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Pregnant woman
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Study – Silent cancer in moms a rare result in prenatal tests

For pregnant women, abnormal results from certain prenatal tests may signal that something is wrong -- with the moms-to-be, not the fetus, a preliminary study suggests.

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Blue Bell ice cream rests on a grocery store shelf in Lawrence, Kansas.
Blue Bell ice cream rests on a grocery store shelf in Lawrence, Kansas (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner, File)
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Justice Dept. – Food companies risk prosecution for outbreaks

Following a deadly listeria outbreak in ice cream, the Justice Department is warning food companies that they could face criminal and civil penalties if they poison their customers.

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Emergency room
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New Jersey’s emergency room wait times higher than average

If you visit an emergency room in New Jersey - be prepared to wait.

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Sexy women taking sun clinking cocktails
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‘Sun art’ dangerous trend, say dermatologists

A new body art trend has doctors sounding the alarm.

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Doctor Cancer Fraud
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Detroit-area cancer doctor gets 45 years in prison for fraud

Calling the scheme "horrific," a judge sentenced a Detroit-area cancer doctor to 45 years in prison Friday for collecting millions from insurance companies while poisoning more than 500 patients through needless treatments that wrecked their health.

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