Female Employees

Facebook began covering egg freezing for workers earlier this year, becoming the first major employer on record to do so, according to NBC News, which reports that Apple will add the perk in January.

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WHO: 10,000 New Ebola Cases Per Week Could Be Seen

A World Health Organization official says there could be up to 10,000 new cases of Ebola per week within two months.

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When Does One Glass Of Wine Become One Glass Too Many?

It’s the way many women relax at the end of a busy day: having a nice glass of wine. But, when does when one glass become one glass too many?

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Study: Later Doctor’s Visits Lead To More Prescriptions

A visit to the doctor later in the day makes it more likely that a patient will walk away with a prescription antibiotic, according to a new report.

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What Is The ‘Perfect’ Amount Of Sleep?

It’s the question we all want answered — What is the “perfect” amount of sleep? Researchers in Finland analyzed sleep data from nearly 4,000 men and women.

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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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