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|Legionnaires' disease bacteria found at Missouri hotel; 1 guest died|
The bacteria that causes Legionnaires' disease has been found at a hotel in a popular Missouri tourist town, and health officials say one of three people who became ill after staying there has died.
|In big shift, number of new diabetes cases is declining|
Some big news in America's public health arena: The number of new cases of diabetes is clearly falling for the first time in 25 years, reports the New York Times.
|Protein in aspirin may reduce Alzheimer's disease risk, study suggests|
Researchers have found that a key protein in aspirin may help pulverize an enzyme linked to neurodegenerative conditions like Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and Huntington’s diseases— suggesting that taking the common drug may help reduce Americans’ disease risk.
|Anti-HIV pill, taken as needed, prevents infection in gay men|
The odds of getting HIV can be dramatically reduced by taking two pills prior to sex and two more after, according to a new study of 400 high-risk gay men and transgendered women published online by the New England Journal of Medicine in conjunction with World AIDS Day.
|Roethlisberger cites family in decision to come out of game|
After voluntarily removing himself from the game on Sunday, Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger was diagnosed with a traumatic ocular migraine, but said he is concussion-free.
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