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Health & Wellness Features

Task force: Mammograms in 40s a choice, but don't skip at 50

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Women should get a mammogram every two years starting at age 50 - and while routine screening brings little benefit in the 40s, beginning it that early should be a personal choice, a government task force said Monday....
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Lawmakers seek FDA review of ingredients used in cosmetics

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Two U.S. senators introduced legislation Monday that would require the Food and Drug Administration to evaluate and report on some of the ingredients used in cosmetics and personal-care products such as shampoo and skin cream....
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Disney measles outbreak that sparked vaccination debate ends

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- An outbreak of measles that popped up at Disneyland in late December soon spread to six other U.S. states, Mexico and Canada. Health officials suspect an infected traveler, who caught the virus overseas, visited the theme park and exposed others....
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Intersex surgeries spark move away from drastic treatment

CHICAGO (AP) -- She was born to a young Chicago couple, named Jennifer, and grew into a beautiful long-lashed child with wavy dark hair, big brown eyes and a yearning, youthful desire to be just like all the other girls....
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Pill-taking can be less yucky for kids, study review finds

CHICAGO (AP) -- Many sick kids can't or won't swallow pills - and that can make them sicker. But there may be some pretty simple ways to help the medicine go down, a new study says....
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Large measles outbreak traced to Disneyland is declared over

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- California health authorities on Friday declared an end to a large measles outbreak that started at Disneyland and triggered a national debate about vaccinations....
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Glaxo recalls flu vaccine due to potency problem

WASHINGTON (AP) -- GlaxoSmithKline is recalling remaining doses of a popular four-in-one flu vaccine because of effectiveness problems....
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Waivers may give next president way out of health care feuds

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Republican or Democrat, the next president will have the chance to remake the nation's health care overhaul without fighting Congress....
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Dr. Oz tells critics: No conflict of interest on my TV show

NEW YORK (AP) -- Dr. Mehmet Oz is defending himself against 10 doctors who've accused him of promoting "quack treatments" on his TV show....
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Study: High school smoking fell as e-cigarette use boomed

NEW YORK (AP) -- Teen smoking hit a new low last year while the popularity of electronic cigarettes and water pipes boomed, a government report shows....
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Opinion Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
How concerned are you of radicalization of Americans within the United States? <More Info>

Very Concerned:
Somewhat Concerned:
Not Concerned:
Very Concerned:
84%
Somewhat Concerned:
11%
Not Concerned:
6%
Total Votes: 12,173

Yesterday's Poll

Do you support or oppose the repeal of the 40-percent federal tax on estates, commonly referred to as the "death Tax"?

Support:
92%
Oppose:
8%
Total Votes: 40,776