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Big Baby Boom: Supersize Deliveries Have Doctors Worried

Posted: 08/16/2013 - A month after delivering a 13-pound, 12-ounce baby girl, Pennsylvania mom Michelle Cessna is reveling in the healthy arrival of her “little blessing” while also scrambling to re-stock her diaper supply.

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Heavy Burden: Obesity May Be Even Deadlier Than Thought

Posted: 08/16/2013 - Obesity kills far more Americans than we think it does, according to a controversial new study that suggests obesity accounts of about 18 percent of all deaths in the United States - three times previous estimates.

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IKEA Recalls 2 Models Of Children's Beds

Posted: 08/15/2013 - Swedish furniture chain IKEA is recalling two models of children's beds for repair, citing complaints over a metal rod that can break and potentially cause harm.

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Businesses Claim Obamacare Has Forced Them To Cut Employee Hours

Posted: 08/14/2013 - Employers around the country, from fast-food franchises to colleges, have told NBC News that they will be cutting workers’ hours below 30 a week because they can’t afford to offer the health insurance mandated by the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare.

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FDA Names Taylor Farms As Source In Parasite Outbreak

Posted: 08/03/2013 - Taylor Farms of Mexico, a division of a California-based produce supplier whose greens go to national restaurants including Red Lobster and Olive Garden, shipped parasite-tainted salad mix that has sickened hundreds in Nebraska and Iowa, U.S. health officials said Friday.

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National Beef Recall

Updated: 08/01/2013 - A Kansas based company is recalling more than 50,000 pounds of beef that could be contaminated with E. Coli.

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Breast-Feeding Rates Up

Updated: 07/31/2013 - Health officials say breast-feeding rates continue to inch up. Now more than 3 in 4 mothers try to breast-feed their newborns.

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State Health Director Resigns Suddenly

Updated: 07/31/2013 - The secretary of the state's Department of Health and Human Services announced she accepted Dr. Laura Gerald's resignation Tuesday, effective immediately.

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FDA Warning Might Be Cited In Afghan Slayings Case

Posted: 07/30/2013 - A lawyer for an American soldier set to be sentenced for killing 16 Afghan civilians may cite a new Food and Drug Administration warning about the psychiatric side effects of an anti-malarial drug used by U.S. troops.

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