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Gender news not always accurate in pregnancy

For expecting parents, 20 weeks is a milestone. It marks the halfway point of the 40 week pregnancy, but most excitingly it is the time many soon-to-be moms and dads find out the answer to the big question: boy or girl?

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Saudi Ministry of Health

Middle East struggles with obesity epidemic

In a video seen around the world, a Saudi Arabian man weighing some 600 kilograms was shown being forklifted from his apartment in 2013, so he could get medical treatment.

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Blue Bell ice cream expands recall

Blue Bell ice cream has added another product to the list of items it's recalling over potential contamination with listeria.

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Study: 55% of Alzheimer's patients not given diagnosis

In the 1950s it was cancer. Hush, hush, whisper, whisper.

"They called it the 'C' word, and it didn't get talked about in doctor's offices," said Beth Kallmyer of the Alzheimer's Association. "It certainly wasn't talked about in the general public, i...

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Oregon board revokes psychologist's license

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon board has yanked the license of a Portland psychologist whose 11-year-old client attempted suicide following her unorthodox treatment recommendation that included drinking milk from a baby bottle while sitting in his father's lap.

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If you must smoke, do it away from the kids

There is a growing body of evidence that children's exposure to smoking increases their risk of heart disease as an adult.

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Ted Cruz to sign up for Affordable Care Act

Presidential candidate Ted Cruz tells CNN that he will sign up for health care coverage through the Affordable Care Act -- a law he has been on a crusade to kill.

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