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The Story Of Sharing America’s Marrow

Sam Kimura, her sister and her best friend are on a mission to help people around the country in need of life saving blood marrow. See how these three young women are going about making a real difference.

02/18/2015

WOODLAND HILLS, CA - FEBRUARY 9:  The Anthem Blue Cross headquarters is seen after the health insurer began informing its individual policyholders of rate hikes up to 39 percent to take effect at the beginning of March, on February 9, 2010 in Woodland Hills, California. Anthem Blue Cross, which has the highest number of individual customers in California, raised rates by as much as 68 percent in 2009. Health insurance companies in California can legally raise their rates at any time by as much and as they want.  (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Hackers Access Records for Millions of Anthem Customers

Health insurer Anthem said hackers infiltrated its computer network and gained access to personal information for “tens of millions” of customers and employees, including CEO Joseph Swedish.

02/05/2015

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Study: Depression Can Precede Memory Loss In Alzheimer’s

New study finds older Americans who show signs of depression, sleep loss and other behavioral problems were are more likely to develop Alzheimer’s.

01/15/2015

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Measles Outbreak: To Vaccinate Or Not Vaccinate

With the potential to affect thousands, the recent outbreak of measles in the U.S. has placed a spotlight on a debate that’s raged for years.

01/14/2015

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Missouri Teacher Loses 350 Pounds

One Missouri teacher has lost almost 350 pounds.

01/08/2015

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St. Louis Health Director Disputes CDC’s STD Rankings

City Health Director says CDC comparing apples to oranges

12/16/2014

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How To Beat The Winter Blues And Avoid Cabin Fever

Winter is all fun and games…until after New Years’ Eve.

12/08/2014

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Supreme Court Justices Hear Pregnancy Discrimination Case

A pregnancy discrimination case is in front of the Supreme Court and its outcome could affect women across the country. A former UPS worker says she was forced into taking unpaid leave when she became pregnant.

12/04/2014

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Process to Produce Hemp Oil in Mo. for Medicinal Purposes has Begun

Today kicks off a 30-day period when the Missouri Department of Agriculture will accept applications to produce hemp extract in the state.

11/03/2014

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Thousands Will Die From Flu This Year, Doctors Predict

Although concerns are mounting across the nation of Ebola exposure, doctors fear the focus could be diverting attention from another potential threat: the flu.

10/22/2014

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