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A CVS store in Philadelphia.
A CVS store in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
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CVS Health launches health, beauty makeover for drugstores

CVS drugstores that quit tobacco sales last year are now getting health and beauty makeovers to attract customers who want more than just a prescription refill.

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A flock of turkeys at a Minnesota poultry farm.
A flock of turkeys at a Minnesota poultry farm.(Bethany Hahn via AP)
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Bird flu leads to cheaper chicken in US

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -- A bird flu outbreak in the Midwest that's boosted prices for eggs and roasting turkeys has actually resulted in cheaper chicken in the U.S., as many countries restrict imports of poultry products, the Department of Agriculture said in a report released Tuesday.

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A new study finds that many kids aren't getting enough hydration. (Ingram Publishing, ThinkStock)
A new study finds that many kids aren't getting enough hydration. (Ingram Publishing, ThinkStock)
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Many kids are not getting enough hydration, study finds

The summer months are approaching and surprisingly enough, more than half of all children and adolescents in the United States are not getting enough hydration according to a new study.

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Doughnuts are displayed in Chicago.
Doughnuts are displayed in Chicago (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green, File)
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FDA tells food industry to phase out artificial trans fats

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Obama administration is cracking down on artificial trans fats, calling them a threat to public health.

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Assembly Chambers
Assembly Chambers (Governor's Office/Tim Larsen)
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Bill sparks battle between hospitals over Camden service

TRENTON (AP) — Two South Jersey hospital systems are battling over a bill before the state Legislature that would change paramedic and ambulance services in Camden.

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Synthetic Marijuana
FILE - This Feb. 15, 2010, file photo, shows a package of K2. (AP Photo/Kelley McCall, File)
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Health officials warn of dangers of ‘synthetic pot’

The so-called "synthetic pot" problem is growing, both in New Jersey and across the country.

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Bird Flu
FILE - This April 20, 2015 file photo shows a sign outside an infected turkey farm in Melrose, Minn. (Kirsti Marohn/The St. Cloud Times via AP, File)
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New bird flu cases slow, focus turns to preventing repeat

No new bird flu cases have been reported in nearly a week on commercial farms in Minnesota and Iowa, giving government officials, scientists and farmers hope that the worst U.S. outbreak of the bird flu is, though not over, winding down.

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A new study shows that work and technology could hinder sleep. (Stefano Lunardi, ThinkStock)
A new study shows that work and technology could hinder sleep. (Stefano Lunardi, ThinkStock)
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Work, technology send couples to bed at different times

In this day and age, it is not unusual for people to burn the candle at both ends. Whether it is staying late at the office, running children back and forth to their activities or signing onto the computer late at night to work from home, it is becoming less commonplace for couples to turn in for the night at the same time.

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FDA panel backs Amgen cholesterol drug for some patients

Federal health advisers said Wednesday that a highly-anticipated cholesterol-lowering drug from Amgen Inc. should be approved for patients with dangerously high levels of the artery-clogging substance.

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Sodium On Menus
A Bistro French Onion Soup Bread Bowl is seen at a Panera bread restaurant, Tuesday, June 9, 2015, in New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
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NYC Health Department proposes high-sodium warning on menus

New York City's Health Department wants all chain restaurants to warn customers about products that are high in salt.

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