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5 tips to avoid poisoning your dinner guests this Thanksgiving

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| Here are some easy tips to keep you from inviting food poisoning to your Thanksgiving dinner table this year.

Help! Should I still drink milk?

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Several studies have questioned whether milk actually does a body good. But some experts have questions about the studies.

First Person: Megan Cory's campaign to fight diabetes

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The UCLA biochemistry student is fighting her disease by helping others: she invented a glucose monitor, she counsels diabetic kids, and she's doing clinical research.

Will Truvada help young black gay men avoid HIV?

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A South L.A. clinic is prescribing the drug, which helps prevent HIV infection. But some experts worry it could encourage risky behavior.

Meet two nurses who volunteered for Ebola duty

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County USC nurses Miguel Martinez and Elizabeth Patangan talk about why they agreed to help with any Ebola cases that might arise.

Hundreds of health workers attend mass Ebola training

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A coalition of unions and healthcare providers hosted an Ebola training that attracted more than 400 workers and more online.

Nurses vs. hospitals: How much Ebola training is enough?

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A nurses union says hospitals should give all staff intensive Ebola training; hospitals say they need to focus on those most likely to have direct contact with a patient.

White kids are more prone to getting Type 1 diabetes

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A new study shows non-Hispanic white children get Type 1 diabetes at higher rates than other groups of children.