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Tick That Triggers Red Meat Allergy Spreading Across U.S.The tick species is most present in the southeastern U.S., but lately has been spreading north up the East Coast and into the Midwest.
Jogging 40 Minutes A Day Has "Fountain Of Youth" Effect On Cells, Study FindsAccording to a new study, jogging 40 minutes a day has a "fountain of youth" effect on cells.
Fifth Republican Senator Comes Out Against Senate Health Care BillSen. Dean Heller, R-Nevada, announced Friday he can’t support the plan because it rolls back Obamacare’s expansion of Medicaid and puts federal funding limits on the program.
U.S. Bans Beef From Brazil Due To Safety ConcernsThe United States joins the European Union, China, Hong Kong, Chile, and Japan in banning fresh beef imports from Brazil.
New Therapy Wants People Who Have Trouble Sleeping To Sleep LessSleep experts say once patients are out of bed, they should try simply reading – no television or electronics, no food or alcohol.
Study: Thousands Of Microbes Found On $1 BillsThe bacteria, fungi and pathogens that were found on the bills can cause serious illnesses, such as skin infections, food poisoning and stomach ulcers.
Proposed Medicaid Cuts Threaten Disabled Kids, Local Families SayAdvocates for people with disabilities declared Thursday a National Day of Action to spread the word about proposed cuts to Medicaid.
Study: Extra Virgin Olive Oil Protects Brain Against Alzheimer's DiseaseNew research from Philadelphia about extra virgin olive oil and its role in fighting alzheimer's disease.
Special Device May Help Alleviate Back PainThe device is surgically implanted in the back with a lead that goes up the spinal column.
Study: Breast Implants May Impede Heart Attack TestBreast implants may skew heart attack detection, resulting in a false diagnosis, according to new research.
City Announces Additional Steps In Battle Against Child Lead PoisoningThe city's 40-year battle against lead poisoning has had success.
Pennsylvania Names First Recipients Of Medical Marijuana PermitsTwelve permits have been issued

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