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2 dead in N.Y. Legionnaires' disease outbreak

Two people have died in a Legionnaires' disease outbreak in New York. Thirty-one cases of the flu-like disease have been reported since mid-July in the South Bronx, the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene said.

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Three pools shut down after failing inspections

Some pools in Columbia have recently been shut down after failing inspections.

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Baltimore boy is 1st to receive double hand transplant

Earlier this month, Zion Harvey, of Baltimore, became the first child to receive a double hand transplant.

MU Women's & Children's Hospital earns new recognition by world groups

The MU Women's and Children's Hospital is now the fourth place in Missouri with a baby friendly designation by UNICEF and the World Health Organization.

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Health care spending expected to grow faster

After years of historically slow growth, health care spending is once again on the rise -- and it's expected to continue to accelerate over the next decade.

Hanaway says to up Missouri penalty for sale of fetal organs

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Republican candidate for Missouri governor Catherine Hanaway says the penalty for selling aborted fetal remains should be a felony, not a misdemeanor.

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The science of cell phones and brain tumors

The city of Berkeley, California, passed a law that goes into effect next month requiring cell phone stores to inform customers about safety recommendations. The move reopened a decades-old debate about whether mobile phones cause brain tumors.

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Family workouts for bodies, bonding

Busy is the operative word for many modern families. Between school, work and extracurricular demands, every day has family members scattered, doing their own things. Too often, home becomes the place for decompressing in front of a screen -- many ti...

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The leading sources of food poisoning

There are an estimated 76 million cases of food poisoning in the United States every year. A small fraction of these illnesses lead to hospitalization and death, but the vast majority usually just lead to a wretched day on the toilet.

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Teva buys Allergan's generic drugs business for $40.5 billion

The world's largest maker of generic drugs is about to get even bigger.

Israel's Teva Pharmaceutical is buying Allergan's generic drugs business for $40.5 billion, the company announced Monday.

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