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Simple tricks so you don't overeat on Thanksgiving

A registered dietitian offers up an action-plan for keeping portion sizes under control at your holiday dinners. 


Hidden risks of going gluten free

If you don't have a medical reason to do so, Consumer Reports' health experts point out the problems with adopting a gluten-free diet.


Avoid common Thanksgiving injuries

An emergency room physician talks about the common things that send people to the ER on Thanksgiving Day and what you can do to decrease your risk.


2 Florida children dead from flu

The Florida Department of Health announces that children in Orange and Pasco counties have died from the flu, but the agency didn't release their names, ages or circumstances surrounding their deaths.


Spot, fight seasonal depression

A psychologist talks about seasonal depression, why some of us feel "SAD" this time of year and how to fight it.


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Father raising infant as mom in coma

Angel Noemi Quiles was born several weeks prematurely to a mother who was in an induced coma after being hit by a tow truck driver while crossing the street. The baby's father, Angel Quiles, was left with a big job: Caring for his newborn daughter and trying to help his wife recover as best she can.



Lung cancer battle: Time for action

For the 108,000 women who are diagnosed with lung cancer each year, Lung Cancer Awareness Month can be a lonely time of year.


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Bird flu worries spread in Europe

Europeans are worried about a possible continent-wide bird flu epidemic after a wild duck tested positive for the H5N8 virus in northeast Germany, authorities said.

The virus was first discovered earlier this month in domesticated birds at a turkey f...



A bad marriage might literally break a heart

If you are in an unhappy marriage, you may want to check in with a cardiologist.

A study led by a Michigan State University sociologist has found that older couples in bad marriages, especially wives, have a higher risk for heart disease than those wh...


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Women's desire for sex is complicated

What makes a woman want to have sex isn't totally hormonal, as it can be with men.

Instead, women need a lot more to be turned on, according to a study published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism.

"Women's interest in sex is extre...


From Doctors Without Borders

Democratic Republic of Congo is Ebola-free

Ebola has officially been eradicated from the Democratic Republic of Congo, the World Health Organization declared Friday, even amid fresh concerns about the deadly virus in places like Sierra Leone and Mali.

The United Nations health agency cleared t...


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