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Two KC Royals players have chickenpox

The Kansas City Royals will be missing All-Star reliever Kelvin Herrera and right fielder Alex Rios for the next two weeks as they fight the chickenpox.

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CDC: 69M people not as young at heart as they think

About 69 million Americans are not as young at heart as they believe they are, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found.

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Bonduelle USA recalls frozen corn

Bonduelle USA says it's recalling more than 9,000 cases of frozen corn that could be contaminated with listeria.

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FDA warns distributors of powdered caffeine

Coffee, sodas and energy drinks -- many of us drink caffeine everyday.

Cole Co. asks property owners to address health concerns

Cole County is asking some property owners to address some health concerns after neighbors complained about a house on Scruggs Station Rd. in Jefferson City.

DNR, state geologist investigating water leak in Miller Co.

ABC 17 News has learned Tuesday the Missouri Department of Natural Resources and the state geologist are investigating the source of a water leak in Iberia.

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Why are so many children dying in India?

More than 50 children, most of them newborn babies, have died in less than two weeks at a state-run pediatric hospital in one of India's most impoverished regions, authorities say.

The first two cases were reported on August 21 at the Sishu Bhawan hos...

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Japan's worst day for teen suicides

Nanae Munemasa was at elementary school when the bullying started.

The 17-year-old student says she was beaten by boys with broom sticks, slapped in the girls' bathroom, and even attacked during a swimming lesson.

"I was the last one to get out of the ...

Legionnaires' Outbreak

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4 die of Legionnaires' in Illinois; 6 ill at San Quentin

Four patients at a veterans home in Illinois have died of Legionnaires' disease, and six inmates at San Quentin State Prison in Northern California have become ill with the respiratory condition, authorities said Monday.

The deaths occurred at the Qui...

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Brain-eating amoeba kills 14-year-old athlete

The fatal brain-eating amoeba has struck once again, this time claiming the life of a 14-year-old star athlete.

Michael John Riley Jr. had been just days away from starting his freshman year of high school. The Houston teen, who qualified for the Jun...

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