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Researchers: Sharks could help stop cancer Video included

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Could sharks hold the secret to curing cancer? Some researchers at mote marine laboratory think so. More>>

FDA approves non-invasive colon cancer test

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The food and drug administration has approved a non-invasive, DNA-based test for colon cancer. More>>

Anti-bacterial may be harmful to pregnant women, fetuses Video included

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There's a new warning about dangerous toxins hiding in what seem like safe products. More>>

Healthcast: Video games might help depression Video included

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A recent study found playing a video game may actually be more effective than taking anti-depressants. More>>

Research shows brain function may impact stroke risk Video included

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Now new research finds brain function may impact a person's risk of having a stroke. More>>

Healthcast: Aspirin may help reduce risk of certain cancers Video included

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A daily aspirin might help cut the risk of certain cancers. More>>

Healthcast: Study raises concerns for young flu patients Video included

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A new study raised concerns for children who get the flu. The study said up to a third of young flu patients could experience severe complications. More>>

New research links cortisol to suicidal thoughts

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New research has uncovered a genetic indicator in people, most susceptible to suicidal thoughts. More>>

Mosquito repellant? There's an app for that Video included

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South Florida’s everglades are home to billions of mosquitoes, but no matter where you live, just one can drive you crazy.
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Generation of tanners see spike in deadly melanoma Video included

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Stop sunbathing and using indoor tanning beds, the acting U.S. surgeon general warned in a report released Tuesday that cites an alarming 200 percent jump in deadly melanoma cases since 1973. More>>

Study: People who work overnight face higher chance of diabetes Video included

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People who work odd hours may have an increased risk for type two diabetes. More>>

Children of Same-Sex Parents Are Healthier: Study

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Children of same-sex parents have above average health and well-being, research by the University of Melbourne shows.
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Research shows pelvic exams may not be necessary

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Pelvic exams could now be a thing of the past.The American College of Physicians says the exams are unnecessary for women without any symptoms. More>>

Study links breast cancer to blood marker

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Researchers have identified a genetic marker in the blood that could indicate whether a woman will develop breast cancer. More>>

Alaska bars to begin having free pregnancy tests Video included

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Beginning in December, free pregnancy tests will be available at 20 bars and restaurants in Alaska. The goal, to lower the rate of birth defects. More>>

CDC recommends drug to prevent HIV

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The Centers for Disease Control has released controversial new guidelines for HIV prevention.
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Caffeine affects teen boys, girls differently

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A new study finds caffeine can have a big impact on children, especially boys after puberty. More>>

Progress made on a 'bionic pancreas' for diabetics

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Scientists have made big progress on a "bionic pancreas" to free some people with diabetes from the daily ordeal of managing their disease.
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Kids and media Video included

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About one in three parents use their mobile phones almost non-stop while at restaurants with their kids, according to a study by Dr. Jenny Radesky of Boston Medical Center. More>>

Living with allergies Video included

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'Tis the season for allergies, and with pollen counts on the rise, allergies are hard to avoid. More>>

New Mayo Clinic procedure could aid weight loss Video included

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A new weight loss procedure out of the Mayo Clinic is showing promise for people who are struggling to shed those extra pounds. More>>

Possible link between sleep apnea and hearing loss Video included

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Researchers say, there may be a link between sleep apnea and hearing loss. More>>

Safe to eat? 6 ingredients banned in other countries, but OK in US

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Ever heard of BVOs or rBST? They're ingredients that have been banned from the food supply in other countries, but are allowed in food products in the United States.
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