How to Save on Emergency Room Bills

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-09_6184ea42a2.jpgiStockphoto/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- Suzanna and Phillip, a couple from Los Angeles, have carried a heavy burden for a year now. Suzanna spent several hours in the emergency room in the summer of 2012 after troubling symptoms that she would later find out were related to cervical cancer. At the time, she was suffering pain and bleeding. While the ER staff did not diagnose Suzanna’s condition at the time, the hospital did send her an $8,000 bill for tests and medication.

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What's So Appealing About That New Baby Smell?

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-09_6fe94f7ec6.jpgiStockphoto/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- Ever heard someone holding a newborn saying, "You're just so cute I want to eat you up?" A new Canadian study shows newborn babies really do smell good -- especially to new moms -- and that expression may be rooted in biology. Scientists say newborn baby smells trigger a surge of dopamine that's similar to the response that comes when you satisfy a craving for food.

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Rabbi Ties Jewish Faith to Medical Marijuana

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-09_e2fb120031.jpg (Courtesy Jeffrey Kahn) (WASHINGTON) -- Rabbi Jeffrey Kahn spent his 30-year career educating others and helping to ease human suffering, leading Jewish congregations in Australia, Illinois, his hometown of Miami and New Jersey. Now, he is practicing his faith in a different line of work: Kahn runs a dispensary for medical marijuana. Call it a mitzvah -- or one of God's commandments.

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5 Things to Know About the Flu Shot

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-09_57a8eb17f1.jpgiStockphoto/Thinkstock (WASHINGTON) -- Back-to-school is nearly synonymous with flu season, which means sunburned noses are about to give way to runny noses rubbed raw from one too many tissues. Fortunately, the 2013-14 flu shot is already available, and this year it's better than ever, covering four strains of the virus instead of the usual three.

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Cause for Hope in Fight Against Childhood Cancer

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-09_89386acd8b.jpgFuse/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- Cancer is never an easy diagnosis but it is an especially hard blow when given to a child. Cancer is the leading cause of childhood death in the United States, with 13,500 new diagnoses each year, according to the American Cancer Institute.

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