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Parents Unaware of Teen's Risky Addiction

Updated: 05/21/2012 - It's a prescription that's given to teens to treat ADD and ADHD, but a shocking new study shows that nearly 1-in-4 college students admitted to abusing it.

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CDC to Baby Boomers: Get Tested for Hepatitis C

Posted: 05/18/2012 - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Friday released draft recommendations calling for all baby boomers to get a one-time blood test for the liver disease. That's everyone born from 1945 to 1965.

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1 in 3 Autistic Young Adults lack Jobs, Education

Posted: 05/14/2012 - Researchers say opportunities for young adults with autism are limited and the problem needs to be urgently addressed in the next decade as half a million autistic children reach adulthood.

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CDC: Half of Young Adults get Sunburned

Posted: 05/10/2012 - U.S. health officials are reporting that half of adults under 30 say they have had a sunburn at least once in the past year.

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WI dealing with outbreaks of whooping cough

Updated: 05/08/2012 - Wisconsin is dealing with a rising number of cases of whooping cough this year. Statewide the number of cases is 10 times the number reported this time last year.

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Police: Phoenix Woman Faked Cancer to Get Breast Implants

Posted: 05/04/2012 - PHOENIX (AP) -- A Phoenix woman has been charged with fraud and theft after authorities say she told people she had cancer and needed treatment so she could get money from them to buy breast implants.

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Eating Certain Berries Staves off Memory Decline, Study Suggests

Updated: 04/26/2012 - Berries might provide a safe and easy way to boost brain power, a new study suggests. The study from Harvard researchers shows eating berries could stave off the cognitive decline and memory loss that comes with aging.

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US Prescription Spending Again Nearly Flat

Posted: 04/04/2012 - U.S. spending on prescription drugs was nearly flat in 2011 at $320 billion. It was held down by senior citizens and others reducing use of medicines and other health care and by greater use of cheaper generic pills.

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