Deadly Hawaii Hepatitis Outbreak Possibly Tied to Supplements

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-10_1fe96deaaf.jpgUSPlabs (NEW YORK) -- A dietary supplement may be the common link in a rash of hepatitis cases in Hawaii that has sickened 29 people, leaving two in need of a liver transplant and one dead, federal health officials said. The only thing investigators have found in common between the cases so far, officials said, is that roughly four out of five of them took OxyElite Pro, marketed to burn fat, within 60 days of becoming sick.

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Government Hopes Healthy People Sign Up for Health Care Exchanges

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-10_3db807606b.jpgiStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- So many questions about the Affordable Care Act have to do with the unknown, including how many people are actually going to sign up for those health care exchanges. The government is pretty sure those with pre-existing conditions will sign up, but why is it key that healthy people do too?

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Court Says Nebraska Teenager too Immature to Decide on Abortion

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-10_6a832c6f58.jpgJupiterimages/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- A Nebraska teenager in foster care was denied access to an abortion, because the Nebraska Supreme Court ruled she wasn't mature enough to make that decision on her own, according to a court opinion published this month. "It's a very unique case," the young woman's lawyer, Catherine Mahern, told ABC News.

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Careful! Your Voice Can Give You Away If You're Cheating

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-10_643d0adf0f.jpgF1online/Thinkstock (READING, Pa.) -- There’s an easy way to figure out if your partner is stepping out on you: listen to him or her very closely. Researchers at Albright College in Pennsylvania are convinced that there’s a relatively simple way to detect infidelity by how people alter their voices.

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Dogs Have Feelings Too, College Professor Claims

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-10_232e69c31c.jpgJanie Airey/Thinkstock (ATLANTA) -- To many humans, dogs always seem to be just either hungry or sleepy.  But a professor of neuroeconomics at Atlanta’s Emory University is convinced that dogs are capable of human-like feelings. Gregory Berns’ initial mission was to see how the brain of a dog works in order to determine what man’s best friend thinks about.

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