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Sugary sodas could lead to rapid aging

Updated: 12:33 PM - It's no secret that drinking sugary beverages may lead to weight gain and obesity related illnesses, but a new study reveals these drinks may also speed up the aging process!

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Update on Ebola victims

Updated: 12:13 PM - A critical benchmark in the effort to contain the Ebola virus here on US soil.

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Dallas Nurses rally for diagnosed Ebola patients

Posted: 10/17/2014 - The nurses of Texas Health Presbyterian hospital in Dallas rallied to show support for the hospital in the wake of three unfortunate Ebola diagnoses there.

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US monitors health care worker aboard cruise ship

Posted: 10/17/2014 - Obama administration officials said a Dallas health care worker who handled a lab specimen from a Liberian man who died from Ebola is self-quarantined on a Caribbean cruise ship and is being monitored for infection.

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School age children receiving vaccinations

Updated: 10/17/2014 - Data from the 2013-2014 school year reveals at least 93 percent of kindergartners got the chickenpox, measles and whooping cough vaccines.

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WHO admits botched health response to Ebola

Updated: 10/17/2014 - The World Health Organization has admitted that it botched attempts to stop the now-spiraling Ebola outbreak in West Africa, blaming factors including incompetent staff and a lack of information.

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Obama will name Ron Klain as Ebola Czar

Updated: 10/17/2014 - The president on Thursday signaled his openness to the idea to have one individual coordinating the entire federal response to any threat of an outbreak in the United States.

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Texas health workers receiving orders to stay home

Posted: 10/17/2014 - Dozens of health care workers who had contact with the man who died of Ebola in Dallas were asked Thursday to sign legal documents in which they agreed to stay home, as authorities across the nation ramped up efforts to limit the virus’ spread.

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Employers measure workers' waistlines

Posted: 10/17/2014 - Your mother isn't the only one who wants you to eat right and exercise. Employers are increasingly prodding their workers to lose weight and get more active.

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Nina Pham transfers to Maryland hospital

Posted: 10/17/2014 - The 26-year-old nurse was the first of two Texas nurses who contracted the Ebola virus while treating the late victim Thomas Eric Duncan.

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Breast feeding with older babies

Posted: 10/17/2014 - Most mothers who breast-feed beyond one year are motivated by the health and nutritional benefits of breast milk.

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Teens and soda pop

Posted: 10/16/2014 - New research suggests knowing calorie information may do nothing to influence buying choices unless a person knows what it's going to take to get rid of those extra calories!

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