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Cilantro eyed as possible source of outbreak

According to the FDA, there have been 358 cases of cyclosporiasis in 26 states this year.

Some 199 of those cases have occurred since May 1. None of those individuals reported having traveled outside the United States.

Federal health officials from t...

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China sees 3 serious escalator accidents in 1 week

A Shanghai man has had his lower leg amputated after becoming trapped in a mall escalator, the third serious escalator-related accident in China in a week.

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'The Hunt' suspect Megan Everett captured

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Megan Everett, who was featured on CNN's "The Hunt With John Walsh" and was wanted for kidnapping, has been arrested near Gainesville, Florida, a law enforcement official said. Her daughter, who she...

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4 dead in Legionnaires' outbreak in New York

The number of deaths in the New York City Legionnaires' disease outbreak is up to seven.

All of the victims were older adults with additional underlying medical problems, according to the office of Mayor Bill de Blasio.

The office said Monday that ther...

Zuckerberg and wife have dealt with miscarriages

Zuckerberg 'miscarriage' story prompts outpouring of emotions

"It's a lonely experience," Mark Zuckerberg says, writing about his wife Priscilla Chan's three miscarriages.

Zuckerberg's announcement that Chan is now pregnant with a baby girl prompted thousands of congratulatory Facebook messages on Friday, and so...

More than 79 million Americans infected

Results are in: Teen vaccinations and more

The number of American teenagers getting vaccinated against HPV is increasing in some states, but millions are still not vaccinated. Preemies may grow up to be socially withdrawn adults, researchers say.

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Mumps outbreak at University of Illinois

Sixty cases of mumps have been diagnosed in Champaign County, Illinois, since April, according to a local health official, who told CNN on Friday all the cases are linked to the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign campus.

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WHO: Ebola vaccine highly effective in trial

A newly developed vaccine against the deadly Ebola virus is "highly effective" and could help prevent its spread in the current and future outbreaks, the World Health Organization said Friday.

Trials of the single-dose VSV-EBOV vaccine began in March ...

Hillary Clinton in Iowa

Doctor gives Clinton clean bill of health

Health issues resulting from a 2012 heatlh scare are resolved and Hillary Clinton is physically fit to serve as president, according to her personal physician.

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