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Your health: Tanning beds, antipsychotics and more

CNN Health & Wellness takes a look at the potential impact tanning beds and antipsychotics can have on our health, lists ways to cut the risk of heart disease and shows time matters in cardiac arrest cases.

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Wide-awake surgeries help patients get better in less time

Major surgery where the patient is wide awake is actually helping his or her surgeon during the procedure. This type of surgery is helping patients get better in less time.

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Wash. reports first U.S. measles death in 12 years

The Washington State Department of Health reported Thursday what it said was the first confirmed measles death in the United States since 2003.

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Fecal matter prompts water advisories for 15 Galveston...

A water advisory has been issued for 15 of 52 beaches in Galveston County, according to the Texas General Land Office.

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What you need to know about the dog flu

New cases of canine influenza have spread across several states, and veterinarians are urging vigilance.

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Mixing lime drinks and sun could give you margarita...

Adding a slice of lime to a drink is almost essential to margaritas and Coronas but there's one big health problem you're exposing yourself to.

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Infectious disease making comeback in Galveston County,...

A disease that was thought to be eradicated 60 years ago might be making a comeback in Galveston county.

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Protesters urge dollar stores to stop selling items with...

Concerned consumers held signs and chanted outside a Family Dollar on Lawndale Street Wednesday, urging the store and others like it to stop selling products they say are riddled with toxic chemicals.

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FDA moves to add warnings to liquid nicotine

The Food and Drug Administration is taking steps to add exposure warning labels and child-resistant packaging to liquid nicotine.

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Where sugar might be hiding in your child's diet

Trading cookies and candy for yogurt and granola bars may not be as healthy as parents believe. In fact, some food marketed to children and parents contains more sugar than desserts on grocery shelves.

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