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Teen can't return home as forced chemo ends

A Connecticut teen who has been forced to have chemotherapy to treat Hodgkin lymphoma will remain in temporary custody of the state for the time being, according to her attorney, Josh Michtom.

A Connecticut juvenile court judge issued a written decis...

Tick season starts early

Ticks on the move: Early season on the High Desert

You might have noticed ticks on your pets, or even yourself. That's because tick season has started early on the High Desert.

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Free skin cancer screenings in Bend April 25th

As part of a campaign to encourage early detection and prevention of skin cancer, Bend Dermatology Clinic, Bend Memorial Clinic and St. Charles Cancer Center are teaming up to offer free screenings Saturday, April 25, from 8:30 a.m. to noon.

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5 health care workers complete Ebola monitoring

Five Americans who were monitored for three weeks at an Omaha, Nebraska, hospital after being exposed to Ebola in West Africa have been released, a Nebraska Medicine spokesman said in an email Wednesday.

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Research could get stink out of body odor

Sweaty people around the world may one day sing the praises of scientists at the University of York.

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Hospital gown makeovers patients may like

Whether a patient is in the hospital for an organ transplant, an appendectomy or to have a baby, one complaint is common: the gown.

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Worst foods to eat when you're sick

When you're under the weather the last thing you want is to eat something that makes you feel worse. But what if the last thing you want is chicken soup or crackers, and you're craving ice cream or a glass of wine? It depends on what's wrong with you, experts say.

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Ancient potion recipe kills MRSA superbug

It might sound like a really old wives' tale, but a thousand-year-old Anglo-Saxon potion for eye infections may hold the key to wiping out the modern-day superbug MRSA, according to new research.

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