Research reveals probiotics are good for healthier skin

Updated 1 day ago   
By: Stacey Adams

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Chances are you've heard of probiotics, the "healthy" bacteria that have been linked to a healthy digestive tract.   There are literally trillions of strains..
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Find out which cereals are the most nutritious

Updated 2 days ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- As busy parents on-the-go know, cereal is an easy and seemingly nutritious breakfast option for the family.Research on adults and children finds that just having ..
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Adding years to your life

Updated 3 days ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

FLA.- It's no secret staying physically active and eating healthy may help you live longer. But research shows how long you live and the quality of those years is more nurture than..
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American Ebola doc urges help fighting outbreak

Updated 1 week ago   
By: Chel Bell

ATLANTA (AP) - As one of few Ebola survivors with medical expertise, Dr. Kent Brantly seems keenly aware of the position his painful experience has put him in. He hasn't spoken yet..
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WHO: West Africa Ebola death toll rises to 1,350

Updated 1 week ago   
By: Chel Bell

MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) - The World Health Organization says the death toll from the Ebola outbreak in West Africa is now at least 1,350 people.    The latest figures..
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Peanut, almond butter recalled for salmonella risk

Updated 1 week ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - A unit of Hain Celestial Group Inc. is recalling some peanut and almond butter because of possible salmonella contamination.    The company said Tues..
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Ebola puts focus on drugs made in tobacco plants

Updated 2 weeks ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - It's an eye-catching angle in the story of an experimental treatment for Ebola: The drug comes from tobacco plants that were turned into living pharmaceutical facto..
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NewLink Genetics: Ready to test Ebola vaccine

Updated 2 weeks ago   
By: Chel Bell

An Iowa drug developer says it is ready to start an initial round of human testing for a possible vaccine for the deadly Ebola virus.    NewLink Genetics Chief Finan..
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FDA approves first DNA-based test for colon cancer

Updated 3 weeks ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Food and Drug Administration has approved the first screening test for colon cancer that uses patient DNA to help spot potentially deadly tumors and growths.&..
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Ethics test: Who gets experimental Ebola drug?

Updated 3 weeks ago   
By: Chel Bell

MADRID (AP) - Now it's not just two Americans, but a Spaniard, as well: the three non-Africans known to have Ebola got some of the very few doses that exist of an experimental drug..
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US doctor, aid worker appear to be improving

Updated 3 weeks ago   
By: Chel Bell

ATLANTA (AP) - An American doctor infected with Ebola while working in Liberia indicated Friday he's getting stronger every day, and the husband of a second aid worker with the dea..
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FDA warns that tattoo inks can cause infections

Updated 3 weeks ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - Thinking about getting inked? Check the bottle first.    The Food and Drug Administration is warning tattoo parlors, their customers and those buyi..
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New York hospital patient tests negative for Ebola

Updated 3 weeks ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - A man who recently visited West Africa and then was hospitalized in New York City with a high fever and gastrointestinal symptoms does not have the Ebola virus.&nbs..
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2nd American aid worker with Ebola arrives in US

Updated 3 weeks ago   
By: Chel Bell

ATLANTA (AP) - A second American aid worker infected with Ebola arrived Tuesday in Atlanta, where doctors will closely monitor the effect of an experimental drug she agreed to take..
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Feds watch airline passengers for Ebola symptoms

Updated 4 weeks ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - Federal agents at U.S. airports are watching travelers from Africa for flu-like symptoms that could be tied to the recent Ebola outbreak, as delegations from some..
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Plane lands in Liberia for 2nd American with Ebola

Updated 4 weeks ago   
By: Chel Bell

MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) - The Liberia airport authority says a chartered evacuation plane that will take home the second American sick with Ebola has landed at the airport in the ca..
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2 Ebola victims to be treated at Atlanta hospital

Updated 4 weeks ago   
By: Chel Bell

ATLANTA (AP) - Two American aid workers infected with the Ebola virus in Africa will be treated at a specialized unit of an Atlanta hospital.    Dr. Bruce Ribner sai..
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WHO: Ebola moving faster than control efforts

Updated 4 weeks ago   
By: Chel Bell

CONAKRY, Guinea (AP) - An Ebola outbreak that has killed more than 700 people in West Africa is moving faster than the efforts to control the disease, the head of the World Health ..
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Consumer Reports: The dangers of painkillers

Updated 4 weeks ago   
By: Lindsey Sablan

Prescriptions have climbed 300 percent in the past decade, and drugs containing the narcotic hydrocodone are the most commonly prescribed medications, according to a recent Consume..
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Florida voters approve of medical marijuana

Updated 1 month ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida voters overwhelmingly support the idea of legalized medical marijuana according to a Quinnipiac University poll.    The poll release..
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