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Adventure to Fitness: Keeping School Kids Active

Updated: 03/08/2013 - Nine million American students are packing on too many pounds, but just as kids are being told to exercise more, they're finding fewer opportunities to break a sweat during the school day.

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New 3D imaging helping plastic surgeons

Updated: 03/05/2013 - Plastic surgery, whether it is the desire to look younger or to repair damage caused by an injury or illness, is one of the most popular among the medical practices.

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Treating out of Control Cholesterol: HoFH

Updated: 03/05/2013 - Do you know your LDL? It's the bad cholesterol in our bodies and the American Heart Association says keeping it under 100 is best to avoid heart attacks and strokes, but for some people no matter what they do their numbers skyrocket.

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Stomach Flu Breakthrough?

Updated: 02/28/2013 - It spreads rapidly and virtually everyone will get it at least once in their lifetime.

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Focusing on Eye Melanoma

Updated: 02/27/2013 - Did you know melanoma can affect the eyes? In fact, it's the most common and most dangerous form of eye cancer in adults. Half the time it spreads and if that happens it's almost 100-percent fatal.

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Infection Protection: HIV Vaccines

Updated: 02/26/2013 - They protect us and our families from the flu, mumps, measles, and many other diseases, but figuring out a vaccine to protect against HIV is still a mystery.

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Stopping the Spread: New Prostate Cancer Therapy

Updated: 02/22/2013 - For years surgery and radiation therapy have been the most common treatments for those diagnosed with early stage prostate cancer, but for many patients that doesn't work because the cancer has spread. Now an innovative therapy could give men new hope.

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Autism Answers: A Married Couples' Mission

Updated: 02/21/2013 - The statistics are shocking. One out of 88 children born today will be diagnosed with autism by the time they are eight years old.

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The warning signs of almost addicts

Updated: 02/19/2013 - Marijuana, pain-killers, and cocaine are just a few of the drugs people think they can use without becoming an addict. But even without an official diagnosis, the drugs can have a big impact on users' lives.

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Making Varicose Veins Vanish

Updated: 02/15/2013 - For many, they're a cosmetic concern. For others, they can lead to dangerous health issues like circulatory problems, blood clots, and ulcers.

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Healing Heroes: Rebuilding Warfighters' Faces

Updated: 02/13/2013 - From burns to bullets to bomb blasts, thousands of U.S. troops have come back from Iraq and Afghanistan after being hurt while serving their country.

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Healing Heroes: "Battle Buddies" for PTSD

Updated: 02/11/2013 - Constant gunfire, mayhem, and death, for troops who saw action in Iraq and Afghanistan, when the dust settles the nerves do not always follow.

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A diagnostic breakthrough catches Alzheimer's early

Updated: 02/08/2013 - More than five million Americans struggle with the memory loss and confusion associated with Alzheimer’s. But now, a diagnostic breakthrough could help slow down the rate of progress of the devastating disease.

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Eating ourselves to death: Plastic poisoning

Updated: 02/06/2013 - Two million plastic bottles are used in the world every five minutes, and one million plastic cups are handed out on U.S. airline flights every six hours. Plastic is the number one consumer product, but it could also be killing us.

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Eating Ourselves to Death: The Fat Tax

Updated: 02/05/2013 - Obesity is a factor in close to three million deaths each year in the U.S. Would a tax on certain foods help? What happens when people have to pay extra for unhealthy food?

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Eating Ourselves to Death: Color of Controversy

Updated: 02/04/2013 - From red sports drinks to orange Jell-O, and do not forget the yellow in mac and cheese. In all, we have nine different artificial dyes approved for use here in the United States. But are these colors causing problems in our kids?

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"Out of This World" Breakthroughs

Updated: 01/30/2013 - When Astronaut Scott Kelly blasts into space in 2015, he will be a living, breathing medical experiment, helping researchers figure out the physical and psychological impact of living on the International Space Station for one full year.

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Hearts of Gold Walk: Bryanna's Story

Updated: 02/02/2013 - As parents, we all worry about our kids. Are they driving safely, keeping their grades up and treating people right?

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No need for leads! Wireless heart help

Updated: 01/29/2013 - Each year more than 300,000 people die in the U.S. from cardiac arrest. Some hearts beat too slow, others' too fast. Now, a new type of shock therapy is helping save hearts.

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Fighting myths about concussions

Updated: 01/25/2013 - Many parents worry about their children sustaining a head injury while playing sports. As many as 10 percent of athletes will experience a concussion in any given sports season, but what many people do not know about this common injury is that it could put a child at risk.

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Curing Cushing's disease

Updated: 01/24/2013 - Cushing's disease hits in the prime of a person’s life and if left untreated can make young, active women fatigued, overweight and depressed.

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Melafind: The Cancer Scanner

Updated: 01/23/2013 - Listen up sun worshipers. Skin cancer accounts for 80 percent of all new cancers in the U.S. It is preventable and if caught early it is curable.

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