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Kale joins the ranks of the annual 'Dirty Dozen' pesticide list

Kale, that popular green of the health conscious, has joined the ignoble...

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FDA approves first postpartum depression drug

For the first time in history, the US Food and Drug Administration has approved a drug specifically indicated for the treatment of postpartum depression, which experts say offers new hope to women and physicians. The FDA announced the approval of an intravenous infusion of the drug brexanolone, which will be sold as Zulresso. It has been shown in clinical trials to work within hours to treat the symptoms of postpartum depression, a serious mental illness that impacts 1 in 9 new mothers after childbirth. CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta reports.

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Three or more eggs a week increase your risk of heart disease and early death, study says

It's been debated for years: Are eggs good or bad for you? People who eat an added three or four eggs a week or 300 milligrams of dietary cholesterol per day...

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To help fight vaping, schools look to their own students

Experts say there's an "epidemic" of vaping among middle and high school students, and nothing seems to be stopping it. Now, some schools are looking for help from an untapped resource: their own students. CNN's Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta has the story.

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39 tons of Butterball ground turkey recalled after salmonella cases

Butterball is recalling 39 tons of ground turkey products due to potential salmonella contamination, the North Carolina-based company said in a...

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Judge rules 40 unvaccinated children can't go back to school

A federal judge has turned down a request...

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Maryland may become the first state to ban foam food containers and cups

Maryland is well on its way to becoming the first state to ban foam.The Legislature has approved bills to ban polystyrene -- commonly known as plastic...

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More than 12,000 cases of Pillsbury flour recalled over salmonella concerns

Hometown Food Company issued a voluntary recall for select Pillsbury Unbleached All Purpose Flour products, amid concerns they may be contaminated with salmo...

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A doctor in California used a video-link robot to tell a patient he was going to die. The man's family is upset

Preparing for the death of a loved one is difficult no matter the circumstances.But Annalisia Wilharm said she never expected a doctor would deliver t...

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Asbestos found in Claire's cosmetics, FDA says

The FDA advised consumers not to use three Claire's brand cosmetic products after tests found they contained asbestos.The agency issued a safety alert...

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