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People who feel younger at heart live longer

Go ahead lie about your age. It may be the very thing that helps you live a longer life.

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Chinese villagers seek to banish boy with HIV

Over 200 Chinese villagers in the southwestern province of Sichuan have signed a petition to banish a HIV-positive eight-year-old boy, state media reported.

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6 charged in contaminated West Virginia water

Almost one year after water for more than 300,000 West Virginia residents was contaminated because of a chemical spill, six former officials for the company responsible for the leak are facing federal charges.

Seven-thousand gallons of a toxic…

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Debilitating outbreak sweeps the Americas

Its name means "bending over in pain." It has no treatment or vaccine. Its symptoms resemble Dengue fever. And it has infected more than 1 million people -- 155 of them fatally -- since spreading to the Americas one year ago.

The mosquito-borne…

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14 arrested in deadly meningitis outbreak

Fourteen people have been arrested in connection with a deadly 2012 national outbreak of fungal meningitis linked to steroid injections from a Massachusetts compounding pharmacy, including two charged with 25 acts of second-degree murder.

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Woman saves three relatives from Ebola

A young Liberian woman who saved three of her relatives by nursing them back to health after they contracted the Ebola virus is coming to the United States to finish her nursing degree.

After a story about Kekula ran on CNN in September, many people…

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Obamacare signups surge for 2015

Consumers have rushed to sign up for Obamacare to have coverage for Jan. 1. Nearly 2.5 million people have selected health insurance in 35 states using healthcare.gov, as of Dec. 12, federal officials said Tuesday.

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Plastic surgeon uses gender differences to guide techniques

When it comes to looking young it's not just about easing lines and wrinkles. One South Florida plastic surgeon is using gender differences to guide his techniques.

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Nation's new surgeon general grew up in Miami

The nineteenth U.S. Surgeon General is a member of Miami Palmetto Senior High School class of 1994. The Harvard and Yale-educated doctor at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston was born in England but moved to Miami when he was three-years-old.

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Survey: Teen drinking, drug use down

Teens are losing some of their rebellious reputation with this news from the federal government.

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