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Mozambique says cholera cases up to 271 in cyclone-hit city

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Cholera cases among cyclone survivors in Mozambique have jumped to 271, authorities said, a figure that nearly doubled from the previous...
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Local plastic surgeons watching implant link to breast cancer

CHATTANOOGA (WDEF) - Some new studies linking a certain type of breast implant to a rare from of Lymphoma, have patients seeking more information from...
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Hepatitis A warning at Chickamauga restaurant

CHICKAMAUGA, Georgia (WDEF) - We have another warning about a restaurant worker with Hepatitis A. This time, health officials in northwest Georgia are reporting a...

Smoking pot in pregnancy may raise risks for baby

Marijuana may be more widely available and accepted than ever, but pregnant women may want to think twice. A new report adds to the growing body of evidence that using marijuana during pregnancy could be harmful to children's health.
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Nurses explain symptoms of Hepatitis A

After an Ooltewah restaurant employee was diagnosed with Hepatitis A, nurses want to educate people about the virus.

Most new HIV cases are transmitted by the undiagnosed or untreated

The majority of new HIV infections in the United States -- 80 percent -- are transmitted by people who don't know they have the...

FDA approves a new postpartum depression treatment

The Food and Drug Administration has approved the first drug specifically designed to treat postpartum depression. In the U.S., about one in nine mothers...

These drinks are linked to much higher risk of early death

New research offers yet another reason to avoid sugary drinks. A Harvard-led study in the journal, Circulation, found people who drink two or more...

“Five Feet Apart” and memoir paint complicated portrait of cystic fibrosis

Approximately 1,000 people will be diagnosed with cystic fibrosis (CF) this year, according to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. A new film and memoir are...

Surprise medical bills: How to ease the shock

57 percent of Americans have been hit with a bill not covered by their insurance. Seeing out-of-network medical professionals is the leading cause...

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