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HPV vaccine helps protect young women

Posted: 08/23/2007 - There is another vaccine to help protect girls from some sexually transmitted diseases and even cervical cancer, and has been in the making for years.

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City wide drug tests

Posted: 08/22/2007 - Scientists can give entire cities drug tests by examining what people flush down their toilets.

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Sleep has major impact on children

Posted: 08/22/2007 - Sleep can impact everything from behavior to grades and new research suggests more and more children are having trouble sleeping.

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Olive Oil Benefits

Posted: 08/22/2007 - According to a new study, olive oil rich in phenol may prevent blood clots in people with high cholesterol.

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Natural treatment for sunburns

Updated: 08/22/2007 - Sunburns are painful and may lead to cancer, however, there is a new ally in the never-ending battle against the sun that could be growing in your backyard.

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Study: Common virus may contribute to obesity in some

Posted: 08/21/2007 - There's more evidence linking obesity to a virus. Researchers from Louisiana State University have found that when human stem cells were exposed to a common virus they turned into fat cells and then got bigger.

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Too fat to adopt?

Updated: 08/17/2007 - A Missouri man has been told he is too overweight to adopt a child.

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Cough medicine warnings

Posted: 08/17/2007 - The FDA is warning parents not to give their small children over the counter cold and cough medicine.

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Sisters helping find a cure for breast cancer

Updated: 08/16/2007 - Nearly 40-thousand women will die from breast cancer this year and another 213-thousand will be diagnosed with it. Now, in the only study of its kind, doctors are asking sisters of breast cancer survivors and victims to step forward and help find a cause and a cure.

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Study: Teens report drug use growing in schools

Posted: 08/16/2007 - Drug problems at the nation's schools are getting worse according to a new survey by Columbia University's National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse. It finds that more students in high school and middle school are reporting drugs as a problem.

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Limitations of new HPV vaccine

Updated: 08/14/2007 - Researchers tested the vaccine on women in Costa Rica who had HPV and research shows it does not work for those who are already infected.

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Preventing back to school illnesses

Updated: 08/14/2007 - Kids are exposed to a slew of germs when they head back to school and end up with all kinds of illnesses.

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Mental health a concern for US State Department

Posted: 08/14/2007 - Officials say the State Department plans to create a new mental health care office and require employees to take additional time off. It's an effort to deal with a surge in stress disorders among diplomats in danger posts abroad - particularly Iraq and Afghanistan.

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Maureen’s Medical Moment

Updated: 09/13/2012 - Get the latest health news in daily Medical Moments! NewsCenter16's Maureen McFadden fills you in on the latest medical information, groundbreaking treatments, and important health studies.

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Addiction help on MySpace

Updated: 08/15/2007 - It's being called an addiction resource for the social networking generation. A pharmaceutical company has launched a Myspace page called Addiction411, aimed at educating the public about opioid addiction.

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