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  • ANA IBARRA HEALTH BLOG

    Eat healthier: reduce sodium

    Nine out of 10 children eat too much sodium, according to a new report. And we are not talking about the salt shaker on the dinner table, but the sodium that comes in processed foods. Last week, I spoke to two registered dieticians, who not only talked about the health risks associated with a high...

  • NEWS VIDEOS

    Sonora 30, Hilmar 27 (OT)

    Hilmar jumped out to an early lead, but couldn't hold off a wild Sonora comeback in an overtime loss.

  • HEALTH

    US to assign 3,000 from US military to fight Ebola

    The Obama administration is ramping up its response to West Africa's Ebola crisis, preparing to assign 3,000 U.S. military personnel to the afflicted region to supply medical and logistical support to overwhelmed local health care systems and to boost the number of beds needed to isolate and treat...

  • HEALTH

    A look at US response to Ebola crisis

    A look at some of the initiatives President Barack Obama is announcing to ramp up the U.S. response to West Africa's Ebola crisis:

  • HEALTH

    Concerns raised over 'Obamacare' abortion coverage

    A nonpartisan congressional agency is raising new questions about compliance with a key compromise on abortion that allowed the federal health care law to pass in 2010.

  • HEALTH

    More children live to age 5, work still to be done

    More of the world's children are surviving to their fifth birthday, but 6.3 million still died last year, mostly from preventable causes, the U.N. children's agency said Tuesday.

  • HEALTH

    Cancer patient who finished marathon has died

    A Minnesota woman who returned this year to finish the Boston Marathon despite her battle with cancer has died.

  • HEALTH

    US to assign 3,000 from US military to fight Ebola

    The Obama administration is ramping up its response to West Africa's Ebola crisis, preparing to assign 3,000 U.S. military personnel to the afflicted region to supply medical and logistical support to overwhelmed local health care systems and to boost the number of beds needed to isolate and treat...

  • HEALTH

    Belgium grants jailed rapist, murderer euthanasia

    A Belgian convicted of murder and rape who has been imprisoned for almost three decades has been granted the right to die after doctors agreed his psychiatric condition was incurable, an official and a lawyer said Tuesday.

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