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Estela Meléndez

CNN

Woman carries fetus for more than 60 years

Doctors in the small Chilean town of La Boca have found a calcified fetus in the uterus of an elderly woman who says she never realized she got pregnant.

Estela Meléndez, 91, says she has had a lump on her belly for many years, but had no idea that sh...

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Toxic algae blooming in warm water from California to Alaska

SEATTLE (AP) — One of the largest toxic algae blooms recorded off the West Coast is denser, more widespread and deeper than scientists feared even weeks ago.

Legionnaires' Outbreak

CNN

NYC Mayor: Legionnaires' outbreak has peaked

The number affected by the Legionnaires' disease outbreak in New York City has risen to 86, but is showing signs of slowing, Mayor Bill de Blasio said Tuesday.

Cilantro illness

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Cilantro eyed as possible source of outbreak

According to the FDA, there have been 358 cases of cyclosporiasis in 26 states this year.

Some 199 of those cases have occurred since May 1. None of those individuals reported having traveled outside the United States.

Federal health officials from t...

Sen. Wyden speaks on Senate floor on Planned Parenthood measure

Wyden, Merkley oppose Planned Parenthood defunding

Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., spoke on the Senate floor before Monday's vote in which the Senate rejected removing federal funding for Planned Parenthood, an organization that the senator said provides many vital women’s health services.

Chinese man escalator

China sees 3 serious escalator accidents in 1 week

A Shanghai man has had his lower leg amputated after becoming trapped in a mall escalator, the third serious escalator-related accident in China in a week.

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'The Hunt' suspect Megan Everett captured

[Breaking news alert, posted at 3:22 p.m. ET Monday]

Megan Everett, who was featured on CNN's "The Hunt With John Walsh" and was wanted for kidnapping, has been arrested near Gainesville, Florida, a law enforcement official said. Her daughter, who she...

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New strategies to quit smoking and end bad habits

Ready to kick your bad habit once and for all?

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