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VA study shows parasite from Vietnam may be killing vets
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HERALD, W.Va. — A half a century after serving in Vietnam, hundreds of veterans have a new reason to believe they may be dying from a silent bullet — test results show some men may have been infected by a slow-killing parasite while fighting in the jungles of Southeast Asia. The Department of Veterans Affairs […]

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Trader Joe’s recalls salads over plastic, glass fears
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MONROVIA, Calif. — Trader Joe’s has recalled some of its packaged poultry salads over concerns they might contain pieces of glass or hard plastic. The salads were sold at Colorado stores. In a statement, the chain of grocery stores said the salads potentially affected had the use-by dates Nov. 10 through Nov. 21 and the […]

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Deadly sugar addiction – why carbs, not fats, are the problem
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ST. LOUIS — Some doctors say sugar may be the number one killer in America right now. That may sound like a stretch, but you can see why they make that claim. Diabetes, heart disease, stroke, and obesity can all be partially attributed to too much sugar. Mike Norton, 51, had been an athlete most […]

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Single mom says mushrooms are ‘growing through the tile’ of apartment floor
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BURLINGTON, N.C. – A North Carolina mother was stunned to see the aggressive fungus punching through the floor of her apartment. “I literally have mushrooms growing on my second floor,” Tawana Crawford told WGHP. “Out of the floor. No soil for them to grow on or anything, they’re just growing through the tile.” For the […]

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Doctors see huge spike in Hepatitis C cases around Denver
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DENVER — The number of cases of Hepatitis C has jumped from 91 just five years ago to more than 250 last year. Those numbers reflect the spike in drug use and represent people 21 to 30 years old living in Adams, Arapahoe , Denver and Douglas county. Hepatitis C will cause serious long-term liver […]

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Colorado kayaker learns to walk again after terrible accident
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CARBONDALE, Colo. — For Nate White, kayaking is a passion. The 33-year-old high school teacher from Carbondale spent many days on the creek in Crested Butte. But in June 2016, one moment on the water changed his life. “This particular rapid was a 20-foot waterfall, and I kind of got pushed off my line a […]

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