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Amputees fight proposal to limit prosthetics

Amputee groups and prosthetic makers are rallying against a Medicare proposal they say will limit access to some limbs.

Contaminated - Green Beans

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General Mills recalls frozen green beans

General Mills is recalling a "limited quantity" of frozen green beans after a package of them tested positive for listeria.

The voluntary recall involves 10-ounce bags of Cascadian Farm Cut Green Beans with the "Better If Used By" dates of April 10 an...

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Celebrities who died too young

Thursday marks 25 years since Stevie Ray Vaughan died in a helicopter crash. In honor of the legendary blues guitarist, join us in remembering him and other stars who died too young, some at the height of their careers.

Bubonic plague

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CDC reports 11 cases of human plague since April

Since April 1, there have been 11 cases of human plague in the United States, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Thursday. Three of those patients have died.

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Child stars gone wrong

Many a child star has found success a hard act to follow, including Wednesday's 35-year-old birthday boy Macaulay Culkin and these other former stars who struggled with the transition to adulthood.

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'Just Mayo' not actually mayo, says FDA

What makes mayonnaise mayonnaise? Is it the white coloring? The thick paste-like consistency? A bland taste that nicely complements a turkey sandwich?

According to the FDA, the answer is: eggs.

The FDA has issued a warning to Hampton Creek Foods for ...

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Jared Fogle's charity raised $650,000, gave just $146,000

Jared Fogle's decision to plead guilty to child porn and sex abuse charges has drawn attention to questionable practices at the foundation he started to combat childhood obesity.

The Jared Foundation appears to have spent less than a quarter of the mo...

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CDC: Work needed to prevent thousands of superbug deaths

An estimated 37,000 people could die in the next five years from antibiotic-resistant "superbugs" if health care centers don't work together to prevent infections, the CDC says.

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Cilantro may be source of cyclosporiasis outbreak

According to the CDC, there have been 384 cases of cyclosporiasis in 26 states this year.

Americans are still fighting weight

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US kids outweigh Canadian kids, says study

If children in the United States and Canada faced off against each other in an international episode of "The Biggest Loser," it would not look good for the U.S.

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Health effects of aspirin: Where do we stand?

An aspirin a day, keeps the doctor away. Or does it?

Aside from being a potent painkiller to help with that numbing headache or aching pain in your back, doctors today routinely prescribe a daily regimen of aspirin to help prevent heart attack and st...

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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