Columbia man arrested after robbing, threatening victim

A Columbia man was arrested late Thursday morning after robbing and continually threatening a victim earlier this month.

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Medicare 'doc fix' bill passes House

In a rare moment of bipartisanship bringing House Speaker John Boehner and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi together, the House passed the so called "doc fix."

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Gender news not always accurate in pregnancy

For expecting parents, 20 weeks is a milestone. It marks the halfway point of the 40 week pregnancy, but most excitingly it is the time many soon-to-be moms and dads find out the answer to the big question: boy or girl?

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Saudi Ministry of Health

Middle East struggles with obesity epidemic

In a video seen around the world, a Saudi Arabian man weighing some 600 kilograms was shown being forklifted from his apartment in 2013, so he could get medical treatment.

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Blue Bell ice cream expands recall

Blue Bell ice cream has added another product to the list of items it's recalling over potential contamination with listeria.

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Study: 55% of Alzheimer's patients not given diagnosis

In the 1950s it was cancer. Hush, hush, whisper, whisper.

"They called it the 'C' word, and it didn't get talked about in doctor's offices," said Beth Kallmyer of the Alzheimer's Association. "It certainly wasn't talked about in the general public, i...

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If you must smoke, do it away from the kids

There is a growing body of evidence that children's exposure to smoking increases their risk of heart disease as an adult.

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Ted Cruz to sign up for Affordable Care Act

Presidential candidate Ted Cruz tells CNN that he will sign up for health care coverage through the Affordable Care Act -- a law he has been on a crusade to kill.

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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Childhood TB: The hidden epidemic

In today's global tuberculosis (TB) epidemic, children have become an invisible population -- dying from this curable disease because they're hard to find and difficult to diagnose.

Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie, 2014 Oscars

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Doctors: Angelina Jolie did the right thing

Angelina Jolie's decision to remove her breasts and ovaries to prevent cancer (as she detailed in today's New York Times op-ed) might sound extreme, but breast cancer experts say she was spot on.

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