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What you need to know about the dog flu

New cases of canine influenza have spread across several states, and veterinarians are urging vigilance.

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Wash. reports first U.S. measles death in 12 years

The Washington State Department of Health reported Thursday what it said was the first confirmed measles death in the United States since 2003.

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Meningitis vaccine needed for some Missouri college students

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Students living on Missouri public college campuses now must be vaccinated against bacterial meningitis.

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FDA moves to add warnings to liquid nicotine

The Food and Drug Administration is taking steps to add exposure warning labels and child-resistant packaging to liquid nicotine.

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How veterans cope with with holiday fireworks

While some may not realize that fireworks can be a source of stress for some veterans, there's a movement to make sure Fourth of July revelers realize it.

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Where sugar might be hiding in your child's diet

Trading cookies and candy for yogurt and granola bars may not be as healthy as parents believe. In fact, some food marketed to children and parents contains more sugar than desserts on grocery shelves.

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This milkshake is made with 96 crickets

On Wednesday, the Wayback burger chain is launching a milkshake made with dried cricket powder at all its 100 U.S. locations.

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Mud racers sickened after ingesting feces on course

More than 1,000 participants in a mud race in France were sickened after they ingested fecal matter that was mixed in with the mud and dirt.

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California governor signs vaccine bill

California Gov. Jerry Brown has signed legislation outlawing a family's personal and religious beliefs as reasons to exempt their children from school vaccinations.

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PTSD may increase heart attack risk in women

New research reveals that the effects of PTSD can go beyond the mind -- and put women's hearts and brains at risk.

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