Today’s Headlines: Meningitis, Multivitamins and Mending a Broken Heart

Meningitis Outbreak: Death Toll Rises to 30; Case Count to 419:  The CBS Evening News reported, “That meningitis outbreak linked to tainted steroids has taken another life. It’s spread to more…

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Meningitis Outbreak Worries the Nation

For the last three weeks, America’s emergency rooms have been overrun with people worried that they may have a rare form of deadly meningitis. As of October 19, there have…

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Multivitamins Linked to Lower Cancer Levels in Men

Multivitamins make Dr. Oz’s must-have supplements list for many reasons. A multi ensures that you get all the essential vitamins and minerals recommended for each day, something many of us…

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Genetically Modified Foods: Good or Bad?

A new report claims that genetically modified foods (or organisms) can damage your health and even cause cancer, but some experts say they’re an inexpensive and healthy way to put…

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New Vaccine Shows Potential in Fighting Cervical Cancer

Though the currently available HPV vaccines Gardasil and Cervarix can protect you from HPV, they are only available for those ages 9 to 26 and aren’t effective in those who…

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Digital Mammograms Improve How Doctors Find Breast Cancer

New research suggests that a newer digital version of mammography may catch life-threatening breast cancers earlier and more accurately. Doctors have been using screen film mammograms for years; however, a…

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Breaking News: FDA Confirms Concerning Arsenic Levels in Rice

From our show, you’ve heard about high arsenic levels in apple juice. Now, a new report sheds light on arsenic levels in another food: Rice The Food and Drug Administration…

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A Blow to Obesity: New York Passes Soda Ban

Whether you call it soda or pop, it has been blamed for playing a major role in America’s obesity epidemic. The City of New York’s Board of Health has banned…

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The Link Between Painful Sex and Chronic Pain Syndromes

Is your vagina depressed? Charlotte from the HBO show Sex and the City thought so after her gynecologist had prescribed her an antidepressant for a diagnosis of vulvodynia – a…

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Why Your Smartphone Poses a New Threat to Your Health

As many states ban the dangerous practice of texting while driving, texting while walking is fast becoming a threat to public health. Viral videos on the web show a California…

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