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5 studies you may have missed

Here's a roundup of five medical studies published this week that might give you new insights into your health, mind and body. Remember, correlation is not causation -- so if a study finds a…

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CDC lab resumes shipping of TB samples

A lab crucial to diagnosing cases of drug-resistant tuberculosis at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has reopened, according to the CDC.

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Man claims his penis was mistakenly amputated

An Alabama man has filed a lawsuit accusing doctors of mistakenly amputating his penis during a routine circumcision.

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Ebola outbreak: Time to test vaccines?

Ebola virus disease is sweeping across West Africa in the largest outbreak of the virus to date.

Mishawaka boy stays strong while battling health problems

Imagine undergoing more than 20 surgeries - all by the age of ten. That's the reality for little Michael Yeakey, Jr. of Mishawaka. A few years ago, doctors discovered Michael had a tethered spinal…

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McDonald's stands by rotten meat supplier

McDonald's is standing by a troubled supplier, even after allegations the company processed tainted and expired meat in China.

Chinese authorities this week suspended operations at a Shanghai Husi…

Elkhart's Pierre Moran Pool becomes handicap-accessible

Elkhart has completed work on the Pierre Moran Swimming Pool, making it more handicap-accessible. The city received a $20,000 grant from the Elkhart County Community Foundation to do the work.

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A check is in the mail for 6.8 million people

More than 6.8 million Americans will get a refund from their health insurer this summer.

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Acetaminophen may not relieve back pain

Doctors often suggest taking acetaminophen for low back pain relief. But according to a new study, the popular painkiller isn’t any more effective in alleviating an aching back than letting the pain…

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Train like a lady lumberjack

Shana Verstegen started logrolling when she was 7.

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