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More Than 90 Charged in Medicare Fraud Case

Posted: 09/07/2011 - People in 8 cities, including doctors and nurses, arrested. Charges include phony schemes involving psychotherapy. AG Eric Holder says the plots reaped nearly $300 million.

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Treadmills: Danger At Our Feet

Posted: 09/05/2011 - The Consumer Product Safety Commission says treadmills sent an estimated 19,000 people to the emergency room in 2009, including almost 6,000 children.

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Why Our Brains Respond to Animals, Creepy or Cute

Posted: 09/01/2011 - The brain "seems to be specialized in alerting us to things that are emotionally important to us — either positive or because they're scary," a scientist says.

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Not Too Early To Think Flu Shots

Posted: 08/25/2011 - This year, the CDC recommends flu shots for everyone six months and older, rather than prioritizing certain groups

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"Supermoms" More Likely To Be Depressed

Posted: 08/22/2011 - A provocative new study suggests working moms who try to be "supermoms" are more likely to be depressed than their counterparts who embrace the idea that they can't do it all.

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City Shuts Down Cancer Patient's Garage Sales

Updated: 08/19/2011 - A Salem, Ore. woman battling cancer set up garage sales in her backyard - but the local government shut her down, saying they violated city ordinances.

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Black Hat Hacker Exposes Insulin Pump Threat

Posted: 08/05/2011 - A threat intelligence analyst tested to see if he could hack into wireless medical devices, such as his own insulin pump and continuous glucose monitor.

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Study Suggests Antidepressants Are Overprescribed

Posted: 08/05/2011 - More and more doctors are prescribing the drugs for patients who aren't suffering from depression or any other mental illness, according to a provocative new study.

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Red Wine May Stave Off Sunburn

Posted: 08/02/2011 - Spanish scientists discovered that grapes contain compounds that block chemical changes in the body associated with causing skin damage.

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Insurers Must Offer Women Free Birth Control

Posted: 08/01/2011 - The decision to require birth control coverage is part of a broad expansion of coverage for women's preventive care under the Affordable Care Act.

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Botox Shows Success In Beating Migraines

Posted: 07/28/2011 - In the past, the only option was to treat a migraine when it happened. But last fall, the FDA approved the first treatment to prevent future migraines - botox.

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