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Train your brain to crave healthy food

It may be possible to rewire your brain so that it wants -- craves, even -- healthier foods. How? By following a healthy diet.

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What they don't tell you about losing weight

At 27 years old, I weighed 486 pounds and decided to have gastric bypass surgery. I know what you might be thinking: "Oh, you took the easy way out." Let me tell you, having weight loss surgery is far from easy.

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School's $100M donor is Columbia Sportswear chair

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The anonymous donor that gave $100 million to Oregon Health & Science University last month has been revealed to be Columbia Sportswear's chairwoman Gert Boyle, and the donation was made to honor her late sister.

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Dad defends taking son from hospital, fleeing

The parents who pulled their cancer-stricken son from a British hospital and spurred an international search for the boy have been ordered to appear Monday in a court in Spain, where they were arrested, police said.

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Coffee cup with heart

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5 studies: Coffee good, junk food bad

Here's a roundup of five medical studies published this week that might give you new insights into your health, mind and body.

Deschutes County warns of West Nile virus risk

3 Baker Co. residents likely had West Nile

BAKER CITY, Ore. (AP) — Health officials say three Baker County residents were likely infected with West Nile virus this summer.

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Execs on trial for tainted peanut butter

It was in a bland, windowless third-floor courtroom here that Jeff Almer first locked eyes with the man he holds responsible for his mother's death.

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Why painkiller addicts turn to heroin

The face of heroin abuse in America is changing.

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