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Report: E-Cigarette Poisoning on the Rise

Updated: 04/04/2014 - A new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention finds e-cigarette liquids are behind an alarming increase in the number of phone calls made to U.S. poison control centers.

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NTSB Issues Recommendations to Improve Safety of Tractor Trailers

Posted: 04/03/2014 - The National Transportation Safety Board issues several recommendations today, aimed at improving the overall safety of tractor trailers. Collisions with the sides of tractor trailers resulted in about 500 deaths each year.

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Death Toll Climbs to 27 at Washington Mudslide

Posted: 04/01/2014 - The official death toll from Washington's mudslide has increased to 27, with the Snohomish County medical examiner's office saying 19 victims have been positively identified.

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Report: Diet Soda May Hurt the Heart

Posted: 03/31/2014 - Older healthy women who consume two or more diet drinks per day are at higher risk for heart attack, stroke and other cardiovascular problems, according to a new study presented this week at the American College of Cardiology's 63rd Annual Scientific Session

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Health Care Website Stumbles on Last Day

Posted: 03/31/2014 - The Obama administration's health care website stumbled early Monday, falling out of service for nearly four hours on deadline day for sign-ups. After it was fixed, officials plowed ahead with a nationwide promotional drive.

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Movie Theaters May Start Cutting Ticket Prices

Posted: 03/27/2014 - Movie theater owners, desperate to juice business, want to start selling cheaper tickets on one day of the week. Theater owners are going to have to find that sweet spot soon before they lose more people to Netflix.

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Measles Outbreak in Orange Co., California Worst in Decades

Posted: 03/27/2014 - An outbreak of measles in Orange County, California is the worst health officials have seen in two decades. Recent measles outbreaks have also been reported in San Francisco and New York City, prompting calls for vaccination.

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TSA Wants Armed Law Enforcement at Checkpoints

Posted: 03/26/2014 - The Transportation Security Administration is recommending that armed law enforcement be present at airport security checkpoints during peak hours after conducting a nationwide review in response to a shooting at Los Angeles International Airport last fall.

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Brutal Winter Chilling Americans’ Pocketbooks

Posted: 03/25/2014 - With record-low temperatures across much of the country, home heating costs will reach almost $119 billion this winter, up nearly 21 percent from last year, according to the National Energy Assistance Directors' Association.

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Malaysia: Missing Flight Crashed in Indian Ocean

Updated: 03/24/2014 - A new analysis of satellite data indicates the missing Malaysia Airlines plane crashed into a remote corner of the Indian Ocean, Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak said Monday.

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Pentagon Spends $2.5 million in Search for Flight 370

Posted: 03/21/2014 - The Pentagon says it has spent $2.5 million to help in the search for the missing Malaysian Airlines jet. The Defense Department has been flying high-tech surveillance planes to assist in the effort.

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Craving Junk Food or a Smoke? Try "Tetris" Instead

Posted: 03/20/2014 - "Tetris" might help to curb cravings, study says. Engaging in just a few minutes of highly visual activities like the game appears to reduce the strength, frequency, and vividness of cravings for things like food and drugs.

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