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A recent report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) found current adult vaccination rates in America are ...

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There’s more good news for people who drink coffee: a new study finds that consistently consuming a cup of the ...

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You may think a quick rinse under water is enough to clean your hands, but you’d be surprised! Keeping your ...

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It may be a skill that comes back naturally, but for many, learning to ride a bike is one of ...

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An Oklahoma day care center has seen its doors shut after several children received serious sunburns while placed there. ...

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The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a medical balloon that, when inflated, takes up space in ...

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