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Country Singer Randy Travis in Critical Condition With Heart Infection

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Deadly MERS Virus Detected in Camels

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Deadly Respiratory Virus Has Passed Between Animals, Humans Before

Deadly 'Super Bug' Controlled in Large Study of Hospitals

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Doctors' Germ-Laden Stethoscope May Spread Nasty Bacteria

Dog Cancer Dates Back 11,000 Years, Scientists Say

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Expectant Mothers' Colds May Affect Baby

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Eye-Catching Labels Urged for Fast-Tracked Antibiotics

Eyelash Extension Adhesives May Cause Bad Reactions

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FDA Proposes New Safety Rules for Imported Food

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FDA to Limit Use of Antibiotics in Farm Animals

FDA Wants Tighter Rules on Antibacterial Soaps, Body Washes

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Gene Study Helps Advance Diagnosis of Cystic Fibrosis

Gene Therapy for Controlling HIV Shows Early Promise

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Gut Bacteria in Preemies Altered by Hospital Stay, Study Finds

Gut Bacteria in Preemies Could Lead to Life-Threatening Infections

H1N1 Flu Spreading in South-Central U.S.

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Hand Washing, Zinc May Ward Off Colds: Review

Health Care Workers Wash Hands More When Patients Watching

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Heavier Pregnant Women Tend to Deliver Prematurely

Hepatitis B Screening Proposed for All High-Risk Adults

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Hepatitis C Rates Vary Among U.S. Hispanic Groups

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HIV Resistance Mapped by Gene Researchers

HIV Transmission Between Women Rare, But Possible: CDC

HIV-Positive Inmates Benefit From Drug Treatment, Study Says

Hormone Therapy May Cut Risk of Repeat Joint Replacement Surgery in Women

Hospital Safety Improves for Heart Patients, Study Finds

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HPV Vaccine Lowering Infection Rates Among Girls: CDC

Immune Protein Found to Block HIV Spread in Some People

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Infection-Triggered Strokes Deadlier for Blacks, Study Finds

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Liquid Tamiflu for Kids in Short Supply

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Many Kids Who Undergo Stem Cell Transplants Must Return to Hospital

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Measles Outbreak Hits Texas Megachurch

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MERS Virus That Threatens Humans Also Found in Camels

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New Hepatitis C Drug Approved by FDA

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Offices With Open Floor Plans Tied to More Sick Days

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Only 5 Percent of Restroom Patrons Wash Hands Properly, Study Finds

On-time Use of Routine Vaccine Keeps Kids Out of Hospital

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Pregnant Women May Be More Vulnerable to Potentially Dangerous Infection: Study

Premature 'Water Breaking' During Pregnancy Linked to Bacteria

President's Panel Calls for More Girls, Boys to Get HPV Vaccine

Princeton Students Safe to Travel Despite Meningitis Outbreak: CDC

Recently Emerged MERS Virus Less Infectious Than SARS: Study

Report Questions Effectiveness of Flu Meds

Researchers Discover How Flu Gains Foothold in the Body

Researchers Tie Increased Throat Cancer Cases to HPV Infection

Restaurants Pose Double the Risk of Food Poisoning Compared to Homes: Study

Saliva May Improve With Age for Flu Protection

Salmonella Cases Dip in U.S., But Food Poisoning Rates Remain High

Salmonella Outbreak Sickens 307 in 37 States

Same Meningitis Strain Behind Drexel, Princeton Outbreaks: CDC

Scientists Examine New Bird Flu's Potential to Spread

Scientists Map DNA of Deadly Fungus

Scientists Say Pressure Allows Herpes Viruses to Infect Cells

Scientists Shed New Light on Cerebral Palsy, Early Infant Death

Scientists Tally Viruses Living in Mammals

Scientists Uncover Breast Milk's Potential Secret Weapon Against HIV

Second Dose of Vaccine Cuts Chickenpox Cases Even More, Study Finds

Serious MRSA Infections in U.S. Declining: CDC

Severe Blood Infections During Childbirth on Rise in U.S. Women

Shortage of Key Drug Hampering U.S. Efforts to Control TB: Report

Signs of Potential Trouble for Nursing Home Residents

Simple Mutations Could Make Flu Viruses More Deadly: Studies

Social Media Helps Pin Down Source of Foodborne Strep Throat Outbreak

Some Antidepressants May Raise Risk for Gastro Infection

Some Birth Defects in the Heart Present Infection Risk, Study Finds

Some 'High-Risk' Kidneys May Be Safe for Organ Transplant: Study

Staph Bacteria May Play Role in Eczema-Like Rash, Mouse Study Finds

States May Be Getting Stricter on Child Vaccine Exemptions

Stomach Bug Outbreak Cases Top 500

Stomach Bug Outbreak Grows, Bagged Salad Implicated

Stomach Bug Outbreak Source in Two States Traced to Mexican Farm

Stomach Bug Outbreak Spreads to More States: CDC

Stomach Bug Vaccine for Infants Protects Entire Community: CDC

Study Adds to Signs Linking HIV to Heart Trouble

Study Debunks Lyme Disease-Autism Link

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Study Probes Origins of 2 Ancient, Deadly Plagues

Study Reveals How New Respiratory Virus Spreads

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Summer Camp Health Tips for Parents

'Superbug' Can Spread to Nearby Hospitals

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Swine Flu From 2009 Pandemic Also Struck Sea Otters: Study

Swine Flu's Death Toll May Be Much Higher Than Thought

Taiwan Woman 1st Human Infected With New Strain of Bird Flu

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U.S. Hospitals Overuse, Misuse Antibiotics, CDC Says

U.S. Lyme Disease Cases Vastly Underreported: CDC

U.S. Malaria Cases Hit 40-Year High

U.S. Teens More Vulnerable to Genital Herpes, Study Suggests

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