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The skinny on belly fat

An obesity expert explains the differences between the types of fat that accumulate around our waistline and which one causes the most concern.

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State officials push healthy weight program

The Department of Health will ramp up its healthiest weight efforts this fall, and numbers show the state is on the right track.

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Fixing GERD for good

Acid reflux disease, a condition commonly known as “GERD”, affects about one-third of Americans. It can cause pain, coughing, heartburn and can even lead to cancer.  Now, a simple procedure may fix GERD for good.

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Find good health insurance

For the 55% of Americans who get their health insurance through work, October is typically when you can switch plans. Consumer Reports releases rankings of more than 1,000 plans to help you find a good one.

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PF Chang's goes pink to fight breast cancer

PF Chang's restaurants across the country showed their support for breast cancer awareness Tuesday by painting the giant warrior horses outside the restaurants pink.

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'Family flu shot' offers better protection

A pediatrician suggests parents consider getting the “family flu shot.” The idea is to get everyone in the family vaccinated at the same time to provide the best protection.

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Four patients with enterovirus D68 die

Samples collected from four patients who recently died have tested positive for enterovirus D68, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

It is unclear what role the virus played in their deaths. In fact, it's possible that enterov...

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'Mistake' in how hospital handled Ebola case?

The first person to be diagnosed with Ebola on American soil went to the emergency room last week, but was released from the hospital even though he told staff he had traveled from Liberia.

"A travel history was taken, but it wasn't communicated to th...

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Thomas Eric Duncan: From healthy to Ebola

Thomas Eric Duncan left Africa for the United States, by official accounts, a healthy man.

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Should US worry after 1st Ebola diagnosis?

For the first time, a patient in an American hospital has been diagnosed with Ebola. The unidentified man, who is being treated at a Dallas hospital, didn't show symptoms until several days after he arrived in the United States from Liberia.

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How Ebola virus spreads

Yes, Ebola is a scary infectious disease. But the first thing you should know is that it's not very contagious -- the virus isn't spread through the air via coughs or sneezes like the common cold. It's spread through frequent contact with bodily flui...

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