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UCLA Study: BMI Not Accurate Way To Measure Health

WESTWOOD (CBSLA.com) — From an early age, Jeannette DePatie said she was told she was unhealthy simply because her body-mass index said she was overweight. 288 more words


Zika Virus Vaccine In The Works

As the Zika virus continues to spread, US health officials said they are working on a way to fight it.

The Zika virus is transmitted by mosquitoes and is tied to birth abnormalities in newborns. 157 more words


CDC Emergency Ops Center Moves To Highest Level Of Activation For Zika Response

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ATLANTA (CBSDFW.COM) – To further enhance its response to the Zika virus outbreak, the CDC’s Emergency Operations Center is moving to a Level 1 activation. 228 more words


What's In Your Wine? You Might Be Surprised

(CBS) — People have been drinking wine for thousands of years, and today more than 25 percent of us regularly consume wine. That’s almost as much as beer. 450 more words


App Helps People Navigate Dangerous Allergies

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Engineer and allergy blogger Kim Wilson is the mother of four.

Her oldest has food allergies: dairy, eggs, and peanuts.

“When he was about 8 months old, I think, gave him a spoonful of yogurt, and he reacted immediately. 732 more words


Football-Inspired Training Exercises for Anyone

The Super Bowl is fun to watch on television, but why not use the big game as inspiration to get into shape?

5NEWS talked with a local football coach about the training exercises he gives his team when they’re not on the field. 384 more words


Four More Possible Zika Virus Cases Suspected In North Texas

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DALLAS (CBS 11 NEWS) – As many as four more suspected cases of Zika virus fever may be tied to North Texas. 450 more words