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Lack of sugar kept ancient Pompeiians' teeth healthy

The ancient Romans may not have had access to modern dentistry, but they did boast strong, healthy teeth thanks to the absence of one key ingredient from their diet: sugar.


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Cheerios recalls 1.8 million gluten-free boxes that may contain wheat

General Mills is recalling 1.8 million boxes of Cheerios labeled "gluten free" that may contain wheat.

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3 share Nobel for medicine for parasite work

The Nobel Prize for medicine has been jointly awarded this year to three scientists for their work on parasitic diseases.

Half of the award goes to Ireland's William Campbell and Japan's Satoshi Omura, who discovered a new drug to treat infections ca...

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Celebrities who have battled cancer

Cancer is a disease that doesn't discriminate, even when it comes to fame and fortune. Click on to see some celebrities who have battled cancer.

Beverly Hills 90210 cast

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Where are 'Beverly Hills, 90210' stars now?

With Sunday marking the 25th anniversary of the debut of "Beverly Hills, 90210," what better time to stop in at the Peach Pit and see what the show's stars are up to these days?

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Dog treats recalled over salmonella concern

Salix Animal Health has voluntarily recalled “Good ‘N’ Fun Beefhide Chicken Sticks” because of the possibility of salmonella contamination

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For millennials, keeping off weight is harder

It's a never-ending battle: You diet and exercise, but can't shed the pounds. You can at least take comfort in a new study that suggests many other factors, including stress and pollution, could be conspiring to make weight loss harder today than a few decades ago.

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Hottest rock stars of all time

Join us for a look at Gwen Stefani, who's celebrating her 46th birthday on Saturday, and our other choices for rock's sexiest stars ever.


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Study: Driving while drugged as deadly as drunk

Driving while under the influence of marijuana and other drugs is on the rise in the United States, and could be involved in a large number of fatal accidents, a new report finds.

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Baby born without complete skull defies odds

Jaxon Buell was born without a large part of his skull and brain. Doctors told Brandon and Brittany Buell their son wouldn't live past a few weeks. In August, the family celebrated his first birthday.

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U.N. calls for immediate HIV treatments

Anyone who tests positive for HIV should get immediate treatment, regardless of how sick they are, the U.N. health agency said Wednesday, revising its guidelines.

Medical Breakthroughs

  • LVH to Partner with Florida School for Medical Training

    Lehigh Valley patients will now have access to the latest in cancer research and treatment thanks to a partnership between Lehigh Valley Health Network and the Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute of Tampa, Florida.

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