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Dr. Sanjay Gupta
Dr. Sanjay Gupta (Larry Busacca/Getty Images for Time Warner)

CNN’s Sanjay Gupta questioned on Nepalese surgery

NEW YORK (AP) — CNN said Thursday that it is working to verify the identity of the Nepalese patient operated on this spring by its medical correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta, following a published report that said Gupta mistakenly told viewers that he had treated someone else.

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US adults still skimp on fruit and veggies

Most U.S. adults still aren't eating nearly enough fruits and vegetables.

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Carer bringing meal to senior (mandygodbehear, ThinkStock)

Sandwich generation worried about own long-term care, says poll

Caught between kids and aging parents, the sandwich generation worries more than most Americans their age about how they'll afford their own care as they grow older, a new poll shows. But most aren't doing much to get ready.

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Diet Pepsi
Diet Pepsi (Photo by Gustavo Caballero/Getty Images for Diet Pepsi)

Diet Pepsi with aspartame may not totally disappear

The artificial sweetener in Diet Pepsi is about to change, but fans of the old formula may still be able to get it.

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Texmex Tortillas
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Calories on menus delayed until 2016, says federal agency

Diners will have to wait until the end of 2016 to find calorie labels on all chain restaurant menus.

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Fitness Trackers
FILE - In this Dec. 15, 2014, file photo, fitness trackers are posed for a photo next to an iPhone, in New York. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews, File)

Strong sales, but high abandonment for fitness trackers

Deepak Jayasimha's fitness tracker is now with his father-in-law in India, where it sits unused. Annabel Kelly foisted hers off on the kids. Virginia Atkinson took hers off to charge the battery and hasn't picked it up since February.

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Earl Blumenauer
FILE- In this Feb. 4, 2014, file photo, Rep. Earl Blumenauer, D-Ore., during a subcommittee hearing on Capital Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen, File)

Medicare’s end-of-life counseling policy may find acceptance

Six years ago, a proposal for Medicare to cover end-of-life counseling touched off a political uproar that threatened to stall President Barack Obama's health care law in Congress. Wednesday, when Medicare finally announced it will make the change, reaction was muted.

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Doctor examining temperature of ill girl
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Most doctors admit they work sick

You might think that doctors and nurses should know better, but a new survey finds that many of them go to work when they are sick.

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Army Suicide Attempts
FILE - In this June 29, 2009 file photo, U.S. Army soldiers walk in a line at a reenlistment ceremony for a comrade in Baqouba, Iraq. (AP Photo/Maya Alleruzzo, File)

Suicide attempts most common in newer soldiers, study found

War-time suicide attempts in the Army are most common in newer enlisted soldiers who have not been deployed, while officers are less likely to try to end their lives. At both levels, attempts are more common among women and those without a high school diploma, according to a study billed as the most comprehensive analysis of a problem that has plagued the U.S. military in recent years.

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Ebola-CDC brief
This photo provided by the CDC shows an Ebola virus. (AP Photo/CDC)

Ebola ruled out in case of sick Neptune man

The New Jersey Department of Health (DOH) said a Neptune resident who fell sick after recently returning from Africa does not have Ebola.

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