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Can you get Zika twice?

Once you've had Zika, can you get it again? Scientists don't think so, but it's never been proved

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What's the No. 1 killer of Americans?

The leading causes of death remained the same from the year before: Heart disease is the No. 1 killer, followed by cancer, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and infant mortality decreased 2.3%.

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Man loses 140 pounds on Chick-fil-A diet

When Denver, Colorado, resident Alton Ward was at Texas A&M University four years ago, he said he weighed 355 pounds despite trying diets such as Jenny Craig, Atkins, juice diets and every other thing, Valdosta Today reported.

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Unsafe lead levels found in House office building

Congressional staff and others are having to drink bottled water around the Capitol after unsafe lead levels were detected by Capitol staff in the Cannon House Office building this week.

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Eat well this summer: Food safety tips offered

Now that summer has arrived, Oregonians are likely to do a lot more outdoor cooking and eating. But the potential for food-borne illness increases in July and August.

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Study: Nap or exercise to improve your memory

Scientists have unlocked new secrets for boosting memory retention: One involves breaking a sweat, and the other involves taking a snooze.

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'Female Viagra' not covered by most insurance policies

Michelle Weber says that when her boyfriend wanted to take Viagra, his insurance paid for it, no questions asked.

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New metro safety ads are darkly humorous

Don't let the pleasant narration and sunny surroundings of "Safetyville" fool you. The new Los Angeles Metropolitan Transportation Authority's public safety ads are not playing around.

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