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Fixing Bad Bones: A "Shot" at a new life

Posted: 08/24/2012 - Painful steps, weak bones and shorter limbs are just a few of the problems patients with a certain bone disorder face every day. Until now there was nothing doctors could do to fix it. Luckily, there's a new treatment that's giving young patients hope for a better life.

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Saving Charlie's Heart: Cardiac device for kids

Updated: 08/22/2012 - For kids waiting for heart transplants each day is a gift, but as they wait each day could also be their last. Now, a new version of a device that helped a powerful politician is giving kids more time.

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Calif. supplier recalls lettuce over E. coli fears

Posted: 08/19/2012 - A Northern California produce supplier is voluntarily recalling romaine lettuce that was shipped to 19 states, Puerto Rico and Canada over fears of possible E. coli contamination.

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Statin: Risks vs. Benefits

Posted: 08/10/2012 - Although drugs to control cholesterol come with a risk of developing diabetes, a new report suggests the drugs' benefits likely outweigh that risk.

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What do you know about melanoma?

Updated: 08/07/2012 - Skin cancers account for 80 percent of all new cancers diagnosed each year. That means 430,000 people will be told they have it in 2012. But what you don't know about skin cancer could end up killing you.

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Is hormone replacement therapy safe?

Updated: 08/02/2012 - For years, gynecologists prescribed hormone replacement therapy to relieve hot flashes, night sweats and other symptoms of menopause.

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New sunscreen changes coming

Updated: 08/01/2012 - Don't get burned by your bottle. The FDA has called for mandatory sunscreen changes to help people better understand what they're buying.

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Gov't: says only 1 in 4 have HIV under control

Posted: 07/27/2012 - New government data shows only a quarter of Americans with the AIDS virus have the infection under control. Young people and blacks are least likely to get effective care.

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Whooping cough outbreak hits Indiana

Updated: 07/26/2012 - It's being called the worst whooping cough outbreak since 1959. Over 18,000 cases have been reported across the country, 118 of those have occurred in Indiana.

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New forms of contraception being geared towards men

Updated: 07/25/2012 - There are seven billion people who walk the globe. What's more is 50 percent of pregnancies are unplanned. There are now several new contraception choices that may soon be approved and these particular ones are geared toward men.

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