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Can a necklace help more kids get vaccinated?

It looks like a normal necklace. Just a small, clear plastic droplet dangling from a thick black thread.

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UNICEF: Teen AIDS deaths tripled since 2000

The number of adolescent deaths from AIDS has tripled in the past 15 years despite efforts to curb infections, with the majority of cases reported in sub-Sahara Africa, the United Nations Children's Fund announced Friday.

The UNICEF study found that ...


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E. coli linked to Costco chicken salad

Health investigators confirm a handful of cases of E. coli have been linked back to chicken salad sold at Costco.

Nineteen people have been infected in seven states, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

The majority of the case...

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8-year-old girl battling rare breast cancer

At just 8 years old, Chrissy Turner is battling a rare form of childhood breast cancer.

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Family: Frank Gifford suffered from CTE

The family of Frank Gifford says the revered sportscaster and NFL star suffered from chronic traumatic encephalopathy, a progressive brain disease linked to the types of brain injuries and head trauma common in football.

"While Frank passed away from...

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Girl has rare pancreas, liver, small bowel transplant

While most girls her age were peacefully asleep, 8-year-old Kyree Beachem was wheeled early Wednesday into an operating room for a triple transplant that lasted more than 12 hours.

"She had Hirschsprung's disease from birth," says Kyree's mother, Nan ...

Rep. Vic Gilliam announces likely ALS diagnosis

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — State Rep. Vic Gilliam says he will likely be diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also known as ALS or Lou Gehrig's disease.

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State delays change in Medicaid coverage of back pain treatment

BEND, Ore. (AP) — The Oregon Health Authority is delaying the rollout of changes to the state's Medicaid program that would allow patients to seek alternatives to painkillers and surgery to cope with back pain.

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