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Are Super-Absorbent Tampons to Blame for Toxic Shock Syndrome?

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Are Super-Absorbent Tampons to Blame for Toxic Shock Syndrome? Experts Weigh In

Originally posted 02/08/2016 04:30PM

Any woman that's used a tampon has likely heard about toxic shock syndrome – but what exactly causes it? And are you at risk?

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Widow of NFL Great with CTE Teams Up with Famed 'Concussion' Doctor To Raise Awareness About the Disease: 'We Have to Get the Information Out There'

Widow of NFL Great with CTE Teams Up with Famed 'Concussion' Doctor To Raise Awareness About the Disease: 'We Have to Get the Information Out There'

Originally posted 02/06/2016 11:50AM

This Sunday, Tia McNeill – along with millions of other football fans around the world – will be shouting at her TV screen as the Carolina Panthers and the Denver Broncos battle it out in the Super Bowl.

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Doctors Expected Fiancée of NFL Linebacker to Beat Ovarian Cancer – and Her Death Was a 'Shock,' Friend Says

Originally posted 02/05/2016 09:20AM

When Brittany Burns was diagnosed with ovarian cancer, doctors expected her to "take some chemo" and "kick it," a friend says.

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Buffalo Bills Linebacker and Fiancée Brittany Burns Were Planning Their Wedding Just Before Her 'Sudden' Death from Cancer

Originally posted 02/04/2016 01:05PM

Brittany Burns was planning her wedding to her Buffalo Bills player fiancé right up until she died suddenly from ovarian cancer this week, a friend of the couple tells PEOPLE.

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Oregon Toddler with Microcephaly Overcomes Limitations: 'Everything He Accomplishes Is a Miracle,' Says Mom

Oregon Toddler with Microcephaly Overcomes Limitations: 'Everything He Accomplishes Is a Miracle,' Says Mom

Originally posted 02/04/2016 09:30AM

For Amy Ottaway, watching her son Dylan take his first steps just days short of his second birthday was "the most magical thing I've ever seen," she tells PEOPLE.

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Buffalo Bills Linebacker Proposed to Girlfriend Brittany Burns Just 3 Days After She Was Diagnosed with Terminal Cancer

Originally posted 02/03/2016 02:55PM

They were together for more than three years, but it took Buffalo Bills linebacker Tony Steward just three days to pop the question after Brittany Burns was diagnosed with terminal ovarian cancer.

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Texas Patient Is First to Contract Zika Virus in U.S. – and It Was Transmitted Through Sexual Contact

Texas Patient Is First to Contract Zika Virus in U.S. – and It Was Transmitted Through Sexual Contact

Originally posted 02/02/2016 06:00PM

Health officials have confirmed the first case of Zika virus being contracted in the United States – and the disease was transmitted through sexual contact.

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Dancer Who Lost Leg in Boston Marathon Bombing Training to Run the Race This Year: 'I Will Be Crying'

Dancer Who Lost Leg in Boston Marathon Bombing Training to Run the Race This Year: 'I Will Be Crying'

Originally posted 02/02/2016 11:20AM

Just one week after losing part of her leg in the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing, Adrianne Haslet-Davis made a promise to herself.

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California Mom Hears Dead Son's Heartbeat Through 4-Year-Old Transplant Recipient: 'The Sound Was So Strong'

Originally posted 02/01/2016 03:15PM

[CUSTOM_PLAYER_BRIGHTCOVE "4732179905001"] Heather Clark will never forget the comforting rhythm of her late son's pulsing heart.

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Zika Virus Declared Global Health Emergency by World Health Organization

Zika Virus Declared Global Health Emergency by World Health Organization

Originally posted 02/01/2016 03:05PM

The World Health Organization designated the Zika Virus "a public health emergency of international concern" on Monday.

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