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Sophia Bush Says Boyfriend Dan Fredinburg Is Safe After Mt. Everest Avalanche Kills At Least 12 Nene Leakes Kim, Khloé and Rob Kardashian Wish Kourtney Happy Birthday, Scott Disick Shares Sweet Photo: See the Pics!
 
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Sophia Bush Says Boyfriend Dan Fredinburg Is Safe After Mt. Everest Avalanche Kills At Least 12

John Sciulli/Getty Images for Harper’s BAZAAR Sophia Bush‘s boyfriend Dan Fredinburg is safe after an avalanche at Mt. Everest killed at least twelve […]

Nene Leakes, Dancing with the Stars

Nene Leakes’ Dancing With the Stars Blog: Tony and I Went to a Salsa Club to Show Off Our Moves—And Hunni I’m Sweatin’!

Adam Taylor/ABC Editor’s Note: Real Housewives of Atlanta star NeNe Leakes is hitting the dance floor for season 18 of Dancing With the […]

Kourtney Kardashian, Birthday, Instagram

Kim, Khloé and Rob Kardashian Wish Kourtney Happy Birthday, Scott Disick Shares Sweet Photo: See the Pics!

Instagram Kourtney Kardashian is getting lots of sweet messages from her famous family in honor of her 35th birthday! “Happy Birthday @kourtneykardash!!!!!” sister […]

Recreational Marijuana Use

19 April 2014

Young adults who use marijuana solely for recreational purposes may develop significant structural changes in their brains The finding published in the Journal of Neuroscience, follows a brain scan analysis involving 40 Boston-area college students, between the ages of 18 and 25. None of the students used pot for medical reasons. However, half said that […]

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CDC Data Show Limited Progress in Reducing Foodborne Infections in 2013

19 April 2014

Embargoed until: Thursday, April 17, 2014, 1:00 p.m. ET Contact: CDC Media Relations (404) 639-3286 CDC data show limited progress in reducing foodborne infections in 2013 National report card on food safety indicates more can be done 2013 Food Safety […]

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Graph: Trends in Rates of Diabetes-Related Complications from 1990 to 2010 among U.S. Adults with Diagnosed Diabetes.

New CDC Data Show Declines in Some Diabetes-Related Complications Among US Adults

19 April 2014

Embargoed until: Wednesday, April 16, 2014; 5:00 p.m. ET Contact: CDC Media Relations (404) 639-3286 New CDC data show declines in some diabetes-related complications among US adults Despite progress continued efforts needed to combat diabetes complications Trends in Rates of […]

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Graphic: Silhouettes of diverse people collaborating and discussing ideas about innovation, technical package, performance management, partnerships communication, and political commitment to reduce health disparities.

CDC Reports on Effective Strategies for Reducing Health Disparities

19 April 2014

Embargoed until: Thursday, April 17, 2014, 1:00 p.m. ET Contact: CDC Media Relations (404) 639-3286 CDC Reports on Effective Strategies for Reducing Health Disparities Public health interventions close health equity gaps among diverse U.S. populations This graphic depicts diverse people collaborating […]

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Diagnostic Errors Study Findings

19 April 2014

Outpatient Diagnostic Errors Affect 1 in 20 U.S. Adults, AHRQ Study Finds Diagnostic errors—missed opportunities to make a timely or correct diagnosis based on available evidence—occur in about 5 percent of adults in the United States, according to a new study published in the April 17 issue of BMJ Quality & Safety. The study, partially […]

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Scientists Map DNA of Deadly Fungus

19 April 2014

Related MedlinePlus Pages THURSDAY, April 17, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Researchers who sequenced the genome of a deadly fungus say their achievement offers a genetic map for finding weaknesses in the fungus in order to fight it. Cryptococcus neoformans causes millions of cases of pneumonia and meningitis every year, says a team of scientists that […]

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FDA Warns Against Procedure for Uterine Fibroids

19 April 2014

Related MedlinePlus Pages THURSDAY, April 17, 2014 (HealthDay News) — A surgical technique used to grind up uterine growths and remove them through tiny incisions could increase a woman’s risk of cancer, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration warned Thursday. The FDA said that the procedure, known as “laparoscopic power morcellation,” can inadvertently spread cancerous […]

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Salmonella Cases Dip in U.S., but Food Poisoning Rates Remain High

19 April 2014

Related MedlinePlus Pages THURSDAY, April 17, 2014 (HealthDay News) — While the United States has seen a decline in the number of Salmonella illnesses in recent years, there’s been little progress overall in reducing food poisoning outbreaks, health officials say. “The news is mixed,” Dr. Robert Tauxe, deputy director of the U.S. Centers for Disease […]

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NBA playoffs looking more wide-open than expected

19 April 2014

MIAMI (AP) — Before the season started, a poll suggested that the Miami Heat were the overwhelming favorite to win the NBA title, collecting a whopping 76 percent of ballots cast. The voters weren’t some know-nothings, either. No, this was a polling of NBA general managers. Things seem quite a bit different now. The Heat […]

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Choi leads rain-delayed RBC Heritage

19 April 2014

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. (AP) — K.J. Choi’s early tee time and quick start moved him to the top of the rain-delayed RBC Heritage on Friday. Choi shot a 67 to get to 5-under 137, one stroke ahead of Robert Allenby and two in front of a group led by former world No. 1 Luke […]

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