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Bill Gates, Michael Bloomberg launch anti-tobacco legal fund

Bill Gates, Michael Bloomberg launch anti-tobacco legal fund
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Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Microsoft Corp. co-founder Bill Gates are launching a fund to help low- and middle-income countries fight often long and expensive legal battles with the tobacco industry.

Tony Stark can put on an iron suit...the rest of us have to turn to other options

Tony Stark can put on an iron suit...the rest of us have to turn to other options

Tony Stark can put on an iron suit and become a superhero, full of energy and action. But for those dealing with an iron deficiency, which can lead to fatigue, irritability, lack of focus, there's other options.

Tempted to go under the knife? Don't forget the alternatives

Tempted to go under the knife? Don't forget the alternatives

As we age, it can be tempting to want a little snip here, a tuck there. But the thought of undergoing the plastic surgeon's knife can be daunting

To vaccinate or not? Debate rages on for Washington parents

To vaccinate or not? Debate rages on for Washington parents »Play Video
Pediatrician Charles Goodman vaccinates 1-year-old Cameron Fierro with the measles-mumps-rubella vaccine, or MMR vaccine.

The bill that would have removed the personal exemption from vaccine requirements died without reaching the House floor for a vote. While the vaccine debate lost traction in Olympia, it still happens daily in doctor's offices.

Could that cup of joe help fight M.S.?

Could that cup of joe help fight M.S.?
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More encouraging news about your favorite 'wake-me-up' beverage!

Social Jet Lag: Most of us get it!

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Social jet lag. Most of us experience it, but probably didn't have a name for it. 

Bone Broth: Is it all that its cracked up to be?

Bone Broth: Is it all that its cracked up to be?

Is Bone Broth the miracle soup many claim it to be?

 

UN: Limit use of personal audio players to 1 hour a day

People who use personal audio players should consider limiting their use to one hour a day and turn down the volume to prevent permanent hearing loss, the World Health Organization said Friday.

Question: What can lower blood sugar and lower cholesterol? Answer: Fiber

Question: What can lower blood sugar and lower cholesterol? Answer: Fiber

You know you should probably add more fiber to your diet...but how much?

Vaccine opposition has ebbed and flowed over centuries

Vaccine opposition has ebbed and flowed over centuries
FILE - In this Monday, May 2, 2011 file photo, resident Mike Nail gets a free tetanus shot in Tuscaloosa, Ala. from a medical crew working in tornado-ravaged areas. (AP Photo/Dave Martin)
They're considered one of mankind's greatest medical achievements, yet people have balked at vaccines almost since the time of the first vaccination - in 1796, when an English country doctor named Edward Jenner inoculated an 8-year-old boy against smallpox.

Researchers test device to help deaf children detect sounds

Researchers test device to help deaf children detect sounds
In this photo taken Feb. 11, 2015, Angelica Lopez, 3, writes her name with the help of her father, Santos Lopez, during a therapy session at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles. Angelica was born deaf and received an auditory brainstem implant to allow her to hear some sounds as part of a research study into the devices' use in young children. U.S. researchers are implanting a device on the brain stems of a small number of deaf children to see if it will help them learn to hear. The studies are aimed at children who don’t have working hearing nerves and thus don’t qualify for a more common technology, cochlear implants. The implants stimulate brain cells that those nerves normally target. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)
At age 3, Angelica Lopez is helping to break a sound barrier for deaf children.

Researchers test device to help deaf children detect sounds

Researchers test device to help deaf children detect sounds
In this photo taken Feb. 11, 2015, Angelica Lopez, 3, smiles during a therapy session at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)
At age 3, Angelica Lopez is helping to break a sound barrier for deaf children.

A tiny seed can make a big difference for breast cancer patients

A tiny seed can make a big difference for breast cancer patients

 A new technology the size of a grain of sand helps breast cancer patients with tumor removal