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Just How Contagious Are Measles?

Posted: 01/22/2015 - The rate at which the measles has spread highlights just how infectious the virus is. Health workers suggest people talk to their doctors to ensure their immunity hasn't waned.

Cheerful Tweets May Signal Healthy Heart

Posted: 01/22/2015 - New research shows simply tracking the expression of negative emotions, including anger, stress and fatigue, may produce an accurate picture of which communities are most likely to have high incidences of heart disease.

Deadly Superbug Infected Seattle Hospital

Posted: 01/22/2015 - The Seattle Times reports that dozens of patients at Virginia Mason Medical Center were infected with a drug-resistant bacteria between 2012 and 2014, a result of contact with contaminated endoscopes.

Daily Aspirin May Not Be Needed For Heart Health

Posted: 01/21/2015 - A new study published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology found that one in 10 people were either prescribed an aspirin regimen or daily they were taking one preventively when it wasn't necessary.

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