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12 News On Your Side: Parent pox parties causing concern

Pox parties

Updated: 11/21/2011 - Parents who are opposed to the chickenpox vaccine are taking extreme steps to expose their children to the virus. The growing popularity of pox parties is creating a concern among the medical community.

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Special Assignment: Donating your body to science after death

Updated: 11/11/2011 - You've heard of donating food, clothes, and money, but what about giving back even after you aren't around anymore. It's a way to leave your legacy. It's one that could save lives and save your family money. It's called leaving behind your body to science.

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US officials grant Georgia insurance rule waiver

Posted: 11/08/2011 - The federal Affordable Care Act requires insurers to spend at least 80 percent of the premiums they collect on care-related costs for individual and small-group insurance.

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CDC: 1 in 25 adolescents take drugs for depression

Posted: 10/19/2011 - The study found about 1 in 10 adults take antidepressants. And perhaps more should -- the researchers said only one third of people with depression symptoms in the study were taking medication.

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CDC: Add $2 per shot for excessive drinking

Updated: 10/17/2011 - Health officials say the toll of excessive drinking works out to about $2 per drink, in terms of medical expenses and other costs to society.

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