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55 min ago Shovel Snow the Right Way: Protect Your Joints, Heart
Why do so many people hurt themselves when shoveling snow? Nobody knows what they're doing.

7 hours ago Skip the Toilet Paper: How to Prepare for the Blizzard
Here's some advice for how to weather the coming blizzard or for any big storm.

7 hours ago NFL Vets Who Played as Kids Have Worse Memory Issues
NFL vets who started playing football before age 12 functioned about 20 percent worse on mental tests compared to ex-pros to entered the game as teens

7 hours ago Children Still Struggle With Mystery Paralysis
Ten Colorado children with mystifying muscle weakness and partial paralysis are still suffering symptoms and may be permanently disabled, doctors say.

7 hours ago California Declares Vaping Public Health Risk
California health officials issued a public health advisory Wednesday, urging the state's residents to avoid or stop using e-cigarettes.

7 hours ago 'Toxic Aerosol': California Calls Vaping a Public Health Risk
California health officials issued a public health advisory Wednesday, urging the state's residents to avoid or stop using e-cigarettes.

10 hours ago Chemicals Linked to Early Menopause
Researchers have identified 15 chemicals that may be linked to earlier menopause.

10 hours ago Five Things You Need To Know About Measles
How effective is the measles vaccine? The answer to that, plus more critical answers to your measles questions.

13 hours ago Defibrillator Glitches Spur New FDA Rules
The FDA is requiring makers of heart-zapping defibrillators to submit more data on the emergency care devices after years of recalls and glitches.

13 hours ago Feds to Taxpayers: Did You Get Health Insurance?
Two to 4 percent of taxpayers will end up paying a fine because they didn't have health insurance last year, federal health officials predict.

16 hours ago Aging Tsunami: Montana's Aging Crisis Takes a Village
NBC News spent a year looking at how Montana is grappling with what the state has dubbed an "aging tsunami." This is the first of two parts.

Yesterday Why Are Girls Having Earlier Periods? Study Offers Link
Girls who frequently imbibe drinks laden with added sugar tend to start their periods earlier than girls who don't overindulge, according to new research.

Yesterday Prevent Another Ebola With Insurance Plan: World Bank
Could a business approach work for global public health? The World Bank president thinks so.

Yesterday More Than 9 Million Choose Obamacare in Latest Round
More than 9.5 million people have signed up for health insurance on the Obamacare online marketplaces, the federal government said Tuesday.

Yesterday Vaccine Demand Sends Crowds Even to Anti-Vax Docs
Demand for measles vaccines has overwhelmed pediatricians in California - even Dr. Jay Gordon, the doctor best known for treating anti-vaccine activist Jenny McCarthy's son.

Yesterday Shoveling Snow Raises the Risk of Heart Attacks
Dr. Nancy Snyderman explains what people with a history of heart disease should do if they have to shovel snow.

Jan 26, 2015 Autism Genes Randomly Mutated, Study Finds
A new genetic study shows that even siblings with autism often have very different DNA mutations from one another.

Jan 26, 2015 Canadian Infected With Deadly Strain of Bird Flu
A Canadian woman who recently traveled to China has been diagnosed with the first case of H7N9 bird flu in North America.

Jan 26, 2015 Stay Safe on the Ice by Walking Like This Animal
It's Blizzard '15 alert: Even heavy snow boots may not keep you upright on frozen walkways and stairs. There are techniques to navigate the ice safely.

Jan 26, 2015 Snow Jam: What You Need to Have in Your Car Now
Don't be caught out in the cold if the coming blizzard shuts down the highway. Here's what you need to have in your car before the first flake falls.

Jan 26, 2015 Caught in the Blizzard? Don't Panic
Here's what you need to know ahead of time if you're caught outside in a winter storm.

Jan 26, 2015 Pediatricians Say Medical Pot May Help Some Ill Kids
Marijuana use should be decriminalized and pot should be reclassified as a less dangerous drug to spur medical research, top pediatricians now say.

Jan 25, 2015 Why One Mom Wants Your Kids to Get Vaccinated
Fiona Stone wants you to vaccinate your kids against measles.

Jan 25, 2015 Why One Mom Wants Your Kids Vaccinated Against Measles
Fiona Stone wants you to vaccinate your kids against measles.

Jan 24, 2015 California Law Makes It Harder to Skip Vaccinations
The issue has taken new prominence as California deals with an outbreak of measles that originated at Disneyland last month, sickening 78 people.

Jan 24, 2015 Do Your Bit to Fight Flu: Stay home, Watch TV
Staying home from work and school and watching TV could be a patriotic act, if the goal is to stop the spread of a deadly infectious disease.

Jan 23, 2015 New Bird Flu Found in U.S. Duck
A green-winged teal shot by a hunter in northern Washington state has tested positive for a strain of H5N1 bird flu.

Jan 23, 2015 Flu's Still an Epidemic, Kills 11 More Children
The headlines may all be about the California measles outbreak, but influenza is still causing its annual epidemic of misery, federal data shows.

Jan 23, 2015 Researchers Discover Cause of Facial Birthmark
Researchers identify genetic cause of Sturge-Weber syndrome, often associated with facial birthmarks, which means new trials and new hope for sufferers. WBAL's Megan Pringle reports.

Jan 23, 2015 How Long Can a Flu Strain Haunt Us For?
Flu strains don't just disappear with a change in season.