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Obamacare website reins in personal data sharing

The government has stopped openly sharing your personal information from the Obamacare website with private companies.

Earlier this week, the government came under fire after the Associated Press showed that Healthcare.gov was relaying users' personal...

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1st person diagnosed with Ebola in UK discharged

The first person diagnosed with Ebola in the United Kingdom is heading home.

London's Royal Free Hospital announced Saturday that "Pauline Cafferkey has been discharged from the Royal Free following her recovery from Ebola."

On December 29, the 39-year...

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The disease outbreak apparently surfaced when visitors reported coming down with measles after visiting the park Dec. 15-20.

California measles outbreak growing

The measles outbreak in California is growing. The number of cases has increased to 68, with 48 of those cases linked to an outbreak at Disneyland, state health officials reported Friday.

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Ebola vaccine is on its way to Africa

The first doses of the Ebola vaccine were on a commercial flight to West Africa and were expected to arrive on Friday, according to a spokesperson from GlaxoSmithKline.

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51 measles cases linked to Disneyland

Happiness isn't the only contagious thing at Disneyland in California.

There's an outbreak of measles linked to the theme park, and one of California's top public health officials recommended that children under 12 months and people who've never had a...

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CDC: Flu still hitting hard in most of US

The flu is still hitting the U.S. hard, but the number of new infections seems to be slowing down from week to week.

Measles 2

Two or three days after symptoms begin, the white spots may appear in the mouth, the CDC says. A red or reddish-brown body rash begins three to five days after symptoms appear. It usually begins at the hairline on the face and spreads downward. A person's fever may spike as high as 104 degrees when the rash appears.

California measles outbreak growing

The measles outbreak in California is growing.

The number of cases has increased to 68, with 48 of those cases linked to an outbreak at Disneyland, state health officials reported Friday.

Two days ago, the health department reported 59 cases, 42 with ...

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Study: Love may be key to losing weight

If you are still working on those popular New Year's resolutions to lose weight or quit smoking there is a real secret to that successful behavior change.

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Tax preparers ready to give bad Affordable Care Act news

Are you thinking about tax day yet? Your friendly neighborhood tax preparer is.

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Study: Sitting is bad for you, even if you exercise

One of your favorite activities may actually be killing you.

Our entire modern world is constructed to keep you sitting down. When we drive, we sit. When we work at an office, we sit. When we watch TV, well, you get the picture.

And yet, a new study th...

Most men know that prostate cancer is something they could be at-risk for, but how much do you really know about the disease? What are the signs and how do you know if you are at-risk?

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    What is heart disease?

    We've all heard the term "heart disease," but do you know what it really means? Learn more about the disorder.

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