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Little kidney stone? Ride a roller coaster, says study

When you're trying to pass a kidney stone, you're probably not thinking, in your cloud of agony, "Darn it! I should have ridden a roller coaster."

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Most of the world breathes polluted air, WHO says

Almost everyone on Earth now breathes polluted air, according to an air quality map released Tuesday by the World Health Organization.

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Aetna insurance will subsidize the Apple Watch

If you want an Apple Watch to keep track of your health, Aetna might help you pay for it.

The health insurance provider announced on Tuesday it will subsidize the cost of the device for some of its customers.

Aetna didn't specify how much it would con...

C O schools test water for lead

Third Portland schools official resigns amid lead scandal

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The chief operating officer at Portland Public Schools has resigned after months on paid leave over a lead scandal that forced out the district's superintendent.

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CDC

WHO: Americas officially free from measles

The region of the Americas is the first in the world to have eliminated measles, the World Health Organization announced on Tuesday.

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Hazel Juco/ via WXYZ and CNN

Michigan student punished for pic of school water

When Hazel Juco noticed the water in her high school restroom looked like urine, she snapped a photo and posted it on Facebook and Twitter.

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Could another person's feces help you lose weight?

The diversity of the bacteria living in your feces is linked to how much fat you have in your body, according to a new study.

The insight could pave the way for fecal transplants of bacteria to help people manage their weight, reduce their risk of cer...

Schools lead test results out

Oregon school districts may be reimbursed for lead testing

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Oregon officials say school districts that paid to test their water sources for lead will likely be reimbursed.

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