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Some ERs taking appointments

Anna Gorman/Kaiser Health News

Avoid the rush! Some ERs are taking appointments

In an era of increased competition driven by the nation's health law, hospitals around the country are hoping online ER appointments will help attract patients anxious to avoid long waits in a…

Doctor's office

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5 myths about the sudden urge to 'go'

Even though urinary incontinence affects about 25 million Americans and there are many treatment options to improve symptoms, talking about the often unexpected and always urgent need "to go" is…

Child's eyes

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Spanking the gray matter out of our kids

How to discipline the next generation is a hotly debated topic. In 2012, a national survey showed more than half of women and three-quarters of men in the United States believe a child sometimes…

Affordable Care Act website, health care website

Healthcare.gov

CNN poll: Is Obamacare working?

More than half the public says the Affordable care Act has helped either their families or others across the country, although less than one in five Americans say they have personally benefited from…

Battle over birth control

White House revises contraception opt out

The Obama administration announced revisions to the Obamacare contraception mandate so that nonprofit religious organizations can opt out of signing a release form to avoid covering birth control and…

Affordable Care Act website

Brian Snyder/Reuters

Split decisions on ACA: The impact on 4.7M Americans

Two opposing court rulings issued Tuesday sowed confusion about whether 4.7 million Americans can keep their health care subsidies.

XL Love How the Obesity Crisis is Complicating America's Love Life

Rodale Books

'XL Love': How fat is affecting our sex lives

When it comes to what she deems the American "obesity crisis," Sarah Varney says, it's easy enough to focus on the raw numbers: Sixty-nine percent of Americans are overweight, according to the…

Burger King

Sara Bonisteel/CNN

China scare snares Burger King, Papa John's

Burger King and Papa John's joined the list of companies caught up in a Chinese food scandal that has spread to Japan.

On Monday, local regulators suspended the operations of Shanghai Husi Food, a…

MERS CoV virus

NIH

MERS may be airborne, scientists say

The Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus, better known as MERS, may be an airborne virus, according to an observation paper published Tuesday in the journal mBio.

Costco

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Fruit recall at Walmart, Costco

If you've picked up fruit at Costco, Trader Joe's, Kroger or Walmart stores recently, keep reading.

Wawona Packing Co. is voluntarily recalling peaches, nectarines, plums and pluots that were packed…

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