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Be careful of getting the flu during pregnancy

Be careful of getting the flu during pregnancy

Moms-to-be need to be careful this time a year to avoid coming down with the flu

Ebola volunteers wrestle with quarantine mandates

Ebola volunteers wrestle with quarantine mandates
In this Jan. 16, 2010 photo provided by the International Medical Corps, Dr. Robert Fuller provides medical care to an earthquake survivor in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. (AP Photo/International Medical Corp, Margaret Aguirre)
Dr. Robert Fuller didn't hesitate to go to Indonesia to treat survivors of the 2004 tsunami, to Haiti to help after the 2010 earthquake or to the Philippines after a devastating typhoon last year. But he's given up on going to West Africa to care for Ebola patients this winter.

A weightloss pill that just might work!

A weightloss pill that just might work!

If diets and willpower just don't work, but you don't want weight loss surgery, a new pill just might be the answer

As the weather changes, so does your skin

As the weather changes, so does your skin
Kari Gran is a skin care and makeup company created by local Seattlites Kari Gran and Lisa Strain. Using only all natural, organic and non-GMO ingredients, Kari Gran wanted to create products that would be good for women inside and out. (Joshua Lewis / Seattle Refined)

There's a change coming, and its not just the weather. Its our skin.

Sugar - not so sweet

Sugar - not so sweet
Various size cups and sugar cubes are displayed at a news conference at New York's City Hall, Thursday, May 31, 2012.

Sugar. It doesn't just cause weight gain, it is a big factor in diabetes, heart trouble, and many cancers

Gluten: Just what IS it?

Gluten: Just what IS it?

Gluten. Its become quite the buzz-word. You see "gluten-free" on packaging at the grocery store and  menus in restaurants.

But just WHAT is it?

Vitamins and prescription meds: Do they mix?

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If you take prescription medications, you might not think twice about mixing them with your vitamins.

Ebola: Scientists try to predict how bad it can get

Ebola: Scientists try to predict how bad it can get
FILE- In this Oct. 24, 2014, file photo, members of the Department of Defense's Ebola Military Medical Support Team go through special training at San Antonio Military Medical Center in San Antonio. Even small clusters of Ebola cases could overwhelm parts of US medical care system, according to an Associated Press review of readiness at hospitals and other components of the emergency medical network. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)
Top medical experts studying the spread of Ebola say the public should expect more cases to emerge in the United States by year's end as infected people arrive here from West Africa, including American doctors and nurses returning from the hot zone and people fleeing from the deadly disease.

Dallas nurse who survived Ebola reunited with dog

Dallas nurse who survived Ebola reunited with dog
Nina Pham holds up her dog Bentley, at Hensley Field in Grand Prairie, Texas, Nov. 1, 2014. (AP Photo/The Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Juan Guajardo)
A Dallas nurse who recovered from Ebola has been reunited with her dog named Bentley, who has been quarantined since she fell ill.

How your gut can help your heart!

How your gut can help your heart!

Tiny microbes in our bellies can help determine if we are prone to heart failure

Feeling fatigued? 5 tips to shake it off

Feeling fatigued? 5 tips to shake it off

Shake off the lethargy and perk up with these 5 tips!

Helping little ones navigate Halloween

Helping little ones navigate Halloween

Things that go 'bump' on Halloween night may be a bit too scary for little  ghosts and goblins

Halloween makeup can be scary!

Halloween makeup can be scary!

Before you transform into a zombie or the Incredible Hulk, there are some things you should think about before covering your face in Halloween makeup.