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CDC Warns Public About Hotel Pools

(CNN) Hotels set the stage for nearly a third of all disease outbreaks in the United States linked to chlorinated or treated water — such as pools and hot tubs — between 2000 and 2014, according to a new government…

Obamacare’s Calorie Count Rules To Go Into Effect

CNN: President Donald Trump has found one part of the federal health law palatable: He’s allowing Obamacare rules that require chain restaurants to post calorie counts to go into effect Monday. The rules, which are among the final pieces of…

China’s Fertility Problem

Beijing (CNN) Xi Xiaoxin, 35, never thought that she would have trouble conceiving three years ago. Back then, all she wanted was to enjoy traveling the world with her husband, whom she married in 2012. But when she came around…

New Treatment Improves Survival Time in Cancer Patients.

(CNN) Combining an immunotherapy drug with chemotherapy nearly doubled the survival time of some lung cancer patients compared to patients treated with chemotherapy alone, new research published Monday in the New England Journal of Medicine showed. The study results apply…

Man Who Ate World’s Hottest Chili is Hospitalized With Excruciating Headaches

A man bit off more than he could chew when he tackled the world’s hottest chili, the so-called “Carolina Reaper,” and was left with excruciating headaches. In the first ever recorded such case, the next few days after eating the…

Marathon Bomb Survivors Inspire Medical Advances

In the five years since the Boston Marathon bombing, medical science has made promising advances in amputations and artificial limbs, in part because of lessons learned from the victims and research dollars made available as a result of the attack….

Measles Cases Triple in Europe in 2017

(CNN)Thirty European nations reported a total of 14,451 measles cases in 2017 — more than three times the number reported in 2016, according to a new surveillance update from the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control, an agency of…

Play is Important for Adults Too!

(CNN)When’s the last time you did something that was so engaging, so much fun, you lost track of time? For some, it’s belting out a karaoke tune. For others, it’s exploring a new city or playing kickball. That’s what mortgage…

Iceland Has a Solution for Down Syndrome Births

With the rise of prenatal screening tests across Europe and the United States, the number of babies born with Down syndrome has significantly decreased, but few countries have come as close to eradicating Down syndrome births as Iceland. Since prenatal…

Inspiring Story of One Person’s Life With Cystic Fibrosis.

Venice Beach, California (CNN) As a small child, she played hide-and-seek with nurses, ripped out IVs to race around the hospital floor naked and left an explosion of glitter in her wake. As a teen, she got boys to carry…