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People who live in or visit Zika areas should use condoms

U.S. health officials on Friday suggested people who live in or have traveled to areas affected by the Zika virus outbreak should use condoms or stop having sex. The new interim guidelines were posted by the Centers from Disease Control ...

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Women who could be pregnant should not drink, says CDC

istock The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warned Tuesday that women who are even considering becoming pregnant should not drink because if they conceive and do not realize it and continue to drink, they could harm the developing fetus. ...

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Use the Internet to find medical advice at your own risk

Dr. Samadi says people need to be extremely careful when using the Internet for medical advice. Many people use Google for their medical advice instead of asking their doctor. According to a study, only 43.5% of websites provided accurate information. ...

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Explainer: The Zika virus

Mario Tama/Getty Images In the second half of 2015, authorities recorded over 3,000 cases of microcephaly in infants in Brazil. The Zika virus will likely spread to all but two countries in North, Central and South America, the World Health ...

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Dole withdraws packaged salads after listeria outbreak

SeongJoon Cho/Bloomberg Dole Fresh Vegetables said it suspended operations in its Springfield, Ohio facility after tests indicated the listeria outbreak came from there. Dole Fresh Vegetables announced a recall of its packaged salads Friday after a listeria outbreak from one ...

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SEE IT: Objects stick to human suction cup

Meet the “real-life X-Man.” Jamie (Canhead) Keeton has an extremely rare skin condition that turns him into a “human suction cup.” Objects such as cans and bottles stick to Keeton’s head and other parts of his body without falling off, ...

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Scented candles, cleaning products release cancerous agents

Roberto Machado Noa/LightRocket via Getty Images Common scents found in candles can release cancer-causing toxins. Citrus-scented products could be killing us. Sweet-smelling chemicals in some fragrant candles, air fresheners and cleaning products can react with other airborne elements to create ...

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Khloe K. tells Kris Jenner she doesn't want BRCA test

Kris Jenner wants her daughter to get a preventative cancer screening — but the “Kocktails with Khloe” star says “we’re all going to die” anyway. Khloe Kardashian, 31, spurned her mom’s request that she get tested for a breast cancer ...

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Eat less sugar to get rid of your sweet tooth: study

ffolas/Getty Images/iStockphoto Train your sweet tooth. Cut sugar to stop craving it. A small study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition asked participants who drank at least two sugar-sweetened beverages a day to reduce their sugar intake by ...

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Maine Gov. LePage sorry for comments on ‘young white’ girls

AUGUSTA, Maine — Republican Gov. Paul LePage apologized Friday for his remark about out-of-state drug dealers impregnating “young white” girls, calling it a slip of the tongue and saying he didn’t mean to inject race into discussion of Maine’s heroin ...

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