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EPA finding lead inside homes at contaminated Indiana site

EPA finding lead inside homes at contaminated Indiana site

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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is detecting high levels of lead in samples of dust and dirt tracked inside homes at a northwest Indiana public housing complex where soil is tainted with industrial contaminants.Read more

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FDA advises Zika screening for all US blood centers

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The Food and Drug Administration wants all U.S. blood banks to start screening for Zika virus, a major expansion intended to protect the nation's blood supply from the mosquito-borne disease.Read more

Your DNA could determine how much coffee you drink

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European researchers have discovered that your DNA could determine how much coffee you drink.Read more

Baby Boom: Record 13 sets of twins born in 1 month at Minnesota hospital

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People are seeing double more than ever at a Minnesota hospital.Read more

16-year-old beats the odds, survives infection from brain-eating amoeba

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A Florida teenager has beaten the odds, surviving an infection caused by a brain-eating amoeba that typically kills its victims.Read more

ALS patients, families and supporters release balloons to spread message

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The Ice Bucket Challenge brought worldwide awareness to ALS two years ago. Now, balloons are being launched to send the same message that a cure is still needed.Read more

Senators demand EpiPen maker justify price hikes

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Congress is asking the maker of EpiPens to justify their 400 percent rise in cost over the last eight years.Read more

Meals on Wheels opens new program for cancer patients

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Meals on Wheels of Central Indiana kicked off a new initiative Tuesday providing low-income cancer patients with healthy meals during their treatment.Read more

Does your insurance cover sports-related concussions?

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School has started back up for most kids in our area, and if your child plays a sport, knowing the signs and symptoms of a concussion is important.Read more

Serious message to new college students

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On stage at Marian University Sunday afternoon, students got some practical advice: a no-nonsense presentation about what to do when friends use drugs or alcohol then become ill or have serious medical issues.Read more