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Kennedy Bill Would Make Employers Provide Care

Posted: 06/06/2009 - Employers would be required to offer health care to employees or pay a penalty — and all Americans would be guaranteed health insurance — under a draft bill circulated Friday by Sen. Edward M. Kennedy's health committee.

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The Facts About Lightning

Updated: 06/04/2009 - Dozens of people die each year from lightning strikes. Click full story to learn how to protect you and your family, at sporting events, at the beach, camping and in everday life.

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What You Don't Know About Sunscreen Could Burn You

Posted: 06/04/2009 - Does a higher SPF mean more protection? Are all suncreens created equal? What's the most common sunscreen error people make? An expert answers sunscreen questions.

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Government Studying Playgrounds

Updated: 06/04/2009 - Find out why government researchers say the Environmental Protection Agency should take a closer look at sports fields and playgrounds made from ground-up tires.

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Asleep At The Wheel

Posted: 06/04/2009 - Could that big rig you're riding beside be a danger? Researchers believe more than 40 percent of the nation's truck drivers are in danger of sleep apnea.

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Health Study: Vacations Are A Must

Posted: 06/03/2009 - While it may seem like taking a vacation this summer is a luxury, it's actually a necessity according to mental health professionals!

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Immune System Taught To Fight Deadly Skin Cancer

Posted: 05/30/2009 - The National Cancer Institute developed the vaccine, which has not yet been commercially licensed. The institute sponsored the study, along with Novartis AG, which makes interleukin-2, the standard treatment.

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Settlement In Disneyland Tram Accident

Posted: 05/30/2009 - A woman who fell out of a moving Disneyland tram and suffered injuries that left her needing 24-hour medical care for the rest of her life has reached a settlement in a lawsuit she filed against Disney.

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Hidden Health Care Taxes

Updated: 05/29/2009 - A new report finds the average US household with health care coverage paid about a thousand dollars extra last year in premiums to cover uninsured people.

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Packing On Too Many Pounds During Pregnancy

Posted: 05/29/2009 - Eating for two? New guidelines are setting how much weight women should gain during pregnancy — surprisingly little if they're already overweight.

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Obama Says Health Care Changes Must Come This Year

Posted: 05/29/2009 - President Barack Obama warned Thursday that if Congress doesn't deliver health care legislation by the end of the year, the opportunity will be lost, a plea to political supporters to pressure lawmakers to act.

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Health System Cuts Pay Or Hours

Updated: 05/28/2009 - It's one the top five employers for one eastern Carolina county, but due to the economy, officials are imposing mandatory pay cuts or furloughs to stay financially healthy.

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Bizarre Side Effect

Posted: 05/27/2009 - One cancer drug may have an odd side effect, causing its users to lose their fingerprints!

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Big NFL Players Are Prone To High Blood Pressure

Posted: 05/27/2009 - Supersized pro football players are prone to high blood pressure but fare better on some other health measures than more average-sized men, new NFL-sponsored research shows.

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