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Is California wine safe to drink?

A lawsuit that's causing panic among drinkers of some California wine starts with a history lesson.

Cereal

An ingredient to a long life, in your cereal

There's good news for those of you who wake up to a bowl of cereal every morning, especially if your go-to choice is high in fiber. Hidden in that favorite box may be a prize better than a plastic toy. It just might hold the key to a longer life.

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Your iPhone could help lower medical bills

Your iPhone could save you time and money at the doctor's office. At least that's what doctors hope.

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Middle East struggles with obesity epidemic

In a video seen around the world, a Saudi Arabian man weighing some 600 kilograms was shown being forklifted from his apartment in 2013, so he could get medical treatment.

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Medicare 'doc fix' bill passes House

In a rare moment of bipartisanship bringing House Speaker John Boehner and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi together, the House passed the so called "doc fix."

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Sleep better with six minutes of bedtime yoga

Sometimes sleep eludes us.

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Gender news not always accurate in pregnancy

For expecting parents, 20 weeks is a milestone. It marks the halfway point of the 40 week pregnancy, but most excitingly it is the time many soon-to-be moms and dads find out the answer to the big question: boy or girl?

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Blue Bell ice cream expands recall

Blue Bell ice cream has added another product to the list of items it's recalling over potential contamination with listeria.

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Study: 55% of Alzheimer's patients not given diagnosis

In the 1950s it was cancer. Hush, hush, whisper, whisper.

"They called it the 'C' word, and it didn't get talked about in doctor's offices," said Beth Kallmyer of the Alzheimer's Association. "It certainly wasn't talked about in the general public, i...

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If you must smoke, do it away from the kids

There is a growing body of evidence that children's exposure to smoking increases their risk of heart disease as an adult.

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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