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Indiana's HIV Outbreak Worsens; Takes Toll on Families

Posted: 04/21/2015 - Indiana's Department of Health reports 135 cases of the virus, 46 more than two weeks ago. The outbreak is being spread by drug-users sharing dirty needles to shoot up drugs, and a painkiller.

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Could A Beard Be Bad For Your Health?

Updated: 04/08/2015 - Some health experts say the coarseness of beard hair can provide a ripe environment for bacteria, creating potential health hazards.

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What Women Should Have on Their Health Checkup List

Posted: 04/02/2015 - It's no secret men and women are different. Health experts say those differences mean women have some unique medical concerns and should have certain tests on their check-up list.

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Thousand-Year-Old Anglo-Saxon Potion Kills MRSA Superbug

Posted: 03/31/2015 - It might sound like a really old wives' tale, but a thousand-year-old Anglo-Saxon potion for eye infections may hold the key to wiping out the modern-day superbug MRSA, according to new research.

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Family Shares Bryson's Blessings With Others In Need

Posted: 03/26/2015 - The Connell family presented Stormont-Vail's Pediatric center with 32 hand made bags Thursday to assist families with children in the hospital. The effort was in honor of their son Bryson, who is battling leukemia.

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Warning: Spring Allergy Season Could Be A Bad One!

Posted: 03/24/2015 - Experts are saying that because this year's winter has been colder and longer in much of the country, allergy season may start late and end a little sooner, but could be intense while it lasts.

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Deaf Child Hears Mother's Voice, Does "Happy Dance"

Posted: 03/23/2015 - A young girl recently received an auditory brainstem implant, which bypasses what's missing in her inner ear, allowing her to hear her mother's voice for the first time.

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Avian Flu Found In NE Kansas

Updated: 03/16/2015 - A 'backyard flock' of chickens and ducks in Leavenworth County have been tested positive for Avian Flu.

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SE Kansas Monitored For Bird Flu

Posted: 03/11/2015 - The Kansas Department of Agriculture says it is monitoring a control zone in southeast Kansas for signs of avian influenza after a confirmed case in Missouri.

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Physical Therapy Works Into Overall Health Care Plan

Posted: 03/05/2015 - Patients no longer need a doctor's referral to schedule an appointment with a physical therapist, which PTs say can benefit both doctors and patients as therapists play a role in the overall health care team.

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Boston Babies Buzzing On Coffee

Posted: 03/04/2015 - According to a new study by Boston Medical Center, about 15 percent of 2-year-olds drink as much as four ounces of coffee a day.

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Dirty Dozen | Which Foods Should You Buy Organic?

Posted: 03/03/2015 - The Environmental Working Group's latest update to the annual Shopper's Guide to Pesticides in Produce breaks down the 12 fruits and vegetables found to contain the most pesticide residue.

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Pain Often Overlooked Cause Of Sleep Disorders

Posted: 03/02/2015 - Pain -- both chronic and acute -- affects half of all Americans at some point in life, and it is a common source of sleep disorders, according to a new national survey from the National Sleep Foundation.

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Three Leprosy Cases Confirmed In Florida

Posted: 02/28/2015 - Health officials in Florida report that in the last five months, three people in Volusia County have been diagnosed with leprosy, at least two of the cases possibly connected to armadillos.

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