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Survey finds many overweight people don’t think they’re fat

As portion sizes and waist lines keep getting bigger, a recent study finds many adults are in denial about how much they weigh.

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FDA: Little evidence to support testosterone drugs

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Food and Drug Administration says there is little evidence that testosterone-boosting drugs taken by millions of American men are beneficial, though the agency is also unconvinced by studies suggesting the hormone carries serious risks.

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Mission group identifies 3rd American with Ebola

The third American sickened with Ebola is a Boston-area doctor who decided to return to Liberia after the two others fell ill with the deadly virus, the president of his missionary group said Wednesday.

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CVS changes corporate name, ends tobacco sales Oct. 1

As CVS sharpens its focus on customer health, the nation's second-largest drugstore chain will tweak its corporate name and stop the sale of tobacco nearly a month sooner than planned.

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CDC: Childhood vaccination rates remain high

It looks like most parents in the United States are continuing to vaccinate their children against potentially serious diseases.

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Study says action-packed TV shows may be fattening

CHICAGO (AP) -- Could action-packed TV fare make you fat? That's the implication of a new study that found people snacked more watching fast-paced television than viewing a more leisurely paced talk show.

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Parents brace for the ‘back-to-school plague’

It's back to school for most New Jersey children this week, and homework isn't the only thing they will be bringing home with them. Now, is also a time when germs run rampant through the classrooms causing many students to come down with what has become known as the "back-to-school plague."

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Eating habits improve, but not among poor

Americans' eating habits have improved -- except among the poor, evidence of a widening wealth gap when it comes to diet. Yet even among wealthier adults, food choices remain far from ideal, a 12-year study found.

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The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends delaying classes for all teens until at least 8:30 a.m. It says lack of sleep has been linked with poor health, bad grades, car crashes and other problems. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)
The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends delaying classes for all teens until at least 8:30 a.m. It says lack of sleep has been linked with poor health, bad grades, car crashes and other problems. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)
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Pediatricians’ Rx for teen school problems: Later start times

CHICAGO (AP) -- Pediatricians have a new prescription for schools: later start times for teens.

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Experimental Ebola drug heals all monkeys in study

An experimental Ebola drug healed all 18 monkeys infected with the deadly virus in a study, boosting hopes that the treatment might help fight the outbreak raging through West Africa -- once more of it can be made.

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