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Adolescent female with varicella lesions in various stages
Adolescent female with varicella lesions in various stages (American Academy of Pediatrics via CDC)
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Measles, chickenpox cases reported in New Jersey

Cases of both measles and chickenpox have been reported  in Jersey City and Brick.

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Icicles line the exterior of KinderCare Learning Center on East Palatine Road, Thursday, Feb. 5, 2015, in Palatine, Ill.  (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
Icicles line the exterior of KinderCare Learning Center on East Palatine Road, Thursday, Feb. 5, 2015, in Palatine, Ill. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
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KinderCare requiring measles shots for infants’ caregivers

CHICAGO (AP) -- A national day care center operator says it's requiring staff members working with children under 15 months old to be vaccinated against measles.

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Measles Outbreak
Boxes of single-doses vials of the measles-mumps-rubella virus vaccine live, or MMR vaccine and ProQuad vaccine. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)
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Measles and the workplace, a Q & A

NEW YORK (AP) -- A boss who's worried about an outbreak of measles in the workplace needs to tread lightly.

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(Falko Matte, ThinkStock)
(Falko Matte, ThinkStock)
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Officials push for health insurance enrollment

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- New Jersey and federal officials called on uninsured residents to enroll in a health care plan before the end of an Affordable Care Act open enrollment period.

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Supreme Court’s new health law case cuts both ways

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Supreme Court is taking another look at President Barack Obama's health care law, and this time it's not just the White House that should be worried.

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Jennifer Wonnacutt, with 8-month-old son, Gavin, supports for proposed California legislation that would require vaccination of all school children. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
Jennifer Wonnacutt, with 8-month-old son, Gavin, supports for proposed California legislation that would require vaccination of all school children. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
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California lawmakers aim to limit vaccine exemptions

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- California lawmakers proposed legislation Wednesday that would require parents to vaccinate all school children unless a child's health is in danger, joining only two other states with such stringent restrictions.

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Measles Outbreak
Boxes of single-doses vials of the measles-mumps-rubella virus vaccine live, or MMR vaccine and ProQuad vaccine. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)
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Disneyland measles outbreak isn’t largest in recent memory

The largest U.S. measles outbreak in recent history isn't the one that started in December at Disneyland. It happened months earlier in Ohio's Amish country, where 383 people fell ill after unvaccinated Amish missionaries traveled to the Philippines and returned with the virus.

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Couch Sleeper
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How much sleep do you need?

Everyone can agree getting a good night's sleep is important, but few people are actually getting the rest that's needed in order to maintain a healthy lifestyle.

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A GNC store n New York
A GNC store n New York (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
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Study: Many herbal supplements aren’t what the label says

DNA testing on hundreds of bottles of store-brand herbal supplements sold as treatments for everything from memory loss to prostate trouble found that four out of five contained none of the herbs on the label. Instead, they were packed with cheap fillers such as wheat, rice, beans or houseplants.

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Nurse Assisting Patient Undergoing Mammogram
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FDA approves breast cancer drug from Pfizer

Federal health regulators have approved a new medicine from Pfizer Inc. to treat postmenopausal women with a certain type of advanced breast cancer who have not previously taken other drugs.

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