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Construction worker suicide rates are highest in the US, CDC study says

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Males working in construction have the highest suicide rates in the country, according to a recent analysis by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Adenovirus outbreak in New Jersey kills 11, officials order center to separate patients

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A viral outbreak at a New Jersey pediatric facility has killed another child, health officials confirmed Friday, bringing the total number of fatalities to 11.

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Experts: Children at risk of lead poisoning in Chattanooga

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Health experts are urging people living near a Chattanooga Superfund site to have their children tested for lead contamination.

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Man's runny nose was actually leaking brain fluid

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A North Carolina man said he ruined Thanksgiving for his family last year when fluid allegedly seeped out of his nose and into the turkey dinner.

Sucking on your baby’s pacifier to clean it may be good for their health, study says

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Could sucking on your baby’s pacifier reduce their risk of developing asthma and allergies? According to a new study, it just might.

Boy who lost legs to meningitis as a newborn learns to walk on prosthetic limbs

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A football-mad ten-year-old who lost both his legs to meningitis is learning to walk again with new prosthetic limbs - that allows him to bend his knees for the first time.

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Should US doctors screen for alcohol abuse?

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Many Americans have a problem regulating how much alcohol they drink.

Dad fighting for life after West Nile virus diagnosis

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An Arkansas dad of four is fighting for his life after being diagnosed with West Nile virus three weeks ago.

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Meditation helps vets with post-traumatic stress disorder

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Meditation worked as well as traditional therapy for military veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder in a small experiment sponsored by the Department of Defense.

Dutch teen dies after inhaling deodorant spray to get high

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A Dutch teen’s death is serving as a brutal reminder of the dangers of huffing household products in search of a high.

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Jennie-O turkey products recalled amid salmonella outbreak

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The U.S. Department of Agriculture on Thursday said it was issuing a recall for more than 91,000 pounds of turkey products made by a Wisconsin company.

Thursday, Nov 15

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Hyperemesis: Is your pregnancy nausea more than morning sickness?

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You’ve found out the big news that you’re expecting, and you’re looking forward to watching your baby grow big and strong.

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Woman loses eyes, part of brain to rare fungal infection months after dream wedding

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An Arizona woman has been in a battle for her life for weeks after a rare fungal infection spread throughout her body, costing her both eyes, her palate and part of her brain.

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Doc: 2 boys killed in NJ outbreak were in ‘irreversible shock’ when they arrived at hospital

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A New Jersey doctor who manages the pediatric emergency room where two severely ill boys from the Wanaque Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation were taken is claiming that the children were allegedly too sick to save when they arrived.

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FDA to crack down on menthol cigarettes, flavored vapes

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A top U.S. health official is pledging to try to ban menthol from regular cigarettes, outlaw flavors in all cigars and tighten rules regarding the sale of most flavored versions of e-cigarettes.

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‘Batkid,’ now 10, cancer free 5 years after 'saving' San Francisco

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The little boy whose wish to be “Batkid” helped transform San Francisco into Gotham City five years ago is now 10, and cancer free.

Houston company recalls nearly 7,000 pounds of chicken salad

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A Houston company has recalled nearly 3½ tons (2.72 metric tons) of ready-to-eat chicken salad that regulators say may be contaminated with listeria.

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Norovirus outbreak reported at shelter for Camp Fire evacuees

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An outbreak of the highly contagious norovirus was reported Wednesday at a shelter housing more than 150 evacuees from the deadly Camp Fire in California.

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Cyclist biking across US to raise money for childhood cancer dies in accident

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Authorities say a man making a cross-country trip on a recumbent bicycle to raise money for children with cancer was struck and killed on a Mississippi highway.

Wednesday, Nov 14

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More cases of paralyzing illness diagnosed in kids as officials probe cause

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More children have been diagnosed with a mysterious paralyzing illness in recent weeks, and U.S. health officials said Tuesday that they still aren't sure what's causing it.

US officials report a record number of tick diseases

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U.S. health officials say a record number of tick-borne diseases were reported last year.

Man whose wife died after collapse at hospital gets apology

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A Massachusetts man whose wife collapsed outside a locked hospital emergency room door and later died has received a face-to-face apology from the chief executive of the hospital's parent company.

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Midnight sun, lime juice left man with purple 'zombie' skin

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A tourist from Australia learned that lime juice and ultraviolet rays from a midnight sun don't mix. After hiking for several weeks in Greenland, the combination caused a chemical reaction that left him with small purple marks which turned…

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Utah boy accidentally swallows fidget magnets while hiding toy from brother, family says

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A Utah boy is recovering from his third surgery after he accidentally swallowed 14 magnets while hiding a fidget cube from his older brother in his mouth.

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Oregon hospital removes gender designation from patient ID bracelets

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A hospital in central Oregon has made a small change that represented a huge difference for its transgender patients: It removed the gender designation from patient identification bracelets.

Tuesday, Nov 13

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Health dangers of undercooking a Thanksgiving turkey

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Know the health dangers of under-cooking a turkey ahead of Thanksgiving dinner this year.

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Mom criticized for breastfeeding 9-year-old says daughter 'naturally self-weaned'

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A mom has revealed how she will miss breastfeeding her daughter after the youngster finally weaned at age 9.

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Texas woman on life support after trying to get plastic surgery on nose in Mexico, family claims

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A Texas woman who traveled to Mexico for a plastic surgery procedure on her nose is now fighting for her life, her family says.

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Health department pours bleach on soup meant for homeless, cites lack of permits, food safety concerns

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The Kansas City Health Department admitted to intentionally destroying food meant for the homeless earlier this month, citing a lack of permits and the potential danger of foodborne illnesses.

Electrical pulses in neck could be early warning sign of dementia

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Could a simple neck ultrasound be the key to an early dementia diagnosis?