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Word ban at CDC includes 'vulnerable,' 'fetus,' 'transgender'
Officials at the CDC are under order by the Trump administration to stop using specific words in 2018 budget documents, according to The Washington Post.
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10 health questions that had you Googling this year
In 2017, you asked Dr. Google "What is keto diet," "What are opioids," and "What is lupus." Here are some of the top-trending health-related Google searches of the year.
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Lupus: What you need to know
It's a centuries old disorder that wasn't recognized as worthy of research funding until 2005.
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'13 Reasons Why' tied to rise in suicide searches online
When it comes to the hit Netflix series "13 Reasons Why," many viewers find themselves on either side of a controversial debate.
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Ohio bill would prohibit abortions in Down syndrome cases
A bill that could keep women from having abortions after tests reveal that a fetus might have Down syndrome is heading to Ohio Gov. John Kasich's desk.
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Does Christmas music turn you into the Grinch?
Does Christmas music put you in the spirit of giving or turn your heart two sizes too small?
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Seven filthy food habits and how dirty they really are
Yum, who's hungry for a slice of cake loaded with bacteria? A chip dipped in both salsa and bacteria? Mmm, what about a piece of toast that just fell on the bacteria-covered floor?
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How an 'ugly,' unwanted weapon became the most popular rifle in America
AR-15 style rifles have been used in some of the most notorious mass killings in recent history: Aurora, Vegas, Texas, San Bernardino.
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Boy with cancer inspires family to start organic farm
Eleven years ago, the Tyson family seemed to have it all. Nicole and Scott Tyson had just bought land in Sharpsburg, Georgia, to build their dream home. They envisioned starting a small farm, with a place for their kids to play.
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Opioid tramadol destabilizes, fuels terror in parts of Africa, UN warns
The illegal trade and growing abuse of tramadol, a synthetic opioid, are destabilizing parts of West Africa, especially in the Sahel region, where it is fueling terror groups and providing revenue for them to carry out attacks, UN officials and security experts say.
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Hemophilia trial finds promising cure
A gene-therapy trial by London researchers has seen remarkable success in finding a long-term cure for hemophilia A.
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Surgeon admits to branding initials on patients' livers
An accomplished British surgeon has admitted branding two of his patients' livers with his initials.
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MSF: 6,700 Rohingya killed in first month of Myanmar crackdown
At least 6,700 Rohingya were killed in attacks during the first month of a military crackdown in Myanmar in late August, Mdecins Sans Frontires estimates.
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Cannabidiol is 'not likely to be abused,' WHO says
Two separate substances, two separate approaches: The World Health Organization endorsed a gentle view of cannabidiol this week while issuing its sternest warning yet against synthetic opioid carfentanil.
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Overall teen drug use low, but marijuana edging up
Teen drinking, smoking and drug use overall are stable, but the percentage of teens using marijuana is increasing, according to a new report from the University of Michigan's Institute for Social Research.
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Forget abortion access: What women in Appalachian Kentucky really want
Kentucky may become the first state in the US to effectively outlaw abortion. But the women in Appalachia, where teen pregnancies soar, poverty looms and everyone knows each other's business, would simply like birth control, sex ed and honest talk. As politics work against them, they're rising up to do what others won't do for them.
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Baby born with heart outside body survives surgery
A baby born with her heart outside her body has survived surgery to insert it back into her chest.
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Healthier baking with simple swaps
Nutritionist Lisa Drayer shows simple suggestions to cut sugar, fat, and calories from baked goods but still keep them tasty.
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America's healthiest and least healthy states
Despite years of efforts to even out health disparities across the United States, some states are dramatically healthier than others, according to a new report.
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The very real health dangers of virtual reality
Is the magical world of virtual reality arriving in your home this holiday season?
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ADHD drug use in pregnancy increases risk of heart defects, study finds
The attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder drug methylphenidate is associated with an increased risk of heart defects in infants whose mothers take the medication during pregnancy, according to a study published Wednesday in the journal JAMA Psychiatry.
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Florida firefighters face a higher risk of skin cancer
An already dangerous profession may be more high-risk than expected.
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Why cold air makes your nose run
About 50-90% of people get a runny nose when it's cold. We call this "cold-induced rhinitis", or "skier nose". People with asthma, eczema and hay fever seem to experience it more.
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Laid up with 'man flu'? It's real, researcher says
Don't doubt it: "Man flu" is real, or so says one Canadian researcher who was "tired of being accused of overreacting."
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The brain benefits of your child's dinosaur obsession
Susan Alloway's daughter Erin was very specific about her Halloween costume. It couldn't be just any dinosaur: Erin, 6, wanted to be an Ozraptor.
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Having older brothers increases men's likelihood of being gay
If you're a guy with an older brother, there's an increased chance you're gay.
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Why am I not losing weight?
There are common behavioral and medical reasons you might not be losing weight, even though you think you are doing everything right.
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Drug trial shows promising results in Huntington's disease fight
For the first time, an experimental drug has reduced levels of the toxic protein that causes Huntington's disease in humans.
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Teen has blunt message for Aetna after less invasive brain surgery denied
Cara Pressman, 15, wept as her parents told her their insurance company denied her for a minimally invasive brain surgery that could end the seizures that have haunted her since she was 9. In the six weeks since the rejection, Cara has had dozens more seizures. Pressed by CNN, Aetna still refuses to approve the surgery -- over the objections of her own doctors.
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