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PTSD may increase heart attack risk in women

New research reveals that the effects of PTSD can go beyond the mind -- and put women's hearts and brains at risk.

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1 dead after Ebola reappears in Liberia

More than seven weeks after Liberia was declared free of Ebola, a young man was found dead of the disease on Sunday, according to the country's deputy health minister.

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Mud racers sickened after ingesting feces on course

More than 1,000 participants in a mud race in France were sickened after they ingested fecal matter that was mixed in with the mud and dirt.

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California governor signs strict school vaccine legislation

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The governor of California has signed a contentious bill to impose one of the strictest school vaccination laws in the country.

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Deschutes County launches public health reporting site

Deschutes County Health Services said Monday it has launched a Public Health Online Reporting Site. Residents and visitors of Deschutes County can use this website to report public health concerns.

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Can same-sex marriage make America healthier?

A few weeks ago, Carlos Santos-Herrera was in a hospital bed, ill with a rare, severe form of strep throat. He was weak, but conscious -- and worried. His family members' religious beliefs differ from his own, and he didn't want to leave decisions ab...

The grossest health concerns of summer

You are not the only one who thrives in the summer and loves its warm, long days. Bacteria and other microbes that cause food poisoning, diarrhea and just general grossness also flourish, threatening to make it a season to be sick.

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The results are in: U.S. still fat

Two-thirds of Americans' scales are still tipping in the wrong direction, says a new study from JAMA Internal Medicine.

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