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Regulations on Common Food Ingredient

Updated: 11/29/2007 - For the first time ever the Food and Drug Administration held a public meeting Thursday to discuss putting limitations on what many doctors consider the most dangerous ingredient in your food, sodium

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CDC: Get Vaccinated

Updated: 11/27/2007 - Monday is the start to National Influenza Vaccination Week. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is hoping this week will spark interest in Americans to get vaccinated.

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Medicare Open Enrollment Begins

Updated: 11/14/2007 - There are about 40-million people now enrolled in Medicare and about 77-million baby-boomers will be eligible by 2011.

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UVA Researchers Make Strides In Fight Against Diabetes

Updated: 11/06/2007 - November is Diabetes Awareness Month and researchers at the University of Virginia may have found a way to help treat millions of Americans who suffer from diabetes in the future.

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Kaine Pushing Mandatory Reporting Of MRSA To State

Updated: 10/19/2007 - The exact number of cases of MRSA is unknown because it is not a disease that must be reported to state health authorities but Governor Kaine is hoping to change that.

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Baby Cough and Cold Medicine Recall

Updated: 10/11/2007 - Makers of infants' nonprescription cough and cold products are voluntarily recalling certain medicines in the United States because of the danger of overdose.

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Dry Cleaner Goes Green

Dry Cleaners

Updated: 10/12/2007 - There are about 35,000 dry cleaning businesses in the United States. Nearly all still use a potentially dangerous solvent to clean clothing. But now an Eco-friendly alternative is in Charlottesville. One local dry cleaner is going green.

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Drinking Soda Could Equal Weight Gain

Updated: 09/19/2007 - Obesity researchers say these, sweetened drinks are the only specific food that clinical research has directly linked to weight gain.

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Doctor Diagnosis

Updated: 09/21/2007 - Doctors and medical students at UVa are getting some extra help when it comes to diagnosing patients.

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Cavities Make a Come Back

Updated: 09/12/2007 - Cavities can be a sore subject, and they are on the rise. According to CNN a new study suggests the number of cavities are increasing in children.

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