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South Korea Declares Itself Out of MERS Danger
Twelve people remain hospitalized in South Korea for MERS although only one is still testing positive for the MERS virus, the Health Ministry says.


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Cool Factor: Teens Report Positive Feedback to E-Cigs
About 40 percent of teen users of e-cigarettes have never used tobacco, a new report finds. And 91 percent report getting positive feedback about them.


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FDA Approves New Cholesterol Drugs
New injected drugs show promise in helping lower cholesterol in patients when statins aren't an option. NBC's Erika Edwards reports.


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FDA Approves Pricey New Cholesterol Drug
The FDA approved a new type of cholesterol drug Thursday, aimed at people who cannot get their cholesterol down with statins.


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Europe Approves World's First Malaria Vaccine
European regulators approved the first-ever malaria vaccine on Thursday even though it doesn't work very well.


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FDA Takes on Sugar in Food Labels
Food labels should contain more detail about how much sugar is in a product, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said Friday.


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Life Sentence Urged in Peanut Salmonella Case
Federal court officers have recommended a life sentence for a peanut company executive convicted or selling salmonella tainted food.


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Health Insurer Anthem to Buy Rival Cigna in $54B Deal
Anthem is buying rival Cigna in a deal valued at $54.2 billion that will create the nation's largest health insurer by enrollment.


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Expensive Cancer Drugs Force Choice: Save Life or Home?
Seven years into his battle with cancer, Stuart Chapin is faced with a stark choice: saving his house or his life.


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A Better Treatment for Alzheimer's: Exercise
Exercise can prevent Alzheimer's disease, and now research shows it works as a great therapy, as well.


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How Can Cancer Drugs Be Made Affordable?
Cancer drugs cost way too much and it's time to take steps to bring the price down, 118 of the country's top cancer experts said Thursday.


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Killer Amoeba Returns to New Orleans Area Tap Water
A deadly waterborne amoeba that can get into the brain and kill has been found again in tap water in the New Orleans area, state health officials say.


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Some Public Hospitals Win, Others Lose With Obamacare
A year and a half after the Affordable Care Act brought widespread reforms to the U.S. healthcare system, Chicago's Cook County Health & Hospitals


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These New Alzheimer's Drugs Offer 'Exciting Possibilities'
A batch of new drugs that clear the gunk out of the brains of Alzheimer's patients are the best hope yet that it might be possible to slow the disease


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Rise in Autism May Be Due to Semantics, Study Finds
A new study suggests the idea that more kids are being diagnosed with autism because they're simply being classified and diagnosed differently.


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